4.8GRX Autobox problem - Clueless????

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Re: 4.8GRX Autobox problem - Clueless????

Post by Chris Skinner » 15 Apr 2013 20:00

Did you make a claim at Nissan for mis-diagnosis and the cost of the solenoid bank?

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Re: 4.8GRX Autobox problem - Clueless????

Post by neilraulstone » 16 Apr 2013 12:16

Yes I did write them an email to find out what they are going to do about the costs.... Have not yet received any feedback, If I dont come wright, I will contact the Motor Industry Ombudsman.

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Re: 4.8GRX Autobox problem - Clueless????

Post by Clem » 01 Feb 2015 12:19

I wonder what happened about this?

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Re: 4.8GRX Autobox problem - Clueless????

Post by Russ Kellermann » 01 Feb 2015 21:29

That is Typical Nissan South Africa.... Ignore you point blank and simply think that refusing to answer emails/call will eventually make the issue go away,... problem is that often it does as the customer eventually just gives up the (non existing) fight. So it actually does work for Nissan.

Dealerships need to be made financially responsible for any/all mis-diagnoses . within fair parameters.

Glad he got the box sorted out .

Furthermore, ... i would NEVER EVER send a gearbox to mayfair gearbox. They are just as horrific as the Nissan Dealerships that send them there. Well, in the Western Cape they are , that i can vouch for.

Anyway.... Rant-mode off.
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Re: 4.8GRX Autobox problem - Clueless????

Post by gush stiebel » 02 Feb 2015 06:45

Check electrial system .I had a similar problem and one of rear tail light globes was shorted out .sends vechile transmission into crash mode .this has happend on 2occasions the 2nd whilst pulling a boat unplug trailer problem goes away .Hope this helps sounds electrial

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Re: 4.8GRX Autobox problem - Clueless????

Post by IanT » 02 Feb 2015 09:13

Also had a similar problem, when I fitted the real lights (each side of the rear door) and plugged in the trailer it popped the 10 amp fuse and will then not let you put the auto box into drive, manualy overide it using the button in front of the gear lever and got home! Replaced the fuse with a 15 amp and no more problems!!

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