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N. Scott Autos
98 Jobs Completed
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4.6 / 5

N. Scott Autos are a RAC Approved Garage with 5* Customer Reviews. We have an experienced & trusted team. As one of our previous WhoCanFixMyCar customers said, we ca

Oscars Auto LTD
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Hayes
5.0 / 5

Duffys Motors
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4.9 / 5

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Reliance Auto Test Bicester
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4.2 / 5

"Reliance Auto Test has been in business for many years, branching out to our Bicester branch providing a one stop shop for all your Car & Van requirements. We have s

Autotech Motors Services Ltd
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West Wellow
5.0 / 5

A customer-focused approach delivered with the friendly, personal touch Modern garage services from a workshop that regularly invests into new technology Covering all l

24/7 Motors Ltd
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Bolton
5.0 / 5

247 Motors ltd is one of the fastest growing garages in the automotive industry. How do we do this simple we provide the best experience for our customers from start to a

S H Service Centre Ltd
396 Jobs Completed
Milton Keynes
4.7 / 5

We are an independent garage based in Bletchley, Milton Keynes, who can carry out all forms of mechanical repairs, maintenance work, servicing and MOT’s, with no job bein

Euro Testing Centre Ltd
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Cardiff
4.7 / 5

We are a family owned garage in Cardiff, who is prides itself on the quality of work done. We have a four-ramp Garage and MOT Test centre able to help with MOTs and repai

LM MOTOR CLINIC
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KIlmarnock
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Welcome to LM Motor Clinic in Kilmarnock. We are a long-established well run RAC approved business providing exceptional garage repair services all provided by fully qual

M J M Automotive
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Bishop's Stortford
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We are a newly founded company. I have been a Mechanic since I left school 11 years ago and recently me my brother and a good friend have invested in our own Mobile Mecha

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Sunderland
5.0 / 5

Bankfoot Auto Clinic
792 Jobs Completed
Bradford
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We are an established independent garage based in Bradford which offers a range of mechanical services ranging from a simple light bulb change to complete engine rebuilds

Greater Commercials
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The Westbury Garage
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How much does a Nissan My Car Won't Start cost?

The cost of My Car Won't Start will likely differ greatly depending on which Nissan model you have. Combining the varying cost of parts and the difference in labour hours needed to complete the job, different Nissan models will cost different amounts for My Car Won't Start. Take a look below at the average quote for My Car Won't Start on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of the top Nissan models.


My Car Won't Start Cost by Nissan Model
Nissan ModelAverage PriceGet Quotes
Nissan Qashqai£73.54

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 10/09/2022 and 09/12/2022.

My Nissan Car Won't Start

Hopefully our FAQ section has answered some of the questions you may have about getting your car to start. However, if you would like more information, we have the produced the following guide to help you understand the subject in greater detail.

There are a variety of reasons for a Nissan not starting as there are many systems which effect the mechanism for starting an engine.

If your Nissan won’t start it can be extremely irritating as there may be no way of knowing what the problem is. You may have a minor issue that you could resolve with a small amount of maintenance or it could be a major problem that requires a professionally trained mechanic to diagnose and repair.

If your Nissan is not starting the best thing to do is get a mechanic to come out to where you live and take a look at the vehicle which you can do by entering your details in the form above.

If you would like to learn what the problem may be, read on!

No start on a rainy dayIf your Nissan seems to be working fine on a dry day but won’t start when it’s raining, it’s likely that the distributer cap has moisture inside. Fortunately, this is not disastrous and will not require a huge amount of repair work from a mechanic. All that is involved in the service is using solvent to evaporate moisture from the unit.

If you think you can carry out this job and know where your distribution cap is, it is essential that you keep the following points in mind.

  • Only use a lint free rag
  • Only use clean solvent as even a speck of petrol mixed in will cause an explosion within your car.

This is the easiest job to self-diagnose and complete without the help of a mechanic however the following issues should be referred onto a professional should you see these symptoms in your own Nissan.

  • The car engine starts but then dies
  • The car engine makes a clicking noise and won’t start
  • The car cranks over but won’t start
  • The car is silent when you turn the key in the ignition
  • The car won’t start on cold mornings
  • The engine misses while idling
  • The engine misses or hesitates during acceleration
  • The engine knocks or pings

There is no way of knowing what could be causing you an issue so it is essential that you have a mechanic assess your car asap. If yourNissan battery has died this will be an easier problem to resolve as all that is required is a jump from another vehicle.

If you need to jump start your Nissan due to a dead battery, follow these instructions. However, don’t forget to have your vehicle checked by a mechanic even if a jump start works.

  • Find your jump cables
  • Line another car up and park it, leaving both ignitions off
  • Remove the caps from each battery
  • Connect the cables
  • Attach one of the red clips to the positive terminal of your battery (it will have POS or a plus sign on it and it may be bigger than the negative terminal)
  • Attach the red clip on the other end to the terminal of the other car.
  • Attach one of the black clips to the negative terminal of the working cars battery
  • Attach the other end of the black clip to a surface area of unpainted metal on the car that isn’t working (somewhere far away from the carburettor or battery)
  • Try to start your engine

If the engine starts, brilliant! Take a drive around as this will recharge the battery.


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If it doesn’t, go back and make sure the cables are all attached properly and let the other car run for five minutes or so.

If the Nissan still won’t start, then it is likely your car has a major issue that you should get a mechanic to look as soon as possible.

Finding a mechanic you can trust to do a good job and charge a fair price is not always easy. We work with a network of 8,000 mechanics and garages across the UK so we can find a competitive repair deal for you.

To find the best garages available in your area:

  • Enter your car registration number
  • Give us a few details about your car and your requirements
  • We’ll send you a great selection of quotes from mechanics and garages in your area

You can then compare the quotes and read reviews from previous customers to find the best deal in your area, before booking the repair online.

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