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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 02-19-2019, 04:40 PM Thread Starter
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Unhappy CVT Issue, ZERO acceleration past 20km/hr

I'm revving past 4000RPM and it just took me 20secs to get from 20km/hr to 45km/hr. Quite the scare merging onto the Highway after work I must say! Vehicle will be towed to the dealership tomorrow am.

Once on the highway I got up to 70km/hr and she wouldn't want to climb much more than that. 4 Flashers were in effect.

I know the acceleration is not the selling point on this car but clearly we have a CVT/Acceleration issue on our hands. Anyone experience this snag?
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 02-19-2019, 06:29 PM
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No issues here. Acceleration is quite decent on mine. Took mine to 140kph a few times.
Cruising around 110kph should only be around 2000rpm.



Only thing I could think off is that the shiftier maybe on L?

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post #3 of 8 (permalink) Old 02-19-2019, 08:33 PM Thread Starter
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Wasn't on L. Definitely a CVT issue on my end. I'll keep ya's posted what the dealer say's tomorrow.
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Yes does sound like a CVT issue, when my alternator died couple weeks back, that was the first indication it was just about to all go wrong.
I had low forward speed but lots of revs, not long after just about ever warning light came on.
So maybe a voltage issue. Once voltage gets to about 10volts the ecm start acting up
Hope dealer can get it sorted.

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post #5 of 8 (permalink) Old 02-21-2019, 12:25 PM Thread Starter
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Got my Kicks back from the dealer this morning. The issue was fixed by resetting the computer. They didn't even turn a wrench, was all computer. Works like a charm but its kinda sketchy to find out a computer issue could cause this.
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Got my Kicks back from the dealer this morning. The issue was fixed by resetting the computer. They didn't even turn a wrench, was all computer. Works like a charm but its kinda sketchy to find out a computer issue could cause this.

Glad to hear that it is an easy fix. Did they show you how to reboot it, in case it happens again?

Computers rule the world.
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Glad to hear that it is an easy fix. Did they show you how to reboot it, in case it happens again?

Computers rule the world.

Unfortunately not
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post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old 02-26-2019, 07:24 PM
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Had a similar issue this morning.
Could not get up to highway speed, wasn't as bad as yours but could not get passed 100 kph had 5500 revs with pedal on floor but no increase in speed, one point down to 80kph with pedal flat on floor and screaming the engine.
Going into dealer yet again for its 4 visit in as many weeks.
Opened a Nissan customer care case, as starting to get annoyed with these issues.
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