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by Gel
Thu Nov 15, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain
Topic: VED Costs and RDE2 Diesel standard impact
Replies: 5
Views: 258

Re: VED Costs and RDE2 Diesel standard impact

Perhaps, and of course these latest generation cars, petrol + diesel, need AD BLUE which adds to running costs;
plus will petrol models have particulate filter issues like some diesel owners?
Must admit majority of my journeys are short, but had no issues on dpf front.
by Gel
Thu Nov 15, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Electronic systems
Topic: Replaced Battery - Now Start / Stop Fault
Replies: 5
Views: 341

Re: Replaced Battery - Now Start / Stop Fault

true unless replacement battery is IDENTICAL.
by Gel
Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:22 am
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain
Topic: VED Costs and RDE2 Diesel standard impact
Replies: 5
Views: 258

VED Costs and RDE2 Diesel standard impact

I've been looking at getting an X Trail in new year, but Chancellor's fiddling with Road Tax(VED) makes it very hard to justify. My current 1.5dci engine costs me zero in VED currently. Hadn't realised till checking, that from 1 April 2018, VED First-Year Rate for diesels is calculated as if they we...
by Gel
Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: Bodywork & Interior
Topic: Bootlid Handle Fitting
Replies: 2
Views: 297

Re: Bootlid Handle Fitting

Before posting, always try the SEARCH box in top left corner of this forum; loads of useful info here. ;)
Doing so, prevents multiple threads on same issue :!:

Also use YOUTUBE for answers;
by Gel
Sat Nov 10, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Main QashQai Discussion
Topic: Nissan QQ difference in models
Replies: 15
Views: 856

Re: Nissan QQ difference in models

Get hold of Qashqai brochure from dealer or Nissan's UK's www.
by Gel
Wed Nov 07, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: Electronic systems
Topic: Dull brake light
Replies: 9
Views: 584

Re: Dull break light

Try another one just in case; otherwise sounds like one of the cables into lampholder is not making good connection. :( Assume you've ensured correct bulb; haven't needed to change mine; brake lights used to be of a dual filament construction; one filament for side light, one for brake. Clean brass ...
by Gel
Wed Nov 07, 2018 10:15 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Newbie questions
Replies: 5
Views: 597

Re: Newbie questions

If you fit running boards you must advise your insurers too. :)
Major service is followed year after by minor one etc etc.

Nissan Service £.PNG

by Gel
Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Melbourne, Australia
Replies: 10
Views: 556

Re: Hello from Melbourne, Australia

Even Nissan dealers have reported difficulty in fitting Nissan Kit, as instructions are vague &
mainly graphical.
by Gel
Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Melbourne, Australia
Replies: 10
Views: 556

Re: Hello from Melbourne, Australia

Yours in Oz are from the UK Sunderland factory, but there's also production in Russia where they have an upgraded suspension because of the rough terrain. China makes them too. ACES were active in selling mirror conversion kits but believed they pulled out, as there were too many variants in QQ's wi...

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