CVT transmission failed second time
CVT failed second time. It is a known issue to Nissan
First time they replaced the whole CVT and at that time my car was under warranty. Now it would cost be a lot. They should cover it under warranty as CVT should come with separate warranty.
This is absolute failure of Nissan but they are not fixing the issue
Purchased in June 2013 for $26,000.00.
Don't buy Nissan Pulsar Please!!! CVT failed
CVT transmission failed at 100,000km then It costs around $6000. I would read reviews before my purchase. Nissan's known fault with the CVT transmission Again please don't buy NISSAN PULSAR
Purchased in October 2017 for $10,300.00.
Reliable and well built
This has been an excellent car. The only thing that I has an issue with was the rear view mirror fell off but Nissan replaced it even thought it was out of warranty. Its not the speediest car but its reliable, safe and very economical. It has amazing handling. I would defiantly purchase a Nissan again. Only annoying thing is the stereo does not pair with IPhone contacts.
I bought a 2005 Nissan Pulsar last week with 140,168 klms on it. On the way home with it there were times it would stall and need to be restarted. This week it cant start and the compression is very low on all cylinders. What a complete piece of junk. I have always had Toyota in the past and this kind of problem will never exist with any Toyota that only has 140k on it.
I should have known better from the problems with the Navara I had, never ever ever buy a Nissan......
Excellent medium sized car for daily driver
I've owned this car from new for six years and done 190,000 km in it. Apart from an inexplicable early failure of interior heating element replaced under warranty, I've had no issues at all. Only replaced tyres, battery, windscreen due to stone chips and rear shocks. It is the most economical and super reliable car I've ever owned and at 61 years of age that's saying a lot. It's also a comfortable car for long drives and fits four adults easily. The boot is massive too. My only complaints would be it's got no pulling power if you are loaded down and climbing hills or towing but it was never built for that and the back seats don't fold down. That's it for complaints.
Bought my B17 in March 2018 2nd hand. In December the CVT transmission failed as expected at 67k. Fully replacement of transmission made by Nissan Australia under warranty.
Made to 85k in 8 months and still going.
Purchased in March 2018.
If I knew about the CVT in Nissan Pulsars B17 wouldn't of brought it.
Brought my secondhand Nissan Pulsar B17 2013 from Carzoos got a 3 year standard warranty and has to be taken to Torque to be serviced every 6 months. Driving to work the car was making a grinding sound from the motor and when I would stop and go it wouldn't change down was like it was going to stall only had the car for 18 months I have done 14,000kms. Next day rung Torque book the car in he rung said it wasn't good news it's the transmission the car had only done 115,000kms. He said to ring Nissan Service Centre rung them booked car in for Dia...gnostic Service rung me said it's not good it's the CVT and I can't drive the car said she is doing the paper work to send through to Nissan Australia. If they knew there is a fault with the CVT and put drivers at risk especially stalling and not having acceleration can be very dangerous don't think it's right maybe Nissan don't have a conscious. Waiting to hear back from Nissan!
Purchased in November 2017 at Carzoos for $11,100.00.
Great for the price but CVT went Kaput just like many others.
I used this car for almost 4 years as a commuter special and it has plenty of up and go but it didn't inspire me with 100% confidence around corners, better tyres made a big difference. Fuel Economy was 7.5 litres on mixed freeway/city driving.
It has a huge back seat which was a big plus for the kids and passengers but the negative is the boot it's a little small compared to others in the class.
It was heavily discounted as they sold quite poorly.
It was serviced every 10000ks and everything was going well until the weak link showed it's ug...
Purchased in September 2014.
CVT failed at 67998 kms
My car is a 2014 Nissan Pulsar auto ST (B17). I live in Sydney, on 15 May 2019, on our way to Canberra, the CVT failed, car was taken to Nissan Dealer in Mos Vale. I made the Nissan Dealer aware that this particular Nissan Model had previously reported problems with the CVT. On Monday the 20 May, I was told by the Nissan Dealer that CVT has failed and Nissan Australia has accepted to replace it under warranty. I picked up the car on Saturday the 8 June. Mos Vale Nissan has done an excellent job and now I feel its like a new car with a brand new CVT. Have noticed a an improvement in fuel consumption.
Purchased in October 2015 for $15,000.00.
- Pulsar B17 (Sedan)
- Verified purchase
Excellent car and price is affordable
Have been driving my pulsar for 8 months now and love it. It’s 2015 build, automatic, runs perfect and very good on fuel, only takes about 6litres per 100kms.
Spacey inside and the boot can fit a lot of things - pram, bike, other bags, e.g groceries.
Runs smooth and gets up to speed quick.
Purchased in September 2018.
Pulsar 2013 , transmission gave up on me at 80000kms
I just use the car locally for shopping or picking up and dropping off the kids. The car is serviced every 6 months regularly . I don't do more than 13 000 KMs a year at a Toyota service centre . I only use unleaded 98 fuel , top range petrol.
The car failed in the middle of a busy road . AAMI towed it to a Nissan dealer . 2 days now and haven't heard from them other than transmission problem. Toyota gave me 5 years warranty including manufacturing warranty . It is apparently expired . The cost to replace transmission might be up to $7000.
Anything can be done about this transmission short life ? All mechanics say Nissan pulsars have a faulty transmission by nature
Great to drive
I use this car at least daily for school pick ups running kids around, visiting friends going to appointments etcThere have been no issues with the Car, it is serviced as reccomended by the Book
Purchased in July 2016.
The reviewer stated that an incentive was offered for this review
Not happy with nissan pulsar cars
Hi bought a 2014 nissan pulsar only had the car for two years broke down it is going to cost 4600 not happy had it serviced it is up to about 114 000 km so been serviced it should not have happened ..eny suggestions what to do i dont have that sort of money to get fixed.
Purchased in September 2016 at Oz car for $16,999.00.
- B17 (Sedan) ST
- Verified purchase
I have a 2013 nissan pulsar sedan. And serviced on every 10,000 kms. It's only used 71,000 kms.I take my car to one of the mechanics as my car(Nissan Sedan 2013) stopped in the middle of freeway and this happen few times, I have found that the transmission have fault.I take it to the Nissan Dandenong Victoria Nissan office and its more than 2 months my car is in there service station.They asked about the service history I provide the service book and now they are asking about the invoices. The manager and the staff is too rude and they are not claiming for the warranty as they said they will and even not giving back my car which is still in there service station.
Only one problem with the car.
I use my car for commuting to work and the shops and friends. I drive it everyday. I get the car serviced every 10,000 kms. The car wouldn't accelerate after I'd stopped in traffic in peak hour. As I was approaching the motorway I wasn't brave enough to drive at speed and risk being killed if it lost power. I had to call the RACQ and get it towed to my mechanic, which was just across the road. It did the same thing at the traffic lights about a month earlier. I just restarted the car and drove off.
He could find nothing wrong with it after tes...
Nissan Pulsar N16 Review
Nisan Pulsar N16 year 2000 model
Great little car has lasted 19 years to date and still running
issues over 19 years
cam crank sensors and rear sensor
key immobilser stopped but now working again just get a new key with a new transponder programmed to vehicle
apart from that has been very reliable car
Japanese cars are the best.
We own a 2013 sss pulsar - automatic - only issue we have really had that has stopped it driving was a flat battery(which was my own fault) fantastic amount of power, handles well and is fuel efficient! We would only sell it to upgrade to something with more seats
It's very good except power
I had driven Pulsar ST 2013 CVT when I traveled in Queesland 2015. I think the car out look is great and the interior space is really big such as head&leg rooms, rear seat has rear air condition vent(sedan model only), these make me shock, it could be the biggest interior space in same class on the maket. However, interior is nothing special except room, it's basic as if other comments said. As for the transmission, I think that it was something wrong because the engine always ran high-rpm noisily around 6000rpm but the car was running slowly, ...especially on downing hill. The acceleration was slow, lack of power. When I started on hill, it was worse. After 3 years, I have bought the same model but it's manual. Acceleration and power are a bit better than CVT and runs economy fuel. It has been my daily drive. If you are looking for a economy car which has a big interior space, Pulsar B17 is an ideal car. If you prefer to have a nice driving experience, definitely it isn't your cup of tea. Pros 5-Star safety rate
CVT issues in the car
I have a 2013 Nissan Pulsar (B17) ST model. I had my 100000 log book service done on 8/8/2018 @ 101337 KM. And one fine day on 5/10/2018 ~ 103000+ KM CVT transmission gave up on me at set of lights. Car will not move forward, but CVT engages in Reverse. Towed it to my trusted mechanic - Quoted $6500+ for complete transmission rebuild.
Called Nissan Australia, and towed my car to Nissan Dealers for re-assessment and got a quote for $10500. After talking to Nissan Australia (complaining that it is know issue to Nissan) and submitting my logbo...ok with service history...........I got brand new transmission (offcourse CVT) and other parts replaced, all the cost was bared by Nissan Australia. $0.00 from my pocket - except $90 for towing. I have picked my car today and runs smooth, no engine noise, road noise has come down drastically (I had complimentary wheel alignment from Nissan Dealers).
trouble with gearbox
I just read the reports, mine is doing the same with the gearbox I have done 17,000ks since picking the car up which was a factory demo, with 2,500ks on the clock. (B17) The car is going in for a update next week & I was told this is warranty & I SHALL not be paying for upgrade as I am a mechanic and know how gearboxes work. Mine hunts (surges at low speed), Lander Nissan said it would take two days for a computer up grade, yeah right!!! then said if it is not fixed they will get approval from Nissan for upgraded gearbox and this would take 5.../6 weeks for a replacement gearbox. They can critical vor it (vehicle off road) and that takes 14 days from Japan if it is in stock, since my last talk with Lander I have found out that there is a service campaign issued by Nissan, North America bulletin (NTB17-034d) that states these symptoms were due to the steel belt inside the g/box slipping & becoming worn? lets see how I go!!!!!!! DAVID
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Questions & Answers
I have a 2016 Nissan Pulsar, it has done less than 50,000ks. I been told that the gearbox is broken.
Is this a common problem for Nissan Pulsars?
I have a 1999 N15 Hatchback and have had a hit from the rear. Rather than scrapping it I can get a 1996 model from a friend for parts but am unsure if everything is the same. I know the front grille and bumper are slightly different but am not sure about everything else.
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