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by calnorth
Thu Sep 10, 2020 8:45 am
Forum: Main QashQai Discussion
Topic: VIN Plate Decoding
Replies: 7
Views: 475

Re: VIN Plate Decoding

Points of Interest (POI) and Speed Cams: Nissan Head Units upto 2017 (Connect 3) have a Nav menu entry for POI's. Those can be two files of either your own or a full library of UK/EU Speed Cam positions. The French have a ban on that. I don't have the latest Connect head unit that incorporates Andro...
by calnorth
Wed Sep 09, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Few problems
Replies: 13
Views: 848

Re: Few problems

I can hear the clutch on the compressor engage when hitting AC button. I'm gonna have to try and trace the OAT sensor back and see where everything is connected to at the weekend and get the multi meter on all wires. The A/C cold side goes to the cabin Evaporator...see if the pipes there are cold w...
by calnorth
Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain
Topic: Electronic Hand Brake Not Releasing
Replies: 7
Views: 630

Re: Electronic Hand Brake Not Releasing

Had a search, can't find anything so I thought best to ask. My electronic handbrake sometimes does not release when I go to pull away, and needs to be released manually. Is this anything to worry about or is it a fad of the system? Welcome to the Nissan "iffy electro handbrake system" club. I never...
by calnorth
Wed Sep 09, 2020 7:22 am
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: Aston Martin DB5 Continuation (Goldfinger)
Replies: 4
Views: 285

Re: Aston Martin DB5 Continuation (Goldfinger)

Colin, way back is way back Clarkson left Top Gear in 2015. But Top Gear did mention these Aston’s in 2018 see attached - Dave 😉 Aston Martin will build 25 ‘Goldfinger’ DB5s… for £3.3m | Top Gear : https://www.topgear.com/car-news/classic/aston-martin-will-build-25-goldfinger-db5s-ps33m I'd expect ...
by calnorth
Wed Sep 09, 2020 7:17 am
Forum: General
Topic: Few problems
Replies: 13
Views: 848

Re: Few problems

Hi Gloucester thanks for the welcome. I really hope it is something simple and not the condenser. Think ill get a leak check and regas and see what happens from there Refrigerant is a possibility...does the clutch on the Compressor engage when low Temp selected? The reading of -20C is a concern bec...
by calnorth
Tue Sep 08, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: Aston Martin DB5 Continuation (Goldfinger)
Replies: 4
Views: 285

Re: Aston Martin DB5 Continuation (Goldfinger)

Dave...think that or similar has been on Top Gear with Clarkson....wayback somewhere. Interesting and spendy stuff.
by calnorth
Tue Sep 08, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain
Topic: Gear Shift will not move from “P” to “D”
Replies: 27
Views: 904

Re: Gear Shift will not move from “P” to “D”

Yes, I've even put the car in Park Can you check your car handbook as mine is likely different (later year & non Auto Box). Instruments and controls Section - Warning Lights. When I checked the handbook it said it had something to do with the brakes, and after I changed the front brake pads the war...
by calnorth
Tue Sep 08, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain
Topic: Gear Shift will not move from “P” to “D”
Replies: 27
Views: 904

Re: Gear Shift will not move from “P” to “D”

I went out today, didn't have any issue with the shifter but a warning light poped up an orange (!) and sometime when I put the ebrake on it blinks and sometimes it doesn't Has the car stopped completely before you pull the parking brake up? Yes, I've even put the car in Park Can you check your car...
by calnorth
Tue Sep 08, 2020 11:27 am
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain
Topic: QASHQAI ECU NOT BEING FOUND
Replies: 5
Views: 265

Re: QASHQAI ECU NOT BEING FOUND

Aka8 wrote:
Tue Sep 08, 2020 11:22 am
I was hoping to alteast be able to find the Ecu to know there is power comming to it. Do you have an idea of which relays I should be checking ?
No accurate info I'm afraid as much of it is engine specific I think. Someone else on this site might....at some point?
by calnorth
Tue Sep 08, 2020 11:23 am
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain
Topic: Gear Shift will not move from “P” to “D”
Replies: 27
Views: 904

Re: Gear Shift will not move from “P” to “D”

algnerd wrote:
Tue Sep 08, 2020 9:23 am
I went out today, didn't have any issue with the shifter but a warning light poped up an orange (!) and sometime when I put the ebrake on it blinks and sometimes it doesn't
Has the car stopped completely before you pull the parking brake up?