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Nissan Ipswich Repairs

Nissan Repairs Ipswich

Nissan Parts: Supply & Fit

Nissan Suspension System
Nissan replacement shock absorbers & springs fitted for front or rear suspension problems, broken springs. Custom suspension systems installed, lowering springs fitted

Nissan Paint Resprays
Paint resprays for minor scratch damage to the Nissan paint surface or coating; Custom paintwork to make your Nissan different using metallic paints, pearlescent pigments or company colours.

Nissan Body Panels
Replacement Nissan panels fitted & sprayed to match - Light Nissan Panel damage repairs

Nissan Performance Spares
OEM Nissan parts fitted or replaced with alternative performance parts

Nissan Starter Motors
Replacement Nissan Starter motors installed

Nissan Fuel Pumps
Often replaced at a milestone service if the fuel pump is operated by the Timing belt

Nissan Oil Change & Filters Replaced
Nissan Air filters, pollen filters; oil filter & fuel filter replaced, engine oil changed - Multigrade or Synthetic oils

Nissan Autoelectrics
Nissan electrical faults diagnosed - OBD fault finding - Nissan engine fault codes checked & service lights reset - ECU problems, key coding and CANBUS systems checked

Nissan Electrical Components
Nissan electrical faults repaired using Nissan OEM components - Nissan sensors checked e.g. Lambda sensors, air flow meters etc

Nissan Exhausts
Nissan Engine manifolds, Front box, Back box, catalytic converter and exhaust pipes for Nissan Exhausts fitted & welded

Nissan Engines
Nissan Engine repairs, cylinder head skimming, valves & pistons

Nissan Gearboxes
Nissan Manual & Automatic gearbox servicing & repair - Fitting a new or reconditioned Nissan gearbox

Nissan Timing Belt - Nissan Cambelt
Nissan Timing Belts replaced as part of a planned Nissan service or if the Timing Belt on your Nissan has snapped then a full engine inspection for valve & piston damage

Nissan EGR Valves
Replacement Nissan EGR valves - ensure the exhaust gas recirculation system is functioning correctly on your Nissan - The EGR valve helps your Nissan burn fuel more efficiently by recirculating a portion the exhaust gas through combustion chamber and helps reduce Nissan engine emissions; a broke or sticking EGR valve can be the cause of an MOT failure due to excessive emissions

Nissan Cooling System
Replacement Nissan radiators fitted, cooling system pipework inspected for leaks and cooling fluid replaced to keep your Nissan engine at its optimal operating temperature

Nissan Alternators
Replacement Nissan alternators fitted

Nissan Brakes
Routine Nissan servicing, replacement Nissan brake pads & discs fitted, Nissan hydraulic pipework and joints inspected, repaired or replaced for a complete braking system overhaul

Nissan Tyres
Steel wheels, alloy wheels and tyres repaired and replaced with cheap tyres, run-flat tyres or low profile & performance tyres depending upon your budget and driving requirements. Part-Worn tyres may be available for your Nissan model

Nissan Clutches
Nissan clutch repairs Ipswich - Checking for leaks and repairing-replacing the clutch master-slave cylinder and fitting a new Nissan Clutch kit

Nissan Maintenance - Nissan Hydraulic Braking System Servicing and Repair

The enforced contact between the brake pads and brake drum or brake disc increases friction to slow down or stop the vehicle

Nissan brakes can last for thousand of miles depending on use and regular service

The hydraulic brake fluid is a non-compressible liquid so braking pressure is transferred via the brake pipes to the wheels and operates a slave cylinder piston that forces the brake pads against a brake drum or brake disc

The brake pedal controls the Master Cylinder (a fluid filled hydraulic piston) that transfers stopping power to the brakes

Braking increases hydraulic brake fluid pressure

Modern Nissan braking systems use hydraulic links to transfer stopping power

Nissan Disc Brakes and Drum Brake Systems

Nissan disc brakes have a pair of high friction brake pads mounted either side of a brake disc

Drum Brakes are an older system than Nissan disc brakes and use two half moon shaped brake shoes that move outwards during use to apply a frictional stopping force against the inside of a brake drum

Drum Brakes, if fitted, are usually found on Nissan rear wheels

Hydraulic braking pressure forces a brake calliper to press the brake pads against the disc to apply the necessary stopping force

In hydraulic braking systems, braking pressure operates a slave cylinder

Nissan Brakes - Nissan Brake Servicing and Maintenance

Nissan brake discs will wear and need replacing eventually and should be inspected for pitting

If the Nissan brake discs warp then they should be replaced immediately

The brake pads on your Nissan should wear first

Nissan Brakes will safely function correctly without the need for replacement for many thousands of miles

if the Nissan brakes overheat and are allowed to cool with pressure still applied for m the brake pads/shoes then it is possible for the disc to warp.

Nissan Brake Inspection Elements

Replace Brake Fluid if necessary

Brake drum condition

Correct brake pad movement and level of wear

Top Up Brake and Clutch Fluid Levels or

Auxiliary handbrake shoes where appropriate

And carry out the following maintenance of your Nissan braking system:-

Wheel cylinder condition

Adjust handbrake

General brake disc condition

ABS warning light operation

Hand brake linkage condition

Lubricate Hand Brake Linkages

Clean and remove brake dust and loose corrosion and dirt from drums

Handbrake function and travel

Brake calliper operation

Hydraulic brake pipe fittings and joints for corrosion and leaking

Brake pipe Condition

Nissan Steering System

The tyre tread is rapidly removed from the inner or outer tyre edge of your front tyres

Common symptoms of Nissan steering alignment problems include:-
Vehicle Drift - Your Nissan tends to pull left or right when travelling in a straight line
Modern Power steering and Drive by Wire Systems do not have the same mechanical linkages between the steering column and drive wheels making it difficult to 'feel' how the steering is performing.

The tyres will need to be replaced much sooner than necessary until the steering rack is adjusted to bring your wheels into correct alignment

One of the first signs of a potential problem with your Nissan steering system is uneven tyre wear

Your Nissan steering inspection can include:-

Correct Tyre Pressure - inc Spare

Power Steering Reservoir Levels and Top Up

Wheel Bearings for wear - play or noise

Steering Rack Gaiter condition

Tyre Condition - inc Spare

Steering Linkages for wear and corrosion

Nissan Tyre wear and wheel alignment

Correct wheel nut torque to manufacturer's recommendations

Steering Condition

Correct wheel balance, including spare

Nissan Services: Brakes Servicing and Repair

The brake pedal is attached the Master Cylinder; a fluid filled hydraulic piston.

Brakes can last for thousand of miles depending on use and regular service.

Braking increases hydraulic brake fluid pressure.

Modern braking systems use hydraulic links to transfer stopping power.

The hydraulic brake fluid is a non-compressible liquid so braking pressure is transferred via the brake pipes to the wheels and operates a slave cylinder piston that forces the brake pads against a brake drum or brake disc.

The enforced contact between the brake pads and brake drum or brake disc increases friction to slow down or stop the vehicle.

Nissan Replacement Timing Belt or Cambelt Ipswich

Since Nissan Timing Belts are hidden inside the engine they tend to be forgotten when purchasing a used Nissan

High compression diesel engines are normally interference engines

The toothed belt connecting the engine crankshaft to the camshaft is known as the Cambelt or Timing belt

If the timing belt snaps it will most probably cause serious engine damage. The camshaft stops turning with some of the valves left in the open position. In a Free Running Engine there is enough clearance between a fully open valve and the piston head to avoid serious damage. In an Interference Engine there is no clearance and the engine relies upon accurate timing to keep the valves and piston head separated. With a broken timing belt; the inertia helps the crankshaft to rotate freely forcing the pistons to strike the open valves resulting in damaged valves, pistons, and possibly even damage to the cylinder head

Timing belts must be replaced at a specified manufacturer's interval. The timing belt should also be inspected regularly and replaced immediately if there is any evidence of cracking or fraying cuts or excessive wear

The Timing Belt synchronizes the camshaft to the crankshaft position ensuring the valves open and close at the correct time in relation to the piston. Some vehicles use a cam chain in place of the belt or a timing gear system instead

Generally Nissan belts should be replaced every 60,000 miles or less. So, if you have just bought a secondhand Nissan that has 40,000 to 80,000 miles then it is important to know if the timing belt has been replaced or needs replacing. Check the Nissan Owner's manual for your model for the recommended changing frequency

Often it is prudent to replace a combination of items associated with the timing system. Most of the needed Nissan parts can be obtained as timing kits containing the appropriate timing components; such as: Nissan timing belt
timing belt tensioners
timing belt tensioner idler roller
front lower crank shaft seal
water pump gasket

Nissan Clutch Fitting Ipswich

Engaging the clutch forces the clutch against the flywheel transmitting power from the crankshaft to the transmission shaft

The Nissan clutch disc is, not surprisingly, a disc with each side covered in a high friction material. It is designed to engage with the high-friction surfaces of the pressure plate and flywheel. It is also designed to transmit power to theNissan transmission system

When the clutch is dis-engaged the clamping force is removed so the clutch disc spins with the flywheel and no power is transmitted

The pressure plate comprises heavy-duty release springs, a metal pressure ring acting as a high friction surface to interact with the clutch disc, a thrust ring (or thrust fingers) for the release bearing, and release levers

Disengaging the clutch acts on heavy-duty release springs to isolate the pressure plate so that the disc is no longer pressed against the flywheel

Nissan Clutch failure often occurs when one or more of the high friction surface materials wears out on the disc. Even when the pressure plate is engaged and a clamping force is applied, there is no longer sufficient friction to transmit power without the clutch slipping. Normally the Nissan clutch disc and pressure plate are replaced. Replacing the Nissan Clutch is a major operation and it is sometimes advisable to replace a number of items, often supplied as a Nissan Clutch kit:-
Nissan clutch disc
pressure plate
release bearing
pilot bearing - bushing (when required)
internal Nissan clutch slave cylinder

The centre of the clutch disc has a spline pattern that matches splines on the power input shaft of the transmission system

Nissan Engine Efficiency - Fuel Injection

LPG Petrol or Diesel Metering
Fuel Injection systems have replaced carburetors for the accurate mixing and delivering of petrol, lpg or diesel fuel in modern Nissan vehicles

Nissan Engine Mapping
The Nissan ECU controlling engine performance is pre-programmed with software containing embedded data on engine performance for different combinations of engine speed and acceleration

Nissan Re-Mapping Ipswich
The Nissan ECU can be replaced with a programmable ECU or re-mapped to electronically alter the engine performance characteristics

Nissan Fuel Injection
Fuel injection systems mix fuel with just the right amount of air for optimal combustion & energy release in an internal combustion engine

EFI - Electronic Fuel Injection
The Nissan fuel injection system is controlled by a mini-computer or Electronic Control Unit (ECU) that assimilates data from a series of temperature sensors and oxygen or lambda sensors providing feedback to help optimise fuel efficiency and power under a variety of conditions

Ipswich Maintenance - Nissan Oil Change

Oil Change Frequency
The mechanics rule of thumb with traditional multigrade engine oils used to be "change the oil every 3000 miles" but many vehicle manufacturers indicate 5000 to 7000 miles. Initially, follow the Nissan recommended oil change guidelines to ensure you validate your warranty.

Anti Oxidants
Preventing internal engine oxidation in your Nissan motor is the job of sacrificial anti-oxidants present in the lubricating oil; Anti oxidants are sacrificed to protect your engine and will eventually be depleted making it necessary to change your oil regularly

Oil & Filter Change
A new Nissan oil filter and oil change shouldn't need a specialist Nissan engineer and is minimal compared to the cost of an Engine Rebuild; with regular maintenance and routine servicing working out cheaper than disaster recover when your Nissan engine fails

Oil Change Masterclass
Keep a small amount of the engine oil used in your next oil change in a sealed container; then when you check your oil level with the dipstick you can compare the lubricity or lubricating properties of the oil against your fresh oil:- If the oil on the dipstick seems thin compared to your reference oil sample; it may be time to get an oil change to keep your Nissan running smoothly

Moisture Scavengers - Detergents - Acidity Regulators
Moisture scavengers, detergents and acidity regulators prevent all kinds of contaminants degrading and abrading the internal moving surfaces of your Nissan engine minimising the effects that water, particles, and fuel combustion residus can have on Nissan performance
Once they have absorbed the maximum amount of water and other contaminants; the risk of corrosion and failure in your in your Nissan engine increases

Synthetic Oil Change - Ipswich
Modern synthetic oils can last longer than old petroleum based multigrades because they are more inert with a laboratory designed molecular structure and fewer natural catalytic impurities that increase oil breakdown compared to the cheaper engine oils

Oil Composition
Engine Lubricating Oil is composed of hundreds of chemicals; some can interact chemically, polymerise, oxidise and break down with the extreme conditions of temperature & shear forces pulling the oil molecules apart in your Nissan engine thus, changing the lubrication properties.

Ipswich Exhaust Fitting Nissan

Explosions from the instantaneous ignition of the compressed fuel and air igniting in the combustion chamber creat a lot of noise that needs to be silenced in the urban environment

The exhaust pipework helps muffle and deaden the noise from the fuel combustion process

The Nissan exhaust system allows poisonous gases from the fuel combustionto vent into the atmoshpere away from the driver and cabin

Corroded exhaust pipes allow fumes and noise to escape; increasing the risk of poisonous carbon monoxide entering the cabin and significantly increasing noise making detection an easy task

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Nissan Models

  • Nissan
  • Nissan 350Z
  • Nissan ALMERA
  • Nissan ALMERA TINO
  • Nissan Micra
  • Nissan Micra C+C
  • Nissan Navara
  • Nissan Note
  • Nissan Pathfinder
  • Nissan Primera
  • Nissan Qashqai
  • Nissan Terrano
  • Nissan X-TRAIL

Ipswich Tyre Fitting

Nissan Replacement Tyres: Fit new tyres to your Nissan

  • Uneven Tyre Wear?
    Nissan Tracking adjustment
  • Nissan Wheel alignment
  • Nissan Tyre Fitting
  • Michelin
  • Pirelli
  • Dunlop
  • BF Goodrich
  • Kleber
  • Riken
  • Hankook
  • Goodyear
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Nissan ABS - Anti-lock Brakes

  • ABS Sensor
  • ABS Pump Modulator Combined
  • ABS Ecu
  • ABS Control Unit
  • ABS Modulator
  • ABS Pump

Nissan Air Conditioning

  • Nissan AC Fluid Top Up
  • Nissan AC Condenser
  • Nissan AC Radiator
  • Nissan AC Compressor
  • Nissan AC Receiver Drier
  • Nissan AC Evaporator
  • Nissan AC Pump

Nissan Filters

  • Nissan Air Filter
  • Nissan Cabin Air and Pollen Filter
  • Nissan Transmission Filter Kit
  • Nissan Fuel Filter
  • Nissan Oil Filter

Nissan Sensors

  • Nissan Oxygen Sensor
  • Nissan Air Flow Mass Meter
  • Nissan Temperature Sensor

Nissan Electrical Components

  • Nissan Parking Light
  • Nissan ECU Mapping Remap
  • Nissan Oxygen Sensor
  • Nissan Thermostats
  • Nissan Water Pump
  • Nissan Antenna
  • Nissan Electronic Control Unit
  • Nissan Heater Blower Motor
  • Nissan Spark Plugs
  • Nissan Tail Lights
  • Nissan Bulbs
  • Nissan Window Motors
  • Nissan Heater Core
  • Nissan Fog Lights
  • Nissan Headlights
  • Nissan Fuel Pump
  • Nissan Alternator
  • Nissan Eibach Pro Kit
  • Nissan Lambda Sensor
  • Nissan Cooling Fan
  • Nissan Starter Motor
  • Nissan Spark Plug HT Leads
  • Nissan Ignition Coil

Nissan Wheel & Axle

  • Nissan Control Arm
  • Nissan Alloy Wheel Repairs
  • Nissan Axle Assembly
  • Nissan Tyres
  • Nissan CV Joint Boot Kit
  • Nissan Ball Joints

Nissan Braking System

  • Nissan Brake Master Cylinder
  • Nissan Brake Pads
  • Nissan Brake Compensator Valve
  • Nissan Brake Calipers
  • Nissan Brake Rotor
  • Nissan Brake Slave Cylinder
  • Nissan Brake Servo
  • Nissan Brake Discs
  • Nissan Brake Drums

Nissan Clutches

  • Nissan Clutch Pedal
  • Nissan Clutch Pressure Plate
  • Nissan Clutch Slave Cylinder
  • Nissan Clutch Cable
  • Nissan Clutch Kit
  • Nissan Clutch Master Cylinder
  • Nissan Dual Mass Flywheel
  • Nissan Flywheel

Nissan Exhausts

  • Nissan Muffler
  • Nissan Oxygen Sensor
  • Nissan Silencer
  • Nissan Catalytic Converter (Catalyst)
  • Nissan Exhaust
  • Nissan Exhaust System Complete
  • Nissan Exhaust Manifold
  • Nissan Exhaust Pipes
  • Nissan Tailpipe
  • Nissan Lambda Sensor
  • Nissan Exhaust Box
  • Nissan EGR Valve

Nissan Engine Repairs

  • Nissan Cylinder Head Gasket
  • Nissan Ignition Coil
  • Nissan Distributor Cap & Rotor
  • Nissan Engine Mounts
  • Nissan Pistons and Cylinder
  • Nissan Fuel Injector
  • Nissan Timing Chain Kits
  • Nissan Timing Belt Kits

Nissan Gaskets

  • Nissan Valve Cover Gasket
  • Nissan Cylinder Head Gasket

Nissan Oil & Hydraulics

  • Nissan Oil and Hydraulic Fluid
  • Nissan Oil Filter
  • Nissan Oil Sump and Plate
  • Nissan Oil Cap
  • Nissan Fuel Cap
  • Nissan Oil Pump

Nissan Misc

  • Nissan Wiper Blades
  • Nissan Power Steering Hoses
  • Nissan Tie Rods
  • Nissan Power Steering Pump
  • Nissan Radiator
  • Nissan Shock Absorbers
  • Nissan Hood Emblems
  • Nissan Struts
  • Nissan Windscreen Wipers
  • Nissan Bonnet Latch and Strut
  • Nissan Steering Rack
  • Nissan Throttle Body & Cable
  • Nissan Serpentine and V Belt
  • Nissan Radiator Pipes

Nissan Suspension

  • Control Arms or Blades
  • Idler arm
  • Struts
  • Rubber Grommets
  • Shock Absorber performance
  • Pitman arm - Rear Wheel Drive Suspension
  • Suspension Strut Pivots
  • Spring Condition
  • Suspension Struts
  • Nissan Additional Suspension Components
  • Nissan Timing Belt or Cambelt
  • Rubber Bushes
  • Shock absorbers operation, evidence of Nissan bush wear
  • Inner and Outer Tie Rod ends
  • Sway Bar
  • Ball Joints
  • Tie Rods

My Nissan Won't Start

  • Air Conditioning Not Working
  • Nissan Radiator fan not working
  • Judder when braking
  • Tyre outside edge wears quickly
  • Dim headlights on engine idle
  • Power steering feels stiff
  • Nissan Headlights not working
  • Coolant Leaking
  • Nissan Check Engine Light On
  • Heater Not Working
  • My Nissan Does Not drive Straight
  • Cylinder head leaking
  • Clutch slips if revved hard
  • Battery Keeps going flat
  • Front Tyres wearing quickly
  • No pick up for first gear
  • Clogged Nissan air filter
  • Clutch slips at high revs
  • Engine Oil Warning Light On
  • Engine Temperature Warning Light On
  • Noisy Brakes
  • White Smoke From Exhaust
  • Automatic Locks Not Working
  • No Power When Accelerating
  • Engine Pings or Knocks
  • Engine Idle Surge
  • Brakes Pull To One Side When Braking
  • Thrust bearing worn
  • My Nissan Won't Start
  • Seatbelt Locked
  • Tyres vibrate
  • Fuse keeps blowing
  • Nissan check engine light on
  • Vacuum Leak
  • Warning Lights On
  • Engine Won't Start
  • Nissan Immobiliser
  • Corroded Brake Pipes
  • master cylinder leaking
  • Excessive oil consumption
  • Blue Smoke From Exhaust
  • Low Brake Pedal
  • Tyre inside edge wears quickly
  • Blocked Fuel injectors
  • Poor Fuel Economy
  • Injection System Warning Light
  • Window stuck
  • Fails Emissions Test
  • Loud Engine Noise
  • Clutch pedal on floor
  • Can't get into gear
  • Clutch juddering
  • Spongy Brakes
  • Knocking sound
  • Nissan keeps stalling
  • Leak in coolant system
  • Clutch Won't work
  • Nissan Lights not working
  • Flywheel Vibrating
  • Engine Stalls
  • Engine Misfires
  • Slipping when cold
  • Engine Idles Rough
  • Engine Overheating
  • slave cylinder leaking
  • Timing Belt Loose
  • Steering Pulls To One Side
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