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william herbert, Tyne and Wear

Nissan Almera Tino

hi is there anyway to turn up the light warning light bleeper when you leave the car with your lights on,as mine is very low thanks

Submitted: 10/07/2015 08:31:24 | ID: 118281

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sam, West Yorkshire

Nissan Almera Tino

i have a cd stuck press eject just starts clicking

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I have/had this as well......was advised on a Nissan help forum to use a thin plastic instrument ( plastic knife or such) and try to get it under the cd in the player and gently prise it up a lttle at the same time pressing the eject button ,another option was to put another cd in ,making it 2 in the drive, and try to eject them . This may work for some but not mine, now have no clicking so i guess its completely u/s , and its too much of a task to try and get the cd player out of the console, but you could try the above as a last resort . Rob from Warwickshire

Submitted: 04/07/2015 09:24:38 | ID: 118030

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Stoyan Nyagalov, Yorkshire

Nissan Almera Tino

Hi Got Nissan Almera tino but sounds from the speakers is like bad conection Yesterday I both new speakers but the sound is the same.I can,t hear radio at all when swich on CD I listen jus bad sound.What is that do I need any settings or I don,t Know Any body help me please! Thanks

Submitted: 25/06/2015 13:39:01 | ID: 117692

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alex, Tyne and Wear

Nissan Almera Tino

Hi, I have a problem with my front body wings that are in alluminium and are rusty and corroded. I went to a scrap car and I bought two front body wings in plastic...or resin....however, the car painter said that the plastic model won't match the aluminum model, is this the truth? they looks exactly the same. please if somebody is competent on this matter let me know. regards Alex

Submitted: 16/06/2015 17:44:59 | ID: 117287

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Jean Mckay, Northamptonshire

Nissan Almera Tino

Car keeps cutting out whilst driving and the management light comes on, I have to leave it for 5 mins and then it restarts and may or may not cut out again on the journey. The speed or distance driven before it cuts out does not make a difference. I have paid two separate garages for diagnostics but no fault shows up and the management light has not come on. The second garage kept the car for a week and he drove it 3 days without a problem but the next time he took the car out it cut out twice. He was very thorough but said he had to admit defeat and just didn't know what the problem was. The only suggestion he had was that it could well be the ECU. I only bought the car privately a few months back and the problem started the following day, unfortunately for me it was bought as seen so nothing I can do. I would appreciate any help anyone can give. Regards Jeanie

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Jeanie - had this problem twice now on my 04 Tino 1.8SE. Both times it was the Crankshaft Sensor that was faulty. It only failed when the engine had been running warm and during hotter conditions ( heat related sensor failure I think ). A new manufacturer's sensor solved this about 3 years ago and not had a problem since, Steve from Nottinghamshire

Could well be your crankshaft sensor. Awkward to get at. It's just a switch that pops in and out. Mister Auto may probably have a reasonably priced one. Under £20. Low, battery can cause the switch to fail. Good advice on YouTube. Hope you get it sorted. this is an inexpensive fix!! David Wigley from Yorkshire

Could well be your crankshaft sensor. Awkward to get at. It's just a switch that pops in and out. Mister Auto may probably have a reasonably priced one. Under £20. Low, battery can cause the switch to fail. Good advice on YouTube. Hope you get it sorted. this is an inexpensive fix!! David Wigley from Yorkshire

I had the same problem, as stated above it was indeed the crankshaft sensor , had it replaced and that fixed it. Rob from Warwickshire

Submitted: 23/05/2015 15:30:01 | ID: 116383

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Gaurav, Middlesex

Nissan Almera Tino

Hi, I just bought Nissan Almera Tino few weeks ago, but didnt had car service manual as it was mentioned damaged by previous owner. Is there a way to have another copy? Also, I want to use TomTom sat nav but trying to use cigarette socket to insert the car charger, and its not working. Is anyone guide me how to connect TomTom's car charger?

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buy one on eBay :-) i just did... Vincent from East Sussex

buy one on eBay :-) i just did... Vincent from East Sussex

Submitted: 22/05/2015 14:09:33 | ID: 116353

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christopher maher, Lancashire

Nissan Almera Tino

my release lever for my bonnet wont work, is there anyway i can open the bonnet manually, please help

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have some one press down on the bonnet while you pull the lever and spray some wd 40 around the cable behind the lever mick from Durham

have some one press down on the bonnet while you pull the lever and spray some wd 40 around the cable behind the lever mick from Durham

When you do get bonnet open, wind up the rubber bump stops as they give upward pressure when you pull lever. ste gleve from West Midlands

When you do get bonnet open, wind up the rubber bump stops as they give upward pressure when you pull lever. ste gleve from West Midlands

Submitted: 21/05/2015 12:40:25 | ID: 116314

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james, Cumbria

Nissan Almera Tino

Hi, I have a Nissan Almera Tino 2001 reg. I seem to have a leak. I keep finding my driver`s side footwell and both the floor storage spaces at the back full of water. I`ve had the carpet up and had the scuttle grill off to check for blockages but I couldn't see any. I`ve also checked the sunroof and the drains seem clear, could you help me please?

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Hi James, Did you find the source of your Almera Tino driver's side footwell leak? My Tino has a similar problem. Have checked obvious places where water might enter without success. Had windscreen removed and refitted and the fitter thought that was the likely source. But after more rain not even Cumbrian rain(!) the carpet is soaked again, just having got it dry! Sunroof drains are clear, scuttle looks clear of water. A mystery! Where was the water entering your Tino? Any help much appreciated. KInd regards, Rob. Meadows E: robescale@gmail.com robert meadows from Northamptonshire

Hi James, Did you find the source of your Almera Tino driver's side footwell leak? My Tino has a similar problem. Have checked obvious places where water might enter without success. Had windscreen removed and refitted and the fitter thought that was the likely source. But after more rain not even Cumbrian rain(!) the carpet is soaked again, just having got it dry! Sunroof drains are clear, scuttle looks clear of water. A mystery! Where was the water entering your Tino? Any help much appreciated. KInd regards, Rob. robert meadows from Northamptonshire

Hi rob,yes I found the leak in the end,my wife sat in the car wile I had a hosepipe running constantly over the car,turned out it was pouring in through the sunroof seems and filling the car full of water. james from Cumbria

Hi James, Thanks for your quick reply. Coming around to the hosepipe suggestion as the only way to see where the water might be entering. Doesn't appear to be the sunroof but with water you never can be sure! Windscreen guy commented Nissan sunroofs are not usually troublesome. But there are always exceptions! Thanks again, best wishes, Rob. robert meadows from Northamptonshire

Submitted: 14/05/2015 20:28:23 | ID: 116044

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DAVE, Greater Manchester

Nissan Almera Tino

from the winter bad snow etc. the radio on my car the green light comes on saying secure so l can not use the radio at all. l have dis the battary for 1 hour. it worked for about a day. then l have done turn the ing key on and off. so we have phoned nissan up there say well still waiting. l think its lost its code . a auto elec says it not reading the car.

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The radio on my car shows a green light saying secuire so I can't use the radio.Help Daniel Nkhoma from City of York

Submitted: 26/03/2015 17:22:45 | ID: 113895

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daniel, Macedonia

Nissan Almera Tino

I have a Nissan Almera Tino 2.2 di 2000 year and the check engine light illiminates non stop but the car is going fine, I only have a problem with a dificult start in the morning. I was on computer diagnostic but there was no code erorr and the check engine light is still illuminated. Help?

Submitted: 05/03/2015 14:19:12 | ID: 112810

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michael larman, Essex

Nissan Almera Tino

we have a 2005 tino 1.8 petrol the fuel economy was 34.5 mpg but all of a sudden is doing 22mpg any ideas

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It could be a number of things, what I would check in no particular order, are the lamda sensors (o2 sensor). Also the mass airflow sensor. Check for leaks from the vacuum hose. It could mean that the throttle body needs cleaning/changing or the EGR valve needs replacing. Lamda sensors are usually pretty expensive especially if it's post cat. The cheapest option is smoke test to check for any leaks and replacing the necessary hoses if a leak is found. Craig from Lincolnshire

Submitted: 28/02/2015 19:51:42 | ID: 112507

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bob lowdon, Cambridgeshire

Nissan Almera Tino

I have a green secure light on readout on screen of the radio. Do I have code but can't see where to reset this?

Submitted: 26/02/2015 20:26:19 | ID: 112409

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ed lowry, County Down

Nissan Almera Tino

had the seats cleaned and the garage told us to leave the windows open for a few hours to let it dry,we did this ,but when we locked the car, the keys would not work.Can only get in by passenger door manually,any help guys?

Submitted: 20/02/2015 18:50:31 | ID: 111996

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peter, Nigeria

Nissan Almera Tino

I have a 2003 model Nissan Tino. The air bag light in the dashboard is always beeping continuously when I start the engine, at times it makes an alarm sound (fun un un ) continuously. But when I press the throttle a little the alarm sound goes off. Also the engine light stays on all the time. Please what is the solution to this problem? Help me out before I ruin the engine. Thanks.

Submitted: 18/02/2015 23:24:22 | ID: 111854

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Mark, West Sussex

Nissan Almera Tino

Does my 51 plate petrol Tino have a single cat converter for replacement or is there any chance it has 2?

Submitted: 09/02/2015 14:27:20 | ID: 111196

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fudge zimbo, Inverclyde

Nissan Almera Tino

Just changed the headlight bulb on my Tino. Bulb had blown but new bulb won't work. Tried a second new bulb that's not working either. Doesn't appear to be a fuse for the headlights. Anyone know what's going on?

Submitted: 01/02/2015 16:32:35 | ID: 110678

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Alice stevens, Oxfordshire

Nissan Almera Tino

Hi I have a problem with my Nissan tino the airbag light doesn't come off is there anyone who have ever experienced the same thing?

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I had this same problem and it turned out to be a dodgy connection under the passenger seat. Unplug the connector and give it a clean with electrical cleaner and plug it back in. That may solve the problem. gareth from Lancashire

To reset the airbag warning light do this ... f you have the airbag light blinking here is how to reset it: 1. Turn the key from off to on. 2. Watch the airbag light closely. It will stay on for a few secs. and then as soon as it blinks off (the start of the flashing), turn the key off instantly. 3. Count to 5 (1 Mississippi, 2 Mississippi . . . .) 4. Repeat steps 1-3 two more times until you have done the cycle three times. 5. Now turn the key on and watch the light. It will start blinking in a different, slower manner. This is diagnostic mode. You can watch this for a little while, no hurry. 6. Now turn the key off again, Count to 5 like in step 3 again, and turn back on. If the procedure worked, the airbag light will not be flashing. If it does not work the first time, just repeat the steps again. Dont forget to check the wire connecters under the passenger seat, if the seat s regulary moved it loosens the connector . Rob from Warwickshire

Submitted: 28/01/2015 17:44:52 | ID: 110429

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t.babbage, Surrey

Nissan Almera Tino

Please advise on function of breather pipes from cam cover? Many thanks

Submitted: 19/01/2015 16:25:23 | ID: 109874

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tom, Yorkshire

Nissan Almera Tino

The engine and heater take a long time to get to a reasonable temperature. Is there a summer and winter setting on the engine air intake or a winter and summer engine thermostat? (rheostat?)

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It maybe you need to top up your engine coolant, thermostat maybe sticking shut or worst case head gasket could be going. gareth from Lancashire

Submitted: 19/01/2015 10:36:20 | ID: 109845

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Yasir, Dublin

Nissan Almera Tino

I have a problem with the stop light. The right side rear light does not work when I press stop. Note light new user and replaced it several times. Thanks

Submitted: 15/01/2015 08:49:44 | ID: 109581

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Keith, Dorset

Nissan Almera Tino

Fitted non factory radio as radio fitted did not work. All okay but still get the green secure light on screen. Will show temp controls briefly after selecting temperature control mode but then reverts back to secure screen after about a minute? Also the aircon temp will not show as going below 18 degrees.

Submitted: 09/01/2015 14:03:34 | ID: 109215

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PATRICK LUIS, Surrey

Nissan Almera Tino

I have a Nissan Tino S Automatic 1.8 . ( 2003 ) . I bought it secondhand in 2009 and have had no problems - except that I have lots of problems with condensation inside the car. There doesn't seem to be any water collecting in the front footwells and , although I have had the windscreen replaced in Oct. 2010 .\ I wonder if you can help

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Hi. I have the same problem 90% of time. I did have a leak which has now been solved and the car is dry. The condensation seems worse when I have driven the car with the heater on and then parked up all day. The only possible explanation I have come up with is the car's interior temperature reacting with the outside varying temperature! Else I'm at a loss for explanation. H. Jones from Bath and North East Somerset

To get rid of condesation i always use the aircon ,if this does not clear the mist, if may be that your aircon needs topping up ,its approx £35 in my area. Rob from Warwickshire

Submitted: 03/01/2015 14:48:13 | ID: 108825

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Barry, Fife

Nissan Almera Tino

Can anyone tell me where the thermostat is located on these engines please?

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2.2 DCi engine Barry from Fife

Submitted: 07/12/2014 10:29:48 | ID: 107508

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Oluwatosin, Nigeria

Nissan Almera Tino

My Almera Tino 2002 model, I noticed that anytime i slow down the engine goes off, driving on an incline is very difficult, the car jerks like low fuel in it despite full tank in it. When the gear is in park and drive gear the engine doesn't raise beyond 4000rpm but it raises to the end while in neutral gear. Any help please?

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Where is the diesel suction con troll valve? graham from Gloucestershire

Submitted: 28/11/2014 21:23:56 | ID: 107052

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ephraim f.i, Nigeria

Nissan Almera Tino

my almera tino 2000 model, suddenly stops and chugging while on motion, most when I try to change the gear, what couldn't be the cause and allutions

Submitted: 28/11/2014 00:41:09 | ID: 107018

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H. Jones, Bath and North East Somerset

Nissan Almera Tino

Hi, have Almera Tino and have annoying leak. Seems to be only when raining and car at rest. Leak is under front passenger seat and to side of passenger seat. No sunroof. Door drains not blocked. Front of footwell appears dry. Am considering door seal but can't see how water can leak over edge of interior from door into car. Any ideals?

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Update. Splashed out on new Nissan door seal and appears to have solved problem. H. Jones from Bath and North East Somerset

Submitted: 12/11/2014 10:03:53 | ID: 106085

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Malcolm Sharp, East Riding of Yorkshire

Nissan Almera Tino

The windscreen wipers will not switch off on the lever but only by turning the ignition off? Also the interval wipe is not working - is there a simple cure for this?

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Water ingress into the wiper motor is a common fault. I had same issue recently but with one of two outcomes. Either has your problem and won't switch off, or as I had stopped working all together. I managed to get a replacement from a scrapyard but it has also now taken in water. I now have your problem and they won't switch off. I 'sorted it' with a screw into the top dashboard and an elastic band which is set to hold the wiper switch in the one wipe manual mode. i.e. in the up position and when I want them off, I move the switch back down manually as the elastic is only strong enough to hold it up but not pull it up... Been like this now for six months and is still working fine... Try it All the best J jazzas from South Lanarkshire

Water ingress into the wiper motor is a common fault. I had same issue recently but with one of two outcomes. Either has your problem and won't switch off, or as I had stopped working all together. I managed to get a replacement from a scrapyard but it has also now taken in water. I now have your problem and they won't switch off. I 'sorted it' with a screw into the top dashboard and an elastic band which is set to hold the wiper switch in the one wipe manual mode. i.e. in the up position and when I want them off, I move the switch back down manually as the elastic is only strong enough to hold it up but not pull it up... Been like this now for six months and is still working fine... Try it All the best J jazzas from South Lanarkshire

Submitted: 08/11/2014 16:29:25 | ID: 105893

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neil, Oxfordshire

Nissan Almera Tino

Hi I have a 200 plate Almera Tino that has a corroded fuel filler cup, between the fuel nozzle entry point and the screw cap. Does anyone know if the 2005 model Tino has the same fuel filler cup as I can get a 2005 part to replace what has rusted on the 2000 model.

Submitted: 29/10/2014 17:51:42 | ID: 105297

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mick harrington, Derbyshire

Nissan Almera Tino

I have an intermittent knocking sound on the rear of my car. Can you tell me where the problem is and how to rectify it? Thanks

Submitted: 27/10/2014 10:37:27 | ID: 105178

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Neil Hartley, Yorkshire

Nissan Almera Tino

I have change the engine the camshaft sensor was on gear box end on old engine the new one fitted is ontimming chain end had it on a nissan diagnostic at local dealers they said no faults but engine won't start no sparkat plugs can anyone help

Submitted: 14/10/2014 20:11:15 | ID: 104617

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Ola, Greater Manchester

Nissan Almera Tino

What is the fuel consumption of the 1.8 ltr?

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Around town about 30mpg when driven carefully . . On a long motorway run going between 60-70mph I get about 40mpg . Eugen from West Sussex

Around town about 30mpg when driven carefully . . On a long motorway run going between 60-70mph I get about 40mpg . Eugen from West Sussex

Submitted: 14/10/2014 03:41:30 | ID: 104580

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stephen harper, West Midlands

Nissan Almera Tino

Hi. My nissan tino just blows cold air through the heater,temperature normal, coolant level ok?

Submitted: 12/10/2014 13:44:06 | ID: 104492

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Martin Williams, Malawi

Nissan Almera Tino

I live in Malawi,Africa and imported my vehicle from UK where I owned it for 2+ years. The gas struts to the tailgate are not now functioning.Living where I do it is pretty difficult to get replacements. Is it possible to renovate existing struts?

Submitted: 12/10/2014 10:35:40 | ID: 104484

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Wallace Stewart, Lincolnshire

Nissan Almera Tino

How do I remove the cd player?

Submitted: 10/10/2014 20:39:17 | ID: 104405

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richard, Ghana

Nissan Almera Tino

Can anyone tell me which relays controls the headlight, and where it is found

Submitted: 08/10/2014 01:58:57 | ID: 104248

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George, Essex

Nissan Almera Tino

I am sure my auto gearbox has an illumination select light showing gear selected when lights are on, if so, how do I change the bulb as it stopped working. Help!!

Submitted: 02/10/2014 11:41:02 | ID: 103948

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adrian hooper, Norfolk

Nissan Almera Tino

Please could you tell me where the outside temp sensor is situated,its giving the wrong reading now,when its 26outside its only reading 13 thanks kind regards AP hooper

Submitted: 01/10/2014 11:16:54 | ID: 103894

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t.babbage, Surrey

Nissan Almera Tino

I have a fault with the hot air flap on my a/c. Why is it not viable to replace the complete a/c unit to resolve the problem?

Submitted: 20/09/2014 11:59:30 | ID: 103362

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Donna Jones, Wrexham

Nissan Almera Tino

Are there child proof locks for the rear doors on the Almeria Tino se? My granddaughter keeps trying to open the door whilst in her seat. she did it once whilst going around a corner and door opened. I now have two granddaughters and so i need to have two car seats in the rear so need to keep the doors locked as she can reach the lever.

Submitted: 17/09/2014 10:24:26 | ID: 103193

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A Nield, Lancashire

Nissan Almera Tino

Lots of water collects in the passenger foot well which I think is being caused by a blocked drain tube from the AC unit. How can I find the drain tube and clear it.

Submitted: 14/09/2014 12:21:38 | ID: 103072

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