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Aish, West Yorkshire

Nissan Micra

Hi I am just wondering if anyone can help I have a nissan micra urbis convertible but the engine management light has come on and the car will not rev past the 2 mark.. Could anyone please suggest any ideas. .

Submitted: 01/10/2014 18:55:43 | ID: 103913

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karen, Greater London

Nissan Micra

A few months ago the warning light for the air bag come on, I turned off the airbags with the key but the light is still there, do I have to go to Nissan to fix it? And any ideas how much it will be?

Submitted: 01/10/2014 18:16:20 | ID: 103909

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Shinwari, West Yorkshire

Nissan Micra

Hello. My Micra SX 2003 plate blue engine warning light shows on the dashboard but the car is running fine. Sometimes when it stops it`s taking 2 minutes to start. I don't know why the light is showing, any answers?

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Same here but I have a 2004 SX model, please help leia_evans@hotmail.com from West Glamorgan

Submitted: 14/09/2014 23:05:47 | ID: 103101

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alex neil, Clackmannanshire

Nissan Micra

My 2001 1.0lt s chugs now and again sometime it cut out at junction

Submitted: 14/09/2014 19:00:20 | ID: 103092

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Joe, Bristol

Nissan Micra

Dear Helpers I have just had the distributor cap on my Nissan Micra 1999 replaced, costing me over £300, last week. However, when I took the car out today, it seemed that the car kept losing power / juddering and then at one point the engine light began to flash orange and it lost power completely. I was able to pull over and restart the car, to get it home. However, having spent such a great deal already on a car costing £750, I'm in a dilemma about how to deal with this. Is it the garage's obligation to ensure the part they sold me (telling me that was what the problem was), fixes the issue I originally went to them about and also are you able to suggest what might be the problem, technically please? Any help greatly appreciated. Best Wishes Joe

Submitted: 13/09/2014 17:42:55 | ID: 103053

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Bala, Surrey

Nissan Micra

hi I am using my micra 2001 model for six years. But today when I opened the bonnet, I noticed that the wire between the engine and driver side lights has been burnt. Not sure what is the cause of it and your help will be much appreciated. Thank you Bala

Submitted: 12/09/2014 16:45:56 | ID: 103016

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Heyland, Cheshire

Nissan Micra

Has an intermittent fault in that it sometimes judders and stutters its way down the road like a kangaroo. Then it is OK for a while and suddenly starts again. It has had its distributor changed whilst all this was going on as it then died on me. However, the problem still continues!!

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Yesterday my Nissan micro 1999 petrol 3door998cc fuel gauge temprature gauge and speedometer gauugecame to zero position. What could be the problem. M s khan from City of Derby

Yesterday my Nissan micro 1999 petrol 3door998cc fuel gauge temprature gauge and speedometer gauugecame to zero position. What could be the problem. M s khan from City of Derby

Submitted: 10/09/2014 20:31:06 | ID: 102946

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Anne Ramsden, Oxfordshire

Nissan Micra

The battery is flat and we can't close the drivers side window. What can we do?

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Charge the battery. trend from Bedfordshire

Charge the battery. trend from Bedfordshire

Does anyone know how to change spark plugs in a Qashqai 2.0(2007)? Haim from Greater London

Submitted: 07/09/2014 18:24:17 | ID: 102766

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Clive, Stirling

Nissan Micra

Hi, my partners Nissan micra has a fault with the steering. Periodically the powers assist cuts out and the brakes huffed at the same time. We have had various resets done by a Nissan garage, but to no avail. We have had the steering motor removed and refurbished, then replaced at conciderable cost, but to no avail. What is the answer to this problem??

Submitted: 07/09/2014 15:16:14 | ID: 102760

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Julie, West Midlands

Nissan Micra

Driving today and suddenly started to judder and as I tried to pull away after stopping at an island it seemed to have no power, find was giving it gas to pulll away and seemed like it had didn't revs or powder. Any ideas please. Thank you

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From my own similar situation I would think it may be that the clutch has burnt out. thats theworst solution I think Una Heap from Herefordshire

Make sure you get it sorted, this happened to me, my clutch did go with the same thimgs you were saying and I ended up needing a new gearbox because the clutch damaged it. Very expensive. Deborah from South Yorkshire

Submitted: 06/09/2014 16:15:34 | ID: 102705

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maggie, Bristol

Nissan Micra

have nissan micra sx - 1386cc - 2004 reg cannot open doors with both of my keyless entry fobs? help

Submitted: 06/09/2014 13:04:34 | ID: 102696

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Mark, Greater London

Nissan Micra

What will happen if I put brake fluid by accident in the power steering. In a v reg nissan micra

Submitted: 05/09/2014 22:26:54 | ID: 102677

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DERYN ONEILL, Staffordshire

Nissan Micra

2001 Nice a 1 Ltd Jut fitted new clutch, now won't start. No lights on dash, battery good. No electrics working. HELP

Submitted: 30/08/2014 18:01:38 | ID: 102374

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Tony, Greater London

Nissan Micra

My car is 2007. Just installed new battery and need to reset Code for the radio. I have followed instructions in the users manual, and no luck. The radio is Bluetooth (K12). Where the screen says CODE IN.... I have entered the code correctly and pressed TA. The radio is supposed to start now, but it doesn't. Please advise.

Submitted: 29/08/2014 00:52:55 | ID: 102303

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adam, Bristol

Nissan Micra

Hi I have a Nissan micra model 2000. The problem is that I don't know how can I turn the full beam on so I drive with the only short beam. Let me know the answer please. Regards

Submitted: 28/08/2014 12:24:10 | ID: 102272

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Peter French, Bournemouth

Nissan Micra

I am advised that the electric powder clutch in the auto gear box has failed. it is very hard to select gear to pull away from stationery. Once it is running it is fine. Does anyone know who can repair it economically. Car has only done 60,000 miles and is in excellent condition so do not wish to junk it.

Submitted: 27/08/2014 20:07:53 | ID: 102246

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Dan Hussey, Vale of Glamorgan

Nissan Micra

Why is my brake pedal making a hissing noise when I use it? is this normal

Submitted: 25/08/2014 18:32:01 | ID: 102114

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jomackleston1@gmail.com, West Yorkshire

Nissan Micra

Hi, my engine management light has been coming on intermittently for several months. The car keeps losing power, especially when going uphill. I have just taken it to a garage who say it is showing as a glow plug fault and turbo boost charger but said it warrants investigation as could be any number of things. It sounds expensive. Can anybody advise what this is likley to be and how much it costs please? Thanks Jo

Submitted: 20/08/2014 22:14:52 | ID: 101840

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marion mawgan, Somerset

Nissan Micra

Hi my speedo keeps sticking at 25 it goes down if I tap it, need advice please

Submitted: 19/08/2014 18:20:33 | ID: 101773

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marion mawgan, Somerset

Nissan Micra

Hi There my speedometer keeps sticking at 35 if I tap it it goes back down, advice please

Submitted: 19/08/2014 18:15:49 | ID: 101771

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angie, Derbyshire

Nissan Micra

I have a high-pitched squeal on the back offside wheel which graduates in noise, getting noisier the longer I drive, but the squeal disappears when I touch the brakes. Has anyone any ideas what this is please? I`ve been told it could be brake dust in the hub, or spring on brakes catching down to the bearings? Any help would be gratefully appreciated, thank you all

Submitted: 19/08/2014 11:39:24 | ID: 101751

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harby, Brighton & Hove

Nissan Micra

The inside bonnet of my car and battery has white powdery corrosion on it. I have checked my battery voltage and it is reading normal, my car is working fine. My neighbour said i will have a big problem if i dont get it sorted, that it could be an alternator problem.....help please

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You need a new battery, your battery has tiny hairline cracks around the poles , and this is where some battery gases are escaping, the gas starts to crystallize when it hits the outside air. Hope this helps. PATRICK from Ireland

You need a new battery, your battery has tiny hairline cracks around the poles , and this is where some battery gases are escaping, the gas starts to crystallize when it hits the outside air. Hope this helps. PATRICK from Ireland

Submitted: 14/08/2014 18:36:37 | ID: 101495

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pauline, Laois

Nissan Micra

What size is the glass on the left hand side rear door of the he micra

Submitted: 10/08/2014 16:53:08 | ID: 101278

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Steve Royce-Rogers, Wiltshire

Nissan Micra

I have an 09 Micra Visia diesel 1500 with 30k miles on the clock. A rod has dropped and gone through the engine. I know the warranty is only for 5 years but surely a car this old and with low mileage wouldn't have such a major problem? Nissan are not taking responsibility and I wondered if anyone else has had the same problem?

Submitted: 08/08/2014 16:35:20 | ID: 101154

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Jacob, Lancashire

Nissan Micra

I have had my car for 6 months now, been running a dream, perfect first car, but in the last couple of weeks I have noticed a rattling coming from near my engine. I have put this down to either the cam belt going (unsure as to when it was last changed), or my exhaust bracket is loose/breaking. My local garage said it`ll most likely be the exhaust bracket. If it is my exhaust bracket what is the best/cheapest way to fix it? I'm not very car savvy but if I can fix it myself I will give it a go. Thanks

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What reg Micra is it? leia_evans@hotmail.com from West Glamorgan

Submitted: 08/08/2014 14:21:49 | ID: 101152

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Baiba, West Yorkshire

Nissan Micra

i cant sorting out about engin oil,i whant to change it but i dont cnow how many L i need.nissan micra 1.0 e 2005

Submitted: 05/08/2014 17:25:17 | ID: 100965

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Steve, Brighton & Hove

Nissan Micra

My indicators and four way flashers are not working

Submitted: 05/08/2014 15:39:22 | ID: 100961

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R Ahmed, Greater London

Nissan Micra

my car is micra s auto 2000-02 model. i left radio or headlight on while leaving the car. now engine is not starting. may be battery gone. What i'll do now?

Submitted: 03/08/2014 11:14:14 | ID: 100821

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Sultan, West Midlands

Nissan Micra

My cigarette lighter doesnt work in my car so i cant charge my phone or anything! whats wrong with it?I have extended 4 cigaretter lighter slots too but none working.I have checked my Phone car charger in other car and its working so nothing wrong with it.Please help

Submitted: 01/08/2014 15:51:06 | ID: 100721

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S Townsend, Bedfordshire

Nissan Micra

I have an M reg Nissan Micra automatic and the gear box didn't go through the gears properly, restricting me to first second and third. Now I have heard a twang like a cable snapping. Please can you advise me? Thanks

Submitted: 31/07/2014 14:47:45 | ID: 100655

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chris, Cornwall

Nissan Micra

My cross member on my car is serioulsy rusted. is this a common fault. and is it easy to repair yourself or a expensive job. ive been quoted £35 for the part. any ideas.

Submitted: 27/07/2014 20:43:27 | ID: 100457

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Rose Strutt, Ireland

Nissan Micra

Hello there. I have a Nissan Micra Automatic, reg. 2000. It has just passed the Irish NCT, (UK equivelant MOT) Yesterday I put my foot on the brake, the car shot forward. I immediatly put my foot down again and the car stopped. I took the car up the road, all went well, then the same thing happened, the engine made an odd noise. Later, I took it down a steep hill, braked ten or so times and drove back two miles or so and the car was fine. any idea what is going on. Is the car safe to drive? Also the right hand window is stuck. I have had trouble with the electrics on this car - locking it and so on. I would be grateful of advice, as I live ten miles from the nearest garage. Yours, Rose Strutt.

Submitted: 19/07/2014 13:02:06 | ID: 99978

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Samantha, Plymouth

Nissan Micra

Hi. Just a bit of a shot in the dark but I was wondering if anyone could help me? My car has recently failed its MOT due to an imbalance on the back driver`s brake. We've had a look and it was a seized wheel cylinder and the shoes had worn and so were not pushing out properly. We've replaced both shoes and cylinder on both back brakes as we found the other side back wheel cylinder had seized too. Both of these have been bled (manually) and there seems to be no air in there, but whenever the foot brake is pushed both wheels are still turning. We're hoping the self adjusters will sort it out, as it has new shoes, but I'm doubtful. Any ideas? The car is a P reg Nissan Micra 1997. Many thanks

Submitted: 17/07/2014 00:44:01 | ID: 99829

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Pewter Channing, Lincolnshire

Nissan Micra

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

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

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

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Alice, Berkshire

Nissan Micra

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

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

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

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Andy, Hertfordshire

Nissan Micra

Hi, I have just bought a 2005 Nissan Micra S 1200 petrol and noticed the NATS warning light came on and stayed on whilst driving, is this normal, thanks.

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What is the NATS light? What colour is it and what does it look like? leia_evans@hotmail.com from West Glamorgan

I have the same car (05). The Nissan anti theft light comes on in my car about 5 min after I've started driving, has this caused you any further problems? I have asked a few garages and no one I've spoken to has any idea what it could be. Katrina from Cardiff

I have the same car (05). The Nissan anti theft light comes on in my car about 5 min after I've started driving, has this caused you any further problems? I have asked a few garages and no one I've spoken to has any idea what it could be. Katrina from Cardiff

Submitted: 05/07/2014 19:16:59 | ID: 99045

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Jamie, West Midlands

Nissan Micra

Went to start my car today and for some reason the PS light came on. There is also a "spanner" next to the mileage shown on the dash. The car will not start but merely sounds like it has a nasty cough and then cuts out. Also the Engine Management light comes on and the Oil light too. The car is a 10 plate and has done less than 10k in mileage - I haven`t even driven it myself as it was my aunty's car but she died so the car has been sitting for around 6 months, but it has been turned over regularly. As I say it just seems strange that this has happened all of a sudden as it always started before, come rain, sleet or snow. Any ideas or information would be brill, thank you

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Has the car got petrol in it ? Andy Boyd from Merseyside

Has the car got petrol in it ? Andy Boyd from Merseyside

Submitted: 29/06/2014 18:27:28 | ID: 98688

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Frances Orchard, Southampton

Nissan Micra

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

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

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

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

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catherine marland, Merseyside

Nissan Micra

Just bought this car three days ago. Can't get fuel lever to open fuel flap. No amount of pulling will do it. Any ideas?

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In my Micra, you push the lever down for fuel cap, not pull it up! leo from Armagh

Submitted: 29/06/2014 07:19:52 | ID: 98662

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Michelle mutch, Tyne and Wear

Nissan Micra

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

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

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

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