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#1 (permalink) Old 08-25-2008, 03:18 PM
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List your Titans Mechanical Failures

I was curious how many other Titan owners have experienced failures on their Titan

My Titan is an 05LE and I've had it about 2 years now. Recently within the last year I've had a nice list of parts fail.

Here is my List:

1-Rear passenger window trim- Blew off on the highway

2-Brakes 4 times- First two times for the shudder problem, 3rd set only lasted 10,000 miles, currently on 4th set.

3-Drive shaft- Leaking joints, had to replace the entire driveshaft.

4-Transfer Case- Wouldn’t engage 4WD, just made a ticking sound

5-Right Lower Control Arm- Bolts seized and would pop real loud when turning or going over bumps, they had to cut it out and replace the whole arm.

6-Passenger Side Exhaust Manifold- Cracked, made my truck sound like a VW bug along with loss in power.

7-Drivers Window Regulator- Stopped working, new regulator put in but it's starting to do the same thing again.

8-Sunroof like to open and close when it feels like it.

There is some other stuff but I can't remember off the top of my head.

I really like this truck but if this keeps up I will be forced to get rid of it.
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Re: List your Titans Mechanical Failures

Actual failures?...none. But for one reason or another, I had (on my 04 Titan) the driveshaft, transfer case, and rear end replaced....all at different times over 4 years.

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Re: List your Titans Mechanical Failures

My 2004 had the brakes done (Brake Judder problem) in 2005 and the rear-end replaced in 2007 (just prior to the new vehicle warranty expiration)

Other than that - it's been a very good and reliable truck

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Re: List your Titans Mechanical Failures

2004 4WD - front diff (2x), both rear axle seals, leaking PS & AT cooler hoses, rear seat belt TSB, BCM TSB, window trim, tailgate trim, brakes (I put on aftermarket brakes when it started to judder), A/C drain leak I don't think this is too bad compared to people that tell me about their experiences with the big 3 trucks, but not too good when compared to my wife's experiences with Toyota Highlander, Camry & Honda Accord & my experience with Toyota Tacoma (0 problems).
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Re: List your Titans Mechanical Failures

My buddy has an 04 with almost 40,000 on it.
The only problem so far was a split radiator.

My 06 has had not problems in 18000 miles.


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Rear end and brake judder.(well it didn't really judder, but anyway you get my pont.)
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Re: List your Titans Mechanical Failures

1. 49,000 miles Pinion seal leaking
2. battery leaking @ 1 yr. old

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Re: List your Titans Mechanical Failures

1. a/c blow knob wouldn't work(full blast or nothing)
2. rear pass window stopped workin
3. radio stopped workin
4. rear seal leakin
5. radiator cracked
6. radiator fan recall
7. batt decided didnt want to hold ne more juice
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No mechanical failures



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Re: List your Titans Mechanical Failures

1) rockford fosgate 6 disk player > twice
2) transmission failure> cause unknown but they replaced tranny, transcooler and radiator> 26,000 mi.
3) very minor but Oh sh_t hand grab on drivers side plastic cover over bolt holding the bar snap
4) cant forget the radiator cap
5) normal wear and tear, squeaky seats
thats it

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Re: List your Titans Mechanical Failures

1. rear driver side axle seal
2. pinion seal
3. a slight brake judder at 36K, replaced with aftermarket rotors and pads
4. front shocks leaking at 33K and were replaced under warranty ( I wouldn't really call this a problem, more like a "I want to see if I can get new shocks since mine are leaking" kinda thing. Funny thing is, there wasn't much difference in the ride after being replaced.)
5. battery died and had to buy a new one

To me, these are all minor problems and have not subtracted at all from the enjoyment of owning and driving this truck!

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My 05
Tranny mount
2 right axle seals and bearings
1 left axle seal and bearing
tranny cooling lines leaked
timing chain cover oil leak
8 front rotors combined/ Pads
The whole front diff assembly
heater core
radiator cap
evap solonoid valve and filter kit
2 exhaust manifolds cracked
active headrest broke, replaced whole seat back(don't ask cause I don'tknow)
2 body seams resealed
Holy crap I must love this truck, If this was a dog I probably would have put it to sleep.

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3-Drive shaft- Leaking joints, had to replace the entire driveshaft.
Just crawled under two days ago after I noticed spots on the driveway. Mine is leaking just in front of the cv joint?

Is this possibly the same thing?
Is that part of the powertrain warranty?

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My brakes went bad in the mid-teens. Then, within the last 15,000 miles (since my warranty expired): radiator seam split ($500; 3rd party mechanic); transmission coolant lines ($420; Nissan service); axle seal ($385; Nissan service).

Just yesterday, while they were fixing the axle seal and doing the A/C consdenser recall, service dept called me to let me know that both of my exhaust manifolds have developed cracks and I can get them replaced for $1,900 By the way, has anybody been able to get these replaced under the 8 yr / 80M emissions warrranty (I'm at 75,000)? Service guy said that wouldn't fly because they can replace the catalic converter without replacing these attached manifolds.

I like this truck when it runs, but if the damn things start self-detonating at 61,000 miles it's no good. This is the most trouble I've had with a vehicle since my '85 camaro. What ever happened to the "extra quality" you get when buying imports?
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My brakes went bad in the mid-teens. Then, within the last 15,000 miles (since my warranty expired): radiator seam split ($500; 3rd party mechanic); transmission coolant lines ($420; Nissan service); axle seal ($385; Nissan service).

Just yesterday, while they were fixing the axle seal and doing the A/C consdenser recall, service dept called me to let me know that both of my exhaust manifolds have developed cracks and I can get them replaced for $1,900 By the way, has anybody been able to get these replaced under the 8 yr / 80M emissions warrranty (I'm at 75,000)? Service guy said that wouldn't fly because they can replace the catalic converter without replacing these attached manifolds.

I like this truck when it runs, but if the damn things start self-detonating at 61,000 miles it's no good. This is the most trouble I've had with a vehicle since my '85 camaro. What ever happened to the "extra quality" you get when buying imports?
[COLOR="Red"]What ever happened to the "extra quality" you get when buying imports. Out the F- ing window when they started building them in the USA

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