2008 Nissan Maxima Transmission Not Shifting. While we have seen a few nissan vehicles where transmissions fail as early as 60,000 miles, it is not unusual to see a nissan with over 200,000 miles on the original transmission. The video above shows how to fix minor transmission fluid leaks in a 2006 nissan maxima.
2) hard jerking shifting from 1st to 2nd and from 2nd to 1st. This 2004 nissan maxima came in with the complaint that the transmission would not shift properly. Nissan is one of the leading developers of cvt technology.