No one buys a new generator unless the car is under warranty and the manufacturer is paying the bill. Issue also happened while leaving a parking lot, car in motion. The dealer diagnosed that the alternator failed and needed to be replaced. Plus the closes Nissan dealer is 3 to 4 hours away. I was informed that even if I took my car in and it was verified that this was the same problem, that they would not pay for it. The contact stated that the alternator caught fire without warning. Don't know what else to do.
Also happened while taking child to school, put car in neutral and accelerated and car then got power back while in motion on city street. The vehicle was repaired but the failure continued. Usually the vehicle is in motion - just driving on a roadway. The vehicle was taken to the dealer, but was not diagnosed or repaired. I was scared ob being killed.
When the tow truck arrived he said that sounds like the alternator. Please help fix this issue. It was dark outside and snowing, thus slick roads. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic where it was diagnosed that the occupant sensor unit failed. The vehicle was not repaired.
Suddenly, my speed and rpm's dropped even with pushing my gas pedal to the floor. Brake and battery light came on, car began to lose power. Windshield wipers were on doing there own thing. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The contact also took the vehicle to a specialized electrical mechanic who confirmed that the electrical system was defective; however; it was not specified where the electrical failure initiated. My hazards fairly quickly got dimmer and dimmer.
Also, had a diagnosis test performed multiple times. Again the car was towed to the Nissan dealer and this time the problem was diagnosed as a bad alternator. The battery and alternators replaced. The charger warning and brake warning lamps will immediately come on and the batter will begin to discharge. The cause of the failures was not diagnosed. This is on top of the acceleration problem where all of a sudden you will press on gas pedal and the car doesn't go and then suddenly lunges forward, I have almost been rear- ended on several occasions due to this. The vehicle was taken to the dealer geri lynn Nissan, 1772 martin luther king blvd, houma, la 70360, 985 219-1111 where it was diagnosed that the weight sensor and varistor needed to be replaced.
Then I called customer affairs at Nissan corporate for clarification. The failure mileage was 80,000. Waited for him to place a new battery and start the car up. This was the second new battery. This is a safety hazard with small children, as I can not leave them in the parking lot by themselves for me to enter the vehicle to get their door unlocked. It is still happening and Nissan is doing nothing for the newer vehicles. I was praying to get to my destination as I was so scared that my car would stop again and it was more dangerous this time around as I was on the freeway.
I have been on numerous forums with no solution but yet the same complaint , is Nissan going to fix this ,. Also happened while taking child to school, put car in neutral and accelerated and car then got power back while in motion on city street. This is a continuous and ongoing problem. The car stalled on us again, mechanic said alternator is not working correctly. I had to call for a flat bed tow truck which took 5 plus hours of me sitting in the freezing cold with no power in my car in the dead of winter. The ignition switch emitted a beeping sound while starting the engine, and the beeping sound also emitted while closing the driver's door.
The vehicle was taken to another independent mechanic who replaced the brake master cylinder. The failure mileage was 100,000. At this point I was still rolling so I turn into a side block and out of the main road. A few days later again but now the service engine come on as well. Trying to adjust the volume sometimes results in the volume level going to maximum volume on its own, startling the driver and causing a distraction while trying to readjust the volume to normal.
They can only be manually unlocked by pressing the rocker switch at the door. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic who stated that the brake master cylinder needed to be replaced. Not an auto repair expert? Radio sometimes goes to full volume without any human intervention startling the driver and diverting attention from the road to try to control the radio volume. For more information: Welcome car repair expert! Also, my passenger air bag indicator light is on stating it is off. The contact stated that the vehicle lost power and stalled without warning several times. This occurred at a very dangerous intersection, leaving my daughter stranded in the 2 lane and there was not a shoulder available. Patrol car did come and parked behind me with lights on in order to prevent an accident.