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Simon Johnston, Middlesex

Nissan Note

Hi, we just bought this car brand new but the auto-stop is driving my husband mad!! Is there any way of turning it off? Thank you

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There is an on/off switch on the right hand side of the dash board. It's near the controls for the electric wings mirrors. Hope this helps :) Lee Halliday from Tyne and Wear

There is an on/off switch on the right hand side of the dash board. It's near the controls for the electric wings mirrors. Hope this helps :) Lee Halliday from Tyne and Wear

Submitted: 04/07/2014 21:37:11 | ID: 98976

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Andy Carolan, Ireland

Nissan Almera Tino 2001

My Nissan Almera Tino`s air bag light stays on constantly and when checked by diagnostics it doesn`t read an airbag at all from the ecu. What could the problem be? I have tried all the on / off stuff but still nothing turns it off. Can anybody offer any help?

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Try www.mollystropicalplants.com Sounds like a strange site for help but it came up with the answer. Printed out the instructions and then cleared this fault on my daughter`s 2004 Almera Tino 1.8 Hope it helps. David Carter from Norfolk

Try www.mollystropicalplants.com Sounds like a strange site for help but it came up with the answer. Printed out the instructions and then cleared this fault on my daughter`s 2004 Almera Tino 1.8 Hope it helps. David Carter from Norfolk

Submitted: 20/01/2014 10:11:26 | ID: 57225

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Thomas, Dublin

Nissan Primastar

How much oil does Nissin primestar take when you service it

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Check out http://cararac.com/engine_oil/nissan/primastar.htmlJohn Smith from New Zealand

If you buy a 5 litre container of oil it will take all of it when doing an oil change. Glyn from Bristol

Submitted: 31/05/2014 12:58:42 | ID: 96582

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john, Cornwall

Nissan Qashqai

My stop/start on my brand new Qashqai is not working. I have taken it back to the dealer 3 times and they have handed it back saying the computer has been reset. On the third occasion it did come up on the dash that there was a fault. They say the computer says that my foot keeps staying/hovering on the clutch as if implying that it is my fault that it has not worked. It has worked after each visit to the dealer but only for a day. Has anyone else had this problem

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Hi John, Yes, got mine last week and the stop/start is very intermittent. Thought it was me, since it's the first engine of this type I've had, but I can't see that I'm doing anything different each time. I've also found that the anti-rollback isn't working either. I'll pop it back to Nissan and won't be accepting a 'reset' unless they can prove it is fixed. I've been down that road with Vauxhall! Paul from Bath and North East Somerset

Submitted: 14/07/2014 21:49:13 | ID: 99687

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David Clarke, Sussex

Nissan Primastar 2004

My Nissan Primastar`s cooling fan will not stop unless the engine is off and the temperature gauge on the dash will not work. The gauge will rise to normal temperature when the ignition is turned on but then drops to cold after about 3 seconds. If I turn the key and start the engine straight away when warm the needle does not move at all. I have replaced the thermostat and fan switch and changed the coolant and bled the system but to no avail. Has anyone any ideas please? Thanks. (dci 100)

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Sounds like the temperature sensor, replaced mine and fine. Glyn from Bristol

Submitted: 03/10/2013 10:30:34 | ID: 55759

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David Livingstone, Yorkshire

Nissan Primastar 2004

Hi. My problem is the ABS and service light on my Nissan Primastar come on from time to time. After switching off the ignition and then restarting the van the lights go off at about 5mph, but then come on again sometimes after just a few miles, sometimes quite a lot of miles. Does anyone know what`s causing this please? (Primastar 1.9 diesel)

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You have an ABS sensor failed on one of the brakes (one to each brake caliper) take to a garage where they can diagnose which sensor it is. Glyn from Bristol

You have an ABS sensor failed on one of the brakes (one to each brake caliper) take to a garage where they can diagnose which sensor it is. Glyn from Bristol

Submitted: 11/02/2014 11:12:54 | ID: 61995

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Erisa, New Zealand

Nissan Micra 2004

Hi. Can anyone tell me where is the clock/how to display the clock in my Nissan Micra? I have looked through the whole manual and there was absolutely no mention of the clock! I took it for service and it came back with a clock display. The other day I had a bit of a problem with my car and when I got it back there was no clock display anymore! Please can anybody help me?

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My Micra is older, but on mine I have two little buttons/plastic rods next to the display. I simply press one of these to reset the trip. and the other one to swap between clock or trip Tony from Leicestershire

Submitted: 30/07/2013 12:45:49 | ID: 53148

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Yvonne Graham, England

Nissan Micra 1995

I changed the bulb holder on my Nissan Micra`s offside headlight, switched the head lights on but they did not come on. I checked fuses which seem okay. Any suggestions?

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Make sure you got the wires the correct way, and try the bulb in the other side to see if its just blown Tony from Leicestershire

Submitted: 28/10/2013 16:24:47 | ID: 56862

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Michael Patterson, Buckinghamshire

Nissan Micra 2002

My Nissan Micra`s heater fan will only work on full power setting. What can I do to correct this please? (1 litre 2002)

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THE REASON FOR THE FAN WORKING ON NUMBER 4 ONLY IS DEFINATELY THE FAULT OF THE HEATER BLOWER RESISTOR - VERY COMMON. YOU WILL FIND IT NEXT TO THE BLOWER MOTOR WHICH YOU WILL SEE IF YOU LOOK FROM THE FLOOR UP AT THE BACK OF THE GLOVE BOX - YOU WILL SEE A PLUG WITH ABOUT 4 WIRES AND THE RESISTOR IS HELD IN BY 2 SCREWS. TAKE IT OUT AND IT CAN SOMETIMES BE FIXED WITH SOME SOLDER - IF NOT GET A SECOND HAND ONE. MR. BEWS from Orkney Islands

Mr Bews is exactly correct. Mine was the same when I bought it. I took it out, and it has a small fuzeable link on the circuit board that sticks up slightly. Scrape it off and reveal some good shiney circuit beneath. Then a drop of solder will be a permanent fix. Just a word of warning, when you test the repair, just do this for a few seconds if the card is not back in its holder. The reason is it gets very hot, very quickly, and would melt. The holder it is placed into has the cool air from the fan blowing over it to avoid this problem when its working in place. Tony from Leicestershire

Submitted: 18/02/2014 12:04:19 | ID: 62181

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Bavin Manzoni, South Africa

Nissan Micra

The left side head light stopped moving up or down if you move the adjuster inside the car what do i do?

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Lots of WD40 sprayed onto the moving bits may sort it for you Tony from Leicestershire

Submitted: 03/06/2014 17:11:41 | ID: 96816

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Michelle mutch, Tyne and Wear

Nissan Micra

Hi, have now had Nissan micra 1.2 visual for couple weeks and after info on petrol gauge - my petrol dropped from 2 "squares" to showing had range of 39-54 miles left and then suddenly changed to ----------- flashing - does anyone know when I have -------- how many miles I may have left?? Thank you, Michelle gateshead

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I have a different model Micra completely, but manage 30 miles and still have never run out after the warning light comes on. Tony from Leicestershire

Submitted: 24/06/2014 22:18:19 | ID: 98400

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Alice, Berkshire

Nissan Micra

Hi, I have a Nissan Micra 53 reg. I got a new radio fitted yesterday, and since then the screen above which has the date, time, trip comp etc has not been working. It appears a cable has been left disconnected. I rang Halfords, and asked them if I could bring it in to reconnect the cable, however the guy I spoke to told me the screen would get input from my old radio and that's why it no longer works. Is this the case? It doesn't make sense to me as I doubt it gets the trip comp details from the radio.

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He is wrong, I changed my own radio and it made no difference to the trip computer etc. Take it back and insist they correct it Tony from Leicestershire

Submitted: 06/07/2014 10:22:13 | ID: 99061

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Frances Orchard, Southampton

Nissan Micra

When I press the brake the right indicator won't work. I bought indicator bulbs thinking this was what was needed but to find out it isn't. Any solutions please?

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Sounds like just a loose earth wire to the rear light cluster. Just check all the connections and clean as needed Tony from Leicestershire

Sounds like just a loose earth wire to the rear light cluster. Just check all the connections and clean as needed Tony from Leicestershire

Submitted: 29/06/2014 15:03:48 | ID: 98676

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peter bovell, Trinidad and Tobago

Nissan Navara

Good day, I have a stalling problem when cold at idle only. I replaced the suction control valve but the problem persists. No dtc stored in memory. I do notice it runs rich on idle but then stalls, anything under the 1000rpm engine dies. I would appreciate any help in this matter. Thank you

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good morning,i found the problem with stalling condition.timing chain stretched,and it will not give cam crank corolation code or check light ,thank you nissan for the challange peter bovell from Trinidad and Tobago

Submitted: 17/07/2014 17:32:49 | ID: 99871

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willem, South Africa

Nissan Almera

Hi. I have a nissan almera 1600. When I drive at night my headlights looks like candle. I changed the globes and also the fuses. When I removed the globe it is very hot. What can be the problem

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Common problem with Nissan's of a certain year. New headlights I'm afraid. I experienced the same problem. The refectors get burned out, so the whole headlight needs replacing. Mick from Cork

Common problem with Nissan's of a certain year. New headlights I'm afraid. I experienced the same problem. The refectors get burned out, so the whole headlight needs replacing. Mick from Cork

Submitted: 21/07/2014 12:04:55 | ID: 100090

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Amanda, West Yorkshire

Nissan Qashqai

Hi my airbag warning light was on, so took it to Nissan who said they cannot do it under warranty as it looks like I shoved something under the seat. Now I know it isn't my fault as I won't put anything under the driver`s seats. Anyway they are trying to charge me over £1000 for fixing it. I am going to take it elsewhere to do it as I`m not paying that. Does anyone have any ideas of a cheaper fix? Can it be done cheaper? Something to do with the wire housing?

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If you are near Huddersfield, I know of an auto electrician who would probably be able to resolve your problem. Ian from West Yorkshire

Submitted: 01/07/2014 15:29:45 | ID: 98807

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ian, Lancashire

Nissan X-Trail

my 2005 x trail has delveloped a virbration on steering wheel. this happens between 55 mph and is worse at 80mph we have done the following: new tyres all round new disks and pads all round new caliper drivers side new caliper back passenger side new track rod ends new steering arms new drop links front and rear new anti roll bar bushes front and rear new rear diff mounting bracket and bushes the problem is still there and when you let go of steering wheel from 60mph onwards to pulls to the left. we have had the ball joints checked and the suspension seems ok. any ideas on what this could be only thing left is the driveshafts but there is no play or noise coming from them

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Ian, the only thing I can think of that it appears that you have not replaced, and which made all the difference in the 1997 to 2000 Terranos/Pathfinders especially in the US, where it was termed "the death wobble" was replacing the radius rod bushings..in the 4 steel arms( links) that locate the rear axle and that have a bush at each end. Worn bushes here also cause steering problems as under acceleration the rear axle moves one way, and on deceleration it moves the other..could be what causes the pull to the left..but only if it is on deceleration or acceleration, not steady speed. Have you had a 4 wheel alignment done by an expert, not a noddy at the local tyre shop..unless you really trust that noddy. An expert is a guy who makes his living from doing all the tricky alignment that requires expert work..and to whom dealers take their best customer cars as he is way more skilled than their own people. The expert I use has in the past, for example, dropped the front left suspension strut out of the turret and used a dremel tool to elongate slots so that the proper adjustment can be made (an adjustment not allowed for by the manufacturer, but still necessary in real life. That sort of expert. He will also be able to tell if at some stage the front has had a crunch....... John Smith from New Zealand

Do you have a picture of these and do you mean the ends of the propshaft? ian from Lancashire

Crawl under your vehicle and look at what holds the axle to the body. The propshaft goes down the centre of the vehicle and spins. The steel shafts with a bush at each end locate the rear axle to the body, and they run forward from the axle housing on both side of the differential to the body and attach underneath the rear seat. There is a longer shaft below a shorter shaft on each side.http://beergarage.com/PathBushTrack.aspxThis is a real man's way of dealing with the problem. You could probably just buy new bars complete with new bushings as it takes a 20 ton pressure to push the old bushes out unless you burn them and cut the metal sleeves out.....which could affect the temper of the steel.http://www.justanswer.com/nissan/2y2du-2000-pathfinder-swaying-uneven-roads-speeds.html John Smith from New Zealand

My guess is that your new tires are not mounted and or balanced properly, or that one tire or rim is defective and out of round. I have the same vehicle and I experienced the exact same thing last year. Turned out that all four tires were out of balance. 40$ later problem solved and no vibrating steering wheel at higher speeds. In so far as Pathy death wobble issue, I am not aware of it affecting X trails. Also given that you have changed a number of suspension parts maybe you need a proper 4 wheel alignment. Make sure that you find a place that can and will reset your steering angle sensor as part of the procedure. I hope you havent just been throwing parts at the vibration with hopes of it going away. Good news though is that you now have new rubber and brakes and steering components. Kind of surprised you haven't changed the front control arms, but maybe that is what you mean by new steering arms. However these would include your lower ball joint so maybe you havent changed those given the expense. More I think about it, your Exy should be driving like almost new, given the work you have had done. I am 99% sure one of your front tires is out of balance and possibly both. Go back to whomever sold you the tires and have them check the wheel balance. Mike Quinlan from Canada

My guess is that your new tires are not mounted and or balanced properly, or that one tire or rim is defective and out of round. I have the same vehicle and I experienced the exact same thing last year. Turned out that all four tires were out of balance. 40$ later problem solved and no vibrating steering wheel at higher speeds. In so far as Pathy death wobble issue, I am not aware of it affecting X trails. Also given that you have changed a number of suspension parts maybe you need a proper 4 wheel alignment. Make sure that you find a place that can and will reset your steering angle sensor as part of the procedure. I hope you havent just been throwing parts at the vibration with hopes of it going away. Good news though is that you now have new rubber and brakes and steering components. Kind of surprised you haven't changed the front control arms, but maybe that is what you mean by new steering arms. However these would include your lower ball joint so maybe you havent changed those given the expense. More I think about it, your Exy should be driving like almost new, given the work you have had done. I am 99% sure one of your front tires is out of balance and possibly both. Go back to whomever sold you the tires and have them check the wheel balance. Mike Quinlan from Canada

Hi I didn't do the front control arms as the bushes etc on them are all new I have also checked the bushes at the rear like you describe all look new no perishes etc. all components on This are new now and it is still doing it also I have had the u joints checked on prop shaft and thy are new and the propshaft centre bearing is also. So looks like Someone else changed propshaft before me. I have had all tyres checked and balance done and they are spot on but this was doing this before I had new tyres put on. So I am completely stuck now what it could be?? I also have started get this low grumble noise either when I rev car in neutral or if I am slowing down. It is not always there's and a slight rattle on cold not always noticeable. Wondered if it was linked to the vibration?? Any help be great as I love the car and it looks like a new car but the wobble is driving me mad ian from Lancashire

Maybe a front wheel bearing? But what you describe is classic with an improperly balanced tire. I have changed the front control arms on mine, and it tightens up steering and ride but I cannot see how vibration at speed would be linked to them. If you feel it in the steering wheel I say its happening at one of your two front wheels. I think its more likely that the tech who did it and insists they are balanced is incompetent, rather than anything else. I would bring it somewhere else that specializes in tires and alignments and have them rechecked. Maybe even to the point of having the tires removed from your rims and remounted. There are dots on the rims which indicate a specific way to mount the tires on them. If the dots are not aligned properly the tire cannot be properly balanced. Also if the roads in England are anything like those in Canada these days, its very possible to damage a rim. Maybe one of yours has suffered damage. If so use the one with your spare tire, and keep the damaged one for your spare. Let me know how it turns out, but do have another place and mechanic examine your car and test drive it. Re rattle could be timing belt tensioner in need of servicing, or maybe a motor mount going bad. Mike Quinlan from Canada

Hi I have had all wheels checked and front to back etc all okay, had tracking checked etc still all okay, yet this problem is still there. It does it in 2wd or auto and even if coasting in neutral and clutch down. What I have noticed is if I let go of the steering wheel it pulls to the left but only from 60 mph plus. The tracking is spot on, I was there when it was checked and took it to two different places to confirm. I am just short now of changing suspension wish bones and wheel bearings to rule out but don't want to spend just yet invade simple fix. The prop shaft has been checked and all joints look fine etc no play. Cv joints all look good. I'm stuck. What I have noticed is if you take it up to 60 mph plus in 4th gear it doesn't wobble as much but in 5th and 6th it wobbles. Can anyone help as I'm going bald with tearing my hair out? ian from Lancashire

Submitted: 28/06/2014 14:27:22 | ID: 98613

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dave, Ireland

Nissan Almera

hi, can somebody tell me how many cooling fans are mounted on the back of the rad in a 2002 nissan almera 1.5 petrol hatchback? i bought a second hand car and it only has one fan but there is space for two. am i missing a fan? thanks guys

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Not sure about 1.5 but the 1.8 has 2 is the any wiring there for a second fan. jay from Norfolk

Not sure about 1.5 but the 1.8 has 2 is the any wiring there for a second fan. jay from Norfolk

There is space for 2 but I`ve never seen a second one fitted noel from Ireland

Submitted: 10/06/2014 19:49:05 | ID: 97374

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Charles, South Africa

Nissan Almera 2004

When I decelerate and press my clutch on my Nissan Almera, the revs drop down to almost 0 and then only pick up to normal idling speed. Sometimes the car stalls as well. What can the problem be?

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You will find this to be the timing solenoid. Looking from the front of your car with the bonnet up, on the left hand rear of your rocker cover/camshaft cover you will see a small cylinder with a wiring connector. It looks like a C' cell battery. It is secured by 1 bolt in to the rocker cover. My car had all the same symptoms as yours and after 3 months waiting for Nissan to sort it out and failing, I bought the part myself and this cured the problem. A good test is to wait until the engine shows the fault and try hitting the valve with a spanner, obviously tapping it and not trying to damage it! Timing solenoid is the part and is fairly cheap from a breakers yard paul from Bedfordshire

Hi, my alarm and cental locking aren`t working. How do I reset this? Many thanks, Del derek72.dm@qmail.com from City of Glasgow

It sounds like one of two things. Either you need to replace the battery inside your key, or you may find that the small switch inside your fob has come off the circuit board. If this is the case (which it often is) you need to first open the key fob and see if there is a small square object loose inside it. If there is, you can take this to an electrical shop and ask them to solder it back on to your key fob. If you are good at soldering you can have a go yourself, but if not take it to a local computer shop or electrical repair shop near you and ask them to do it for you. It should only cost about fifteen pounds. Of course if it turns out not to be the key this could be a costly repair at a garage. Just a thought but have you checked all your fuses, as the alarm and central locking are fused together in most cases? You can forward me a number and I can call you if you need any further help with the key. Cheers and hope you get it sorted. paul from Bedfordshire

Submitted: 20/03/2014 12:49:15 | ID: 63035

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Suleyman, Greater London

Nissan Note

Hi i buy nissan neto last month and i check the logbook and dont wright code for the radio so i want radio code how i can fined plase help me

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Try to get it from the last owner if possible. It can be obtained from a Nissan dealer but costs £50. pegasus1 from Essex

Submitted: 15/07/2014 19:28:53 | ID: 99733

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Parantapa Das, Berkshire

Nissan Qashqai+2 2012

Within a year of getting a new Nissan Qashqai+2 I have found that first gear is a problem. Many times I’m unable to set off in first gear, second gear is the only option. I checked with the dealer who claimed they fixed this in it`s first service, but I did not feel much difference. Has anyone else got into this? (1.6 Tdci nTech)

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Qashaqi 2013 63plate 1.6d with a first gear problem. Nissan have now replaced my gear box two weeks ago and I am still struggling to get it into first gear. Next week they are replacing a cable set(?), what next? I think they have a big problem. Andrew Morton from Norfolk

Hi, I have the same issue, i have a 63 plate 1.6dci and so far the dealer has replaced the gearbox and the car is currently back in the garage which the same issue. Nissan as asking the dealer to do a software update for the gearbox and if not replace it again!!! The dealer also mentioned they had never come across this issue before but looking online seems an inherant fault David from West Midlands

Hi, I have the same issue, i have a 63 plate 1.6dci and so far the dealer has replaced the gearbox and the car is currently back in the garage which the same issue. Nissan as asking the dealer to do a software update for the gearbox and if not replace it again!!! The dealer also mentioned they had never come across this issue before but looking online seems an inherant fault David from West Midlands

Submitted: 19/09/2013 16:06:42 | ID: 54640

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Jonathan Rolling, England

Nissan Qashqai 2007

Hi all, I have a 2007 Nissan Qashqai. When I try to lock the car I seem to get a series of beeps and it will not lock. I`m unsure what to do and would be grateful for some help?

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Has your boot not closed propely as mine beeps and wont lock if ive not clicked it down craig henry from Middlesbrough

Submitted: 24/03/2014 09:44:05 | ID: 62918

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wilson king, Zimbabwe

Nissan Micra

Please help, just tried replacing a back numberplate light and a short circuit occured, the back right park light wont work bt tested it its ok and the whole heater , aircon , harzards pannel wont turn lights on bt all working. All the fuses are ok frm 2 pannels whch are 1 under the steering and th other in the bonnet, cld there be any other hidden fuse box?

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check the relay which also control the park which is located in the bonet. Drey from Aberdeenshire

Submitted: 17/04/2014 12:55:19 | ID: 94362

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Andrew, New Zealand

Nissan Navara

Hi, I have an Nissan Navara Double cab D22 3.0, When i bought it, it had a pioneer stereo in it and slowly the sound stopped going through each speaker then one day they all stopped. I thought it was the stereo so i put a new stereo in, but soon found out that the sound wasnt coming through this stereo either. Can anyone tell me if these came out with a AMP? Or any other suggestions that it could be? Cheers Andrew

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http://www.nissan-navara.net/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=6530hey all, i'm pretty sure i found the problem.. i was running the constant power off the secondary battery. i rewired it to the primary batttery and so far its all good.. i think either my automatic battery switch to change between batteries or my secondary battery is shot.. have to take it to an auto elec to give it a load test! http://www.navara.asia/archive/index.php/f-74.htmlhttp://www.installdr.com/installdocs/Nissan/PDF/647009.aspFrom what I can see, no amp? Sp test each individual speaker as well, the little 9v battery "click" or some other method to make sure the wires from the plug at the back of the radio get to the speakers and that the speakers work! John Smith from New Zealand

Andrew, can you answer Dan from Australia's question 2 questions down re your fuel consumption and revs at 110kmh?? John Smith from New Zealand

I have a Nissan Navara 4.0 V6 2008. It`s started moving slowly even if I am accelerating, it suddenly stops and I can change gears but it won`t move and there was a smell of something burning. What could the problem be?JOSEPH from Botswana

Submitted: 19/06/2014 06:37:06 | ID: 98009

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Jagath, Sri Lanka

Nissan X-Trail

I have x trail t30 2001 98000km, it was driving perfectly until yesterday. It drove about 25km and start to loose power and accelerator did not respond after few seconds It was ok but it happen again and again . And next day I went on a test run and went good until about 30km. And same thing happens. And engine check light came on and the code Is 1320.

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Jagarth, refer to the many, many, many items in this thread re SCV and MAF.... Read on, brother... John Smith from New Zealand

Jagarth, if you don't put the type of engine you have in your question to the forum it doesn't help us to help you.........http://forums.nicoclub.com/p1320-primary-ignition-singal-fault-t319131.htmlSee how this person cleaned all the coil connections etc and solved his problem with little cost! http://www.justanswer.com/nissan/1qi24-obd-2-code-p1320-changing-spark-plugs.htmlJohn Smith from New Zealand

See answer to your previous same question. put more info in your questions so we can help you... John Smith from New Zealand

Submitted: 08/07/2014 04:43:58 | ID: 99206

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steven, Durham

Nissan X-Trail

hi I am hoping that someone can help. I have a Nissan xtrial 2.2 dci sport on a 53 plate and are having issues with the car juddering and the rev counter flying up and down on it's own. This was happening quite a lot but the garage couldn't understand why this was happening. they said that with no fault light they didn't know where to start. We could only drive this car a small distance as we didn't know what damage it could be down as some of the juddering was quite violent. the engine management light came on. I took it to the garage and they had said that the fault was the top cam shaft sensor. this part was fitted and the fault cleared. After 2 weeks of driving this as normal the same fault has come back. We have noticed that this mainly happens under 2000 revs but to stop the juddering we have to apply the clutch and press the accelerator pedal down so it goes past the 2000 rev mark to stop the juddering. We don't know what to do as the engine management light hasn't come back on & the garage aren't sure what to tackle next. please can anyone help. thanks

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It is not unknown for a replacement cam sensor to go bad quite quickly. Logically if the engine is exhibiting the same symptoms as last time, the cam sensor (or it's wiring) is on it's way out again. Get your garage to order a new one and fit it. If this again cures the problem the garage should have no problem in getting the replacement for free, as the first replacement was faulty???????? The supplier may also pay for the labour for fitting the second replacement as well??? John Smith from New Zealand

Submitted: 12/07/2014 21:49:33 | ID: 99529

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Paddy Agnew, Antrim

Nissan X-Trail

What would be wrong when you start it you are able to change gears without using the clutch? I was driving it & just lost gears.

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It sounds like the clutch is completely stuffed and needs replacement. I presume you mean that whatever gear you put the gear lever in, the vehicle did not move? And you could move the gear lever into any gear with the engine running and the clutch not depressed and not get a horrible grinding from the gearbox? Definitely a new clutch is needed....and check the flywheel for wear as well. John Smith from New Zealand

Submitted: 13/07/2014 00:35:02 | ID: 99537

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ODHISEA, Greece

Nissan Primera

HI THERE I HAVE A NISSAN PRIMERA P12 WITH QG16 ENGINE PETROL AND THE DIAGNOSTIC SHOWS ME A TROUBLE (CODE P0171 ) CAN ANYONE HELP ME PLEASE THANK YOU.

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Google P0171 trouble code and go from there. http://www.obd-codes.com/p0171 John Smith from New Zealand

Use Google..and the answers will be obvious.... John Smith from New Zealand

Submitted: 04/07/2014 20:05:27 | ID: 98969

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Anesu blessing, Zimbabwe

Nissan Primera

Coil pack 2 and 3 are defective. What do I do?

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You troll, replace them with good coil packs...but only if you want to have a car that drives properly. Otherwise just leave them alone.... John Smith from New Zealand

Submitted: 05/07/2014 11:29:59 | ID: 99004

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padraig doherty, Ireland

Nissan Primera

my central locking key fob will not work i change battery in key

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Do you have a spare fob to test if the locking system itself is at fault? If not, disconnect the vehicle's positive battery lead and ground it on the engine or chassis for 5 minutes before you reattach it to the battery. this resets all the ecu's in the vehicle into learning mode (Reboots it) and hopefully now the fob will talk nicely to the NATS system......and they will join hands and be happy ever after... John Smith from New Zealand

Submitted: 12/07/2014 17:03:33 | ID: 99518

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Danny, United States of America

Nissan Pathfinder

My pathfinder makes a loud noise when I put it in drive

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Danny, aren't you lucky..is it the engine, the transmission, the drive line or suspension that makes this noise? If you have the stereo up really loud, can you still hear this noise? John Smith from New Zealand

Submitted: 11/07/2014 22:47:53 | ID: 99487

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K Russell, Australia

Nissan Navara

Hi, my Navara is 2 years old and we are starting to have problems with our radio and ECM. The radio has a different name for the station it is on and the Bluetooth plays up. The radio has just been replaced and is still starting to do the same thing. The car wouldn't start a few weeks ago and I had a Nissan technician look at it. He jump started the car as we thought the battery might have run flat but once the car was started the engine light came on and I lost all electronic gauges, all went blank and then restarted themselves. My Nissan also is lagging a bit when first put into reverse. The technician told us to get it towed to Nissan and they recharged the battery, the technician said the charge was just under 12V when he got there but assumed it was just from us trying to start the car a few times. They replaced the radio unit also cleaned some of the contacts around the ECM. Within the week my Nissan is back at the dealer for the second time to find the same problems. What could be causing this, could we have a faulty ECM?

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K, Just for giggles have the battery removed from the vehicle and load tested. If there is any doubt about the battery, REPLACE THE BATTERY. they only have a 2 to 3 year warranty for a very good reason...... (Keep the old one if there is still a possibility of using it to jump start another vehicle at home, especially if you have your own battery charger...otherwise get rid of it.) While you are doing this and have the battery terminal clamps in your hands, clean them to shining brightness, and then clamp those shiny clean clamps tightly to the new battery's terminals. Your whole car relies on a good battery. Showing 12v at any time unless actually cranking the starter motor means that it is not a good battery..it should be at least 12.4 volts even after cranking for some time. Low voltage = problems. Jump starting a computerised vehicle is fraught with danger. Don't be penny wise and pound foolish. Then, when you have a good battery in the system, check the charging circuit, check any trouble codes, clear them and drive for a while. recheck for any trouble codes.....you should be good to go.... John Smith from New Zealand

Submitted: 11/07/2014 15:36:56 | ID: 99455

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Feroza Ali, Trinidad and Tobago

Nissan Primera

1-Red curved line appearing on the dashboard screen. 2- On the CD Player, the cd is stuck and cannot eject, however the player is working. Can you offer some kind advice please.

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Disconnect the positive battery lead. ground it on the body or engine for 5 minutes.Then reconnect the positive lead to the battery. All ECU's in the vehicle will now be rebooted and in learning mode. If this does not help then a visit to an auto sparky or a dealer will be needed. John Smith from New Zealand

Submitted: 26/06/2014 23:09:37 | ID: 98531

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Therese, Wiltshire

Nissan Primera

I have a Nissan Primera SVE '04 and thought I would update the satnav. I bought Xanavi x6.0 v.2012/13 (2 discs- Navigation System App Data DVD and Navigation System Map Data DVD). Thought all I needed to do was take out the old disc and pop in the new ones. It comes up with a "note" message to leave ignition and disc in place, and shows a bar with start-finish, but then does not progress from there. In addition my ventialtion and radio controls are frozen, and the rearview camera view does not display. Tried to put the old disc back, but display does not change. What the heck have I done wrong?

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Disconnect the positive lead from the battery and ground that lead on the body or engine and leave it there for 5 minutes. this should reset all the ECU's in the vehicle. you do have the security code for the entertainment system..don't you? John Smith from New Zealand

Thank you for your reply. I originally purchased the car second hand, so I do not have any code. Any recommendations? Therese from Wiltshire

Therese, you should take your vehicle and its reg papers to a Nissan dealer. Having proved you are the owner, you should be able to get from them the code for the original entertainment system as sold new. The system is frozen now, you have nothing to lose by doing the disconnect above before you take it to the dealer... John Smith from New Zealand

Thanks. I do have it booked in next Tuesday, so fingers crossed this gets sorted and it does not bankrupt me! Therese from Wiltshire

Therese, what happened at the dealer's? Problem solved...at little cost hopefully? John Smith from New Zealand

Submitted: 02/07/2014 17:45:23 | ID: 98854

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wendy rigoux, Trinidad and Tobago

Nissan Primera

I find my car not getting the power i used to after 80km and once i try am hearing a loud sound coming from the engine like it's forcing to excel. What can that be? When scanned it says Line Presure Solinoid. One person says its the A/C bearing or the Compressor and another said its the gears not kicking in. Please help

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Wendy, what engine, what transmission, what happened just before all this went wrong? How many kms on the clock? Line pressure solenoid normally means a fault in the auto trans. Do you have an auto trans? When was the last time it was serviced? John Smith from New Zealand

Submitted: 10/07/2014 14:49:27 | ID: 99377

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Evans, Ghana

Nissan Primera

Hi. I have recently bought a right hand drive and changed the steering to left hand to suit country specification. After this was done the car sparks but the accelerator revs do not respond well. It only revs to about the 1 and not higher. Can anyone explain why?

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You have made a mistake in your wiring, maybe left off a sensor wire???? John Smith from New Zealand

Submitted: 11/07/2014 14:13:15 | ID: 99451

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Jagath, Sri Lanka

Nissan X-Trail

I have x trail t30 2001 98000km, it was driving perfectly until yesterday. It drove about 25km and start to loose power and accelerator did not respond after few seconds It was ok but it happen again and again . And next day I went on a test run and went good until about 30km. And same thing happens. And engine check light came on and the code Is 1320.

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Youy have a problem with your ignition, most likely a defective coil Mike Quinlan from Canada

mike, I think you have a point. see above where the oP posted the same question AGAIN, and still didn't put the engine spec in his reposted query........ John Smith from New Zealand

Submitted: 07/07/2014 07:45:32 | ID: 99112

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Pewter Channing, Lincolnshire

Nissan Micra

Can the lane change signal on my 2014 Nissan Micra 1.2 automatic be reset to flash only once instead of three times?

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How do I fit the main battery fuse? Jessy Ghambary from Greater London

Submitted: 11/07/2014 10:57:25 | ID: 99438

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gabrielle, Merseyside

Nissan Qashqai

Just noticed that my dashboard seems to be melting, any ideas anyone

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Hi, the same happened to our 62 plate NTec+ between the radio and air con controls the plastic, which appears to be a rubber covering on the whole console unit, started to melt. Took it to Nissan who said it was probably from a leaked air freshener, but we don't use them. After a few calls with the dealer and Nissan direct they agreed to replace it as a goodwill gesture. Although happy with that, I was not happy that they still maintained it was not a fault with the car. I have the panoramic roof and wondered if it was direct heat from the sun through the glass roof? Hope this helps. Darren from Derbyshire

Submitted: 08/06/2014 20:07:38 | ID: 97233

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Amra, Cardiff

Nissan X-Trail

I want to know how X trail 2009 -- 4wheel drive system works. If I put the switch on 2 wheel mode, Still all 4 wheell is moving when the car in on a ramp. is it because there is no pressure on rear wheel, as the car is on ramp. what does it mean "4 wheel drive Lock" .

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Find some loose surface. (sand, gravel, wet grass) With the drive locked in 2WD, accelerate abruptly. have an observer watch for wheel spin. No wheel spin on back wheels, only front spins....OK. Wheel spin all 4 wheels in 2wd..not so good. 4wd lock means that all 4 wheels are locked and move at the same revolutions as the engine power is fed equally to both front and rear diffs from the central diff (unlike 'unlocked' when the power varies according to whether the vehicle is turning etc. Locking the diff is the ultimate "get out of the Sh-t " move and should be done with the vehicle moving in a STRAIGHT LINE as the ability to turn is near non existent.... DO NOT use this on dry, grippy surfaces as the wheels need to move at different speeds when turning a corner..other wise the stress/tension "winds up" the drive line and can snap expensive bits.... Google all this and see youtube videos etc Read a 4wd book from your library and practice on some less challenging bits first. bring a friend with a similar vehicle, or join a 4wd club even if just for a lesson or two....the vehicle is built to do this type of work, and the ability should be exercised (as should the mechanism once a month) BEFORE the "aw, sh-t" moment. Remember, 2wd to get yourself into trouble, 4wd to get yourself out. Reversing is recommended..it can't get any worse that way...... Have fun.....learn how to use a recovery rope or tow strap correctly..you will have "the need to know".... John Smith from New Zealand

I believe, regardless what mode (2WD/AUTO/LOCK)... 4 wheel drive engages when the computer detects a wheel spin in one of the wheels, for safety and handling purposes. Though I think this only applies below a certain speed, I think 60kph. tris from Philippines

Submitted: 05/06/2014 13:34:05 | ID: 96971

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