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Re: Clicking noise during acceleration and decceleration

Wed Dec 23, 2020 5:25 am

alozzy wrote:
Tue Dec 08, 2020 3:40 pm
I recall reading somewhere that the same issue exists with many Nissan ICE cars too.
Just look at the PDF, it lists lots of Nissans ...

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Re: Clicking noise during acceleration and decceleration

Wed Dec 23, 2020 1:24 pm

Reading through the TSB it doesn't seem like this is more than an annoyance. I occasionally hear a faint tick sound in my Leaf on acceleration or deceleration but it almost sounds like normal gear lash. I was planning to just ignore this. Any experiences out there to contradict that sentiment?

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Re: Clicking noise during acceleration and decceleration

Sun Mar 07, 2021 2:56 pm

I purchased my 2016 SV about 4 weeks ago. The clicking noise started about a week ago. After reading the service bulletin that addresses this issue, I called my local Nissan dealer and spoke with the service manager. He knew exactly what I was talking about, and that the remedy is what was detailed in the service bulletin.

I had the repair done yesterday, it took about 90 minutes, and set me back $150. The service manager told me that, while it’s annoying (which it WAS), it’s unlikely that that there would be any damage caused by not fixing it.

I am now enjoying only the gentle whirr of the motor, the way the EV gods intended.

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