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Buzzing in the radio

For some reason the radio is buzzing with the revving of the motor (even with radio volume turned low). Bringing it by the dealership soon, I'll report back.

Love the car, rare black in Seattle.
 

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I hate the fact that the visors are too loose. You have to have them all the way up or it falls to all the way down. Had Dealer replace them, but it's the same thing. Wrote to Nissan and was told that nothing could be done, so they closed my case. I think the visors need to be redesigned or have someway of keeping them up in the partial positions.
 

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Here's a comment from aacouriers in Wales...This vehicle is now three years old and in that time the gearbox has been repaired three times and after just 39000 miles it had to have a brand new engine.
Not too bad I hear you say but ! Nissan made us wait while the warranty was checked out for the first gearbox repair and also the engine replacement because at first they were not prepared to do it due to the fact that my servicing was done by an independant garage that is MOT qualified.
The Nissan helpdesk should be called Nissan helpless desk because when you ask to speak to someone higher up the chain of command all you get is WE CANT DO THAT...The phrase "YOU CAN IN A NISSAN" SHOULD READ, YOU CAN`T IN A NISSAN.
In total this vehicle has been off the road for a little under two months having repairs and as said this is a three year old vehicle. One thing in it`s favour is that we have saved a fortune in diesel because it has spent a lot of it`s life on the back of an A A truck
After copious ammounts of hours on the phone to Nissan we have had to pay for the repairs ourselves for the last two gearboxes.
The first time fifth gear went and the second time the slave cylinder went inside the box and the third time the fourth gear came adrift.
The garage that repaired the box said that ideally a Renault Megane box is not up to the job in this vehicle..GEARBOX REPAIRS £1300.00
May we without prejudice and all statements being true advise other firms of our problems and think before buying a van.
Sorry Nissan ( AND MR JIM WRIGHT MANAGING DIRECTOR) THIS HAD TO BE SAID..
Needless to say, a Nissan will not be on our shopping list from now on and hopefully everyone will take notice of this as after looking into it we are not the first to have problems with Nissan there are hundreds more write ups on the internet.
Should you wish to contact us MR NISSAN, our number is on this site please feel free, we would welcome it...
I know this vehicle, and would like to add that it has also had two radiator repairs due to the lack of a protective grill allowing stones to damage the lower part of the radiator. It has also had seven windscreens due to stone chips, but that might just be bad luck.
 

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Air intake pipe broken

We bought one NV200 in May this year and we already ordered another 2 more for company use.
It was so far so good.
However, somehow the air intake pipe attaching to engine body (throttle body ?) was cut off yesterday when my colleague drove the van and the van was towed away to a Nissan Service Centre.
I don't think it is major problem as everything is fine after the pipe replaced. However, what will be the possible problem caused this incident.
If anyone ever faced this problem, please share with us.
 

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Had my nv200 for two years now and has 52,000 miles on it,had a few problems,central locking has failed twice which were repaired under warranty,had 3 windscreens changed.
Things i can fault are ; unstable in crosswinds
engine sounds like someone left a spanner in there.
Clutch judder on first 5 mins of driving then seems to go away
other than that a good van,good on fuel,pleased with it
 

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Had my nv200 for two years now and has 52,000 miles on it,had a few problems,central locking has failed twice which were repaired under warranty,had 3 windscreens changed.
Things i can fault are ; unstable in crosswinds
engine sounds like someone left a spanner in there.
Clutch judder on first 5 mins of driving then seems to go away
other than that a good van,good on fuel,pleased with it
My engine also sounded like that when I first got it. The clip holding the air intake pipe together had alot of play (not damaged, just a very loose fit). A zip tie around the pipe has almost eliminated any rattling. So much quieter. Might be worth a look.

After 36000 miles, reliability has still been 100%. Great little van
 

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Nissan cover is total useless, owned the van for 8mths now and had the turbo go, then AGR valve then the engine.
Nissan covered the first two problems taking a two weeks each time. Asking for service record and every excuse to get out of it.
Finally they blamed a hair line crack on the sump and said that the big end bearing went because of:- at one point of the van's life it was run with no oil and this only came to the surface later, the van is less than 2 years old and only done 11000 miles. I only has done about 6000 miles and been service already twice.
I though I share my problem so you can be prepared.

If nissan don't have the Customer service or infrastructure to support comercial vehicles then they shouldn't produce them.
 

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Well i am a bit worried after reading this i only had my NV diesel van six months out of nowhere one morning it would not start the garage did checks and said the most likely cause was the fuel filter changed this and the problem happened again but i realised it was only happening on frosty mornings. So just by chance i was talking to an Acquaintance who said he had exactly the same problem with a Renault diesel car and it turned out to be a faulty battery. So i got back in touch with the garage turned out they did not check the battery and said they had picked up a fuel pressure anomaly. This was why they had changed the fuel filter any way i sad the problem has recurred and he replied well then it could be the fuel pump or the injectors oh i said so whats the worst that it could be and he replied new engine! So anyway i have replaced the Battery so far so good but not had a frosty morning since has any one else had a problem like this ?
 

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Air Bag warning light and cruise control/speed limiter

I've had my NV200 Combi since Dec 2014.
After just two weeks the air bag warning light started flashing.
Its been to the dealer 5 times as the problem still happens. The dealer seems to be tied up by Nissan UK who's only letting them change a bit at a time. Dealer is now waiting the go ahead to replace a £700 unit in the steering column.

It may be conected (and I hope it is) but for the last two days I've not had speed limiter or cruise control and the gear shift indicator constanly flashes - even with the engine off.
Today its corrected itself.

Oh and I second the comment about the door window switches digging into knees.

Based on Nissan UK performance - this may be my last Nissan.Which is a shame, yes the NV200 is utilitarian and basic but it does what I want and does it cheaply too.
 

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Avoid this truck!!

I'm starting up a new business and I'm looking at the new NV200. I have a few Ford Transits used in the area but I've heard bad things about them. Is there any known problems with these vans yet? My dealer is offering a life time unlimited time/unlimited miles warranty on the drive train.
My experience so far is this. BCM had to be replaced x2 with less than 10,000mi on it. Just experienced while driving "I press the blue tooth on my phone to go hands free to make a call and the navigator screen flashed on and off and again then the entire system seemed to have to reboot". After rebooting the buttons that surround this screen all are flashing in red mind you. I had to pull to the side of the highway turning the vehicle off. After a restart everything was fine. Having it looked at next Monday the 27th. Seems to me to be a hardware or software issue.

SERIOUS SAFETY ISSUE!!!
After driving to work during a snow storm the rear of the truck was completely covered with a one inch thick coating of snow over the rear doors and lights. Nissan is trading off our safety to save a few miles per gallon on the lack of wheel wells!! All that snow, dirt and grime keeps the rear doors dirty all the time. Expect the rear doors to be short lived even if you wax the rear like I have, don't expect anything different.
 

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We had a Ford Transit 2010. After 256,000mi we went through at least 5 sets of wheel bearings and several sets of tires, a transmission @ 140,000mi.


Now we are in an NV200... 2x bcm replaced with less than 10,000mi. The navigator screen goes through flashing issues leaving me to shutting off the engine to reset that. The rear of the truck is a safety issue where driving in a snow storm the entire rear covers with snow an inch thick after about 45 miles of driving leaving the brake lights, directional etc... covered.
 

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My minor annoyances:
- faulty brake light switch (this leads to ABS and anti slip disabling, both warning light come on). Dealer replaced it, but I adjusted it myself afterwards (5 minute job).
- windshield washer freezing (I know, I know, it's -20C here in the winter, but still). Here's the faulty part:


All in all, pretty happy with it. I do close to 1000kms/week, so I'll post any reliability issues if they come up.

Phil
I have the same problem with the brake switch,
Dealer replaced it 2 times
How do you "adjust it" ????
 

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I noticed a rattling noise when driving coming from the rear. Started to develop just a few days ago. I think it's something inside of the interior panels but I could be wrong. Getting a dealer to check it next week and hopefully fix it. It's rattling non stop the second the car moves.
 

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So instead of taking it to the dealer and wasting their time on such a little flaw, I took apart every panel in the rear, STILL COULD NOT FIND THE SOURCE OF THE RATTLING.

I did narrow the source down to the rear doors. The panels above the rear wheels are completely hollow in side. Nothing in there to rattle. The rear doors have a vapor barrier inside that's barely held on by cheap tar-like glue. I swear it's coming from the door handle mechanism. I guess I'll just turn up the music until the warranty expires(it's gonna be a long time LOL), then rip apart the doors to get my revenge >:D don't want to ruin the warranty coverage as it was literally the only reason I got the fungly looking, cheaply built NV200 over the Transit Connect.
 
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