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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Nissan Versa
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Error code P0101 MAF sensor circuit range
Hi - do you mean the code is P0101 (rather than P1010)? The P0101 code is mass air flow sensor. In any case, given the behavior of your engine and the Check Engine scenario you describe, yes, a dirty Mass...
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Gap between car stereo and dashboard
Hello. While DIN and Double-DIN standards specify height, width, depth, etc. of audio equipment packaging standards, it does not take into account any trim dimensions - which may not be the same for all manufacturers. I would check back with...
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Hi. My car sounds like someone gurgling water when driving up a hill. What could be the cause? &cracking sound when turning wheels
The "cracking" sound you mention when doing sharp, low-speed turns is likely a constant velocity joint on one or both of the front axles. These joint transfer power from the engine to the wheels. The joints are somewhat sensitive to...
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Car will not rev or accelerate in Drive.
Hi there. Your vehicle does have the CVT transmission in it and color varies by brand of CVT fluid used. The maintenance interval for that transmission is 60,000 miles and should be kept regularly to prevent know CVT transmission failures....
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when place pm reverse the car vibrates and wasting to much gas
Hello and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. This problem is a transmission issue. The transmission in your vehicle has a low reverse clutch that is or has failed. The clutch is held and driven at the same time in drive...
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Grinding noise front passenger tire, 2010 Nissan Versa
Hello. Grinding noises from a wheel are usually the result of worn brakes or wheel bearings. If the noise began after hitting a pot hole, then it may be possible that the wheel bearing was damaged form the impact. The...
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Plug in my tire
Hi there. Many places feel that a tire plug is an acceptable repair. However, the plug that is installed can put undue pressure against the internal belts of the tire. Plugs generally are for emergency use until a proper patch...
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Car is new nissan versa warm up car idles down then shoots back up like something is kicking on then idles down then revs back up
Hello. Depending on the road you are driving on and if here is extra weight in the vehicle then this can occur. This is usually compensation for the lack of power that the engine puts out. With that being said...
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steering wheel turned to the far right and locked in place while the wheel are straight. and I can't turn the key.
Hi there. From the description you have provided, concerning your vehicle's steering wheel is locked far right and key won't turn with the front wheels in a forward default position, is somewhat confusing to me. It could be, undo pressure...
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My engine light keeps coming on. We have replaced the air/fuel ratio sensor four times.
Hey there. As you may know, this may be caused by a few different things, one of which is a faulty sensor (which you have already replaced). This may also be caused by an intake air leak, leaking or dirty...
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Ran out gas and put gas back in but car still won't start
Hello. When the vehicle is completely drained of gas, the pump and related fuel system components can be stressed to the point of failure. This will cause the vehicle to not start Start by checking the easy components like the...
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There is a repititive squeak during acceleration usually between 1,000 and 2,000 rpms. CVT
Hello. Typically squealing noises related to engine speed are attributed to the drive belts. It may be a pulley, or the belt itself slipping. This can happen for many reasons. It does not happen in Park because the engine is...
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Right front ball joint excessive play and needs to be replaced. 2009 Nissan Versa
Hello - yes, the Recall was for front spring issues. While it is not common for ball joints to fail at your mileage, many factors come into play: potholes and road conditions where you drive, stop and go vs smooth...
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Need to know if I have to program a used motor on my 2011 Nissan Versa 1.8?
Hello. If a "same engine code" swap was performed, the issue is probably defined by whether you used a different engine computer, or plugged the new engine into your existing engine wiring harness and original computer. If you used...
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Mass airflow sensor
The mass air sensor is used by the engine computer to measure the barometric pressure, air flow and temperature of the air going into the engine. If the computer is not getting any of these signals, you may still be...
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My car won't start and has a bad oil leak - 2011 Nissan Vesa
Hello. Does the engine hold any oil? If not, then there is a hole in the oil pan. This is the lowest point where all of the oil collects. It is exposed to the ground for easy access, which makes...
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AC/Heat not working anymore
This is a common sign of a failing blower motor relay. The relay is a unit that supplies power to the heat/AC blower motor. When this relay is faulty, the blower motor may work intermittently or sometimes not at all....
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What causes a car to die while accelerating and what causes a loud knocking that goes away?
Hi there: The problem you've described with your 2011 Nissan Versa is incredibly hard to diagnose without completing a diagnostic scan to download any error codes that may have been triggered when the vehicle stalled. However, it is common for...
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I replaced the clutch but the pedal sticks to the ground and won't go into gear
Hi. It sounds like the clutch master cylinder and the slave cylinder has gone bad. Both of these components aid in shifting the the car and effect the clutch pedal effectiveness. There could also be the possibility that the throw...
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When I start the car up it still doesn't move when in drive or reverse
A few things can cause the vehicle to not move in any gear. Most vehicles today are drive-by-wire. There is no mechanical connection between the gas pedal and the engine. Electronic sensors at the gas pedal signal electronic sensors at...

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