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Old 02-07-2019, 04:43 PM
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CVT issue, please help

Today 8 changed my CVT filter and fluid. The car will not go into any gear now. I have double checked all fluid levels and it appears to be where it was prior to draining. I was experiencing intermittent "limp mode" prior to attempting the fluid change.

could this be due to an incorrect amount of fluid in the tranny?

thanks in advance for any help!
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Old 02-07-2019, 06:19 PM
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What fluid was it before? What fluid did you use?
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Old 02-07-2019, 09:06 PM
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Well you are 4 years and 70,000 miles past due on your cvt oil change. No wonder you are experiencing limp mode.
What oil did you use for the change, and does the dip stick read full?
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Old 02-08-2019, 04:38 AM
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NS2, replaced with NS2.
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Old 02-08-2019, 04:40 AM
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I used Nissan brand Ns2 fluid. Dipstick reads full.
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Old 02-08-2019, 05:49 AM
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The infamous fluid swap tranny don't work no more syndrome. Yeah, if this was the first swap, you waited to long most likely. switching out the fluid didn't break the CVT, but it did expose the problem right quick. It's likely time to get it towed to a shop and probably replace it, as I don't think anyone is rebuilding these in the shop...just replacing them.
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Old 02-08-2019, 08:37 AM
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Try pulling the battery cable to reset the PCM...sounds like it likely won't help but doesn't hurt to give it a shot.
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Old 02-08-2019, 09:58 AM
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Are you sure you did not disconnect any wiring? in and out hoses for the filter correct position, any leaks, any CEL?
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Old 02-08-2019, 11:40 AM
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Hopefully the valve body is not toast!
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Old 02-09-2019, 03:56 PM
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Well, you did mention you changed the filter too. When I did a "flush" I too couldn't get any gear. It was actually low on fluid. Try 1 more quart and see if that "fills the bubble" Not much to lose at this point
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Old 02-09-2019, 10:26 PM
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Replace with 4spd.
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