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Forum: D40 Electrical 19-11-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,480
Posted By allaroundoz
Friend of mine is a car electrician – he opened...

Friend of mine is a car electrician – he opened up the switches, cleaned the actual contacts and all are working again! YES!!
Forum: D40 Electrical 18-11-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,480
Posted By allaroundoz
Having the same issues on my rear windows. Guess...

Having the same issues on my rear windows. Guess all the red dirt from lapping around Oz is causing the problem. Will see if contact spray works miracles.
Forum: D40 General Chat 14-11-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,350
Posted By allaroundoz
Same issue here since today’s morning. Seems like...

Same issue here since today’s morning. Seems like my Navara is collecting every possible fault. 🤮 But after having spent 3K and wasted 1 month of our travel I don’t wanna end up near a workshop...
Forum: D40 Electrical 13-11-2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 851
Posted By allaroundoz
Apparently it was caused by some melted wires as...

Apparently it was caused by some melted wires as the brand new alternator was acting strangely as well. So guess, the "old" alternator didn't need to be replaced ;-(
Forum: D40 Electrical 13-11-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,189
Posted By allaroundoz
UPDATE: I pulled the right strings and told my...

UPDATE: I pulled the right strings and told my story someone I met months ago. He happens to have a friend who has a friend who is a NISSAN dealer and he could provide me parts number for that valve...
Forum: D40 Electrical 25-10-2019, 01:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,189
Posted By allaroundoz
Thanks Old Tony! Warrenty insurance just told...

Thanks Old Tony!
Warrenty insurance just told us they pay 1.5K to have our transmission computer replaced. Where we get one is our problem, so contacting the wreckers you suggested is a good point...
Forum: D40 Electrical 20-10-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,189
Posted By allaroundoz
NISSAN dealer says their procedure is to exchange...

NISSAN dealer says their procedure is to exchange the entire transmission even though it's not necessary …*but that's their way of doing it.
So they have suggested towing us now to workshop #3...
Forum: D40 Electrical 18-10-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,189
Posted By allaroundoz
Just got a call from NISSAN: Transmission...

Just got a call from NISSAN:
Transmission control unit (or whatever it is called) needs replacing. BUT Nissan doesn't replace just the box but the entire transmission. With brand new genuin parts...
Forum: D40 Electrical 17-10-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,189
Posted By allaroundoz
UPDATE: They have traced 2 faulty wires linking...

UPDATE: They have traced 2 faulty wires linking the ECU fuse box (hope that's the correct term) and the transmission. Will redo the wiring and hope that sorts out the problem. Keep my fingers crossed!
Forum: D40 Electrical 16-10-2019, 04:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,189
Posted By allaroundoz
UPDATE: Mechanics gave up and we got towed to...

UPDATE: Mechanics gave up and we got towed to Mackay. Tow operator made us a good deal and I was very annoying on the phone when I rang insurance so they are paying for that tow as well.
...
Forum: D40 Electrical 14-10-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 851
Posted By allaroundoz
ECU tells alternator to provide 15V

Hi, our car broke down last Thursday and since then mechanics at a small local countryside workshop (Carmila, QLD) are trying to chase down why our car isn't running anymore. Here is my previous post...
Forum: D40 Electrical 14-10-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,189
Posted By allaroundoz
UPDATE: Mechanics have replaced the alternator...

UPDATE: Mechanics have replaced the alternator and the car is still not running.
Car's Computer is telling the alternator to provide 15V and as soon as we put in a gear (D - automatic) fuses blow....
Forum: D40 Drive Train 12-10-2019, 01:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 916
Posted By allaroundoz
I just had the entire transmission flushed (not...

I just had the entire transmission flushed (not just a oil change) to provide good viscosity to the system. Didn't help much ;-(
Forum: D40 Engine 12-10-2019, 01:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 940
Posted By allaroundoz
Our car blew up on second day of traveling (hose...

Our car blew up on second day of traveling (hose crack on the cooling system) so the dealer fixed it, flushed the system, filled it with new coolant, cleaned the radiator, …
I guess it's connected...
Forum: D40 Electrical 12-10-2019, 01:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,189
Posted By allaroundoz
UPDATE: While driving along Bruce Hwy all over...

UPDATE: While driving along Bruce Hwy all over sudden "4" and the symbol for 2WD/4WD disappeared from the bottom left display on my dashboard. So I pulled over. Stopped the car and tried to restart....
Forum: D40 Electrical 08-10-2019, 01:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,189
Posted By allaroundoz
Slowly but surely I believe the alternator is at...

Slowly but surely I believe the alternator is at it's end. Providing less than 12V and 5 minutes later more than 15V. Battery and handbrake symbol are on more often than ever. Mechanic said it could...
Forum: D40 Drive Train 08-10-2019, 12:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 916
Posted By allaroundoz
I can tell that the engine gets warmer in "D"...

I can tell that the engine gets warmer in "D" (maybe it uses 5th gear) than driving in manual 4th, that's why I prefer manual AND I am better in charge dropping a gear when approaching a hill. But...
Forum: D40 Engine 08-10-2019, 12:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 940
Posted By allaroundoz
Thanks for all your replies, definitely some...

Thanks for all your replies, definitely some useful hints and tips. All I need now is a mechanic who gives me a hand looking at all the bits and pieces. I am a "arty" person (photographer and graphic...
Forum: D40 Electrical 04-10-2019, 12:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,189
Posted By allaroundoz
Alternator going crazy, stop lights not working and VDC on

Hi,
we are a traveling family and I have just introduced us as new members here. (http://www.navara.asia/showthread.php?p=388192#post388192)

I will have to start a few posts as various issues on...
Forum: D40 Drive Train 03-10-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 916
Posted By allaroundoz
Gearbox jumps back to "D" … TCL pulls in all the time

Hi,
we are a traveling family and I have just introduced us as new members here. (http://www.navara.asia/showthread.php?p=388192#post388192)

I will have to start a few posts as various issues on...
Forum: D40 Engine 03-10-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 940
Posted By allaroundoz
Engine goes off after 10 sec and many more issues

Hi,
we are a traveling family and I have just introduced us as new members here. (http://www.navara.asia/showthread.php?p=388192#post388192)
Unfortunately our Navarra is giving us a hard time...
Forum: New Members Area 03-10-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 487
Posted By allaroundoz
1 family. 12 months. 30.000 km

Hi,
we are a traveling family of 5 from Austria (not Australia) and we are currently on a big lap all around Oz. And we are loving it!
Living the dream!

On New Years Eve we landed in Sydney,...
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