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Trevor

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    2003 X-Trail 2.2td ES

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  1. Trevor

    Expansion tank level?

    Steve P . is it still running okay and the levels where it should be ?
  2. Trevor

    Wiper Blades

    I would recommend traditional wiper blades over silicon blades as they are quieter and just as efficient as the silicons which become more noisier and less efficient over a short space of time.
  3. Trevor

    Expansion tank level?

    It would definitely be a good idea to remove some of the coolant (maybe see if there is a release tap at the bottom of the radiator to let some out). If too much coolant is present then the pressure would increase and blow the expansion bottle pressure cap...tends to leave a mess everywhere....best to drain to the specified level.
  4. Trevor

    nissan sunny 1989 b12 parts wanted

    Hi....welcome to the Forum Here are some links that may be of use to you in your search. Someone breaking a Sunny for parts: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BREAKING-1989-NISSAN-SUNNY-1-3-DX-ESTATE-SPARE-PARTS-WHEEL-NUT/283366866619?hash=item41f9fb3ebb:g:VAAAAOSwAhtcWYvp Window Regulator: https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_osacat=0&_odkw=1989+nissan+sunny+parts&_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313&_nkw=1989+nissan+sunny+window+regulator&_sacat=0 Central Locking Solenoid: https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_osacat=0&_odkw=1989+nissan+sunny+window+regulator&_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313&_nkw=1989+nissan+sunny+central+locking+solenoid&_sacat=0
  5. It does sound like that is the case. I would take the cover off the relay and manually move the contact to see if it energises and if it does then it is either going to be an input signal (voltage) missing or a poor earth
  6. Trevor

    Sump removal

    As far as I can remember it should clear the subframe and come straight down. Clean up and replace the gasket and seal and do not overtighten bolts...should do the trick
  7. Trevor

    Wiper linkage?

    A lot of money and definitely a weak point 😞
  8. Trevor

    Expansion tank level?

    it is a bit quiet on here at the moment so don't mind the conversation....bit lonely otherwise 🙂
  9. Trevor

    Wiper linkage?

    Oh dear! I am surprised that the linkage failed rather than the wiper blades splitting although I have seen this several times on MGF and TF when the linkage mechanism was so weak that it was the first point of destruction. Considering they gave you a courtesy car and that's an all-in price, its not that bad really for a dealership
  10. glad you got there in the end and thanks for sharing the information that could help anyone else in the same situation.
  11. Trevor

    Expansion tank level?

    I would try something like RadWeld in the radiator which may slow down the leak. There is one they do at Halfords that covers the whole cooling system and not just the radiator....less than £10 Then top the radiator to full and the coolant reservoir to half full with antifreeze/water mix.
  12. Trevor

    Micra repair/service costs?

    Sounds reasonable to me .... if it wasn't for the VAT element it would look a lot cheaper being below £400
  13. Trevor

    Can't open boot help please

    I would open the bonnet and put some jump leads on the battery to then release the boot lid
  14. Trevor

    Fan blower motor

    Hi Steve If the blower motor doesn't spin at all then it is unlikely to be the resistor pack as it would spin at high speed only if faulty. More than likely a fuse or the motor itself. Let us know what it turns out to be Cheers, Trevor
  15. I think the way I would approach is that the bearing is just that....a bearing. Most bearing companies will treat it as that and measure the internal and external sizes, type of bearing, load and speed rating and then find you a suitable replacement (which may have a higher revolution speed or load rating) but I could almost guarantee that there will be something available, just not listed as a replacement Nissan wheel bearing. Try these guys: http://www.ashleypower.co.uk/