Question about Nissan Versa

2 Answers

I have a 2008 Nissan Versa, 8 months - 15 K miles - while brakes are making noise like wear mark is past away and AC radiator is leaking - dealer told it due to an impact, while there are few recesses from bugs and rocks less than 1/8" - Questions: too early for brakes replacement? same thing for radiator (too flimsy?)

Posted by on

2 Answers

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

    Sergeant:

    An expert that has over 500 points.

  • Expert
  • 324 Answers

It is never to early for brakes, brakes can get soft and chip away, it is possible it was a defect.

as for the radiator, it should not be leaking unless some thing happen to it,such as rocks, or an impact. unless it is at a seem.

Posted on Nov 26, 2008

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 20 times.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Nissan Expert
  • 99 Answers

No, and No. Brake wear depends on how you drive and how much cargo/weight you carry in the vehicle. If the brakes are worn, then it is what it is. The A/C condensor is sitting in the front of the vehicle where it can get maximum air flow, like all cars, which makes it vunerable. If a rock or big bug hits it in just the right spot it can puncture the condensor. This can happen on any vehicle.

Posted on Nov 26, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

The e t c is buzzing what is causing this


ANSWERS: Oil Loss, Buzzing Noise, ETC. - Nissan Forum ' Nissan Forums

forums.nicoclub.com/answers-oil-loss-buzzing-noise-etc-t323273.html
Mar 20, 2008 - 3) Yet another buzzing, rattling or whinning noise. If you own a Quest van, Maxima, Altima 3.5 and some Z/G/FX vehicles, and get a loud ... Mysterious no-spark situation with a buzzing transmission
Mar 31, 2013
ABS brake fault light on, buzzing sound
Feb 7, 2011
ECU making loud buzzing noise
Oct 6, 2009
Buzzing noise under the hood towards the back of the engine ...
May 8, 2008
More results from forums.nicoclub.com

Buzzing noise at 2000-3000 RPM - Nissan Forums : Nissan Forum

www.nissanclub.com/...nissan-altima.../128490-buzzing-noise-2000-300...

Oct 28, 2003 - 6 posts - ‎3 authors
The "buzzing noise"; I can tell that I am not alone in having this problem but has someone figured out ... I fit does, that eliminates the brake rotors, tires, wheelbearings, CV's etc. ... BUT with an Altima it is probable the pre-cats. Loud humming noise when driving
7 posts
Aug 29, 2009
Noise when accelerating
13 posts
Jul 21, 2009
engine noise/whine - 05 3.5SE
15 posts
Nov 17, 2006
My altima has a humming noise under my hood
15 posts
Jan 17, 2005
More results from www.nissanclub.com

Jan 05, 2016 | 2000 Nissan Altima

1 Answer

Will an air pocket in the coolant system cause it to overheat or over pressurize on a 2001 Nissan Sentra ?


1. The radiator cap if working correctly it will release pressure in the system provided the cap you have is the correct pressure setting. If you are having a problem with pressure then replace the cap with a new radiator cap with the correct pressure setting. Do not use a cap with a pressure setting other than the original equipment pressure spec. So you do not go to the parts store and buy any radiator cap on the shelf that fits because they come with different pressure ratings and some of these will be totally unsuitable for your car.

2. If the pressure valve is stuck in the "old" cap the pressure release system will not work.

3. Overheating
Air pockets in the cooling system can definitely cause overheating and can retard coolant flow through the system. If you are draining the radiator to replace the coolant or replacing the radiator you need to follow the correct procedures for bleeding air out of the system for that particular engine after coolant refilling. Some engines have bleeder screws on the cooling system to assist in the air bleeding procedure and some don't.

There are various causes for overheating so don't assume it will necessarily be solved by bleeding any remaining air from the cooling system and replacing the radiator cap with one that works.

Other causes can be...........
1. Faulty cooling system thermostat. (Replace the Thermostat)
2. Faulty water pump, especially if the impellers have corroded away or have disintegrated in the case of those design genius water pumps with plastic impellers. (Replace the water pump)

3. Cooling fans not working and if so the cause needs to be tracked. Check that your fans are kicking in. If the engine is overheating the fans should be running because they will switch on when the coolant reaches a specific temp and well before the coolant gets excessively hot.

4. A partial blockage in the coolant passages inside the engine but not in the radiator if you have a new one. If the coolant is not changed at the required intervals(frequently the case with many owners) or is over diluted with water you can get a build up of debris. If products like stop leak have been used in the system this can create similar problems with partial blockages inside the engine coolant passages.

5. A compression leak into the cooling system.
If you have bled air from the system and have continuous air bubbles in the cooling system I would suspect a compression leak. In that event a basic leak down test will show if you have compression gasses leaking into the cooling system and from which cylinder(s). The spark plug is removed and compressed air is forced into the cylinder via the spark plug fitting and air bubbles will show up in the coolant of there is a leak into the cooling system.
--------------------------------
Have the problem with overheating addressed immediately. Running the engine with an overheat condition will cause expensive engine damage many times the cost of fixing the overheating issue.

------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Dec 29, 2015 | Nissan Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Removing tensioner assembly


images for 2008 Nissan Versa Removing tensioner

    how do you remove tension off surpentine belt tensioner - Nissan Forum

    www.nissanforums.com/.../151350-how-do-you-remove-tension-off.htm...

    Feb 20, 2009 - 4 posts - ‎2 authors
    2008+ Nissan Rogue ... QR25 2.5L Engine Engine Discussion: 2002+ Sentra SE-R and SpecV ... how do you remove tension off surpentine belt tensioner ... changed these before, but which way do you turn the tensioner, how ... Replacing the Water Pump on a '04-'08 Maxima *DIY*
    1 post
    Aug 31, 2011
    Belt noise: replace idler pulley? - GA16DE
    8 posts
    Sep 16, 2008
    Step by step instructions -Upper Timing Chain Tensioner
    15 posts
    Dec 8, 2007
    Idler Pulley Bearing Replacement Info
    5 posts
    May 16, 2003
    More results from www.nissanforums.com

    Nissan Versa Tensioner Pulley Issue (1/1) - EricTheCarGuy ...

    www.ericthecarguy.com/.../50669-nissan-versa-tensioner-pulley-issue
    Nissan Versa Tensioner Pulley Issue 1 year 7 months ago #94552 ... for a 50 Torx to be used to remove the entire tensioner pulley assembly but all of my 50Trx

    How to Replace serpentine belt 2008 Nissan Altima ...

    ? 11:29
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5NchA85pnAE
    Jul 2, 2014 - Uploaded by nivekoch
    How to Replace serpentine belt 2008 Nissan Altima In this video i'll be going ... 2005 Nissan Altima 2.5L serpentine belt tensionerreplacement ...

Dec 16, 2015 | 2008 Nissan Versa

2 Answers

Nor a real problem per say: 2005 Yukon Xl withonly 65,000 miles. What preventive maint should I do as I would like to keep this one for a number of years to come? The only ISSUE I have is a continued...


as far as maintenance your owners book tell of the intervals to change fluids,plugs and such. the water leak may be a clogged drain hose from the ac. out on the fire wall on the right side at the bottom of the firewall is a tube that drains the water out it may be clogged with dirt

Jan 21, 2011 | GMC Yukon XL Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Leaking anti freeze and metal scraping sound coming from front passenger side of car. just replaced radiator 4 months ago. no white smoke out of tailpipe


It sounds like you need a water pump. When the bushing in the water pump shaft wears out it makes a horrible grinding marbles together kind of sound and coolant leaks past the shaft seal.

May 12, 2010 | 2001 Nissan Altima

1 Answer

Excessive tire wear, 29000 miles. Tires are cuping out and roaring. Tire dealer (Goodyear) said it was alignment. The truck always drove perfect.but I had it aligned anyway and noise is unbearable! 2008...


I am not sure I can help you much, I have bought, sold, used and abused tires all my life so I will try to help... First if you bought big aggressive tires that look cool, don't expect them not to make noise. Second, if you have ever run them underinflated and the cupping and adverse wear has started the only thing that may help reduce but not eliminate noise it is tire rotation.... Third aggressive tread is always noisy... And gets noisier with age. You have already aligned the truck, that is a step in the right direction. Keep tires properly inflated and rotate them often to square tread back up. Once cupping is minimised noise should go down. Just so you know I have learned about tire through a lot of personal experience. Don't by an aggressive tread if 98% of the time you or on the highway for the once or twice you may go off road... It's not worth it...

Oct 09, 2009 | 2008 Nissan Titan

1 Answer

Early wear on front brakes /rotors for 2008 Town and Country


I work for a brake repair shop and trust me you are not alone.Enterprise and alot of other people bought the same van and had the same trouble.I hate to say but it doesnt stop there.About every 14 to 15 thousand miles you have to replace the front pads.As of now they dont have an upgrade,for instance ceramic pads, but I am sure they will very soon

May 01, 2009 | 2008 Chrysler Town & Country

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

178 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Nissan Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

70374 Answers

Phil Lovisek
Phil Lovisek

Level 3 Expert

705 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22041 Answers

Are you a Nissan Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...