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Vicki Howe, Durham

Nissan Note 2007

If my Nissan Note is left overnight or for a period of 9 hrs and it is cold, once I try to start my car it is turning over but I have to rev it, then it is cutting out. This needs to be done 2 or 3 times before the engine kicks in and revs loud, then it starts running. Can anyone help and give me a suggestion as to what the issue may be? The engine light is also coming up on my dasboard. Thanks in advance.

Submitted: 15/10/2012 11:46:06 | ID: 61149

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James Schofield, Warwickshire

Nissan Note 2007

I picked up my Nissan Note from the carpark oay and the key was fine. I got home and attempted to lock the car with no response from the car or key. I tried my spare key (never been used before) and the same lack of response. How do I open the car manually? Thanks.

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Remove small cover on near side front door handle and open with key Tom Barlow from Durham

Submitted: 04/10/2012 10:45:44 | ID: 89918

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Kenneth Coxon, Durham

Nissan Note 2008

I`ve heard an occasional knock at low speeds in my Nissan Note but thought nothing of it. A recent service has indicated a problem with the steering column. The proposed solution is to change the lower steering shaft first, but it may require a complete steering column change at a cost of £2500. Are there any other likely causes that could be explored? (Acenta S 87)

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Hey, I have had this problem also, it turned out to be two small rubbers that have worn away in the steering motor! Nothing to worry about it will not affect the drive of your car, just be an annoying knock! Turn up the radio! Wayne McCammon from County Tyrone

Just WD40 the bushes on the steering column whist turning the steering wheel, cured mine 1 year now! James Rudford from England

Submitted: 25/09/2012 14:08:32 | ID: 87057

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Geoff Smith, England

Nissan Note 2009

Does a Nissan Note Automatic have a handbrake? (1.6 Petrol Automatic)

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Yes, it has a conventional hand brake that operates on the rear brake drums. You have the additional security of being able to select Park this drops a pawl that engages with a drum inside the automatic transmission. This locks the transmission, you have to be in Park before you can remove the ignition key. Hope this helps. Regards Mike Crow from England

Submitted: 20/09/2012 14:39:28 | ID: 86126

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Rupen Khakhar, England

Nissan Note 2007

Water is not coming out of the wipers on the windscreen of my Nissan Note but it does come out fine on the rear screen. Why could this be?

Submitted: 17/09/2012 15:53:52 | ID: 77881

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Mike Brown, England

Nissan Note 2008

Hi,, can anyone please help me with changing my original Nissan Note stereo to a normal Sony one? What do I need in terms of the connection?

Submitted: 13/09/2012 17:24:22 | ID: 68470

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Faussou Olivier, Lothians

Nissan Note 2006

I need a Nissan Note radio code. Can anyone help?

Submitted: 13/09/2012 14:26:43 | ID: 73685

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Gerry Tunney, County Londonderry

Nissan Note 2009

My Nissan Note will not go into second gear. Has anyone had this problem? (1.5 dsi)

Submitted: 11/09/2012 10:30:17 | ID: 71521

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Alan, Devon

Nissan Note 2007

How important are the under-sump protection plates on my Nissan Note?

Submitted: 07/09/2012 09:33:07 | ID: 78197

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Irina, Hampshire

Nissan Note 2007

Hi. I have imported my Nissan Note from the EU. Now I have to make some changes on my car to make it suitable for UK registration. Is there any other method to convert it`s headlights without changing the headlights (for example to switch a tumbler)? Thank you in advance for any answer. (Acenta)

Submitted: 03/09/2012 15:10:56 | ID: 88074

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Sue Birchall, Cyprus

Nissan Note 2009

What should a new battery cost for my Nissan Note under 3 years and low mileage? (auto)

Submitted: 28/08/2012 16:55:21 | ID: 86531

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John Gilbert, Bedfordshire

Nissan Note 2011

Can anyone tell me how to turn on and off (at the moment it is off) the speed camara detection on my Nissan Note satnav? Thank you.

Submitted: 28/08/2012 14:21:32 | ID: 88235

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Kaz, England

Nissan Note 2010

I am thinking of buying a rear mounted cycle carrier specifically a Saris Porter 3 which Saris say is suitable for my Nissan Note. However all instructions indicate that the rear wiper should be disabled. How do I do this? (N-tec)

Submitted: 28/08/2012 11:53:53 | ID: 86454

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Thomas Renicks, Lanarkshire

Nissan Note 2007

I replaced the battery in my Nissan Note 1.4 07 plate. Now the only light working on the dashboard is a car sign with a key. When I put my key in the ignition and turn the key it makes no difference. Can anyone help?

Submitted: 21/08/2012 14:25:43 | ID: 85733

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Charlie, Isle of Anglesey

Nissan Note 2012

While I was driving my Nissan Note the other day a light came on near the km counter, and it said the word limit - - and a speed meter picture. Could someone help me to find out what it means?

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It`s possible that you’ve caught the limit switch on your steering wheel. It’s the rocker switch that’s coupled with the cruise control. It’s all in the handbook Craig from England

It’s the speed limiter control on the steering wheel I Suan from Cheshire

Submitted: 14/08/2012 16:33:57 | ID: 75538

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Ronald Boocock, Yorkshire

Nissan Note 2008

How do you get the glove box out of a Nissan Note? The manual says undo the three screws and it should pull out but I have tried this and it doesn`t move. Any ideas anyone? Thanks in anticipation. (tekna)

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There are more than 3 screws, check top and bottom of box. If removing to change pollen cabin filter don’t bother, easy to change with gen Nissan filter, which comes in two parts - filter and clip on front. Ray Thomas from Northumberland

Submitted: 31/07/2012 10:41:20 | ID: 88742

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Suzie Black, Dorset

Nissan Note 2009

I’ve put £25 of diesel in my Nissan Note and the dial has moved to half a tank but on the digital dash it is saying I’ve got 38 miles left. We’ve tried adjusting the settings and turning the car off and on again but no change. Any ideas?

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Hey, I’ve also had this problem just. Was the car by any chance still turned on or still running as the computer cannot register that level has changed whilst still on! You need to drive away at it you will see the miles rise gradually! Not a worrying problem! Wayne McCammon from County Tyrone

Submitted: 27/07/2012 10:13:42 | ID: 88410

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Laurence Cooper, Norfolk

Nissan Note 2009

My Nissan Note`s tailgate is jammed with a shoelace in the locking mechanism, preventing electrical contact. Is there an internal release mechanism?

Submitted: 24/07/2012 12:41:10 | ID: 87794

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Sandy Spiers, Wiltshire

Nissan Note 2010

When I first start my Nissan Note in the morning I select first gear, let the clutch in and as I start to move a juddering starts to occur. During the rest of the day everything is normal. The handbrake is not sticking and the engine performance is normal. Any ideas? (1.5 N-Tec)

Submitted: 16/07/2012 16:39:02 | ID: 87387

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Bruce Tulloch, England

Nissan Note 2008

My Nissan Note`s fog light is staying on. Any suggestions?

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No need to remove the rear bumper as suggested on other threads. The simple solutiion would be to remove the fuse, however, amazingly the Note’s handbook does not identify a fuse for the rear fog light. The red lense levers away from the rear bumper as shown in the handbook. Approach this very gently with a small screwdriver on the righthand side (when facing rear) and you will reveal a metal clip which you can then unclip with your finger before easing the lense completely away from the bumper. If the bulb has been on constantly it will of course be very hot so be warned. Just did mine and al`s okay David Worrall from Gloucestershire

Submitted: 28/06/2012 12:44:02 | ID: 88667

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Laraine Nelson, Northumberland

Nissan Note 2006

Can anyone tell me why I hear a popping noise every time I turn the steering wheel of my Nissan Note? It started a few weeks ago and has got progressively worse. At first I had to be turning a corner and it was worse when I turned left. But now it happens when I just move the wheel slightly and when I turn the wheel both left and right. It is especially loud when I reverse into my drive and have to turn the wheel to do so (possibly louder as the car is quieter/at a low speed and no other traffic is around). I would really appreciate any suggestions. Can anyone help? Thank you.

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I am sure that the arm near the front wheel needs to be replaced. I had a similar problem C Pits from Warwickshire

Submitted: 21/06/2012 12:03:03 | ID: 87951

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Jill, Angus (Forfarshire)

Nissan Note 2006

My Nissan Note wont respond to my key. Any ideas?

Submitted: 19/06/2012 10:46:18 | ID: 86721

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Norma Bonner, Aberdeenshire

Nissan Note 2010

My Nissan Note has started beeping like an alarm going off. This lasts for a minute and then it repeats itself. What could be wrong? (Acenta 1.4 diesel)

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Sorry not an answer but my 2010 Note Visia started doing this tonight. I`d also appreciate an answer please Ruth C from Derbyshire.

I had the same problem with mine. It’s probably the sensor on the passenger seat, which can go off even if you have a handbag on the seat. Basically the car thinks you are carrying a passenger who is not wearing a seat belt, hence the alarm sounds. If the alarm sounds and you don`t have anything on the seat, then the sensor is faulty and needs to be fixed (as mine did) Karen P from Surrey

Submitted: 18/06/2012 11:11:12 | ID: 87832

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Gordon Lynch, Northumberland

Nissan Note 2009

I have a Nissan Note 1.6 automatic with parking sensors and I cannot hear the buzzer at the rear of the car as I have a hearing problem, but I am not that deaf. Can anyone help?

Submitted: 15/06/2012 09:43:27 | ID: 87196

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Laura, England

Nissan Note 2006

What are the correct tyre pressures for my Nissan Note SE automatic reg January 2006?

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Check in the manual book, or on the side of the driver’s door. When open you will see small pictute like of a car with correct tyre presure parameters indicated right under the picture for front and rear tyres. Hope that will help R K from Northumberland

Submitted: 12/06/2012 10:23:20 | ID: 70077

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Ramsay, Scotland

Nissan Note 2007

Does anyone know the size of washer bottle that the Nissan Note has because I need to premix my windscreen wash? Thanks. (1.4)

Submitted: 08/06/2012 09:47:20 | ID: 86792

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Stephen Thomas, England

Nissan Note 2006

Why does my Nissan Note radio switch itself on and off continually?

Submitted: 07/06/2012 16:11:10 | ID: 82713

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David Preston, England

Nissan Note 2006

My Nissan Note`s driver`s window will not open. I have carried out the window rest but it still will not open. How can I test the switch to see if it is the motor or the switch? Many thanks. (SE)

Submitted: 29/05/2012 09:55:59 | ID: 85850

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Kevin Murphy, Hertfordshire

Nissan Note 2007

I had my Nissan Note valeted last weekend and ever since then the front passenger warning light and chime come on for 90 seconds after I get past 15 mph, even though the seat is completely empty. Has the weight sensor under the passenger seat been damaged or is there another simpler explanation? I can get the alarm to stop by keeping the seatbelt buckled up but it`s a bit of a nuisance. Can anyone help?.

Submitted: 24/05/2012 15:45:11 | ID: 85011

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Palvasha Raja Hameed, Pakistan

Nissan Note 2007

My Nissan Note has a problem. When I start the car it will start okay, but when I switch off the car I cannot get the key out unless I move the gears a lot and then it will come out. My mechanic cannot find out what the problem is. Can anyone help me please?

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If it is automatic, the gear selector has to be in p before you can take the key out. Perhaps it is the same with manual gearbox ie in neutral vj from England

Submitted: 24/05/2012 10:37:06 | ID: 71811

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Craig Harrop, England

Nissan Note 2008

When do I need to change the timing chain on my Nissan Note?

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I have just checked this myself and it recommends 72000 miles or 60 months, which ever is first Louise from Blaenau Gwent

Submitted: 24/05/2012 09:53:32 | ID: 69922

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Brendan O`Brien, Lancashire

Nissan Note 2010

Can anyone tell me how to remove the oil stick on the automatic gearbox of my Nissan Note? (1.6 engine N tec)

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We’ve got the same model - 60 plate Nissan Note automatic 1.6 SVE version (the next trim up from the N-Tec). For us the dip stick is the big circular yellow handle at the bottom just below the engine in the middle. Just pull it up and it should just come out. We’ve had to do that recently as ours was saying Oil Lo, when checking though it shows the oil is halfway between the H and L so I always thought that was fine (but this was after running the engine a while so could be inaccurate). If you mean how do you open it to fill oil - that is a good question. From what I can guess the opening is the black plastic screw cap with the oil can on it to the right of the engine, but I tried all sorts to get that thing open and it doesn’t seem to open... have to get someone to help me. I’m guessing that is just a turn screw but it might be tight (ours actually looks like it might have even melted to the engine and if that’s the case we’ve got a major problem!) Dar from Shropshire

Submitted: 17/05/2012 11:11:13 | ID: 69876

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Mark Brown, Jamaica

Nissan Note 2007

My Nissan Note`s engine check light stays on and the OBD2 scan gave P1652. Can anyone say what`s wrong?

Submitted: 08/05/2012 15:18:26 | ID: 70901

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Chris Case, England

Nissan Note 2007

What could be the cause of a knocking on the steering of my Nissan Note at low speeds?

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Hi, I had same problem on my Note, it was the crossmember and front coil Hayley Tracey from England

Submitted: 01/05/2012 12:22:24 | ID: 69957

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Simon, England

Nissan Note 2008

I have a problem with my Nissan Note`s back passenger seats. The double one doesn`t want to fold down so I can’t transport any big things. The line is still connected and the lock sounds as if it is working okay, but the seat back is still not folding. Any suggestions?

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I had the same problem Simon, This is what worked for me. Pull the seat right back. From the middle ,peel back the felt trim strip at the bottom of the seat and ease it ovet the luggage loops. If you look inside whilst using the release lever you will see a cable pulling on a small metal bar. I managed to get my finger on this and press firmly whilst using the release lever and hey presto ! the seat dropped forward. Wth the seat now down I gave the mechanism a couple of blasts of WD40 and it now works fine. No problem with getting the chrismas tree in the car this year. Good Luck Woody from Warwickshire

Submitted: 20/04/2012 09:38:23 | ID: 81902

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Jason Fanthom, England

Nissan Note 2008

The interior boot light of my Nissan Note will not go out. When the car`s interior lamps are both switched off and the door is open the light on the dashboard stays on, even though all of the doors are closed. Also the indicators no longer flash when locking the car but they do when opening it. Are the two faults related and what could the cause be?

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If the light stays on then it is saying the car is open so the lights won’t flash. Make sure you check all the doors are shut properly Brendan from Lancashire

Submitted: 19/04/2012 14:41:44 | ID: 81864

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David, Lancashire

Nissan Note 2006

Has anybody else had trouble removing the electric wires/plug from the back of the headlight bulb on a Nissan Note? I have read and re-read the user manual but no matter how hard I pull I cannot remove the wires to be able to replace the bulb. I have even tried bypassing this part of the manual and unclipping the retaining wire bracket, but still cannot get to remove it as the plastic plug is covered in a rubber seal. Any advice please?

Submitted: 17/04/2012 12:39:21 | ID: 80495

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Maree, England

Nissan Note 2006

Hi. Would anyone be able to tell me please how many kilometres on average it`s possible to travel in my Nissan Note when the petrol light comes on? I do long trips often so it would be really handy to know. I had thought that my Note was 1500cc’s but am not at home to check. Thanks very much.

Submitted: 10/04/2012 12:35:40 | ID: 78936

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Karen, Lanarkshire

Nissan Note 2006

My Nissan Note will not start at all. I have owned the car for over a year and never had a problem. When I turn the key in the ignition it just clicks with no ignition start up at all. The headlights and central locking are all functional and working. I had a jump start, turned it on the first attempt, ran the engine for two hours` driving and parked. When I went out to move the car from the drive it was dead again, although the headlights and central locking etc were all working fine. I am on holiday visiting my family just now. Is this a recovery job or an easy fix? I read about installation procedure after battery installation in my manual, should I try this after another jump start?

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Just needs a new battery Brendan from Lancashire

Perhaps the battery is dead, or the alternator has malfunctioned, need to have them checked vj from England

Submitted: 10/04/2012 11:47:34 | ID: 78953

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Rod Morales, England

Nissan Note 2008

I have a Nissan Note 1.4 acenta 2008. How many miles before changing the cambelt and how much to pay?

Submitted: 02/04/2012 10:00:05 | ID: 76389

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