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Nissan Versa, Sedan
#4 of 6 re tons of problems
Jan 11, 2011 (9:11 am)
Title is not effective. "Tons of Problems" will not obtain a good response from Versa owners.
#5 of 6 Versa Service Engine Soon Light
Jan 12, 2011 (6:51 am)
I have a 2010 Nissan Versa that is a few months old. The service engine soon light has come on 3 times. Been given the old "loose gas cap" routine. Now, they say it is bad gas. Codes show no problems. Dealer wants $250 to drain the gas and put new gas in. I have been driving about 40 years and never had "bad gas" before. Is this a reasonable solution?
#6 of 6 Re: Versa Service Engine Soon Light [retireman]
Jan 12, 2011 (12:23 pm)
I have had a hint of this kind of problem too.
Like you, have been driving and maintaining my vehicles for lot of years.
Got our 2010 in late august and the valves were noisy.
Friend of ours mentioned it could have been stale gas from the factory as they dont use the best on assembly line fill up not to mention time sitting on dealer's lot.
First used valve and upper cylinder cleaner-conditioner in gas then followed by approx. 8 ounces of oil in tank of gas.
Also used mid grade gas all that time as it seems it has a longer shelf life ahd different octane rating.
Now back to regular gas and good performance even on winter weather and getting close to 6000ks. If you really feel you have to drain tank; explore alternate places than dealer; its all labor at 100$ an hour or more.