Category Archives: Newton Nissan

Another expensive out-of-warranty repair

One morning recently when I unplugged and started my vehicle I saw a warning lamp on the dashboard. I had seen this lamp once several years before after charging at a faulty public charging station. I wasn’t too concerned, the … Continue reading

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New Battery at 99,000 Miles

End of life for the old battery Even with workplace charging I only had 8 miles to spare on a full charge. Fall temperatures reduced the range from what I was getting in the summer. With a cold snap due … Continue reading

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Padlock removed from DC Fast Charger at Newton Nissan

Common sense has prevailed and Newton Nissan have reversed their earlier decision to padlock their DC Fast Charge unit. I noticed this on Memorial Day weekend and asked the staff inside if the padlock was gone for good. They confirmed … Continue reading

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DC Fast charger blocked by an EV parked overnight

“Sorry sir, the keys are locked up and we can’t move it.” The sales staff were very helpful and apologetic but they could not move a LEAF parked in the bay reserved for Quick Charging. So how did that happen? … Continue reading

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Second Unscheduled Maintenance Visit

I notice last weekend when I visited the ATM that the drivers window would not roll down on my LEAF. Other windows worked just fine, the problem was isolated to the drivers window. I went to Newton Nissan this weekend … Continue reading

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Newton Nissan Seventh Dealer to get a Fast Charger in Tennessee

Newton Nissan of Gallatin TN are the seventh Tennessee Nissan Dealer to get a Quick Charge unit. This brings the total number of Fast Charge Units of all brands in Tennessee up to count of 25. This quick charger in … Continue reading

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LEAF takes its first unscheduled visit to the shop. Cost? $0.00 plus free fuel and car wash!

Over the 2 1/2 years I’ve owned my LEAF a few minor issues have occurred with a speaker failure and window winder both of which waited until the next scheduled maintenance for repair under warranty. This last week I had … Continue reading

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