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Replacement of awd transmission assembly

I started hearing some sounds while driving my murano 03. after taking it to the workshop i was told the awd system needs to be replaced maybe because the awd lock had been wrongly engaged. Does anyone know where i can get this and how much it costs?

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  • Roger Nicasia Jan 06, 2009

    same problem. I hear a strange sound coming from the transmission. They told me that I've to change the transmission. Several times the awd lock light came on while driving.

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I don't want to sound like I'm not trying to help, but i have to ask this just because of past experience at dealerships, warranty, and as a service manager. Have either one of you got a second opinion from a Nissan dealer? Even if you go in & say that you've been informed by another mechanic that there is a recall, or technical service bulletin on this particular problem, and see what they have to say. I'd also call Nissan North America,(1-800-647-7261) and ask for Owner Relations, and explain that your aware that this is a common complaint and were wondering if Nissan is doing anything to assist owners with the expense of repairs. It may pay off, just don't give in too easy. Right now is a good time to do this as all the auto manufacturers are struggling for your business & good owner relations reputations. Even if they agree to pay a percentage of the repairs, your ahead of the game. Try it, call them first, they may even call dealer in your area for you & set-up apointment. All manufacturers have money allocated just for this type of thing.

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