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I'm in the UK, bought myself a 2014 ex mobility 5 seater, I've cut out the ramp, & fitted some 16" Nisaan Cube wheels, which have made a huge difference.
Can anyone help me out with the factory service intervals?
I have 62000 miles on the clock, when I spoke to a Nissan dealer, they told me it is due for a 60 month service, which aparantly is only a small service, for which they quoted over £300.
I've just done an oil & filter change so far.
 

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Hi there.
Personally given the van is already 5 years old and over 60K miles, and assuming warranty is long since passed, I wouldn't pay over £300 for (what the main dealer called) a small service at the main dealer.
Use a trusty local garage who would probably do a major service less than that so a small one would be cheaper still - just make sure the right oil is used though as these things (maybe all cars do now) have a DPF which must apparently have low ash oil used (C4 grade I was told by my dealer - bought the same oil at eurocarparts at half the dealer price).
Anyway, if you've just done an oil and filter change, that would be the major part of a 'small' service, do the fuel and air filter and that'll be all that gets replaced - the rest just being fluid levels and inspection.

https://www-europe.nissan-cdn.net/content/dam/Nissan/za/Maintenance/Split/NV200/NV200_1.5D.pdf
 

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Hi there.
Personally given the van is already 5 years old and over 60K miles, and assuming warranty is long since passed, I wouldn't pay over £300 for (what the main dealer called) a small service at the main dealer.
Use a trusty local garage who would probably do a major service less than that so a small one would be cheaper still - just make sure the right oil is used though as these things (maybe all cars do now) have a DPF which must apparently have low ash oil used (C4 grade I was told by my dealer - bought the same oil at eurocarparts at half the dealer price).
Anyway, if you've just done an oil and filter change, that would be the major part of a 'small' service, do the fuel and air filter and that'll be all that gets replaced - the rest just being fluid levels and inspection.

https://www-europe.nissan-cdn.net/content/dam/Nissan/za/Maintenance/Split/NV200/NV200_1.5D.pdf
Hi, thanks I'm aware of all the usual stuff. I can't seem to find the correct euro/uk service scedule for these. I'm not even sure on the cam belt intervals, they seem to vary depending upon who you speak to.
 

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Yes I've seen that. I wasn't expecting to see such a short time interval between changes. I'm going to check with the main dealers, which have don all its servicing tomorrow.
Have a feeling it might have been done, as the cam cover is a bit ill fitting.
 

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Hi Andy, Just wondering if you found out about the cambelt, i'm looking at a NV200 on Sat, 64k, also an ex mobility and cambelt wasn't done at dealer when it had service at 50k. I was told on another forum 54k, also found online schedule saying 54k, garage selling car checked autodata & it said 90k, I rang a dealer & they also said 90k. I know it would be safer to just get it done, but looking to do a camper conversion, so the money is tight & we probably won't get to 90k in 3 years.
 

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Just you and me on here I think - shame, could be so much better with more participation.

Anyway, depending what the money is on the one you're looking at - if it's from a dealer/trade - once you get to a price you're happy with, you could always finish by trying 'throw the cam-belt change in and you've got a deal' - it costs them far less to get it done than it would for you (probably £3-400) so they might suck it up to get the sale. If they don't you tried, then you'd have to weigh it up.

I got mine in 2018 and the only 'service book' the previous owner had was one of the blank generic ones you can get which he was 'given when he bought it' the year before, the only 'stamp' at that time being a service and cambelt, and by the time I bought the car a second 'stamp' had been added approximately a year later, a few months before I bought it. So I have the warm glow that it 'should' have been changed in 2017 at approx 55K, but given that same service had spark plugs ticked too, on a car without them, it could all be cobblers and I ride by the seat of my pants.

Thing is, from your perspective, it might or might not be due yet (54K or 90K etc) and maybe you wouldn't get to 90K in the next 3 years, but it will also be 3 years older then so possibly an 8 year old belt. I really don't know what I would do.

Until recently my view was different - picked up a 2007 getz for my lad (top tip - dirt cheap to insure for new drivers and a great car if image doesn't bother you) - got it at local car auction - had over 150K miles and a pretty good main dealer stamped book, although the last cam-belt 'proven' was 5 years before. I thought, for a £300 car it's not worth doing, I've never had one go on any of my cars in over 30 years of driving, and I've driven some rubbish. I kept it well self serviced except that belt. Over 2 years later, after a gig and night in a London hotel pretty hung over, have a call from son who, having just left the south coast to take his girlfriend to Cadbury world on a short birthday break on her 21st, had snapped the belt. His few days were ruined, her birthday was, my leisurely morning was and I then had the aggro of getting it dragged somewhere closer than the AA would, trying to help him get another car or new engine (which muggins here would have to buy/collect/fit). Found cheap low miles engine, DID THE CAMBELT ON IT, fitted it in the cold and rain (from underneath as I didn't have a hoist and could only work on it as and when so didn't want to hire endlessly), to find main crankshaft seal knackered - strip down again, deep joy.
He's back on the road but I really am more nervous about my own now given the 'service book' I have. A whole world of aggro if it goes, unless you have the top levels of breakdown and warranty cover, which cost more than doing the belt.

I still kick myself on that getz - cambelt was a doddle in the end, wish I'd done it when I got the car but thought saving the £50 (plus my time) was worth it. It isn't easy on the NV though, still just shutting my mind to it when I drive 🙏
 

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Hi Paul - also see my attachment on the original response (#2 above), that's Nissan's own schedule requirement, plus regardless of mileage, if it's beyond 4 years old presumably you could convince the dealer on that basis. The juke and qashqai specs (same engine) online do now say 90K or 96months for the first belt change then 45K thereafter , surprised motability didn't get it done tbh if it was motability supplied/serviced. Also if it was motability, they might be able to provide a printout on top of the service booklet. Perhaps some are mixing up km for m as 54K miles is 90000Km
 

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yeah I was surprised it wasn't done being motability, however if the dealer said same as 1 i rang, then they wouldn't have quoted for it. I also did wonder if the confusion is around the 90000km, I also want to check what service nook says & I'm tempted to contact Nissan UK, it's an important item they shouldn't be providing conflicting data on. It's 4yrs old, they told me same as dealer 90k or 60months, so i can try, but can't see them budging, especially when mileage is only 64k.
 

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I've had reply from Nissan after giving them my chassis number and they've sent schedule, timing belt & pulleys under normal conditions 60 months or 150000km, under severe driving conditions 48 months or 120000km
 
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