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Ashley Crapp, Somerset

Nissan Micra

My Micra has a switch next to the steering wheel to turn the power steering on or off. It is connected to an electric motor which operates the pump. It is essentially is a bottle of power steering fluid attached to this pump that makes the power steering work. Recently the pump stopped working and upon inspection, it turns out the comutator is worn out (the car is 22 years old). I can't find anything about this any where online and I've never seen this type of system in another micra but I need to find a replacemement motor so I can get it through MOT, can anyone help me? Its a 1994 1.3 k11 5 door model. Many thanks.

Submitted: 23/05/2016 12:22:07 | ID: 131904

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John, City of Edinburgh

Nissan Micra

Is there a way to disable the beep when selecting reverse gear in the Micra Automatic Thanks

Submitted: 22/05/2016 18:17:18 | ID: 131888

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John, City of Edinburgh

Nissan Micra

Is there a way to disable the beep when selecting reverse gear on the Micra Automatic Thanks

Submitted: 22/05/2016 18:13:46 | ID: 131887

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Homer, West Midlands

Nissan Micra

Recently acquired used Visia,, where is temperature display ?

Submitted: 18/05/2016 10:22:14 | ID: 131650

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Ms deborah hargrove, Kent

Nissan Micra

Inside readers light ubove driver not working iv put new bulb in and nothing can anyone help . Nissan Micra 2004 L reg

Submitted: 17/05/2016 22:50:12 | ID: 131641

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Ms deborah hargrove, Kent

Nissan Micra

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

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

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Yvonne, Greater London

Nissan Micra

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

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

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

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jordan, Greater Manchester

Nissan Micra

what is the power steering fluid type for it because it needs changing

Submitted: 12/05/2016 13:54:21 | ID: 131442

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Ean Southgate, Bristol

Nissan Micra

Hi, I filled up with fuel and the gauge did not move after driving a few miles. I tapped the gauge glass and it started to move, so I guess it's the gauge that has stuck. Is there any way I can fix this myself ? Regards Evan

Submitted: 08/05/2016 08:48:32 | ID: 131292

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Monique, South Africa

Nissan Micra

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

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

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mary, Essex

Nissan Micra

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

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

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lexie gallick, County Londonderry

Nissan Micra

fitted 2nd hand p.s.motor all fits perfectly had to use original ignition now wont start. help please

Submitted: 28/04/2016 15:45:55 | ID: 130925

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Taylor, Suffolk

Nissan Micra

Hello, So today when I started my car the front headlights nor the windshield wipers would work. They stopped working at the same time. Any ideas? I checked the fuses and they all seemed good.

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have you tried the fuse under the nearside headlight john barton from Merseyside

Submitted: 26/04/2016 22:44:53 | ID: 130873

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beverly steer, Devon

Nissan Micra

our 2010 micra has only 1 reversing light working is this right

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Yes.. many small cars have ly one reversing light fitted.. look through the lens to check that there's no bulb or fitting... not an issue for mot.. don't worry R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 26/04/2016 08:40:57 | ID: 130825

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Phil, Durham

Nissan Micra

HELP PLEASE. We have just bought a Micra Activ 1.0 on a 2001 plate, with 96k,. Just had all four wheels balanced at local garage. All four required it.. But when driving somewhere near 45 - 55 she has a awful shaking/vibration it goes through the whole car.. I thought it could be the brake discs.. But surely that would always be vibrating?? It's a 2nd car for so don't really what or spend a fortune on it as we didn't pay a lot for it. Any help would Michu appreciated Phil

Submitted: 16/04/2016 18:22:58 | ID: 130464

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Mike, West Sussex

Nissan Micra

Can you retrofit air conditioning in to Nissan Micra Hatchback Visia 2014 model

Submitted: 12/04/2016 07:56:23 | ID: 130274

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Douglas James, Namibia

Nissan Micra

Hi. My 2007 Micra/March imported from Japan suddenly developed a problem of not being able to accelerate past 30 km per hour even with the revs up to 5000. I replaced the CVT oil. Any idea what it could be?

Submitted: 01/04/2016 11:14:53 | ID: 129781

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B.May, Hampshire

Nissan Micra

My Nissan Micra Reg LG03 GRK opens the boot itself and drains the battery when garaged or parked for any length of time. Two reasons have been suggested for this fault - one is the failure of a component for which I have been quoted £600 plus labour costs to put it right - a lot for an old car. The other suggestion is that it is the failure of the independent switch system on the boot handle which is causing the problem: this would be far cheaper to put right I think. Obviously I don't want to spend money then find I have to repair it again! Final question - was this boot opening problem a design fault on this model which was acknowledged by Nissan and called in for repair? Thank you in anticipation. B.May

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hi i have heard a couple of answers to this first the boot press button on the boot is faulty (common fault) get a second hand one from e-bay .Second it could be the wiring in the boot where it goes into the body hope this is helpfull john barton from Merseyside

Submitted: 24/03/2016 09:37:14 | ID: 129406

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geoffrey ayre, Nottinghamshire

Nissan Micra

has anyone had problem with losing power on speed.

Submitted: 19/03/2016 19:49:14 | ID: 129241

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geoffrey ayre, Nottinghamshire

Nissan Micra

my car has just been fitted a new exhust ,as we found the car is losing speed,weve been told underneath is clean and new ,i foundout today its losing speed.has anyone had this problem with there car.and w2hat was it.

Submitted: 19/03/2016 19:46:33 | ID: 129240

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geoffrey ayre, Nottinghamshire

Nissan Micra

Hi i bought this car last week. Bringing it home, the speed dropped, it wouldnt pickupspeed.,I had to find somewhere to park and get a recovery truck to bring it home. .The person that bought my car home said it could be blocked exhust pipes as there was some kind of hair blocked inside .We got that mended and replaced [ new back exhust ] .Its been going get ,until today .Going to take my wife to hosp and back ,We lost speed again trying to pass a bus on the A1. We slowly taxied back home ,still no power .can you give us any answer ,what it mindnt be. thank you geoff

Submitted: 19/03/2016 19:42:04 | ID: 129239

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Lebo, South Africa

Nissan Micra

My car has a air lock. How can it be fixed? Is it risky to drive with a car that has airlock problem? Does this mean my car will consume more petrol that the usual?

Submitted: 16/03/2016 05:19:07 | ID: 129075

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KMillie, Derbyshire

Nissan Micra

Had my clutch replaced three months ago after failing at 17,000 mile (understand premature clutch failure was a problem on the 2011 model). Since clutch change gears have not been right. Really struggle to change up from 1st to 2nd and down from 3rd to 2nd and (feels very notchy and like there is something metallic in the way) and 2nd to 1st, but no grinding. All other gears change perfectly. The changing up problem tends to subside once car is warmed up Car been back to mechanic who `couldn't see a problem' but supposedly rebled the hydraulics which made no difference. Taken for a second opinion by my regular mechanic who could see there was a problem straight away, but does not know what it is, he tried replacing the gearbox oil and greasing everything but it has made no difference. He has rung Nissan who have given him a couple of other things to try. Also had a mechanic friend look at it. None seem to think it is the clutch itself. I find it hard to believe that a car that had perfect gears before clutch change, suddenly developed a gearbox fault the day after, but if Nissan's ideas don't work next step is going to have to be looking at the gearbox. Has anyone had similar problems?

Submitted: 15/03/2016 20:04:34 | ID: 129059

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richard bates, West Yorkshire

Nissan Micra

when windscreen wipers in the off position they come on for about 5 minits then go off. can someone help

Submitted: 14/03/2016 13:39:15 | ID: 128996

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kiz wa Afika, Zimbabwe

Nissan Micra

Hi i have a nissan micra k12 manual trans it is hard to start when camshaft sensors is connected but if i disconnect it the car cranks for about 5seconds then starts but there will be no power ..the funny part is when i switch off the engine then connect the camshaft sensor then turn it back on it starts like it should and all the power is restored and the fuel consumption is back to normal what could be the problem?please help i really love this car

Submitted: 08/03/2016 08:33:03 | ID: 128705

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Beatrice, Greater London

Nissan Micra

Hi...my 62 plate (2012) micra has been fine ever since i bought it. Its a manual. One day i was creeping up on a heel with 3 passengers and ever since then... When i change to second it takes a few seconds before it accelerate properly... The same as when i go into third. Its as if its still in second and so on... Like that. Can you please help me understand whats going as im not very mechanically minded. Thanks.

Submitted: 07/03/2016 12:42:19 | ID: 128673

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juli, Norfolk

Nissan Micra

Hi can my interior light doesn't work I have replaced it and still nothing does anyone have any suggestions to what could be the problem thanks

Submitted: 04/03/2016 16:10:21 | ID: 128525

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Gerry O'Fee, City of Edinburgh

Nissan Micra

I am thinking of buying a 2004 model. The seats are speckled with black mould. Is this likely to have been just a window left open - there don't seem to be any gaps - or could there be a more serious reason, such as problem with the a/c? Also, if I found I couldn't get rid of the black spots, where might I get exact fitting covers, not just universal fit, for less than the £280 pound mark which is advertised online? Thank you for any advice. Gerry

Submitted: 28/02/2016 22:10:52 | ID: 128307

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Louise, West Midlands

Nissan Micra

Hi my 2006 micra spirita started jerking and Reving its self.we had the throttle body cleaned new spark plugs and a oxygen sensor replaced.was fine for a day but this morning has started doing it again.what else could it be any help would be much appreciated .no engine management light is on now as was removed when new sensor was put in

Submitted: 26/02/2016 09:16:51 | ID: 128193

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saba, Georgia

Nissan Micra

when I push on the buttons of speedometer it doesn't react anymore. so should I change the whole speedometer bar or is it possible to change only buttons? if possible where ca I buy these buttons, of course I can buy only in online shops

Submitted: 24/02/2016 07:21:47 | ID: 128092

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ade, Nigeria

Nissan Micra

My car did not select gear, I want to know what make the gear not to select

Submitted: 22/02/2016 09:13:35 | ID: 127994

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Michele Sullivan, Middlesex

Nissan Micra

2006 nissan micra urbis. There is a flashing red car light on the dashboard with the engine is switched off. Is that normal or a fault?

Submitted: 21/02/2016 12:09:25 | ID: 127953

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O McKenzie, Aberdeenshire

Nissan Micra

Passenger wing damaged - scraped against parked lorry..... wing needs replaced but the ABS light is showing on dash - noticed cable cut under damaged wing- is it OK to drive car till repair done. Thanks

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O, if the cable is related to the ABS system then in the event of hard braking your vehicle will not brake as efficiently.. and the ABS system may not work at all... however, before ABS came into being vehicles did not have it and braking still took place.. the danger is that under harsh braking your wheels may/will lock and you skid.. knowing this and with greater care it is quite likely that you can drive safely until the repair is done, but test it out in a safe place first before putting yourself, your family and other people at risk. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 19/02/2016 20:00:20 | ID: 127869

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hazel simpson, Buckinghamshire

Nissan Micra

Tonight when I went to go out the car wouldn't start, it took 3 turns of the engine but then it started. I went just 2 miles to local shop but on the way back I realised the heater wasn't working, neither was the radio. I am not mechanically minded so can anyone give me a clue what might be wrong please? Normally it runs really well so I am surprised to have a problem. Thank you.

Submitted: 19/02/2016 00:32:09 | ID: 127840

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Maria Delicata, Malta

Nissan Micra

Is it possible to obtain a User Manual IN ENGLISH for the NISSAN MARCH/MICRA 2011 AUTOMATIC as the used-cars dealer from where I bought it, only provided the original one in Japanese!

Submitted: 13/02/2016 10:42:14 | ID: 127520

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Denise, Kent

Nissan Micra

I recently bought the Nissan Micra 2012 but it doesnt seem to have the cigarette lighter which I used to pump up the tyres in my last car. Have I missed it is it somewhere different or can I have one fitted. I cant see any places to put it though. Thanks for your help Denise

Submitted: 10/02/2016 10:28:31 | ID: 127366

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Denise, Kent

Nissan Micra

Hi just bought a Nissan Micra 2012. In my previous car I had a cigarette lighter which I used to pump up the tyres it was very handy. I cannot see one on this car or anywhere to have one installed. Am I missing it is it somewhere I haven't looked or can I have one installed. Thanks for your help Denise

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Unfortunately I don't think it has one I'm sure it just has a blank space were it would be. A decent auto election should be to put one in for you cheaply Jj from City of Derby

Submitted: 10/02/2016 10:25:14 | ID: 127365

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Alan, Torfaen

Nissan Micra

Hi could you help me my micra 03 plate as this problem when I turn car on the windscreen wipers come on ,the wiper switch is in the off position , it seems to happen when we had rain or when its damp. Thanks Alan

Submitted: 07/02/2016 12:23:39 | ID: 127237

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richard Campbell, West Midlands

Nissan Micra

hi there i have a nissan micra 1.0i 16v 2002 reg i have been suffering high fuel consumption and a slight loss of power on acceleration when i say high fuel consumption i mean only about 70mile to ten ltrs of fuel on my old micra 98 yr i got atleast about 100 mile for this amount of fuel and as for the loss of power i can be accelerating and then i lose acceleration but enough to keep speed then i get a sudden burst and its fine then upto now ive changed the following: coils catalyst fuel filter spark plugs with service ive also check tire pressures and they are fine at 36 psi i can also comfirm despite the mileage on clock engine has only done 68k. i have not engine light coming on so lamba sensors is not the issue or anything else tht the engine light can controll ect ect can anyone help to diagnose what else could be wrong for me to eliminate as im stumped on what else i could check im at a loss many thx richard

Submitted: 05/02/2016 20:56:10 | ID: 127184

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jan dunn, Hartlepool

Nissan Micra

Just had car serviced on monday and passed. Today heaters are only blowing cold air, never been a problem before! Blowing fine but cold when on warm setting!

Submitted: 04/02/2016 10:28:54 | ID: 127114

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