Nissan NV300 (2016 to present) Turbo fault

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Nissan NV300 (2016 to present) Turbo fault

Sell your van the fair way, in three easy steps


Agree A Fair Value
Begin by typing in your van's registration plate number into our valuation tool, and you'll receive a quote in just a few minutes.


24hr Collection
After you decide to sell your van, we'll arrange a collection time and location that fits your schedule. This can be as soon as next day.


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Our recovery team will arrive, transfer your cash, and take away your van. It’s really that simple, so you can just sit back and relax.

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Understanding the Nissan NV300 (2016 to present) Turbo Fault

If you're driving a Nissan NV300 from the 2016 model year onwards, you might encounter a turbocharger issue that can affect your van's performance. This brief guide will delve into what the turbo fault generally entails, the common causes and symptoms, and the typical repair methods. Also, we'll explore why sometimes the option of selling your van could be more prudent than undergoing a complex and possibly costly repair.

What is the Nissan NV300 Turbo Fault?

The turbocharger is pivotal in enhancing the engine's efficiency and power output by forcing extra compressed air into the combustion chamber. However, like any component, it can succumb to faults. In the Nissan NV300, a turbo fault often manifests as a significant drop in engine power, increased exhaust emissions, and sometimes an alarming whine from the turbo unit. Recognizing these signs early can prevent more severe damage to your engine.

Possible Causes and Symptoms

The turbo system's complexity means a fault could stem from various issues. Common culprits include:

- A blocked or leaking oil feed line that starves the turbo of necessary lubrication and cooling - Wear and tear on the turbo's moving parts, such as the turbine and compressor wheels - Failure of the wastegate, which controls the turbo's boost pressure, leading to an over or under-boost condition - Buildup of carbon deposits within the turbocharger housing, obstructing movement

These issues typically manifest through symptoms such as reduced acceleration, a noticeable decrease in fuel efficiency, excessive smoke from the exhaust, and a distinct rattling or whining noise emanating from the area of the turbocharger.

Likely Repair Process

Addressing a turbo fault in a Nissan NV300 requires a multi-step approach that starts with a thorough diagnostic to pinpoint the exact cause of the failure. Depending on the diagnosis, repairs may involve replacing the turbocharger, clearing blockages in the oil feed lines, or fixing the wastegate. These repairs not only demand a high level of technical expertise but can also become quite expensive depending on the parts and labor involved.

Considering Selling Your Van?

Dealing with a turbo fault can be daunting. The costs can quickly escalate, and the van might be off the road for an extended period, disrupting your work or daily activities. Have you considered selling your NV300 and perhaps upgrading to a newer model or another van that better suits your current needs? Vandervan offers a convenient, quick, and reliable service to sell your van with minimal hassle. We provide an instant online quote, collect the vehicle the next day from anywhere in the UK, and make immediate payments to the account of your choice.

Sometimes, opting to sell your van can be a more straightforward and financially sound decision, especially when facing significant repair costs. If you're leaning towards this option, feel free to contact us at Vandervan, and we can guide you through the process seamlessly. Remember, the goal is to ensure you're back on the road, with either a fixed or a new reliable van, as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Should you wish to attempt a repair first, our AI mechanic page might offer you some insights and assistance on dealing with turbo faults and other mechanical issues yourself.

Deciding whether to fix or sell is not always straightforward. Evaluate both the immediate and long-term costs and benefits. If selling seems like the better route, Vandervan is here to facilitate a smooth transition for you.

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Frequently asked questions

Why sell my van to vandervan?

Definitely. In-fact, we recommend it. Come visit our Hub location to explore our vans in stock, inspect and test drive any vehicle we have for sale.

Is it free to sell my van to vandervan?

It is free to sell your van to vandervan. We do not charge any fees for our buying service.

How can I sell my van fast?

You can sell your van to vandervan as quickly as the same day. We operate from 8am to 8pm, serving customers nationwide.

Can I sell my van cash?

We can pay for any vehicle using an instant bank transfer. We are however flexible, and accommodating should someone need to sell their van cash.

Can I sell my van with no MOT?

We buy any van, including those with expired or failed MOT tests. No matter the condition of your van, we are prepared to make you an offer, helping you move on without the hassle of repairs or retests.

Can I sell my van with mechanical issues?

We buy any van, including those with mechanical issues. Whether your van has engine problems, transmission troubles, or any other type of mechanical issues, we're ready to make you an offer.

Where can I sell my van from?

We buy any van and collect it from you. We accept collection locations including your home, work or a garage of your choice.

Can I sell my van with bodywork issues?

We buy any van including those with bodywork issues. Whether your van has dents, scratches, or more significant damage, we’re interested in making you an offer.

Can I sell my van on finance?

Yes, you can indeed sell your financed van with vandervan even if it's under a Hire Purchase (HP) or Personal Contract Purchase (PCP) agreement.

If you decide to sell your financed van, the initial step is to obtain a 'settlement figure' from your lender, which you can usually find in a settlement letter. Following that, get a valuation for your van.

Our team will walk you through the settlement process.

Are there any hidden fees I should know about?

We do not charge any fees. There are no admin charges or anything like that. Just your van, your money, instantly.

Is it better to trade in my van or sell my van online?

By selling your van through our service, you join a robust network of over 4,000 verified dealers.

This can often result in a more favourable price compared to part exchange, where you might find yourself confined to a single dealer’s assessment, which might not accurately represent the real market value of your van.

Part exchanges often result in less favourable outcomes for sellers, particularly if the dealer is not intending to retail your van and plans to pass it along instead.

However, with our van buying service, you stand a better chance of obtaining a great price.

The process with us is quick and straightforward. Simply start with a free valuation and contrast this with your part exchange offer. You might be delighted to find how much more you could get from using our service than you’d get from a part exchange!

How does service history impact selling my van?

As a van buying service, we encourage you to maintain detailed records of all your service history.

This helps us offer you a fair and accurate price when you decide to sell your van.

Providing documentation of consistent maintenance and early resolution of any issues allows us to confidently assess the van's condition, ensuring you get the best possible offer.

What is the best site to sell my used van?

There are numerous van buying sites available, but our service stands out by being remarkably fast, easy, and rewarding.

Our free, instant valuation leverages real-time van market data to ensure maximum accuracy. We also include complimentary home collection and fast payment without charging any fees or commissions.

We are proud to have received a 5-star and ‘Excellent’ ratings from thousands of satisfied customers. Get started by valuing your van with us today!

What paperwork do I need to sell my van?

All we need is a copy of your driving license, finance settlement letter (if the van has outstanding finance), any service records and the V5 logbook.

If you don't have the V5 logbook, see "Can I sell my van with no V5 Logbook" below.

Can I sell any van to vandervan?

We buy any van, literally. Every van has a value, new or old, running or not.

We buy any van make or model, and any body type. Get a valuation today and see if we can help you sell your van.

Can I sell my van with no V5 Logbook?

Fortunately, we buy any van even if they do not have a logbook, although it is advantageous if you have a full V5 Logbook, or at least the green New Keeper Slip.

It makes it tougher to sell to our network of 4000+ verified dealers, as we have to wait for the DVLA to process a V62 application (usually 6 weeks), so our valuations reflect the delay in sale and storage costs while rectifying missing V5 logbooks.


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