It was leaking past the seals and down the backing plates and dripping onto the wheel and some of that oil being slung onto the brake rotors themselves. My extended warranty ran out at 75,000 miles just about 6 weeks ago and this problem was probably happening during the warranty but I didn't notice it as I change my own oil myself most of the time. I know that Nissan is having problems with these seals on Titan trucks and think they should be made to come up with a lasting repair before somebody gets killed or injured. I thought they would stand behind their trucks after the money they charge for them. It has been nothing but heartache! I am very happy that Nissan repaired and covered this under warranty.
Also I do not think that it is safe for diff oil to be leaking on rear brake disks. Please respond to my request, this can be dangerous situation. I have joined a class action law suit on Nissan and I am not finished with them. I'm going to put in a complaint with Nissan Canada but I know it won't get me anywhere. .
This part can ship anywhere within the Continental United States with FedEx Ground. I immediatley contacted Nissanusa and have been attempting to get answers from them as to what, if anything they will do to rectify this condition. Also I do not think that it is safe for diff oil to be leaking on rear brake disks. Reduced level of ride comfort, terrible overall functionality, higher gasoline or diesel consumption, or danger for component failure are just a few down sides of driving a car with a defective automotive part. At first I thought it was brake fluid but upon closer examination I discovered it was gear lube from the rear axle. At first I thought it was brake fluid but upon closer examination I discovered it was gear lube from the rear axle.
It was leaking past the seals and down the backing plates and dripping onto the wheel and some of that oil being slung onto the brake rotors themselves. With an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau, customer satisfaction continues to be extremely important to us. When I got the truck home I proceeded to take the rear left axle shaft apart. On the morning of 8-21-2007 I noticed oil inside my left rear wheel. If all fluid had of leaked out, that could be catastrophic at that time. I was on a short trip and on the way back I noticed my left rear tire soaked with some type of fluid.
If you need any assistance please feel free to give us a call at. The one most recent of concern caused brake interruption and when I inspected the brake system one of the rear brakes appeared to be leaking, which I suspected that to be the problem. There was nothing holding this axle in and this could have killed me and my family if it would have come out while I was driving. This reduces the brake's ability to stop. On the morning of 8-21-2007 I noticed oil inside my left rear wheel. The seal and bearing had exploded causing all kind of groves in the axle housing. Vehicle had recently been serviced by dealer at scheduled warranty check where seals were reported to have been inspected.
But, I am very disappointed that this type of failure occured at such low mileage. After looking over the internet, I have found that this is a common problem among the Titans. The previous day I had been traveling back to my home from a 6 hour trip. This is my only means of tranportation and I am very disapointed that Nissan hasn't recalled this problem. According to internet forums for Nissan Titans, there have been numerous problems with this and it appears to be a safety hazard.
I just purchased the truck not even 6 months ago and don't have any warranty so I'm going to have to pay for it out of pocket! We use this vehicle daily for business and already have 44,000 miles on it and it is not yet two years old. My concern is my warranty will run out with exceeded miles brfore the time limit and the other axle can have the same problem. I have researched this and axle assembly problems are a common problem for this year Titan. During a recent oil change and service at 34,150 miles I noticed fluid leaking onto the both sides of the rear brake rotor assemblies. Dealer says they can do nothing about it.
Brakes were shot after 8000 km. Problem had to happen after fill-up-this is a major problem because I was traveling at night,70 mph on interstate. During a recent oil change and service at 34,150 miles I noticed fluid leaking onto the both sides of the rear brake rotor assemblies. One of the heater actuators clicks non stop. I know that Nissan is having problems with these seals on Titan trucks and think they should be made to come up with a lasting repair before somebody gets killed or injured.
Parts that must be dismantled from the vehicle will leave within 1-3 business days. At this point the whole axle assembly is bad. Failure due to spider gear explosion while going over a railroad track with all my tools in the back of my truck! I hope something comes out of this - Gary C. My extended service plan has recently expired. Mechanic advised very unusual for failure at such low mileage and age of vehicle. I stopped driving the truck since I felt this is now a safety issue and called the dealer. If all fluid had of leaked out ,that could be catastrophic at that time.
I climbed under the truck and could see clearly where it had leaked out the end of the axle. I filled up with gas about 3 hours away from home-I did not see any oil in rear wheel gas cap is next to wheel. Comes with 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty, this axle assembly is available at a much lower price! My local dealer replaced the leaking seal. Got on the Internet looking for parts and they are near non existent! I asked them to make a note on the service order that I have stopped driving truck unless needed. From this vantage point, you can easily see that lubrication from the rear axle is leaking onto the rear brake rotor assembly via the axle end seals.