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Jillian Raitt, Lancashire

Nissan Micra C+C 2008

Hi. My Nissan Micra C+C has started leaking through the seal at the driver`s side window. I have also noticed lots of condensation in the underside of the boot lid when I open it. I`m wondering if the Micra CC has drains that may be blocked? Or is the window leak a common problem? Will replacing the seals resolve this problem? Thanks.

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Mine does that too :( Debbie Smith from Shropshire Anonymous from

The same thing happened with mine and it leaked over the drivers window. Nissan have quoted me £200 to replace the whole front seal to fix the problem. I have asked at other garages to see if I could get it done cheaper but they will not touch it as they say seals are very difficult to fix. I have just noticed a further problem with the seal since the snow and ice in that the seal above the windscreen now seems to be too small in one part so it flaps in the breeze when I am driving. So looks as if I am going to have to fork out Karen Woodcock from Hertfordshire

Hi. It’s a common problem with the door seal. I have found that if you clear the drain hole in the seal fastened to the windscreen side it cures it for a while. I use one of the "bosses" knitting needles then make sure that the little rubber "flap" fits underneath the seal. Hope this helps Phil from Lancashire

Threaded some 10 MM. air pipe down the rubber door seal seem To do the trick Andy hall from City of Nottingham

Threaded some 10 MM. air pipe down the rubber door seal seem To do the trick Andy hall from City of Nottingham

Had a leak on drivers side , got my knee wet ! I tried lubricant on seals and ensuring drainage tubes were not blocked , no good,my mechanic found the problem . The drivers door had dropped very slightly allowing a tiny gap where window glass met the roof seal. The door was realigned and now .no more leaks !! paul from Gloucestershire

Submitted: 13/12/2012 09:36:18 | ID: 64945

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Monique, South Africa

Nissan Micra

HI There, My car is all of a sudden jerking a bit here and there when I am driving. Worries me a bit as I dont feel 100% safe in the car anymore (it loses a bit of power sometimes and then jerks) no matter what gear I am in? Does anyone know what this could be? Thanks, Monique!

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It could be the coil packs need replaced they are located in the engine below spark plugs Roland0 from County Antrim

I get this. My radiator has a slow leak. If the level gets too low you get this lurching and hardly any power. Solved by adding more water and antifreeze directly into radiator. Helen McLaren from Buckinghamshire

Submitted: 06/05/2016 07:03:46 | ID: 131208

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Tunde, Nigeria

Nissan Pathfinder

Good day,pls am having brain box problem with my nissan pathfinder 2003 model SE.pls which of the brain box nurmber can best work for it.thanks .

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Good day pls am having a very serious problem with the brain box of my 2003 model of Nissan jeep the brain box number is B2 where can l get it repair or replace in lagos Nigeria OLUWADARE from Nigeria

Submitted: 16/11/2015 05:16:20 | ID: 123560

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zulfiqarahmed401@yahoo.co.uk, West Yorkshire

Nissan Primastar

Engine cuts out and 40amp fuse blows located on fuse box top of battery. Please help

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With my van it was the wiring rubbing off the gearbox, what I did was wired some spade connectors in, meaning if it blew I only needed maxi blade fuses. But I put a piece of plastic pipe over it and it rarely blows compared to 2-3 times a day, hope this helps Ryan from Durham

Had the same problem it took Nissan 4 weeks to find the fault it was also the wiring loom had rub a way some were around the gear box. May be this is a design fault how many more people have had this problem. Chris Chris from Southampton

Submitted: 15/12/2014 22:57:59 | ID: 107971

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Jack, Kent

Nissan Qashqai

I have noticed that my radio display fades to an extent that it is difficult to read the station it is on. However if left over night the display is back to normal. Does not happen every time I go out, but enough to be a concern! No other display on the dashboard is effected.

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Hello, I have the same issue... did you fix the problem? Aimee Smurthwaite from Staffordshire

Submitted: 03/04/2016 17:35:20 | ID: 129894

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bvollands, Yorkshire

Nissan Micra C + C

How can I cure condensation on the inside of my boot lid?

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Put a dehumidifier in my boot costs a pound from Asda or pound shop Carole Moss from Kent

Submitted: 12/10/2014 15:42:39 | ID: 104497

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Fiona Stephenson, Tyne and Wear

Nissan Micra C + C

Warning light on dash saying a door is open but I have checked and they all closed. My roof will not go down because of it HELP

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When this happened to me I took my car to garage and was told drivers door had dropped it was realigned and solved the problem Carole Moss from Kent

Submitted: 17/03/2016 12:04:55 | ID: 129129

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shirley, Hertfordshire

Nissan Note

my boot does not open when I unlock my car with the remote, stuck fast,has anyone had the same,and what can I do about it please

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I had same problem also rear wipe did not work the wiring keeps breaking in the rubbers sleave in side the boot peel back rubber and check for broken wires this should solve it Graham from Bedfordshire

Submitted: 19/04/2015 11:14:40 | ID: 114920

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JOHANN DU PLESSIS, Dublin

Nissan Micra

My left hand parking light and left hand rear park light is dead any suggestions for why it is not working

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Sounds like your bulb circuit has had it Desmond from Blackpool

Submitted: 20/06/2016 13:00:30 | ID: 132823

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Anjali, New Zealand

Nissan Terrano Ii

why does nissan terrano 1996 DD7 engine shut down while slowing down and turning ?

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I had the same problem, it's cause by the throttle position sensor, it's quick and easy to change. 4 10mm bolts hold the throttle pedal in. You'll need to get the part number off the black sensor - with either 1 or 2 plug ins depending on the year. Then swap it over when your new sensor arrives Robert from Greater Manchester

Submitted: 26/06/2014 09:28:08 | ID: 98478

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Caroline Cryans, Scotland

Nissan Qashqai 2010

I have a Nissan Qashqai which has done 21,000 miles and has recently had to be towed back from Ireland where we were on holiday. According to the RAC the timing belt had snapped. I have been told that it is normal for this to be changed at around 78,000 miles but due to a manufacturing fault the diesel pump is sitting at an angle and when it vibrates it is rubbing up against the timing belt and wearing it away. Depending on the speed the car was travelling at the time the belt snapped, the damage could be anything from a replacement belt to a whole new engine. Luckily we were slowing down to go around a roundabout at the time, as the car just lost all power and the engine stopped without any warning at all. I’ve since heard of other Qashqais with similar stories, the lowest mileage so far being 18,500. Nissan must know about this, are they just sitting on it and trying to keep it quiet? If we had been doing 70 on the motorway what might have happened?

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My 1.5DCi Quashqai N Tech has 44K miles on it and is 1 month out of warranty. The timing belt has broken at 70mph on cruise control. No warning, Nissan don’t want to know!!! I have heard from a mechanic friend that this is a Renault engine and it has a known problem with freying the timing belt on one edge. When the car was inspected the confirmation was timing belt broken and worn on one side. This should not happen and book suggests 75K miles or 5 years. Poor show from Nissan, expect better from a company like that Graham White from Mid-Lothian (Edinburghshire)

Hi. Our Qashqai is still in the dealership and has been there now for over 3 weeks. It’s been fixed under warranty but needs a whole new engine. The guy at the repair desk said "due to the speed it was being driven at the time, it needs a new engine" to which I replied, "what 20miles an hour, slowing down to go around a roundabout, when it’s made to travel at 70 on the motorway, I don’t think so". He then just shut up. NISSAN KNOW THEY HAVE A FAULTY ENGINE AND ARE COVERING IT UP. How many people have died in pile ups on the motorway because they have suddenly lost power whilst overtaking on the outside lane? It only takes an artic or boy racer to be right up behind you for a large scale pile up to occur, if no-one in your car survives to tell what happened it would probably be put down to ’driver error’. You hear it all the time on the news. This is definitely one for Watchdog. Bet Nissan would fix your engine if Anne Robinson asked them to do so. The power of the media is vast. Contact Watchdog and I for one will be happy to back you to the hilt. Remember that it’s Nissan’s faulty diesel pump that’s causing the timing belt to fray!!! Caroline Cryans from Scotland

H Caroline, very interesting reading, I currently have a issue with my Quashqai, similar mileage, however it is being corrected by Nissan, will post if any issues arise, pick up today Ray Selby from Yorkshire

Hi, hope it all goes better for you than it did for us. We waited for 6 weeks to get ours back with it’s ’new’ engine. If that’s a new engine then I’m Elvis and you can all stop looking for him now! Some of the bits are new but the engine as a whole is definitely not, they didn’t even steam clean it to pretend. It now won’t go up even a slight incline in second and we have to change down into first to get it up. It doesn’t start first time in the morning and when it does the smell is horrible. There’s a very strange noise which comes and goes and it just isn’t the same car it used to be. All in all it’s now going back to them with a long list of faults for them to look at again Caroline Cryans from Scotland

Hi, I have 2010 Qashqai with 46k miles on clock, had 1st service but not 2nd did it myself. 4 weeks left on warranty but Nissan say not covered because missed 2nd service although it is something they would not do on low millage. Anybody have an idea what to do now? Paul from Staffordshire

Hi there, I'm from South Africa. We have two Qashqais at work with over 200,000 km on the clock. It has the 1.6 petrol engine in it. Reliable like nothing else. Buy a petrol model. No worries. Jaco Venter from South Africa

Hi, I cannot believe that the exact same thing has happened to us. We purchased our Nissan Q 2012 reg 22000 miles on the clock in July. We purchased from a Cared4 Nissan dealership. Less than 1 week later our car loss total power on the motorway. Thankfully we are ok,nevertheless it was an extremely distressing experience. We were towed to Southhampton. On Friday 8 weeks later,our car was returned to us. However it does not feel like the same car extremely sluggish. Now less than 2 days after return from repair the red engine light is illuminated. The car has a fault. I do not feel safe in this car ESP with 3 young kids. I am terrified it will lose power ,it is an accident waiting to happen. To say I'm upset is an understatement we spent £15000 on a car in July & have driven it for 1 week. I am returning the car to the Dealership & calling Nissan Customer services ASAP. I hope under my warranty the car can be exchanged. Antoinette from Greater London

Hi, I cannot believe that the exact same thing has happened to us. We purchased our Nissan Q 2012 reg 22000 miles on the clock in July. We purchased from a Cared4 Nissan dealership. Less than 1 week later our car loss total power on the motorway. Thankfully we are ok,nevertheless it was an extremely distressing experience. We were towed to Southhampton. On Friday 8 weeks later,our car was returned to us. However it does not feel like the same car extremely sluggish. Now less than 2 days after return from repair the red engine light is illuminated. The car has a fault. I do not feel safe in this car ESP with 3 young kids. I am terrified it will lose power ,it is an accident waiting to happen. To say I'm upset is an understatement we spent £15000 on a car in July & have driven it for 1 week. I am returning the car to the Dealership & calling Nissan Customer services ASAP. I hope under my warranty the car can be exchanged. Antoinette from Greater London

Hi , I have just bought a 2010 1.5dci qashqai and was on holiday in north Scotland and approaching a roundabout in first gear in traffic , the car made a low crunching noise and stopped . Timing belt shredded . The garage I bought it from say they will fix it and hope because at low speed it may not have done too much damage . My mechanic says it may be a none obtrusive engine which means it may only need new belts fitting , mileage 75000 exactly , 74100 when bought . Fingers crossed . Paul Tyson from West Yorkshire

I have a Nissan Qashqai which is a late 2011 with the 1.5dci euro 5 engine. While driving through town at 30 mph the cam belt failed causing extensive damage to the engine The car was just 4 years old with 36,000 miles on the clock. It looks like there is still an ongoing problem with this engine. If thinking of buying a car with this engine be very careful, be prepared for a big bill Hope this helps someone Mick from Derbyshire

I have a Nissan Qashqai which is a late 2011 with the 1.5dci euro 5 engine. While driving through town at 30 mph the cam belt failed causing extensive damage to the engine The car was just 4 years old with 36,000 miles on the clock. It looks like there is still an ongoing problem with this engine. If thinking of buying a car with this engine be very careful, be prepared for a big bill Hope this helps someone Mick from Derbyshire

I have a Nissan Qashqai which is a late 2011 with the 1.5dci euro 5 engine. While driving through town at 30 mph the cam belt failed causing extensive damage to the engine The car was just 4 years old with 36,000 miles on the clock. It looks like there is still an ongoing problem with this engine. If thinking of buying a car with this engine be very careful, be prepared for a big bill Hope this helps someone Mick from Derbyshire

Hello everyone our 1.6 Petrol at work is no standing at 270000km. Never a hitch. Still going strong. By a petrol model. Verry relaiable! Jaco from South Africa

Submitted: 25/10/2012 09:52:42 | ID: 66580

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DARREN HOLLYHEAD, Gloucestershire

Nissan Micra

My 02 micra has got a very stiff clutch pedal. It is that stiff that the cable snapped and after I replaced it the clutch pedal broke away from the bulkhead. I repaired this by drilling through the bulkhead and bolting the pedal assembly back on. This worked but my clutch was still stiff so I messed about with the adjustments again but it remained stiff and again my cable has snapped. Has anyone got any ideas why the clutch is so stiff. Cheers.

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I have an 02 Nissan Micra with a stiff clutch, can you tell me how to free it?. does it require a new cable / robin from Kent

Try checking the return spring see if its dry if so lube it up, Hope that helps. Michael from Tyne and Wear

Submitted: 10/07/2015 15:36:39 | ID: 118299

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charles, South Africa

Nissan Almera

Please help me. I have recently services my car but am having a problem for some time now. After driving for about 10 minutes the car switches off. It starts again after a few swings and only goes well again after the management light comes on and stays on. Its happening quite frequently now. Also the car smokes a lot mainly after i top up with oil. It only smokes after a drive and when i stall at a robot or at the toll. It blows out smoke at take off and stops. It does not smoke continually. Only after a drive. Gets frustrating. Notices a bit of oil on the 2nd plug from the left when we serviced the car.

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Did you check the sensor nedt to stater? If it is, it can cost you R1000.00 at Nissan. Hlamatsi Moutlana from South Africa

Submitted: 14/04/2016 07:14:25 | ID: 130368

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Bill Adams, Sussex

Nissan Note 2009

The clutch pedal clicks every time I shift and let the clutch out. The dealer says it is not a problem, but my car did not do this when new. Any ideas why this may be?

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Check if your Note has a cable operated clutch, if so there may be a ratchet pawl (cheese shaped wedge) of the nylon variety, these tend to loose a tooth and you get a click on letting the clutch in or out eventually followed by complete failure ie: foot goes to floor clutch will not engage/disengage nothing wrong with clutch itself, just this fivers worth of plastic. Had this problem on Transits a few years ago, easy to fix Simon Watson from Ceredigion

Whatever the problem, Nissan say it is not a problem and if it is they say... WELL that’s what the car does Jim Tyrer from Lancashire

No, it is not right, the tyre pressures on my Ntec+ are 34 PSI front and 31 PSI rear Spence Fleetwood from Cheshire

We have a similar issue with our 09 plate 1.4 Acenta - I’ve traced it to a small push-button switch located at the top of the clutch pedal’s travel (i.e. button is pushed in when the clutch is up). What it does is beyond me, but if I push the clutch in and then press the button, it makes the exact same clicking noise we hear when releasing the clutch. Will try wd40 and if that fails I’ll be contacting Nissan for a replacement Mark from England

simon from Ceredigion you said was easy to fix , how ? thanks, Bob. bob hastings from Greater Manchester

Submitted: 05/11/2010 09:48:08 | ID: 69299

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lucia, South Africa

Nissan Almera

I have a problem with my Nissan almera 2003 1.6 when I put gear 2 its raving high above rev count 3 and come back again but it doesn't have power

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I am having a similar problem with my 2003 Almera. Had coil packs changed but the problem persists. I was told to remove and clean a sensor on the air flow control in the Air intake tract Mike from South Africa

Submitted: 11/02/2016 08:19:05 | ID: 127427

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mary, Essex

Nissan Micra

Hi, my car was running fine, then it just started to cut out when I slow down or stop, it starts ok, but won't tick over the revs go really low, but once I start it up again it drives as it normally does. Please help, I need the car because my mother is 90 and I'm her only carer, the garage said it was an engine belt and their quote was for more than the car is worth, I can't understand it, because it runs fine! Thank you Mary

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may need coil pack and new spark plugs Roland0 from County Antrim

Submitted: 05/05/2016 17:32:40 | ID: 131197

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Ms deborah hargrove, Kent

Nissan Micra

I have Nissan Micra 2004 L reg I can not see where you put power steering fluid please can anyone help

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As far as I know the K12 has electric steering NO FLUID Roland0 from Antrim

Submitted: 17/05/2016 22:47:26 | ID: 131640

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Daniel rupiya, South Africa

Nissan NP300

I am having problem with my bakkie Np300 . The bakkie its just crancking (thus turning) the engine BT I doesn't fire and no smoke coming out. Its just cranking only .what could be the problem

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I also have the same problem with my Nissan hard bodys both ZD30 Turbo charged engines with mileages 195000 km and 212000km . The vehicles in the morning only can not start unless pushed or toyed by another vehicle despite changing the heater plugs. Please advise becouse now iam even losing interest in Nissan hard bodies. Abraham Lungu- Zambia Abraham Lungu from Zambia

Submitted: 26/05/2015 09:20:49 | ID: 116476

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Aaron, Cheshire

Nissan Primera

Hi, my car keep displaying "SECURE" and stops my satnav and music. Any advice please. Thanks .

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This often happens when the battery in the fob is low and needs changing. if you have a setup that allows you to drive the car with keys in your pocket, sometimes you need to use the key in the ignition... try using the key in the ignition and see if it works.. if it does then it's prob battery in the fob.. it happens on my x-trail R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 02/06/2016 15:10:11 | ID: 132287

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jacqui, Norfolk

Nissan Almera Tino

Can anyone tell me if my gear knob is a screw on or glue on or push on please

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screw on have just replaced my own odd size had to find genuine Nissan one to fit propperly laurence from Cambridgeshire

Submitted: 25/02/2016 20:48:31 | ID: 128161

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Brian Robinson, South Yorkshire

Nissan Primastar

other than the vivaro , traffic which other model van can I change the drivers seat for ? ie will a transit drivers seat fit in my primastar.

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I have the front seats from Renault laguna fitted in my primastar. Seems to have been a straight swap as installed by a previous owner. Half leather and very comfortable! Mark spruce from Caerphilly

Submitted: 02/05/2016 19:37:23 | ID: 131077

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Harry, South Africa

Nissan Almera

Nissan Almera wouldn't start and we changed the fuel pump. Now it does pump petrol but it cranks but won't start. However if you put petrol directly to the engine it starts then switches off.What could be the problem

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Check the sensor next to the starter solenoid. Kind Regards Hlamatsi Moutlana Hlamatsi Moutlana from South Africa

Submitted: 23/12/2015 07:38:57 | ID: 125053

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Mark Douglas, England

Nissan Terrano 1999

Hi, my Nissan Terrano`s rev counter, speedo, fuel gauge, temperature gauge and all warning lights have stopped working. I read on here this is a common fault but I changed the fuse and it was okay for a few months, then the fuse blew, I changed it again and it blew a couple of months after. Will this common fault with the instrument panel blow the fuse or should I be looking for something else wrong? Any advice would be very much appreciated, thanks.

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Just had the same problem. Any joy in fixing it and where is the fuse located as all mine are good? Ta. Sandy Armour from Powys

My speedo, fuel gauge, rev counter and all warning light keep going off, seems like a loose connection because sometimes it will come on, but when it does go off the lights, indicators, windows and wipers won't work, it's a Nissan terrano 4x4. Can you tell me what this is and how I can fix it please Cheryl beesley from Lancashire

Submitted: 06/11/2012 14:10:54 | ID: 70583

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Norway, Norway

Nissan X-Trail

Hi, I have changed piston rings and a chane on my xtrail. After owerholding I got a spark only on spark plug no 4. cheked the camshaft sensor, crank shaft sensor all ok. The batery was diskonekted for 1 month. Any idea what is wrong ecu maybe? Thanks for answers

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I don't have the answer but I have the exact same symptoms after removing engine the wife overheated & cooked & putting in another motor from a running Xtrail. Did you find the solution to fix your problem. Any input is apreciated Paul from Australia

Submitted: 19/10/2015 19:32:48 | ID: 122486

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Richard Foulkes Jnr, New Zealand

Nissan Primera

Hi I have a wagon Nissan Primera P12 auto we bought it Jap Import low kms 97,000Km Just done 100,000 and head gasket blown Great car AWD.. but it overheated..replaced coolant once this happened possible that head gasket was stuffed before we bought it or did we contribute to its demise. Dealer Nissan was saying that Only Japanese Imports gave them grief. NZ assembled Nissans were fine ,electric window drivers only trouble If we repair headgasket,get everything fxed brake pads ..head expertly repaired Will that be the end of the major trouble or will here be more drama down track Have faith in the theory of f its broke the we can fix it.....rather than sell it to unsuspecting customer at car dealer

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i am thinking of buying 51 reg primera next week do you think it is wise its done 86000 miles glyn collins from Bridgend

Submitted: 25/03/2016 16:55:21 | ID: 129454

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steve, Luton

Nissan Almera

I want to change the clock time on my dash board how do I do that

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I have just bought a Nissan Amera S Auto 2003 (EJ03 CKD). There is no manual....can you please tell me how to change the dashboard clock time. Many thanks Best regards David David Vernem from Kent

Submitted: 03/12/2014 14:14:45 | ID: 107322

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Yvonne, Greater London

Nissan Micra

Hi I have a 1998 Nissan micra vibe car which has been amazing the last 8 years. Only now the clutch is not letting me go into 2nd gear now and again. I pump the pedal and eventually it all works again....could it just be some clutch fluid is needed and if so is it the plastic largeish receptacle to the right of the battery? Any advice would help as I cannot afford to put it in the garage for diagnosis... Many thanks

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The clutch on these models is cable operated the cable adjustor is under battery moody from Surrey

Submitted: 17/05/2016 00:05:04 | ID: 131605

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Tony, Buckinghamshire

Nissan Terrano Ii

My Terrano key fob has stopped working and subsequently the alarm goes off every time I open the door with the key (till I turn the ignition on). Does anyone know how to stop the anoying alarm going off? I don't know why the fob no longer works. I accidentally pressed lock while opening the door to get out and it hasn't worked since???

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You probably need a new battery in the cob? Alan from South Yorkshire

Submitted: 02/05/2016 12:06:43 | ID: 131066

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Belinda Hall, Armagh

Nissan Note

Just lent my Note to my daughter, when she was putting the car seats in for the grandkids, she left the keys in the rear door and the car locked itself. I had to go home and get the spare keys. She has just delivered e car back and reports that the car did this again, the keys were in her cardigan pocket so no chance of the button being pressed. The dealers are unimpressed. Has anyone else experienced this?

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Hi This morning my Nissan note locked with my 2 yr old and 3 week old child in it. The engine was running and keys were in ignition. The engine had to be on for DVD player (mounted in front of 2 year old) to work. She(2year old) wanted to watch frozen, so I shut her door to go to front passenger door. It was locked, her door was now locked, the whole car was locked. With me (and wife) on outside and kids on inside. Resisting the urge to smash a window.....called police. In the time it took for police to come ( only10 mins) 2 year old managed to work out to open door.....luckily I had not tightened straps on her car seat....as I was going to put frozen on and secure her. I was frantic ....and at a loss as to how a car locks itself with engine running....(wife even had spare key but it did nothing). I have since looked at you tube and seen that there is a manual lock hidden under the trim on the passenger side....there is a picture of a key on it. But I had no idea about it. Chad from Hertfordshire

This can occur if you open the car with the remote & don't open the drivers door the car will automatically lock due to not receiving the open signal from the drivers door the system assumes an accidental unlock & relocks the vehicle Cliff from Greater Manchester

Submitted: 14/08/2015 19:17:24 | ID: 119786

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kyla, Middlesbrough

Nissan Micra C + C

hi can you help me ive got a Nissan micra convertible .the boot wont stay up ..is it the boot struts ..if yes were can I buy them .and wouldit be hard to fit them .thank u

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My wife's car had the same problem we bought two new struts from Nissan and fitted them ourselves in less than two hours the cost if I remember was about £120 the hardest part is accessing the struts through the car interia removing the rear pa el cards can be a bit of a chore hope this helps Mick from Essex

Submitted: 14/03/2016 19:06:20 | ID: 129010

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jon, West Midlands

Nissan Primera

P12 1.8 primere 56 reg. Using lots of oil 1litre every 650 miles no smoke drives fine. Then misfire cars juddering. Compression test shows. 175 175 150 70. How do I fix it?

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I'm only guessing, I'm having a similar problem. The seal behind the flywheel could be leaking oil in to the bell housing and splashing the clutch with oil, so your misfire could be intermittent clutch slip. See if it misfires whilst in neutral. Let me know how you get on and if you get a better answe Marc from Kent

Submitted: 25/04/2016 20:13:24 | ID: 130810

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anton muller, South Africa

Nissan Primera

I am trying to replace the gearbox oil.I have managed to drain the oil. The filler plug on the side is very tight.I have tried a 3/8 square spanner,the hole is 1mm bigger than the 3/8. I am scared of damaging the hole.Any suggestions?

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I wouldn't risk using that, they are prone to being super tight, I broke 3 tools that were the perfect size trying to open them. Still never got the filler undone, only other way to get the oil in is through the top, on top is a plastic piece with 1 bolt in I believe, it's awkward as hell but undo the bolt, carefully pry around the edge till the cap pops off then fill it from there, best of luck Marc from Kent

Submitted: 09/05/2016 16:41:29 | ID: 131344

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Charles, South Africa

Nissan Navara

My pathfinder don't want to pick up speed my foot is on petrol but it only go up to 60km. I put in new clutch kit and flyweel

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check the sensor on the gear box they may have broken it. an last check ur fuel filter chris from South Africa

Submitted: 27/01/2016 06:49:14 | ID: 126759

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Derrick james, Carmarthenshire

Nissan Navara

Engine management light on , stiff starting cold , all glow plugs have been changed, the glow plug relay has been replaced but I don't think they changed the relay, the voltage to the glow plug is 5 volts, Before I change the relay And spent £80 Can you help.

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water in fuel filter dave from Australia

Submitted: 23/01/2016 17:42:15 | ID: 126585

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Laura, Sussex

Nissan Juke 2012

My Nissan Juke has started making a squeaking sound from I think the dashboard every time I go over uneven roads. The best way to describe the sound is like a bird cheeping. Please can someone help as it’s driving me crazy?

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Laura, mine does the same, 2013. Alan Morrell from Durham

had this problem along with a really annoying creaking only on rough/uneven roads. sorted it by putting 2 thin pieces of foam in the middle of the dash where it meets the windscreen . has now been quiet for months. hope this helps rick from Norfolk

Submitted: 13/01/2014 09:34:14 | ID: 60635

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Richard Dludlu, Swaziland

Nissan X-Trail

Hi there to everyone. I have a Nissan x-trail 2001 model. On saturday 30/04/2016 i noted that the car does not light the headlights except on bright position. This car is fitted with Xenon lights system. I have checked the fuse, they are all fine. Can someone help what i can do before taking it to an electrician? Thanks.

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the 2001 X-trail was not fitted with Xenon lights at factory so someone has changed them. The Xenon lights fitted at factory are only for dipped beam and the high beam is a H7 bulb. There is only one setting for Xtrail Xenon lights.. off or bright.. that's the point.. they are bright! R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 03/05/2016 09:03:56 | ID: 131101

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moobarack auckburally, Southampton

Nissan Note

Engine management is on permanently.it was coming on and off previously.i have had it reset but it comes back again

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I had a similar issue and it turned out to be both "Lamda Sensors" in the exhaust, so maybe give it a read and see what codes come out. Haven't had the issue since! N Mutlow from Gwent

Submitted: 15/02/2016 17:10:23 | ID: 127642

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Linda, Caerphilly

Nissan Almera

I put fuel into my car but when I came back the car had automatically locked itself with my keys inside luckily I have a spare but I've never had this happen before how can I stop this happening again?

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Two options take your keys with you! Or blame your husband or boyfriend, shame on you Taffy Colin H from Vale of Glamorgan

Change the battery in the fob.. this happened to me on a holiday in Hastings with my X-trail.. they are set up with proximity sensor that detects if the keys are in the car and should not lock if they are (unless you press the manual lock inside.) R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 03/03/2015 15:00:29 | ID: 112669

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Noah, South Africa

Nissan Almera

The car jerks and cuts off while driving. No warning. While driving I would see the dashboard lights all turned on, the engine would have cut off at that time. This does not happen frequently, (once in a very long time). Sometimes while driving the car would behave as if I am driving with the handbrake on, you would feel that the engine is behaving as if I stepped on the brake pedal, all of a sudden it will pick up speed and drive normally as if nothing happened. What is the problem? This car started misbehaving last year November. Different mechanics are suspecting different things ranging from pencil coils, sensors, petrol filters and petrol pump. What is the problem? I see many people have similar issues with this car, is it a manufacturer's fault? Car make: Nissan Almera, year 2005, engine capacity: 1.6

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My Nissan Almera cuts quite often. It is a 2004 automatic. Please suggest what could be wrong because my mechanic changed the crank and cam sensors. Already changed filters and oil. Winifred Jeremiah from Grenada

Hi ther I have the same problem, the engine management light comes on and the car just cuts out, have to restart, if I drive faster than 40 it cuts out again. When cold it seems to be fine the minute the engine gets hot it cuts out. I read on the Nissan web page that the Oxygen Sensor has to be changed, but that was on the UK web page, don't know if this is for South African conditions. Please help. denise from South Africa

Hi ther I have the same problem, the engine management light comes on and the car just cuts out, have to restart, if I drive faster than 40 it cuts out again. When cold it seems to be fine the minute the engine gets hot it cuts out. I read on the Nissan web page that the Oxygen Sensor has to be changed, but that was on the UK web page, don't know if this is for South African conditions. Please help. denise from South Africa

As you have said quite correctly the ogygen sensor, termed in the book as the Lamba sensor is at fault as described when the engine is cold it's fine, the Lamba sensors job is to monitor the fuel system when the tip of the sensor is cold, it gives a reasonably rich mix to the fuel injectors, but when the engine warms up all readings to the management system go out the window, it may starve the engine of fuel, or go the other way and give to much fuel, both will be enough to stop your engine, as all have described above, easy fix unscrew the sensor the one visible on the top of the front pipe with wires attatched, only problem is the management light will stay on, buy a code reader on eBay and switch it off money well spent, cure guarenteed, Colin h South Wales UK Colin H from Vale of Glamorgan

As you have said quite correctly the ogygen sensor, termed in the book as the Lamba sensor is at fault as described when the engine is cold it's fine, the Lamba sensors job is to monitor the fuel system when the tip of the sensor is cold, it gives a reasonably rich mix to the fuel injectors, but when the engine warms up all readings to the management system go out the window, it may starve the engine of fuel, or go the other way and give to much fuel, both will be enough to stop your engine, as all have described above, easy fix unscrew the sensor the one visible on the top of the front pipe with wires attatched, only problem is the management light will stay on, buy a code reader on eBay and switch it off money well spent, cure guarenteed, Colin h South Wales UK Colin H from Vale of Glamorgan

As you have said quite correctly the ogygen sensor, termed in the book as the Lamba sensor is at fault as described when the engine is cold it's fine, the Lamba sensors job is to monitor the fuel system when the tip of the sensor is cold, it gives a reasonably rich mix to the fuel injectors, but when the engine warms up all readings to the management system go out the window, it may starve the engine of fuel, or go the other way and give to much fuel, both will be enough to stop your engine, as all have described above, easy fix unscrew the sensor the one visible on the top of the front pipe with wires attatched, only problem is the management light will stay on, buy a code reader on eBay and switch it off money well spent, cure guarenteed, Colin h South Wales UK Colin H from Vale of Glamorgan

As you have said quite correctly the ogygen sensor, termed in the book as the Lamba sensor is at fault as described when the engine is cold it's fine, the Lamba sensors job is to monitor the fuel system when the tip of the sensor is cold, it gives a reasonably rich mix to the fuel injectors, but when the engine warms up all readings to the management system go out the window, it may starve the engine of fuel, or go the other way and give to much fuel, both will be enough to stop your engine, as all have described above, easy fix unscrew the sensor the one visible on the top of the front pipe with wires attatched, only problem is the management light will stay on, buy a code reader on eBay and switch it off money well spent, cure guarenteed, Colin h South Wales UK Colin H from Vale of Glamorgan

Submitted: 09/04/2015 12:40:06 | ID: 114487

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MADAWA, CLETUS NAIROBI, Nigeria

Nissan Almera

my car experience overheating a run of short distance. there is no of water coolant observed. what is the actual cause?

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Head gasket, blowing all the coolant through the exaust Colin H from Vale of Glamorgan

Submitted: 04/11/2015 09:41:04 | ID: 123107

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