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Should probably have asked this BEFORE I dropped the LEAF in this
morning, but what should I expect (paperwork, tests, reports and such) from a first service for a Nissan LEAF? Battery health check report? Anything else more or less than a regular service?

Been a while since I've had any new car serviced, and never an electric one!
 

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I'm also keen to know this. Also what kind of price are you paying? Nissan Oxford told me it would cost £220 for MOT and service, seems a steep to me considering there is no oil and filter change..
 

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That's quite a difference from two Nissan main dealers? o_O
60% extra cost for what exactly?

I found a Nissan Leaf service sheet online somewhere last year, and it consists of very little.
A few mechanical checks (like brake pad thickness and suchlike) and a download of the battery health (which I suspect goes straight to Nissan HQ for stats). I'd guess that download would also have any outstanding diagnostic warning/errors in it too. Can't remember if it included a screen wash top up.

I thought at the time it would take me less than 10 mins to do myself, as it was similar to (but not as thorough) as the usual pre-MOT check-up I normally do...
 

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I'm also keen to know this. Also what kind of price are you paying? Nissan Oxford told me it would cost £220 for MOT and service, seems a steep to me considering there is no oil and filter change..
I paid 96 quid two weeks ago at Bassets Nissan in Swansea.

The girl who took the booking exclaimed shock when her computer gave her the price.

They gave me an itemized checklist of stuff they looked at, and I'm fairly sure some software patches were applied as the brakes are now a hell of a lot smoother? The only 'advisory' they offered were regarding front tyre wear, the original michelins are now at 4mm - not bad for almost 19k miles!

When they are up for replacement I'll probably go for the quietest tyres available, just to see if it makes a difference to the road noise.

220 quid to have your charge door greased is a bit cheeky...
 

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yeah I think so too, I'll shop around and see what I can find. Cheers!
 

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Two new tyres after 8.5k doesn't sound very good.........

I'm hoping you tell us all that you race everyone from the lights and get about 40 miles from a charge!

Or have you been unlucky with a few potholes which have messed up the tracking and caused the tyres to wear unevenly?
 

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1500kg car with FWD that's fun to accelerate from standstill in a town with hundreds of roundabouts. I think he did well !
 

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Wondering what to do on the tyre front. The standard tyres have always felt a bit slippy sideways, but obviously designed for economy... Might start a new discussion for tips on that front.
 

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Didn't get my battery report.

Did discover I need two new tyres. At 8.5k miles.

Ouch.
Yeah I have taken off 3mm from the fronts in 2k miles...!

I also didn't get the battery report with service 3 and MOT.

My carwings has also packed in at the car end...
 

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1500kg car with FWD that's fun to accelerate from standstill in a town with hundreds of roundabouts. I think he did well !
I noticed when browsing the handbook (yeh- sad, I know!) that is recommends rotating the wheels every 6,000 miles.
 
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