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The “slipping” feeling is normal, if this is your first CVT equipped vehicle it will take time for you to adjust to the nuances of it vs. a geared automatic.

Just don’t mash the accelerator you won’t get anywhere you will just make a lot of noise, take it nice and slow initially then gradually push the throttle down till you get to cruising speed. Use your RPM gauge, I like to accelerate at or just below 1500 and 2000 RPM depending on my needs then let off the accelerator so the RPMs drops and reapply the throttle to maintain cruising speed at very low RPMs this is where you gas savings come into play. Just remember it’s always adjusting automatically once you get a feel for it you can use it to your advantage to keep RPMs low for better fuel economy.

Because it has no gears it's not going to shift like a geared automatic, you push the gas down and it will just go at whatever RPM it needs to and the engine will race up and maintain that RPM until you let up off the gas, think of it like a jet engine, just throttle up the engine roars up to speed throttle down slow down and become quiet.

Do not let anyone service the transmission except a Nissan shop!
 
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