Nissan Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Nissan

Nissan Problems

Engine Turns Over But Doesn't Start

Failure of the ignition power transistor can cause a "crank-no start" condition.

Nissian Crankshaft and Camshaft Sensor Recall

The engine may stall at times due to a failed crankshaft position sensor and/or camshaft position sensor, These sensors can fail intermittently as they warm with the engine. Sensors on certain models have been recalled by Nissan and will be replaced as necessary. Please visit our recall section for this model to see if your vehicle is covered by this recall.

Nissan fuel pump recall

Nissan issued a recall on the fuel pump for premature failure. There was an owner notification program and labels were placed on the fuel pump access panel and next to the AC charge label in the engine compartment.

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Nissan Questions

Vehicle wont shift out of park. Been using bypass to shift. Is there a recall (2 answers)

Automatic won't shift from park.

Why does my Service engine light turn on and then off consistently? (1 answer)

My Service Engine Light continues to turn on for a day or two then off for a day or two for over 2 months. I have yet to figure out why.

AC blows cold then hot. Replaced Relay and still having the same issue. (1 answer)

Pretty sure it's not the compressor and all belts are fine.

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Nissan Recalls

Wiring To Engine Control Unit Has Faulty Connection

The wiring terminal pin fit at the engine control unit (ECU) may not be secure. Dealers will replace the terminal pin on the engine room harness free of charge to resolve the concern.

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Fails To Deploy In A Crash

The wiring harness to the passenger frontal air bag may not be connected properly, and not power the air bag as needed in an accident. Dealers will inspect the wiring harness and if necessary replace the passenger frontal air bag module and main body harness free of charge to resolve the concern.

Brake Lights Stay Illuminated And Shift Lever May Not Be Locked In Park

The brake lights switch may be installed improperly and as a result may stay engaged, keeping the brake lights illuminated when not intended, and releasing the shift lever from the park position without depressing the brake pedal. Dealers will inspect the third brake light switch and replace the relay if necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Nissan Reviews

So far the only issue i have is the passingerside air bag light is on & the break pedal making a groaning sound when stepped on....had a break job done but did not fix the problem & a little bump when wheels are turned to deep. It has a lift kit on it.
We have owned our 2009 Nissan Versa for 2 years now...purchased it in June 2014. It has been a dream car. No problems whatsoever. All we have had to do is oil changes and get tires. We love it!! Best car we have ever had by far. It doesn't have a whole lot of power going up hills but it is a 4 cylinder. I would have to say it has been the perfect car for us. We have driven it 25,000 mile...
This is actually the worst vehicle I've ever owned. I purchased it in 2011 and it was a 2006. I purchased it from a dealer (Kelly Nissan in Beverly Ma) and they said the vehicle was pre-certified. Initially the warranty they offered was atrocious so I had to pay extra to get a warranty of 80k miles. Interestingly enough the entire exhaust fell off about 2 years of owning it, right after 60...

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