volvite wrote:Maybe somebody has already covered this, but wouldn't replacing the radiator with an OEM style do the same thing? If the OEM's fail and cause fluid mixing, wouldn't this be the same case if you replace with an OEM or did they fix the replacement radiators?
volvite, I thought the same thing at first. If you look at http://www.nissanassist.com/web/Radiato ... hp?menu=22
Question 3 reads:
<i>Q3.Has Nissan made changes to the radiator assembly? A. Yes, an updated replacement part has been developed.</i>
However, that doesn't seem like the best option unless your under warranty and don't have to pay. If your >80k miles and concerned then maybe:
eieio wrote: Koyo seems to be a highly thought of aftermarket radiator (do a search in this forum).
eieio, thanks. KOYO Radiator A2807 looks like it is only about $140 and a high performance one at that. Looks like if you can get good deal on install it is good for those with >80k miles that have not had the issue. Your link www.courtesyparts.com
is a better price for OEM radiator at about $400 but I cant tell if this is the updated one or not.
I did call Nissan Assist today and they did say that if you are <80k miles and your radiator fails and is covered, they will also replace the tranny if needed. (Just an FYI so to be careful please don't count on it)