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    2014 Navara D40 - Scary Brake Experience

    I went through the Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve recently and on one of the downhills I smelled brakes and had a very scary experience when I had almost no stopping power.

    The brakes went "spongy"...
  2. 1400 Coil Heating Up. Car dies and won't start.

    Just bought a 1400 for a bargain. To be a backup work bakkie.

    I have fitted a new Coil and Condenser, Spark Plugs and leads.

    The car will go fine for a few km's then loose power and die. The...
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    Re: Old Home Built Trailer

    How much would he want to sell it for?
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    Old Home Built Trailer

    I got an old trailer as a gift. It has no papers. Owner used it on his farm for years and does not know anything about its history. Lights and everything working. Sound construction.

    How do I go...
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    Re: 2014 Navara 2.5 Smoking

    Definitely. Made a quick fix with a hose clamp to test. Sorted.

    Will let the dealer replace properly or where do you suggest to go for an upgrade?
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    Re: 2014 Navara 2.5 Smoking

    Found the intercooler hose cracked almost all the way around.

    Read on this forum that could also be the Turbo Boost Solenoid and while looking for that, found this hose to be cracked.
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    Re: 2014 Navara 2.5 Smoking

    Also did the fancy pedal dance ECU reset.

    Still smokes.
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    Re: 2014 Navara 2.5 Smoking

    Okay... So I got a new Air Filter and cleaned the MAF sensor. Still smokes a lot.

    Then blocked the driver side EGR valve. I have two, one driver side and one passenger side.

    Still smokes...
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    Re: 2014 Navara 2.5 Smoking

    Would a remap be needed if you blank the EGR. Who can do it in Gauteng? Costs?
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    Re: 2014 Navara 2.5 Smoking

    No Mods. Alucab with roofrack. So does consumption seem normal then?
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    Re: 2014 Navara 2.5 Smoking

    Yup 4x4
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    Re: 2014 Navara 2.5 Smoking

    Thanx Fish'n

    Startup is fine, takes 1st time.

    Power seems okay to me but I have no reference as my HB had way less.

    Fuel consumption feels high. Currently 11.1 per 100km with easy driving...
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    2014 Navara 2.5 Smoking

    I recently traded my HB 3.0 for a Navara 2.5 Auto. Awesome vehicle.

    Only problem is... under acceleration, uphill or overtaking I have a huge black smokescreen behind me. This is not noticeable...
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    Suspension Re: 2007 Nissan Hardbody Accelerator Problem

    zd30
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    Suspension 2007 Nissan Hardbody Accelerator Problem

    a Weird thing started today.

    The car would loose all power but still idle perfectly fine. I would depress the accelerator pedal but nothing happens.

    It would then go back to normal.

    No...
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    Re: Nissan Hardbody 3.0 zd30 2007

    Spoke with the Guy now again and asked about the immobilizer. I know that was not working as you could start the car with the spare which was not a coded key. How do they deactivate the immobilizer...
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    Re: Nissan Hardbody 3.0 zd30 2007

    Thanx for confirming what I thought all along but did not want to admit.
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    Nissan Hardbody 3.0 zd30 2007

    My Hardbody has been standing for months. Blown Diesel Pump and a Fight with AA waranties on what they cover. Never won that fight but gave the go ahead more 6weeks ago. It is at a Bosch Service...
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    Nissan Hardbody ZD 30 Diesel Pump Problem

    Does anybody know where I can take my HB to get the Diesel Pump tested. A few weeks ago the car just stopped. My local mechanic figured out it was the diesel pump. (when we spray some Q20 , it...
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    Re: 2007 Hardbody - Engine Just Stopped

    I always put 50 or 10 if I can. Only the odd occasion will it be 500ppm. But I have only had the car for a year. I don't know what has been used in its previous life.
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    Re: 2007 Hardbody - Engine Just Stopped

    Mechanic came to help. Vehicle started with Q20 in air intake. Had the injectors and diesel pump tested.

    They say its the Diesel Pump and say its R 12k - 17k? Can it be that much?
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    KIA K2700 bubling water bottle

    The water bottle on my Kia K2700 is bubbling ( sometimes bubbling over ). From what I can tell its air bubbles and not actual boiling.

    Vehicle power seems fine. Temperature (after I left it...
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    2007 Hardbody - Engine Just Stopped

    I was driving on Thursday when I stopped at a robot. The dashboard lights started flickering and the car started stuttering with it. Then all of a sudden.....DEAD!!

    It died and did not want to...
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    Re: Hardbody Breaks Vibrating

    Oki Doki.. Ek het toe uitgevind wat die probleem was..

    Ek het oop gemaak en probeer vas stel of daar dalk iets fout was met die self adjuster. Ek het Q20 gespuit, hom bietjie verstel en gou agter...
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    Re: Hardbody Breaks Vibrating

    Kan sin maak dat die self adjuster vashak.. hulle het hom seke met Q20 gespuit en toe dit uitwerk toe gebeur dit weer. Sal daarna kyk.

    Dankie..
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    Hardbody Brakes Vibrating

    I have this annoying issue with my breaks. At times it will shutter or vibrate quite badly and at other times it will be less violent. Kind of like im riding on corrugated dirt road.

    When I am...
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    Re: Wheel Alignment Problem on HB

    So eventually I got fed up with the left pull and took it back to TWT. I requested someone with experience look at the vehicle.

    He looked at it a while, got out a tape measure and measured the...
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    Insurance Claims and Repair "Waiver"

    I have had contact with a freezer truck on the highway the other day.. The damage was not that bad. Both the Arch Mouldings got some scratches and the rear one had some clips broken and came off. The...
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    Re: Wheel Alignment Problem on HB

    Thanx a mill..
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    Re: Wheel Alignment Problem on HB

    I have no idea. It's a 2007 Model .

    I got it on 200k km and have no idea if they have been changed.
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    Poll: Re: Is EBD the same as Traction Control?

    In short...

    Traction Control prevents a wheel from spinning under acceleration.

    ABS and EBD is braking related hence while stopping or slowing down

    So they nowhere near the same.

    However...
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    Re: Wheel Alignment Problem on HB

    At TWT I just asked for alignment. At the other place I just mentioned it. I did not really discuss it.

    Should I talk to them about offsetring it to compensate for left camber?
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    Re: Wheel Alignment Problem on HB

    I thought as much but it also happens on a flat surface. Albeit a little less.

    It's BFG's and I have swopped them around and check pressures.

    The independant guy also mentioned Tie Rod Ends.....
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    Wheel Alignment Problem on HB

    I have had my Wheel Alignment done by TWT and by an Independant shop 2 weeks apart

    HOWEVER

    It still pulls to the left slightly.. what might cause this..
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    Re: Nissan hardbody 3.0td vir karavaan sleep

    Ek het n 2007 3000TD. Hom gekry sonder n boekie en ken ook nie geskiedenis nie. Wat is die diens kilos vir die verskillende komponente.. Ek kry nou tussen 10 en 11km/lt maar ek ry wel meestal oop pad...
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