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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.

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

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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ray ellery, Cornwall

Nissan Micra

why is my radio losing the code as it works sometimes and then it can show code required so put code in and the radio can lose it again

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nissan micra bluetooth radio/cd player working then code drops out so recode the radio starts to work then it has no power,so have to enter code again ,bad earth, fuse,or what ray ellery from Cornwall

nissan clarion bluetooth radio loses code and power, retune code and it works till the next time, take out cd power and code loss, turn radio on loss canbe playing and then power loss and ask for code,all started 10 days ago,what can be the cause ray ellery from Cornwall

sounds like to me either battary losing its power to stereo or fuse or ur permanant live to stereo isnt there or not working richard Campbell from West Midlands

Submitted: 23/01/2016 17:07:03 | ID: 126583

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ray ellery, Cornwall

Nissan Micra

radio loses the code at times, may go for a day then drop out have to recode

Submitted: 23/01/2016 17:04:18 | ID: 126582

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Teresa, South Africa

Nissan Micra

Does not want to start, left on standby lights switch for 6 days when on holiday. Battery was flat. Recharged battery, drove for 6 weeks, no problems. Now car crancking 2 - 3times does not want to start. Had battery tested. They say nothing wrong with battery. Must be starter or alternater. Only 45 000 km on clock.

Submitted: 21/01/2016 11:16:44 | ID: 126484

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Fiona, Highland

Nissan Micra

Really struggle to get into gear when going up from 2nd to 3rd keeps trying to put me into 5 th

Submitted: 05/01/2016 22:45:49 | ID: 125621

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Maung Maung, Greater London

Nissan Micra

When moving off after 1st gear and after changing 2nd gear the acceleration is not sufficient enough to pull the vehicle and upon pressing harder on accelerator the car started moving as normal. I think acceleration is not working on gear 2. When driving with 3rd gear sometime the acceleration is not sufficient enough to the speed due to hesitation in speeding up. When pressing harder on the acceleration again the car started moving like blocking something and open up. I am wondering whether it is plugs problem for number 2 gear and number 3 gear. Please help me to understand the actual problem. Otherwise the car is working normal. This problem comes up about 4 times withing an hour drive. from stopping and moving off any time.

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Throttle body sticking. Easy enough to get code read. In live data on a diagnostic machine check the correlation between the accelerator position reading and the throttle body position. Sometimes a re-adaption of TB controller will work Tony from Hampshire

Submitted: 29/12/2015 12:39:06 | ID: 125271

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Jayne Taylor, South Yorkshire

Nissan Micra

some times my micra wont start when i get breakdown out they say it is over fueling what is the cure do you think

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mnmn Jayne Taylor from South Yorkshire

Jayne, this could be caused by a number of things.. which you should have properly diagnosed by mechanic. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 28/12/2015 20:38:52 | ID: 125255

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Jay, Portsmouth

Nissan Micra

Hi I have a noise coming from behind the fascia panel that sounds very like the noise a card would make in a bike wheel. This noise speeds up when I accleclorate and stops when the car is stationary it has only just started in the last few weeks, Any ideas ???

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noise on front wheel of 1.0 litre nissan micra gets faster the faster you go from stop could you give me idea what it could be is it wheele bearing Jayne Taylor from South Yorkshire

Jay, sounds like you may have a piece of paper of something in the heater fan blades.. a parking ticket gone down a vent perhaps.. but doesn't make full sense as to why it goes faster as the car does. Jayne, sounds like you have something displaced in around the front wheel rather than bearings.. a wheel bearing going makes a rumble type noise from around 30mph and the the pitch goes higher the faster you go.. not faster... however, it it's a ticking noise that goes faster, then you may have a stone, screw or nail in the tyre. R Evans from Caerphilly

it is also over fueling which cause not starting occassionatly whats the cure Jayne Taylor from South Yorkshire

Submitted: 27/12/2015 13:21:22 | ID: 125190

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David, Warwickshire

Nissan Micra

I have a '98 K11 Series 2 Micra GX, all lights are working apart from the ones on the number plate. I removed the ones that were in and one had blown, I replaced them with ones I know work (as they were taken from the front sidelights) but they do not come on. Is there a fuse anywhere for them (I looked at the one in the driver's foot-well) but could not locate one.I'm hoping it is something simple and cheap, as I do not want to take the boot hatch apart. Help appreciated.

Submitted: 20/12/2015 10:39:30 | ID: 124909

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Sam, Luton

Nissan Micra

I have a Nissan micra 2006 and my car key doesn't work so I changed the battery n it still don't work. What do I do?

Submitted: 15/12/2015 23:34:30 | ID: 124752

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HEIDI, Gwent

Nissan Micra

I had my brake pads changed on the weekend. Had car back but Now my stereo and radio wont work? Any ideas?

Submitted: 14/12/2015 11:17:17 | ID: 124673

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babs, Gwynedd

Nissan Micra

I have an 03 Nissan micra s.. had a new exhaust 6 weeks ago.it is starting to slightly misfire and sounds rough when i give it a bit of rev in idle. when i drive it , it slightly sputters aswell ?

Submitted: 13/12/2015 00:49:10 | ID: 124644

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