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Nissan Qashqai 1.5tdci engine wont start.

Posted: Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:12 pm
by MikeSutton
Hello
I have come accross this Forum viewtopic.php?t=87261&start=15
i have a vehicle with the exact same issue.
Just wondering if you ever fixed it and if so how?
A reply would be much apreciated.
Many thanks
Mike Sutton :-)

Nissan Qashqai 1.5tdci engine wont start.

Posted: Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:28 pm
by moderator2
MikeSutton, Best not to hijack a 2 year old thread. I've split your post to make a new thread.

For anyone interested this was the original question.


Posted Thu Jan 05, 2017 6:36 pm by Brenshale
Recently this cars turbocharger had broken due to a retaining nut coming loose and being ingested basically writing off the turbo charger. So we're replaced the turbocharger with a new one and tried to start the engine.
Initially the engine started then after a few seconds it stuttered and stumbled then slowly stalled. After trickle changing the battery and making sure every thing was in the right place we tried to start it again...the same thing happened only it got to higher revs before stopping. Now when we try to start the engine it is cranking (quickly) but will not start. It sounds exactly like the cam belt has snapped however we checked the cam belt and it's practically like new. We think there might be an issue with compression or the hydraulic lift valves but we can't be certain. Just wondering if anyone has came across this before?

Also you could still drive the car in time after the turbocharger broke and before the replacment was fitted it just wasn't very pleasant.

Nissan Qashqai 1.5tdci engine wont start.

Posted: Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:46 pm
by MikeSutton
Thankyou @moderator2. I have added a link in my comment to the old post. :)