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Hi all, my Leaf24 (2014) is suffering from the uneven tyre wear issue on the rear passenger side. I'm wondering if anyone here got theirs sorted using a shim kit I keep hearing about? I've phoned some Nissan dealers and they all say they've never heard of it. If you had part numbers it would be great. I'd love to get this issue sorted as it is very annoying to see this side going through tyres are twice the rate of the rest of the car.
 

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I had a long dispute with the Nissan dealer that I bought my 2015 /24 leaf from, eventually I won the case, I wanted a replacement rear axle but the Ombudsman decision was to give the dealer one chance to repair it using the dreaded shim kit.
I was told it was just a days work, this ended up being a week but i had a new 40 loaner so wasnt bothered, I have to say it has fixed the problem as well.
Unfortunately I dont have any part numbers etc but the Nissan stealers should be aware of it
 

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Hi all, my Leaf24 (2014) is suffering from the uneven tyre wear issue on the rear passenger side. I'm wondering if anyone here got theirs sorted using a shim kit I keep hearing about? I've phoned some Nissan dealers and they all say they've never heard of it. If you had part numbers it would be great. I'd love to get this issue sorted as it is very annoying to see this side going through tyres are twice the rate of the rest of the car.
Do you know how far out of alignment the wheel is ? I've a 1st gen with one rear wheel at +3 degrees - this is listed as 'within tolerance' as far as a National tyres machine criteria. I've yet to drive far enough to see whether this leads to uneven tyre wear. If you find a suitable kit, you'll need to find a garage with 'above average' awareness and experience with wheel alignment - my guess would be that a main dealer might not have much experience with this (?).
 

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Hi all, my Leaf24 (2014) is suffering from the uneven tyre wear issue on the rear passenger side. I'm wondering if anyone here got theirs sorted using a shim kit I keep hearing about? I've phoned some Nissan dealers and they all say they've never heard of it. If you had part numbers it would be great. I'd love to get this issue sorted as it is very annoying to see this side going through tyres are twice the rate of the rest of the car.
Your 2014 Leaf is so old no dealer will take any interest.

Actually it's not that hard a DIY prospect using shimstock and drilling the holes in a sandwich jig. Otherwise find a very good wheel alignment shop, one specialising in Motorsport and explain the problem. Nissan Notes are notorious for rear toe-our problem's that require shimming to fix. Google on that and you will find out what is required.
 

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Do you know how far out of alignment the wheel is ? I've a 1st gen with one rear wheel at +3 degrees - this is listed as 'within tolerance' as far as a National tyres machine criteria. I've yet to drive far enough to see whether this leads to uneven tyre wear. If you find a suitable kit, you'll need to find a garage with 'above average' awareness and experience with wheel alignment - my guess would be that a main dealer might not have much experience with this (?).
Main dealer will farm this out to a local tyre firm that have the hawkeye 4 wheel alignment kit
 

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I have a Tekna 24 2014 bought last year. I did make a careful note of all of the tyre depths on receipt but I haven't rechecked them since. However the combination of being retired and having a wife who was shielding has meant fairly few miles travelled. Probably only a couple of thousand.
 
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