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by calnorth
Tue Nov 15, 2022 2:45 pm
Forum: Main QashQai Discussion
Topic: Headlights deflectors - driving in France
Replies: 2
Views: 2251

Re: Headlights deflectors - driving in France

Hi - my first post. We'll be driving in France and Belgium in December, with a QQ N-Connecta 2020. I've read somewhere that with some QQs there's a headlight setting to adjust the beam, so avoiding having to stick headlamp beam deflectors/converters/adapters. Any help with this topic? Does a 2020 N...
by calnorth
Fri Nov 04, 2022 12:56 pm
Forum: General / Ordering Forum
Topic: Stop Start problems
Replies: 4
Views: 2101

Re: Stop Start problems

My sep 2022 Qashqai has been into the dealership today as since i got it the stop start is very irregular you can have it for 1 day or 1 hour but most of the time it does not stop when i am stationary now for the laugh or i think they are having one that is why i am asking the dealer as told me tha...
by calnorth
Wed Nov 02, 2022 2:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Black tar like substance leaking from 2 glow plugs
Replies: 5
Views: 2149

Re: Black tar like substance leaking from 2 glow plugs

Duane Edwards wrote: Wed Nov 02, 2022 12:52 pm When I bought the car I started to use some Redex diesel injector cleaner so am wondering whether this has shifted / dissolved some carbon inside the engine and maybe is trying to find its way out of the engine.
Usually it burns...big smoke time
by calnorth
Wed Nov 02, 2022 12:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Black tar like substance leaking from 2 glow plugs
Replies: 5
Views: 2149

Re: Black tar like substance leaking from 2 glow plugs

Weird...it looks like black sealant?
by calnorth
Mon Oct 31, 2022 2:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Faulty o2 sensor but no performance change
Replies: 2
Views: 1639

Re: Faulty o2 sensor but no performance change

The O2 sensor is electrically heated which will raise an error (MIL) if faulty. The sensor works at a very high temperature as such. It may still work if the heater is faulty...to some extent? Likely the ECU may default to a basic air/fuel mix ratio. The amber MIL will be an MOT fail. This sensor is...
by calnorth
Sun Oct 30, 2022 1:13 pm
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain
Topic: POWER LOSS PLEASE HELP
Replies: 1
Views: 2247

Re: POWER LOSS PLEASE HELP

Symptoms of a failed/failing Turbo are generally these: Loss of power Slower, louder acceleration Difficulty maintaining high speeds Blue/grey smoke coming from the exhaust Engine dashboard light is showing. You seem to experience some of these. Its difficult to diagnose at distance...sorry
by calnorth
Fri Oct 28, 2022 8:27 am
Forum: Main QashQai Discussion
Topic: Garage charges
Replies: 2
Views: 1289

Re: Garage charges

Can you enter your car details into this site...there are other sites also:

https://www.autodoc.co.uk/

If in difficulty find a transmission systems specialist
by calnorth
Fri Oct 28, 2022 7:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: 1.6 petrol qashqai failed emissions 3rd year in a row
Replies: 12
Views: 6487

Re: 1.6 petrol qashqai failed emissions 3rd year in a row

I have 1.6 petrol 2017 Qashai which has just failed its emissions for the second year running (51k miles driven). It failed last year but was still in extended warranty when I bought the car from Nissan garage second hand. They run diagnostics test and reset the computer? and it passed. It seemed l...
by calnorth
Thu Oct 27, 2022 9:41 am
Forum: Electronic systems
Topic: Dashboard Display is Black
Replies: 7
Views: 2377

Re: Dashboard Display is Black

Exactly. on the LHD you only have the fusebox on the left side I think. On the RHD you have fuses on both sides and also behind the glove box I believe? This said, you are absolutely right that the fuses you mentioned should be verified. Niek..the info I have given is from Nissan QQ diagnostics of ...
by calnorth
Thu Oct 27, 2022 7:15 am
Forum: Electronic systems
Topic: Dashboard Display is Black
Replies: 7
Views: 2377

Re: Dashboard Display is Black

LHD is of course drivers side...perhaps there is only one fuse box therefore...have not checked RHD driver side.