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40kW Leaf having its second annual service today. The dealer advises that the coolant needs replacing due to its age. Does anyone know when the motor/inverter coolant should be replaced?

They also advise having the air con gas replaced at a cost of €374! I think i can live with slightly inneficient air con system if any gas has been lost over the 2 years.
 

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Surely some mistake - it's between 5 and 8 years elsewhere so I can't see why it should be different in Ireland? Given the cost of the aircon service I'd suggest that you are taking it here:

 

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40kW Leaf having its second annual service today. The dealer advises that the coolant needs replacing due to its age. Does anyone know when the motor/inverter coolant should be replaced?

They also advise having the air con gas replaced at a cost of €374! I think i can live with slightly inneficient air con system if any gas has been lost over the 2 years.
All nonsense and time to find a dealer quoting unnecessary work.
 

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Its the Nissan main dealer. Glad I bought the 3 year servicing package! After that it's time to find a good independent.
Even with a servicing package, it's not a good idea to let a dealer fiddle with things that don't need it like Aircon.

I would say something like 80% of the car problems I have ever had have been caused by the servicing.
 

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As above, 5 years is the recommendation in Europe, 8 in the USA. How long are you planning to keep the car?
 

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Dealers are good at upselling things that you don't need,helps the profit line.
They offered to do the air con when my car went in for its first service,gave a polite no thank you.
 

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9 years, 75k miles, original aircon gas still in mine. Heater fluid has been changed either once or twice, but inverter and transmission fluid is original.
 

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Yes, Nissan long life. The issue is that it doesn't get hot enough which is probably helped by New Mexico temperatures but not Alaskan ones.
 
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