Nissan LEAF Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Nissan LEAF
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Nissan LEAF Questions
In the 6 months that I have had my 2014 Juke SL, I have had a dead battery, & my mileage has gone from 22 1/2 mpg down to less than 17 mpg in the normal driving mode. Much worse in the econo mode! Been to the dealer for service twice, nothing fixed except new battery. Car has 2000 miles on it...
My Nissan Leaf (10,000 miles less than two years) has a braking issue, and has been in the Nissan dealership shop for 10 days so far (god help me on the bill!). It has never been in an accident or run over a curb.
It seems to slide a little when you brake, and the brakes do not catch right aw...
Nissan LEAF Recalls
Due to an electrical circuit board problem, the inverter may fail, and the vehicle may shut down and stall unexpectedly. Dealers will replace the inverter free of charge to resolve the concern.
The front structural member assembly of the vehicle may have missing welds. This can compromise safety in an accident. Dealers will inspect to see if any welds are missing and repair them as needed free of charge to resolve the concern.
The airbag system uses a sensor in the front passenger seat to detect if the seat is occupied by an adult. The affected vehicles are being recalled because this sensor, part of the occupant classification system (OCS), may incorrectly identify the passenger seat as empty when it is actually occupied by an adult. When the passenger seat is determined to be empty, the passenger airbag is disabled. Failure of the passenger airbag to properly deploy when necessary would increase the risk of injury to someone seated in the passenger seat in the event of an accident. Dealers will update the OCS software to correct this concern.