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ganizani malipa, Zimbabwe

Nissan Vanette

i have a nissan vanette 1.8L automatic transmission running on petrol, my issue is that this nissan lack power to climb hills. what could be the issue? and is also consuming more fuel.

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Hallo there . For speed it's ok. Couse you can use overdrive or use s level to speed uphill. For fuel consuption that can't be change especially when using those I have mentioned above. Eric njuguna from Kenya

Submitted: 25/08/2015 12:56:00 | ID: 120316

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Ian Shepherd, Spain

Nissan Interstar

Does the interstate have a timing belt or chain

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Yes it does have a belt and normally needs replacing after 150000 kilometers. Toni from Warwickshire

Submitted: 08/01/2016 12:59:37 | ID: 125736

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con deveney, Inverclyde

Nissan Note

how do i remove the interior mirror. it is the rain sensor type, with a large plastic cover over the fitting to the windscreen, there are no holes in it to insert flat bladed tool, i wondered if it would push upwards to "unhook", i don,t want to break it by being too brutal. it has no screws either. i asked in my local garage, he sucked his teeth and said, " ooohhh, wont touch it mate, think its superglued on. Why dont you break the screen and get Autoglass to fit a new one". I wont be going back there in a hurry! the reason i wish to remove it, is the mirror has a sympathy vibration i want to address. if i touch the mirror the vibration stops. thanks for any help. con deveney

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Hi Con. I Work at the factory so can help you.The rain sensor mirror is attached to the windscreen by a metal bracket.You need to push the whole cover downwards towards dashboard and it should slide off.A little force is required as the mirror is a tight fit.Maybe use a small rubber mallet if you can't get it off with your hands.Hope this helps. Ian from Tyne and Wear

hi Con I forgot to mention in my previous post when you actually slide the mirror off don't pull on it too hard until you disconnect the rain sensor harness . Ian from Tyne and Wear

Submitted: 12/09/2016 18:47:52 | ID: 135124

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noel, Gloucestershire

Nissan Micra

when brake lights come on, dip lights flash, when main headlights are switched on, brake lights stay on, frustrating for me, confusing for drivers behind me, is this a fuse problem?

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My wife had the same issue and it turned out to be the break light bulb. After it was changed this started to happen. The wrong type of bulb was put in to replace the blown one. Have you changed any bulbs recently. Best way to prove it is to take bulbs out one at a time from the rear light unit until the issue stops, then swap the bulb for a new one. It's not a fuse issue. Howard Matthams from Essex

Submitted: 18/06/2016 22:04:34 | ID: 132779

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ABEL MAKAWA, Zimbabwe

Nissan Terrano Ii

my car its failing to supply diesel to injectors. its cranking well but its failing to start. what could be the problem? it also have another problem of loosing power if not travelling on flat roads. what could be the problem. i rarely use gear number 5 due its problem of not pulling well. what could be the problem

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Hi the fuel problem could be a blocked fuel pipe /filter ect but if you drove it and then parked up then it would not start could be the emobilizer cut in as for the lack of power if its ok in 1st and 2nd gears but looses power in 3rd and 4th but ok in 5th I would say its the neutral position switch located on the drivers side of the gear box around the middle the one near the front is the reverse light switch the one towards the back is the one you want just unplug the wire connecter if its drives normal in all gears that's you power problem ok hope this helps dave from Warwickshire

Submitted: 05/09/2016 08:59:56 | ID: 134924

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Carole Saddington, Greater London

Nissan Qashqai

Front of sat nav saying no SD card use Nissan SD card. The card is in the sat nav. You can't use the sat nav.

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Satnav saying no sd card use nissan SD card. The card is in place and we have taken it out and put it back many times to try and rectify this without success. The car is 14mnths old. Can you help?. Ian hines from Suffolk

Satnav saying no sd card use nissan SD card. The card is in place and we have taken it out and put it back many times to try and rectify this without success. The car is 14mnths old. Can you help?. Ian hines from Suffolk

You may have to format the card in the sat nav, details which should be in handbook. Or format in a pc first, but i would suggest in the sat nav if at all possible. Chris from Gloucestershire

Mine did the same, the SD card is faulty and should be replaced under warranty. Alan from Greater Manchester

how can i rectify a problem with the sat/nav in my nissan qashqai it telling me that no sd card use nissan sd card even though there is a nissan sd card fitted how can this be resolved mr d gray from Greater London

My Satnav was saying no sd card use nissan SD card and over time was getting worse. I still have a months warranty with my car so i took it to my local Nissan dealer. who at first sent the SD card for testing but the fault did not happen in there machines. Eventually my local dealer videoed my car registration and error message on screen together with chassis No as proof. And i have now been issued with a new SD card Robert from Berkshire

Submitted: 05/08/2014 22:11:27 | ID: 100984

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Ted, Tyne and Wear

Nissan Almera Tino

%£ Tino deisel CD player not working and a display of SECURE on a green background appears in display

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Hi this has happened to my mums car. Did you ever get it resolved ? KirstY from North Ayrshire

Submitted: 18/06/2016 20:57:36 | ID: 132774

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Bernard Jean, Saint Lucia

Nissan Almera 2005

My Nissan Almera`s battery light on the dashboard has remained on for nearly 2 months. I’ve brought in my car to the dealers and they took out the alternator for repairs. However the light stills remain on and now the battery light is also flashing. I took the car to another mechanic and he said that this is a result of the clusters at the back of the dashboard and they need changing. Can anybody help me with my situation? Regards.

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Hi Bernard. My 2005 Almera is giving me exactly the same problem. If you’ve had yours fixed please can you share with me what was fixed? Ezekiel Mawomdo from South Africa

I have the same problem. please let me know if you have any solutions. Thanks Chris Chris Hosken from South Africa

Submitted: 07/11/2013 12:23:17 | ID: 57490

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Vicky, Cardiff

Nissan X-Trail

Hi I have a nissan x trail 2.2 dci diesel T30 yd22eti I have a water leak under the engine driver side anyone know what could be the problem thanks

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Vicky, on the T30 X-trail there are a few possibilities. Firstly, are you sure it is water, not coolant?? If it turns out to be coolant, then the coolant pump is in the lower area towards the front on the driver's side of the engine. That could be leaking or any of the pipes that lead to or front the coolant pump. If it is water then it potentially could be condensate from the aircon system dropping out.. venting.. if so this is normal. It could also be a leak from the windscreen washer system.,. the bottle, the pump or any of the pipes that lead from it.. the bottle is in the front drivers side area too and the pipes go from it to the washer jets on the bonnet. pipes perish and leak... and out of all the above are the cheapest to change if found defective. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 07/09/2016 18:44:26 | ID: 135001

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lesley, Cheshire

Nissan Primastar

Hi I have a nissan primastar it will turn over but won't start I've changed the egr valve but nothing there is fuel going through please help thankyou

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Have you tried pressing the reset switch under the bonnet, top right hand side of the engine bay. Press down on the black round rubber. If you have had the front bumper of or had a tap at the front it may cause this cut out switch to activate. GDUGGLEBY from Dumfries and Galloway

Submitted: 11/04/2016 17:33:47 | ID: 130244

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Amran, Singapore

Nissan Qashqai

On 1 May 2016 at about 1745 hours, I had some problem starting my car (Qashqai 1.2) at a shopping mall. I parked my car at about 1645 hours, just within 1 hour my car could start. There are warnings came stating 1) No Key Detection 2) Chasis Control System fault can anyone tells me what is the problem with my car? I contacted the 24hr service recovery and my battery was replaced and all back to normal. The engine can start and no other problems occur. But I am wondering if the problems still exist? Will it lead to other problem. I was advice to send my car to the service Centre and had it check. Today is a Sunday holiday and Monday is a Public holiday I could not book any slot for them to check, however I will just walk in to satisfies my worries and have my car check. Thank you.

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Hi I got same problem have you sort it and what faulty you found Many thanks Basha from Merseyside

Submitted: 01/05/2016 14:59:14 | ID: 131030

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shane, Zimbabwe

Nissan X-Trail

i am having a problem were i put the engine under load and the belt tentionor pulley starts vibrating. with it in gear and air con on, we changed the belt and the tentionor but it made it worse then we checked the air con system and is working properly. so need help on this we've had the car for the last two weeks and my client is getting frustrated with us so please any one with a solution please e-mail me asap thanks god bless Shane Ellis Zimbabwe

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Hi. I had the same problem with vibration from the belt and tensioner under load. (2004 2L motor). I changed the belt tensioner twice without solving the problem. It was the clutch pulley on the alternator. Cost a fraction to replace. Problem resolved immediately. Thanks. Vernon. South Africa Vernon from South Africa

Submitted: 28/01/2015 11:39:31 | ID: 110409

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Orla Grieve, Ireland

Nissan Qashqai

Hi, The outside temperature gauge on my Qashqai has never worked, even though there is an option to change between C and F in the info display screen, so I presume it should be there. My friend have a 2009 Qashqai and her temp setting is perfect. Any advise on how to fix this would be appreciated....many thanks.

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I have the same problem with my Nissan qashqai 2011, if you find out could you let me know please. Jim from Midlothian

Submitted: 08/11/2014 06:21:06 | ID: 105875

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Brtendon Harding, Australia

Nissan X-Trail

I have a flat battery and can not open the doors to pop bonnet as it has keyless entry

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I have the same problem. How did you solve it? Cemil from Canada

Submitted: 20/09/2015 06:41:42 | ID: 121387

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rocky singh, Italy

Nissan Almera Tino

hi,i have bought nissan tino since january from germany...the problem is that while accelerating it suddenly losses power ....in plain areas at fourth gear from 100kph to 40kph....on hill it just a desd case comes to 20-15kph.....when it happens i have off and restart the engine ,then it recollects its power ....the only mode i can ride is by pressi g and releasing the acceleter every 4-5 seconds....... please help me ????

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hi i had a similar problem with my almera tino. it was actually a lightbulb. have you changed any bulbs recently? i had changed a brake light and the bulb they gave me at the shop had either a single or double filament (can't remember) and the tino brake light needed the other filament bulb, so i got the correct one and put it in and haven't had the problem sine. hope this helps. DJJ from Ireland

Submitted: 05/08/2016 09:05:58 | ID: 134126

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Sekuru, Zimbabwe

Nissan X-Trail

Hie . I write to you for expert advice. I live in Zimbabwe. I bought a used Nissan X Trail from Japan in 2015 with a mileage of 79000KM. The car is petrol powered and is a 1.9L engine number: QR20-469304A. Chasis number: NT-30-125541. Year of manufacture is 2004. The problem is that on occasions the car loses power and fails to accelerate especially if i slow down and want to gain speed. The revolutions per minute usually remain unchanged at about 1500 and the car will slow down. I have to put my foot on the accelerator to the floor to gain acceleration and the car responds but in a jerky move initially then normalizes and performs well thereafter. This problem happens infrequently but is a real bother to me. The fuel tank was removed and cleaned recently . The injectors were serviced recently as well. ATF (CVT) was flushed and changed recently. Accelerator sensor, air flow sensor and crank shaft position sensors were changed upon advice from some local "experts". However despite all those changes the problem remains unchanged. I would appreciate if you could help me as the dealers in Harare (Zimbabwe) appear not to know the problem. Regards,

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I heard someone saying you must be too specific with the ATF which is written which is Nissan Matic. The CVT yes is for Nissan but heard the Xtrail need the Nissan Matic. Mine l have replace ATF with CVT but someone is telling me to use Nissan Matic Emmanuel from Greater Manchester

Submitted: 04/08/2016 21:50:09 | ID: 134118

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Julyan, Denbighshire

Nissan X-Trail

My 2007 xtrail starts fine runs fine but what seems to be a worsening noise that sounds like the timing chain rattling under the cover. It sounds like a loose rattle when you take your foot off the gas whilst driving and it also rattles badly at certain revs. There's a little smoke when you put your foot down too. Is this a tensioner issue or could it be oil pressure to the tensioners.any advice welcome. Please help. It's done 65000 only.

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Hey.. I've got a 2008 xtrail and has got the same issue with the rattling sound.. Did you find any solution or cause. Please share if so.. thanks.. Dumith from New Zealand

Submitted: 26/07/2016 14:54:40 | ID: 133854

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Richard Coles, Lincolnshire

Nissan Qashqai

How do I get the digital speedo read out back on my display screen, car just back from service and read out has disappeared

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The digital speedometer has dissapeared , how do I get it back please ? Louissa from Bridgend

1. Start the engine, 2. Move the 'Enter' button (on the steering wheel) up or down (do NOT depress the button). Keep doing it until the digital speedo display re-appears. When driving it is easy to move the Enter button by mistake and thus lose the speedo display. It is now quite simple to recover it. Why they couldn't put this solution into the manual is a mystery we'll never solve! Des M from New Zealand

Submitted: 16/01/2016 14:46:03 | ID: 126253

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Mike Sedgwick, Leicestershire

Nissan Qashqai 2012

My Nissan Qashqai`s stop/start has stopped working. I have tried the button that switches it on and off and there`s no change. It worked when I picked it up, 500 miles later it doesn`t. Any ideas? (1.6 dci stop start 2wb)

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Is your rear demister on? Switch it off and try again Jack App from Durham

The sart stop will not work with the air con switched on either. As you asked this question in July, I am assuming that this may be on James from Surrey

Got my Qashqai end of April 2014. Stop / start system only works when it feels like it. Dealers keep telling me there is nothing wrong. But I know there definitely is and it is doing my head in. Nissan customer services are no help at all. Had 11 Nissan cars since 1982, never had any problems. Going back to dealers on Wednesday 29th October . Watch this space. Stu Shaw from Merseyside

Got my Qashqai end of April 2014. Stop / start system only works when it feels like it. Dealers keep telling me there is nothing wrong. But I know there definitely is and it is doing my head in. Nissan customer services are no help at all. Had 11 Nissan cars since 1982, never had any problems. Going back to dealers on Wednesday 29th October . Watch this space. Stu Shaw from Merseyside

I have a Qashqai of a similar age and I also had the same problem soon after I bought it. I went back to my dealer who first explained that the engine must be warm and that also if the battery had run a little low in charge due to Air con etc. Secondly it was explained, and this is the answer because it worked for me, get into the car and press nothing until your seatbelt is on and gear is in neutral. Then press start and drive off. When you come to a stop put gear in neutral, apply handbrake and take your foot off the clutch. Providing you have auto stop start selected it will work. steve from Gloucestershire

Stop start presents a large load on the vehicle`s battery. As a result the vehicle will not stop start on a cold engine especially in colder weather, it is also unlikely to stop start under heavy battery loads: - headlights and fog lights, electrical driven heaters (demists) and seat heaters etc. The vehicle constantly monitors the batteries` condition (its charge state) to ensure it has the ability to execute a restart, and will not stop the engine until it senses the battery is at a suitable level. Dominic Armstrong from Warrington

Nissan 1.5 dci 9 months old. Stop start system fault warning. Booked in to dealer but before I could take it engine would not start called RAC the guy knew exactly what the problem was with the battery. Jump started and took to dealer who had it for 4 Days. New battery and glow plugs, working fine so far. Robin Thomson from East Lothian

Nissan 1.5 dci 9 months old. Stop start system fault warning. Booked in to dealer but before I could take it engine would not start called RAC the guy knew exactly what the problem was with the battery. Jump started and took to dealer who had it for 4 Days. New battery and glow plugs, working fine so far. Robin Thomson from East Lothian

I now have the same problem. I bought a new Qashqai about 3 weeks ago, now it has about 500 Km (310 miles). It was fine until yesterday, wich strangeli coincides with the CVT software update (PM463 Recall), carried out by the dealer. Now Stop & Start has sopped working under normal conditions. It only works when main beams are ON !? Can you beleave this??? It always worked with the air conditioning ON, and it still does, although it doesn't work with only Ventilation/Heating (A/C OFF), even in AUTO mode. This is very odd too, because the A/C takes more power than normal ventilation, i think... Gustavo Tavares from Portugal

I now have the same problem. I bought a new Qashqai about 3 weeks ago, now it has about 500 Km (310 miles). It was fine until yesterday, wich strangeli coincides with the CVT software update (PM463 Recall), carried out by the dealer. Now Stop & Start has sopped working under normal conditions. It only works when main beams are ON !? Can you beleave this??? It always worked with the air conditioning ON, and it still does, although it doesn't work with only Ventilation/Heating (A/C OFF), even in AUTO mode. This is very odd too, because the A/C takes more power than normal ventilation, i think... Gustavo Tavares from Portugal

Purchased a three-year-old 1.6 Qashai diesel and after about a month start stop system fault came up on the dashboard, checked everywhere on the Internet and nobody had the answer then the battery started to drain overnight as far as I can gather the start stop system will not work correctly if your battery is slightly faulty in any way, if the voltage is below 12 V when you first try and start the car the system will know by the voltage drop there is a fault and disable the start stop system, fitted a new Exide battery and the car is like brand-new, starts first time every time with no error messages HANNAH LEE from Warwickshire

Purchased a three-year-old 1.6 Qashai diesel and after about a month start stop system fault came up on the dashboard, checked everywhere on the Internet and nobody had the answer then the battery started to drain overnight as far as I can gather the start stop system will not work correctly if your battery is slightly faulty in any way, if the voltage is below 12 V when you first try and start the car the system will know by the voltage drop there is a fault and disable the start stop system, fitted a new Exide battery and the car is like brand-new, starts first time every time with no error messages HANNAH LEE from Warwickshire

I have discovered that my stop/start will not work if the airflow control dial is set to windscreen (all the way round to the right), regardless of whether the fan is actually on or not. In any other position the stop/start works fine. I would be interested to hear if anyone else has found this. David from Tyne and Wear

I have discovered that my stop/start will not work if the airflow control dial is set to windscreen (all the way round to the right), regardless of whether the fan is actually on or not. In any other position the stop/start works fine. I would be interested to hear if anyone else has found this. David from Tyne and Wear

The Nissan main dealer recommended starting off in first gear but instead of just depressing the clutch and changing into second gear, change into neutral and let the clutch up. Then depress it again and change into second. This is a procedure which used to be called double-de-clutching in very early cars. Follow the same procedure for third and fourth gears etc. It certainly worked for my vehicle. They said it resets the computer program which manages stop-start. Richard Turner from North Yorkshire

The Nissan main dealer recommended starting off in first gear but instead of just depressing the clutch and changing into second gear, change into neutral and let the clutch up. Then depress it again and change into second. This is a procedure which used to be called double-de-clutching in very early cars. Follow the same procedure for third and fourth gears etc. It certainly worked for my vehicle. They said it resets the computer program which manages stop-start. Richard Turner from North Yorkshire

Ha! Got my new Qashqai less than 3 weeks ago and the auto stop/start error message came on so I tried your method. And it worked!!! Only difference is I remained stationery and did it. I just went through the gears as you suggested using double dip clutch and when I got to 4th the error message disappeared and the auto stop/start worked again! Thanks. Saved me a trip to much dealership and time and off work!! Alan from Lancashire

I have had this problem for the last 11months eventually got finance company and Nissan head office involved turns out faulty ECU which I told them 11months ago but they advised this wasn't the case. Well apparently theECU has been replaced and the faults on again. Stacey from City of Glasgow

Submitted: 09/07/2012 15:42:21 | ID: 85594

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steiny1969@hotmail.com, West Lothian

Nissan Navara

Ok engine management light came on Glow plug relay fault So far I've replaced glow plugs (twice) New battery new glow plug relay I reset the fault engine management light goes I can then sit and test this all day engine on no fault (glow plugs always go off after 10seconds) But once I start driving the vehicle the light will come on after a few days Helllllllp It's no prob starting and runs great just can't keep the engine management light off

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My engine just stops, it has done it over 100 times since Wednesday 3rd Aug. just after full services carry out on the car. It stops when engine is cold and when I'm driving or slowing down when the engine will just stops. Obviously no acceleration and the lights coming on is a big clue. If I turn the engine off and start it again, it starts no problem and carries on. I need help please. Francis from Greater London

Submitted: 13/08/2016 12:32:09 | ID: 134327

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salveen prasad, Fiji

Nissan Terrano

Can I fit qd 32 engine on td27 computer board?

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Is ur Qd32 engine has d same fuel pump as td27 faizal hussain from Fiji

Submitted: 24/02/2015 06:15:02 | ID: 112226

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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

Its your ring gear timing its not properly chris from South Africa

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

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Roger, Oxfordshire

Nissan Primastar

Hi my van will start on tick over only, its very lumpy for about 1 1/2 minutes then it will rev and away we go. Some times if I press the clutch it will rev sooner. Any help would be appreciated Thanks Roger

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Try disconnecting your mass air flow sensor and if it works ya need a new one ... will run with it disconnected.... jim from Ireland

Submitted: 05/07/2016 09:36:00 | ID: 133260

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jimmy sibanda, Zimbabwe

Nissan Navara

My Nisssan yd25 engine does not pick up speed, it does after a small distance then starts to jerk and then loses revs. What could be the problem?

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Try the Neutral position switch. It can be accessed from inside the cab through the gear lever looking down towards the gearbox Ray from Northamptonshire

Submitted: 22/04/2015 10:30:15 | ID: 115044

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steven, Cumbria

Nissan Terrano Ii

hi there I have Nissan terrano tdi sport 2003 5 door I have an oil leak on the drivers side I cannot see where it is coming from

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Have you checked the fuel line that runs along the offside chassis member? Roger from Essex

Submitted: 12/07/2016 18:48:35 | ID: 133472

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Stuart, Ayrshire

Nissan Qashqai 2010

When driving off in first gear in my Nissan Qashqai I get a shudder but all other gears are okay. Could this be a clutch problem? (1.5 n-tec dci)

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Hi Stuart. What is the mileage and age of your vehicle? The "shudder" is called clutch chatter and is commonly caused by a worn or faulty clutch disk or clutch component. An oil leak onto the clutch linings from the main crankshaft seal or the front transmission seal may also cause a clutch chatter. Have you noticed a leak? Check the clutch housing. Other causes of the shuddering could be missing flywheel dowel pins, a loose clutch cover, bent/broken drive straps on the clutch, loose engine mount bracket or transmission mount, misaligned chasis..... John from Leicestershire

Had same problem a few years ago. Garage fixed it and said it was a split T-bracket. Dean from Blackpool

Submitted: 13/02/2014 12:35:38 | ID: 66433

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Fred, Nottinghamshire

Nissan Almera Tino

how to reset abs light on nissan almera tino ?

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Hi, after you replace faulty part, just drive as normally. It reset itself and light turn off. Eric from Derbyshire

Submitted: 25/07/2016 01:05:22 | ID: 133808

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Richard, Bristol

Nissan Qashqai

I have a problem with handbrake warning light flickering on when driving. My handbrake is fully off and if the light stays on for more than a few seconds it switches off the e.s.p. If I move the accelerator pedal the handbrake light goes out. If I dip the clutch the light goes out. First happened after driving through flooded road (in dark - didn't see it until too late) Often happens the day after heavy rain. Had everything checked by the garage and no joy. No fault codes that have been any use. Brake fluid level has been checked and is at max. Had brake pads all changed (plus front disks), and a new clutch switch. Only thing left to try is the brake fluid sensor but as they are around £100 for the part I've been holding off… Has anyone had similar issues and/or has a fix? (Nissan Qashqai 2010 1.5 DCI pure drive)

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I have the same issue, it's quite in nerving. Clearly it's a sensor malfuncting, but which one?!? Moisture seems to play a part. Gareth from Surrey

Submitted: 01/04/2016 13:08:12 | ID: 129786

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Sihle Sandra Dewa, Zimbabwe

Nissan Prairie

My nissan praire is a 2003 model now when i try to start it it smokes heavily what am i to do to fix it

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the rings are worn out I recommend engine overhaul vincent mandaza CE Thorngroove Zone 5 Zimbabwe's Blog from Zimbabwe

Submitted: 29/03/2015 11:46:58 | ID: 114029

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Dean Davies, Carmarthenshire

Nissan Terrano Ii

Hi, I have got a Nissan Terrano 2.7 TDI 4wd 1997 in the year the rev counter has stopped working, all the other gauges are working fine. I have changed the instrumental clocks but that has made no improvement, still got the same problem with the rev counter. Is there a separate relay for the rev counter? Can anybody give me a bit of light on what it could be? Thanks Dean

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some nissan terrano italian made gauges have solder faults in them need resoldering .. if it is a digital one ,otherwise possible is the cable sensor at the gearbox. diy man not mechanic own nissan cars from 1983 on have terrano 2.7 dan from Bristol

Submitted: 30/04/2015 22:15:42 | ID: 115431

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Anugo Uba, South Africa

Nissan Maxima Qx

I have a 2003 Nissan Maxima QX 3 Litre V6 Automatic, front wheel drive. Car starts without a problem, engine's working perfectly but just the transmission that wouldn't bulge when engaged, car won't move on any gear. I fill the gear engage but car won't move, the engine revs but no movement. Also there's this whirling sound that you hear when the gear is engaged and break is released for the car to move. I checked the Trans fluid and it's kind of dark reddish in colour. I also noticed just before this problem, some burning smell coming from the engine at intervals when driving and sometimes it's difficult to move up hills, even low hills but fly on level ground. I Need Help Please.

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does the car roll when its in N or in D without engine running? Eddy Ross from Warwickshire

Submitted: 13/03/2016 10:12:04 | ID: 128924

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ntsako mathebula, South Africa

Nissan Navara

Hello i just wanna know what might be the problem because my navara diesel engine manual transmission 2.5dci is not picking up speed, from 40km/h it becomes stubborn and goes only up to 60km/h. Please help what might be the problem?

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hei you better check your turbo buddy..when the turbo fail the vehicle tend to struggle to attain top speed.thanks Dun from Kenya

Submitted: 28/06/2016 14:39:34 | ID: 133065

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Ahmed Fazal, Tanzania

Nissan X-Trail

My nissan xtrail 2001 model automatic 4WD sometimes fails to change gears accordily. When this happen I use to park the car and switched off the car and start the car again and thereafter it changing gear very well. This situatiaon happen sometimes twice or more than that a day but sometimes once in a week. We have changed the ECU as our mechanics suggested, but the same problems still exist. They use diagnostic machine no error code shown. . What could be causing this please I need your help.

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Hi Ahmed, check the ATF and make sure to clean before replacing with the appropriate one {i assume should be Matic} collins mburu from Kenya

Dear Ahmed. my car is a 2003 model x Uk. i had a similar problem that took so long to be discovered. i changed the Camshaft position sensor and my car regained its normal power and the 4WD light disappeared and started engaging properly. Jeff Sabasi from Kenya

Submitted: 17/06/2016 10:11:07 | ID: 132742

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Harris Henry, Trinidad and Tobago

Nissan X-Trail

2004 Nissan X-Trail 2.0li petrol T30 QR20 engine I have two questions: (I) Can the iddle speed be tweaked without the use of a diagnostic scanner? (Ii) If not, can u suggest a brand and model scanner which will work on my vehicle?

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my air bag light is flashing on the dashboard david mcgregor from Argyll and Bute

Submitted: 19/03/2016 01:49:28 | ID: 129194

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David, Berkshire

Nissan Primastar

One month ago the electrics conked out and we got 3 injectors replaced, the 4th had fuzzed and could not be removed. We also replaced the battery. We van was serviced last week (150,000 miles). I understand the fuzzing is a known Nissan design problem (see Watchdog program) which I am getting sorted with the Nissan customer services. The van was serviced last week but on 29/02/16 after 2 hours driving all the electrics conked out- no warning, no daskboard lights. We coasted to the side of the road and restarted OK. After another hour, the electrics conked out again but restarted immediately. Two hours later the electrics went again but the van restarted immediately. Has anyone come across this conking out of electrics before and could it be linked to duff fuel injectors?

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Have just had all 4 injectors replaced all 4 were welded in due to the desine fault. Nissan said they would try to get them out but they would snap and they would have to replace the head cost between £3500 & £4000. Unforchanatly for them I am a trained refrigeration engineer and I know different I resurchand and found a company in London that drove down to Southampton with £20000 worth of injector removal tools not the £75 one Nissan have. They pulled out the 4 injectors, replaced them with brand new genuin injectors and reprogrammed them van has been running great all week cost £1120 they also replaced the holding bolts for £50 Hope this helps if you need the name of the London company let me know Chris Chris from Southampton

Forgot to say the problem is that you only replaced 3 injectors the other one is probably duff and dumping fuel in to the engin this will cause the engin to cut out Chris Chris from Southampton

Submitted: 03/03/2016 17:44:32 | ID: 128474

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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

I have this problem but I wunder what wiring who goes from the gearbox. I don't find any. Can anyboddy help me? Erik August Møller from Denmark

Hi Erik sorry I don't know wich loom it is only that it took out the 40a fuse. The Nissan garage is in Southampton and the technicians name is Paul very nice chap you could give them a call and ask them. If it helps to jog there memory my van reg starts Hj57 and I have just had all 4 injectors replaced. Hope this helps would love to know how you get on Chris Chris from Southampton

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

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Gerry Toye, Donegal

Nissan Qashqai

Key stuck in ignition unlocks steering and starts car no problem just cant remove it

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Hello there Not sure if you still help with this, but the problem is caused by a fault in the ignition. The constant in/out of the key wears a sharp burr and this traps the key. It will eventully get stuck altogether. There is a specialist repair service available. Please let me know if you need more information. Steve Bulleyment from Lincolnshire

Submitted: 15/04/2016 12:05:10 | ID: 130404

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d maxwell, County Londonderry

Nissan Qashqai

when I type a number 30 into my satnav it brings up 33 why is this

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how do I get an answer d maxwell from County Londonderry

Submitted: 04/07/2016 14:24:54 | ID: 133234

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Paul Whittingham, Lancashire

Nissan Almera Tino 2005

I`ve just put a new starter motor on my Nissan Almera Tino 1800 CC S but the same problem still remains. When I put the ignition key in to start the engine I just get the click as if my central locking is trying to work? The battery is okay. Can anyone please help?

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I would suspect the earths (battery/starter) and the 12v feed to the starter. kenny from Highland

Submitted: 29/08/2013 14:30:27 | ID: 93203

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Gerry, North Lanarkshire

Nissan Qashqai

Problems with rear lights breaking at edge on closing tailgate/boot because of not enough clearance between lights and tailgate. I have replaced one but has broken again and now also the other side . Has anyone else suffered same problems.

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This is because the mechanics use a special tool to replace the light cluster. The only reason i know this is because when i had a light bulb blow i went into halfords to get a bulb a mechanic did it for me and had a tool for exactly the reason you state. I'm glad i didnt do it myself. Paul Wright from Bedfordshire

Submitted: 17/05/2016 22:12:22 | ID: 131638

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