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1800km serious shuttering at low speeds and accelerating. to the point if your drinking coffee, it better be empty. because if it isn't, it's about to be! dealer says it needs a new torque. although a new one is 3 weeks away minimum. we are stuck driving it the way it is. to say the least, I'm PISSED!!!!!!!!!! this is my first Infinity and I thought I was purchasing a quality vehicle from a reliable manufacture. very disappointed
 

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Known problem with the 2013 and 2014 Nissan Pathfinders as well as the 2014 QX60

If a new torque converter doesnt fix the problem you need a new CVT.

Grab a video of the shudder if you can for documentation.

There aren't many videos on youtube of it.
 

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Known problem with the 2013 and 2014 Nissan Pathfinders as well as the 2014 QX60

If a new torque converter doesnt fix the problem you need a new CVT.

Grab a video of the shudder if you can for documentation.

There aren't many videos on youtube of it.
and if none of that solves it then I believe they will take the vehicle back under the local Lemon Laws.

good luck OP
 

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there are 4 different causes of the stutter from what I've heard. 3 of the 4 stutters/judders will get you a new CVT. One of the 4 is simple operation, or so nissan claims. I can't remember all the specifics but the problem is more than well documented on any Pathfinder forum or Nissan dealership :D good luck mate, keep us posted on issues...

This may be even more reason to look for an unsold JX from last year...
 

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This may be even more reason to look for an unsold JX from last year...

all the unsold Jx35s are gonna have the new chain driven CVTs... there was a mid-year update on the CVTs and the belt driven JX (less tow load, less mpg) are all gone by now....
 

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I wouldnt worry about it too much.

If your car has CVT issues. Get it replaced. If it still happens. Get it replaced again. And eventually if your luck really is rotten. Just lemon law it.

Not everyone is having issues with the CVT. Its safe to say most owners are driving CVT trouble free JXs/QX60s
 

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I wouldnt worry about it too much.

If your car has CVT issues. Get it replaced. If it still happens. Get it replaced again. And eventually if your luck really is rotten. Just lemon law it.

Not everyone is having issues with the CVT. Its safe to say most owners are driving CVT trouble free JXs/QX60s
Thats the best advice someone can get at this point. I'm also on the Pathfinder Forum and this is what many people have done, it just gets to a point nothing can be done in a timely manner that the lemon law needs to be brought in.
 

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I'm in the same boat, except the shuttering is not as bad as yours. First Infiniti told me I was getting a new transmission after having my car for a week. I then was told that it was not the transmission that it is the torque converter. The service department told me that infiniti keeps coming out with new "tests" for them to run on my car. I was told my part would be in next week. The communication from the service department is HORRIBLE. Everything that I have found out, I've had to call and get updated myself. To say I'm disappointed with my purchase would be an understatement.
 

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I'm in the same boat, except the shuttering is not as bad as yours. First Infiniti told me I was getting a new transmission after having my car for a week. I then was told that it was not the transmission that it is the torque converter. The service department told me that infiniti keeps coming out with new "tests" for them to run on my car. I was told my part would be in next week. The communication from the service department is HORRIBLE. Everything that I have found out, I've had to call and get updated myself. To say I'm disappointed with my purchase would be an understatement.
hopefully things work out for you in the end, i wouldn't doubt that some of the info the dealer is giving you is false, sometimes they do that to delay things.

it's always best to call Infiniti USA and find out directly from the source.
 

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I'm in the same boat, except the shuttering is not as bad as yours. First Infiniti told me I was getting a new transmission after having my car for a week. I then was told that it was not the transmission that it is the torque converter. The service department told me that infiniti keeps coming out with new "tests" for them to run on my car. I was told my part would be in next week. The communication from the service department is HORRIBLE. Everything that I have found out, I've had to call and get updated myself. To say I'm disappointed with my purchase would be an understatement.
Sounds very similar to what pathfinder owners have been experiencing with Nissan CS. It seems that the entire company actually has no clue what to do! Keep us posted on the situation.
 

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For prospective buyers like myself, how this plays out with the transmission problems will help determine whether the QX60 is still a consideration when the 2015s hit the market.
 

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Nissan will fix the problem for you, but the point is more the hassle you have to go through to get the thing fixed. What a pain. If you are considering buying the QX60, I would recommend waiting for a refreshed model that will fix this issue instead of buying now.

Are new QX60s (like if you buy one tomorrow) still reporting the shudder problem?
 

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Nissan will fix the problem for you, but the point is more the hassle you have to go through to get the thing fixed. What a pain. If you are considering buying the QX60, I would recommend waiting for a refreshed model that will fix this issue instead of buying now.

Are new QX60s (like if you buy one tomorrow) still reporting the shudder problem?
Nissan is not even fixing the problem, its just prolong prolong prolong. They'll fix the transfer cas/torque converter or even replace the entire CVT but they are still replacing them with a poorly designed system, so break again it will!
 

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they might as well sell these with spare transmissions included in the deal! buy a QX60 and we will throw in 3 new transmissions !
 

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1500 miles on my qx60 FWD, running smooth like butter and 23mpg overall.... it seems like if the CVT doesn't fail by 4 or 5k, then it's a keeper.... would you guys agree? my fingers are crossed....

btw, when I test drove the pathfinder at a local dealership. they offered lifetime warranty on engine/transmissions for every car purchased at their dealership. not a bad perk for pathfinder buyers....
 

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3k on my qx60 - dealer installing new tranny tomorrow - i asked if it was same design as one that just failed and was told NO the torque conv was redesigned and it alleviates problem - i asked how many trannies he has replaced and how many returned again and he said he has done 4 trannies and none needed further work - we shall see- i will let you all know how it goes....
 

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just had the tranny and CT replaced for my 2013 qx60 with 3k miles - service manager told me they have redesigned the CT... have had car 3 days - driving better, no shudder, engine doesn't seek out 1k rpm every chance it gets and seems to act more like a regular auto transmission - so - so far so good....
 

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Just dropped off (Friday) the QX to get checked by the dealer. I have a JX loaner. I can tell it drives very differently. The transmission is smoother, doesn't seem to be in a "gear" that's too high, where it's struggling to increase the rpm's. Been two days haven't heard anything yet.

My QX has around 1400 miles. I've felt the shutter at least 4-5 times. As described in the service bulletin, it's been at speeds under 20mph.
 
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