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2009 Nissan Versa repairs by problem area

Engine (30%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (3%)

Brakes and Traction Control (10%)

Suspension and Steering (18%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (15%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (8%)

Other (15%)

Chart based on 182 repairs.
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2009 Nissan Versa repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (8%)

$500 - $999 (26%)

$100 - $499 (46%)

< $100 (21%)

Chart based on 39 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2009 Nissan Versa

Engine not specified

Nissan Versa in Massachusetts, United States
Nov 2009 - Jun 2011
Jan 2010

8000 mi
passenger side windsheild cowel trim panel deformed.  CD player will not eject CD. Both parts were ordered but still waiting for CD player/radio with no date for delivery. 

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2009 Nissan Versa 4dr Sedan

122-horsepower 1.8L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Nissan Versa in New Mexico, United States
Apr 2009 - Oct 2016
Nov 2009

7000 mi
Fuel door release lever under steering column broke, cable still attached to door and operable, but not attached to lever. 
Mar 2012

29000 mi
Trunk release button failed to operate. Lock system replaced. 
Aug 2014

49500 mi

US $600
Rear driver side door actuator failed - door lock jammed. 
Oct 2016

66000 mi

US $250
Small leak caused by failure of the valve core. Required fill with dye to detect leak, then return visit to identify problem, replace valve, and recharge. 
Nissan Versa in Virginia, United States
Jun 2009 - Mar 2012
Mar 2010

10000 mi
Axle boot, replaced axle.  
Nissan Versa in New Mexico, United States
Jul 2008 - Dec 2008
Aug 2008

2000 mi
Clip holding clutch switch broke so car would not start unless reach under dash and manually depress switch 
Sep 2008

4000 mi
Installed new clip, it failed immediately, mechanic discovered problem in installation hole and repaired it, ordered yet another clip. Installed clutch switch clip in repaired hole, now everything works fine. 
Nissan Versa in Colorado, United States
Aug 2009 - Jun 2011
Oct 2009

2460 mi
Known issue with starting (keeps cranking, catches after @ 10seconds). Dealer replaced Fuel Pump Regulator (or Fuel Pressure Regulator) under warranty, free, fixed issue completely. 
Nissan Versa in California, United States
Jul 2010 - Mar 2015
Mar 2013

104000 mi

US $400
Hose that runs from throttle-body to the intake became disconnected and stalled the vehicle. Engine wouldn't stay on more than 3 seconds at a time. Routine maintenance repairs. Full 30K service including replacing lightbulbs, including both headlights. 
Jul 2013

111000 mi

US $70
I had a cracked upper motor-mount on the passenger side. I got labor cheap, because I provided the part. 
Feb 2015

149000 mi

US $175
Divers side axle was replaced due to leak. 
Nissan Versa in Ohio, United States
Sep 2009 - Feb 2012
Oct 2009

4000 mi

US $20
Reprogrammed the TPMS after light came on and tire pressure was verified correct. 
Nissan Versa in Massachusetts, United States
Jul 2010 - Sep 2016
Jun 2011

22000 mi
AC drain hose plugged up causing water to spill into passenger front floor. Service bulletin reviewed, however, problem fixed by cleaning out drain hose with a wire rather than having service bulletin work performed. 
Feb 2013

41500 mi

US $1
I noticed that the ground strap on exhaust system had corroded off when I was changing the engine oil and filter. I had a spare ground strap that I installed. 
Mar 2013

42000 mi

US $72
Replaced rear brake drum due to warped drum. Repaired by myself. 
Mar 2015

68000 mi

US $25
Replaced Engine Motor Mount Torque rod due to cracks in rubber bushing 
Nov 2015

73000 mi

US $20
Flange on muffler/exhaust pipe cracked open with loud noise. Cut off flange and put a sleeve on with u-bolt clamps. I have seen many of these failure on the Versa Forums. 

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2009 Nissan Versa 4dr Sedan

122-horsepower 1.8L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Nissan Versa in Ohio, United States
Oct 2008 - Feb 2015
Sep 2013

164000 mi

US $69
The fuel pump died. I picked one from a newer Versa and installed it myself. The replacement had a bad fuel pressure regulator so I swapped it for the old one. FPR causes extended crank time at start-up. Paid $69 instead of $660 at a dealer. 
Nov 2014

206000 mi

US $98
Shoes worn down to 1 mm. I replaced them myself. Also replaced warped front rotors and did the pads too. 
Nissan Versa in Utah, United States
Mar 2009 - Jun 2011
Oct 2009

3000 mi
Rear Brakes Squealing, repaired under TSB NTB09-008 

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2009 Nissan Versa 4dr Sedan

107-horsepower 1.6L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Nissan Versa in Maryland, United States
Oct 2013 - Mar 2015
Nov 2014

10000 mi
Clutch failure at 10500 miles. Manufacturer refused to take care of it. Would cost $1,500. 
Dec 2014

10000 mi
Actually, I STILL haven't gotten the clutch on this &*%^ car repaired. Who in their right mind wants to spend 25% the value of the car (and that's being generous) to fix a &*%^ clutch?!? 
Nissan Versa in Texas, United States
Dec 2008 - Jul 2016
Jul 2015

99700 mi

US $200
Car running rough but no warning light. Was told the plugs needed to be changed and the fuel system needed to cleaned. 
Jul 2016

117000 mi
A/C compressor went out. NOT repaired at 119,000 miles. 
Nissan Versa in Maine, United States
Feb 2010 - Sep 2016
May 2010

5000 mi

US $430
Check engine light came on while driving into dealership for first oil change. Said fuel cap loose. No way. On again within 5 miles. took 2.5 hrs. and no answer. Changed EVAP Canister vent control valve. Seems ok now.  
Aug 2014

80000 mi

US $948
Left front wheel bearing was replaced at cost of $500. Right front wheel bearing replaced. Both front bearings failed in less than a week. 
Feb 2015

85000 mi
A front wheel bearing which was replaced in August 2014, failed and was replaced under the one (1) year parts and labour warranty. 
Mar 2015

85000 mi
Car would not start. Check engine light on. Once started engine got little fuel. Diagnosis says trottle body but it has not been replaced and no problem since. Temp was -30 celsius which might be cause. No cost to check. 
Jul 2015

87000 mi

US $200
Stabilizer link required replacement. Had both sides replaced. 
Sep 2015

89000 mi

US $281
Exhaust broke at muffler flange. Repaired flange with exhaust connection. Parts $17; labour $232. tax $32. 
Oct 2015

90000 mi

US $321
BRakes and rotors includes taxes. 
Sep 2016

96000 mi

US $200
Ball Joint replaced. 
Nissan Versa in Connecticut, United States
Mar 2009 - Sep 2016
Jun 2009

3500 mi

US $30
first oil change from dealer using regular oil 
Aug 2009

7500 mi

US $11
oil and filter change / switched to synthetic oil and interval 2 (7500 miles)for oil changes due to all highway driving. 
Oct 2009

15000 mi

US $11
oil and filter change 
Dec 2009

22500 mi

US $11
oil and filter change 
Mar 2010

30000 mi

US $34
-Oil and filter change / air filter change / in-cabin filter change / rotate tires  
Nov 2014

159000 mi
shaking while braking. Installed new front rotors and pads. Problem has been resolved. Original rotors and pads swapped out at 157k miles. 

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2009 Nissan Versa 4dr Sedan

107-horsepower 1.6L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Nissan Versa in Pennsylvania, United States
Jul 2010 - Oct 2012
Dec 2011

36000 mi
Climate control knobs bubbled and needed to be replaced under warranty. 
Oct 2012

39000 mi

US $150
Brake pads. 
Nissan Versa in Arizona, United States
Jan 2016 - Oct 2016
Jun 2016

184000 mi

US $360
Replaced control arm, bracket strut and coil spring. Clunking sound from front pass. side wheel.  Also both exterior front door handles came off and had to be replaced. 

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2009 Nissan Versa 4dr Hatch

122-horsepower 1.8L I4 CVT FWD

Nissan Versa in Ontario, Canada
Oct 2015 - Jul 2016
Jan 2016

42760 mi

C $450
Replace front rotors and pads - adjust and clean rear brakes 
May 2016

45220 mi

C $100
Hole in muffler/broken hanger 
Nissan Versa in New York, United States
Aug 2008 - May 2014
Aug 2009

13000 mi
hood latch lever broke 
Oct 2012

51700 mi

US $206
replaced rotors and pads 
Dec 2013

63000 mi

US $211
replaced broken front spring 
Nissan Versa in Virginia, United States
Apr 2009 - Sep 2016
May 2012

28000 mi
My warranty expires this month and I took it in to have the NTB07-094 service on the fuel regulator. I have had hard starts in the summer and hopefully this will solve that. My TPS lights stay on all winter no matter how much air I put in the tires. Bluetooth suddenly failed (it coincided with the TPS lights staying on) probably unrelated - but curious timing. They ordered a new blutooth control panel for the steering wheel but it isn't installed yet. 
Jun 2012

29000 mi
They covered this under warranty - I think the part was just over $500. They replaced the blue tooth control module in the steering wheel. 
Oct 2014

36000 mi

US $700
Spring failed. Front end collapsed. Mechanic ordered wrong part, reordered. He had car for three days. Spring looked like it had a pre-existing weakness where it failed. 
Nissan Versa in Oklahoma, United States
Sep 2014 - Dec 2014
Oct 2014

108000 mi

US $560
Tranny flush. Never serviced before - service this October 2014 @ 107,000. Was experiencing "limp mode" for the firsst time. Advised to replace fluid and monitor. 
Nissan Versa in Louisiana, United States
Jan 2009 - Mar 2010
Feb 2009

1000 mi
I had problems starting the car about 3 weeks after I got it. Fuel pump was replaced and it starts on the first try now, as it should. The cord detached from the gas door when I opened it to pump gas one day. The cord was replaced and it has been fine so far. 
Nissan Versa in Maryland, United States
Sep 2013 - Jul 2014
Oct 2013

41300 mi

US $1634
Replace Clutch, Clutch assembly 
Nissan Versa in Connecticut, United States
May 2010 - Dec 2014
Jul 2012

36000 mi

US $500
Steering box replacement. Second time. The first time it was done under warranty at 11k. 
Nov 2013

62300 mi
Replaced CVT transmission under 10y/100k warranty. Car was having issue with reverse/fwd intermittent. Had to 'prove it' to dealer before they took it in for warranty. It took several times to convince. Once they saw it,they agreed to fix. 
Nissan Versa in Illinois, United States
May 2015 - Dec 2015
Jun 2015

94000 mi

US $1000
Both front coil springs broke within 500 miles of eachother. Spring is only available as part of a strut unit and both were replaced. Tire pressure sensor faulty, replaced by dealership at owners expense, replacement failed immediately. Muffler mount broke around 60k 
Nov 2015

104000 mi

US $1700
Control arm and all related parts failed on drivers side. Wobble ruined a new tire within a few thousand miles. Pads and rotors on front, shoes and drums on back. Factory parts were finished before 100k. 
Nissan Versa in British Columbia, Canada
Apr 2009 - Mar 2016
Aug 2015

70300 mi

C $403
Replaced lower left ball joint and control arm. 
Nissan Versa in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2011 - Jul 2015
May 2014

64660 mi

C $400
Muffler 
Nissan Versa in Maryland, United States
Feb 2014 - Sep 2016
Apr 2014

75000 mi

US $800
Noticed knocking/clunking sound when turning. Front passenger spring had come unseated and was pressing on the brake line. Required replacing entire strut assembly. 
Nov 2015

85000 mi

US $600
Spring on left strut broke; strut replaced. 
Nissan Versa in Illinois, United States
Dec 2012 - Sep 2015
May 2013

47000 mi
Revs low on accelerating uphill from standstill 
Nissan Versa in Florida, United States
Mar 2009 - Mar 2015
Apr 2009

3750 mi
Car is under warantee. I am not too sure what they did, but the car would take at least three attempts to start in the afternoon. They did correct this problem and admitted that this has been a problem in other 2009 Versas. 
Dec 2010

28000 mi
Tire light went on and wouldn't turn off 
Jul 2011

36000 mi
Not sure, but something happened to the gas cap and it needed to be replaced 
Sep 2011

38000 mi
Gas cap replaced 
Dec 2014

84000 mi
Ever since I have owned this car, I have had the low pressure tire light go on...even after I bought new tires. They just reset it...no cost to me. 
Nissan Versa in Arkansas, United States
Mar 2009 - Sep 2016
Apr 2010

5000 mi
Noise from steering wheel column when turning to the right. Klunking or snaping noise. Replaced R&L Strut Ass'ys 460 wn 2 54325-JE20 Bearing-ST part #54325JE20C Also QA18AA-EM01A Joint Assy FC ZL32 Part #48080EM01A Service Bulletin NTB09-0127 
Sep 2013

18000 mi
Starting problem.. Complete replacement of Fuel pump. I believe there is a Technical service bulletin of this problem. Less then 18,000 miles on car. 
Sep 2014

22000 mi
Connector for read out for emissions was loose...under dash left side. Brought vehicle for emission testing to DMV and they could not connect their device for read out because connector was loose...brought to dealer to tighten up. No Charge. 
Nissan Versa in Illinois, United States
Oct 2008 - Jun 2015
Nov 2008

2700 mi
Fuel pressure monitor replaced 
Jun 2014

70000 mi

US $700
Loud noise when accelerating from stop and when driving over rough pavement. Replaced lower control arms and had 4 wheel alignment. 
Nissan Versa in South Carolina, United States
Jul 2009 - Sep 2016
Oct 2009

4000 mi
 
Nissan Versa in Wisconsin, United States
Feb 2010 - Sep 2016
Mar 2010

5000 mi
Outside door handle trim fell off 
Aug 2011

14500 mi
leaking valve stem 
Jun 2014

33000 mi
replaced dead battery 
Feb 2016

45000 mi
front spring on drivers side fractured losing last 1/2 winding. the broken piece hung up and was rubbing on the inside of the wheel creating a racket. had been on wait list for part under recall. they took me right away. 
Mar 2016

46000 mi
CVT failure 
Apr 2016

46000 mi

US $180
replaced two more TPM valve stems due to leaks, thats 3 so far on this car. 
May 2016

47000 mi

US $94
replaced leaking TPMS, all have needed replacement so far 
Nissan Versa in New Hampshire, United States
Jul 2009 - Sep 2011
Mar 2010

18560 mi

US $35
Another tire pressure sensor grommet cracked, causing loss of air pressure. Also had oil and filter changed 
Apr 2010

20000 mi

US $29
3rd failure of a tire pressure monitor. (This time right rear.) Must have been a bad batch of parts because 3 of 4 have failed on the Versa, none on previous Versa or wife's Xterra 
Nissan Versa in Florida, United States
Feb 2008 - Jun 2015
Oct 2008

201 mi
Fuel pressure regulator replaced under warranty 
Jan 2009

1500 mi
Fuel pressure regulator replaced the second time under warranty 
Aug 2009

6000 mi
Fuel pressure regulator defective. This was the 4th replacement of that item in 6,000 miles! 
Sep 2011

15000 mi
Power window not working. Master door switch replaced days later after ordering part. 
Nissan Versa in Tennessee, United States
Feb 2010 - Jun 2011
Mar 2010

36000 mi
Fuel pressure regulator 
Nissan Versa in Texas, United States
- Aug 2009
Aug 2009

550 mi
Driver's side seat was loose. Covered under warranty. 
Nissan Versa in Arkansas, United States
Apr 2009 - Jun 2011
Aug 2009

3000 mi
drivers door arm rest material separating from where it meets the door on the top side 
Nissan Versa in California, United States
Mar 2009 - Sep 2016
Jul 2010

6000 mi
HVAC was not blowing cool air. Was advised after repair that the hose was installed wrong in factory resulting in leakage of refrigerant. A/C working fine since. 
Nissan Versa in Quebec, Canada
Nov 2008 - Jun 2011
Nov 2008

217 mi
Driver's side window shattered due to defect. 
Mar 2009

1860 mi
Check engine light came on, stayed on for two weeks. Shop said it could not identify any problem and reset the warning. Leak from sunroof, caused by a pinched drain pipe. 
Jun 2009

3720 mi
Service Engine Soon light came on for the second time. Dealer reset it again, and said there was no problem. If the problem returns a third time, they will update the vehicle's internal software. 
Jul 2009

4340 mi
Service Engine Light returned a THIRD time. Returned to dealer. Mechanic found faulty sensor and replaced, no software reset was needed. 
Nov 2009

6820 mi

C $150
brakes were seizing, add lubrication 
Nissan Versa in Maine, United States
Sep 2008 - Jun 2011
Jul 2009

10000 mi
replaced passenger seatbelt (2nd time) and replacing driver seat - the back is not holding. 
Nissan Versa in New York, United States
Oct 2008 - Mar 2013
Jul 2010

19000 mi
The rotors were warped; they resurfaced, I think. The car clunks when turning corners at low speeds, like it's catching. Seems to be a recurring service bulletin mention. 
Aug 2010

19500 mi
They installed special ordered steering 1/2 shaft as presviously diagnosed. Replaced lower steering shaft. Part # 48080-EM01C 
Jun 2011

24000 mi
Coil spring cracked in pieces and also affected tire and alignment. 
Sep 2012

36000 mi

US $310
Exhaust system basically fell off and was completely rusted out. 

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2009 Nissan Versa 4dr Hatch

122-horsepower 1.8L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Nissan Versa in Quebec, Canada
Jun 2014 - Sep 2016
Jul 2014

31620 mi
1st section of the exhaust (the section with the catalyst converter) had to be replaced. Luckily, this part is warrantied 7 yrs/130,000 km. 
Aug 2014

31920 mi

C $85
Exhaust pipe broke at flange located between 2nd (middle) and 3rd section (muffler). The shop welded a piece of pipe to replace broken flange. Versa's seems to have a weakeness with their exhaust systems. Many owners reported same problem. 
Nissan Versa in Tennessee, United States
Jun 2009 - Oct 2013
Jan 2013

52700 mi
Engine has developed an oil leak. Stuck some stop-leak in it, not sure if it's fixed it yet. Update: seems to be successful. 
Aug 2013

65000 mi
Oil leak has returned, as well as a stalling and problems starting. It's a leaking valve causing both issues. Windshield is leaking during heavy rain storms. 
Oct 2013

68000 mi
Oil leak. Windshield leaking. Had started stalling, don't know cause. Got it running well eough to get it to the dealer and trade it. 
Nissan Versa in Florida, United States
Jan 2010 - May 2014
May 2010

4000 mi
rattle in the seatbelt, when going over 40mph. Didn't get fixed, because of scheduling but eventually rattle went away, and no longer a problem. 
Jun 2010

6000 mi
A thump occurred every I would turn the steering wheel to leave a parking space at slow speeds. Went to dealer, and fixed problem in like 2 hours. (replaced some parts, not sure which ones) 
Aug 2012

43000 mi
Still has a knocking sound and thump in steering, steering column has been replaced in a previous repair as well as the cv joints. Problem persist, but mechanic couldn't replicated so no fix. 
Oct 2012

45300 mi
The knocking sound was not fixed as they could not replicate it. Problem apparently in other versas too. 
Nissan Versa in Ontario, Canada
May 2016 - Sep 2016
Sep 2016

72540 mi

C $200
Both front lower ball joints Front pads and rear shoes. No rotors or drums replaced. 
Nissan Versa in Florida, United States
Sep 2009 - Apr 2012
Nov 2009

1000 mi
passenger airbag light off. I pressed the "button" which isn't a button. The plastic clips snapped almost right away and light dropped behind dash. 
Nissan Versa in Argentina
Mar 2010 - Aug 2015
Oct 2010

14260 mi
Problems with suspension and with the direction.  
Mar 2011

18600 mi

$1
I had a problem with the arm rest, fixed under warranty. 
Nissan Versa in Quebec, Canada
Jan 2009 - Mar 2013
May 2012

47360 mi

C $400
bearing broke 
Nissan Versa in Tennessee, United States
Jul 2009 - Apr 2011
Mar 2011

22000 mi
arm rest cover coming off, so replaced under warranty 

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2009 Nissan Versa 4dr Hatch

122-horsepower 1.8L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Nissan Versa in Iowa, United States
Sep 2014 - Sep 2016
Oct 2015

39000 mi

US $140
Loose flange 
Nissan Versa in Missouri, United States
Jan 2009 - Nov 2016
Apr 2009

1300 mi
On 3/31, we had the notorious starting issues with the Versa, on 4/2 the dealer replaced the fuel pressure regulator, under warranty, per NTB07-094 which has been expanded to 2009 models, too. 
Jun 2012

48000 mi

US $250
Tire pressure sensor went bad. At $250 to replace, not worth it to repair. Wire that opens the gas cap door popped out of the fueling area - simply living with it. 
Nov 2016

99000 mi

US $450
Rear trunk hatch actuator needed to be replaced. 
Nissan Versa in Georgia, United States
Jan 2009 - Dec 2012
Aug 2010

27000 mi
The steering shaft did not maintain its integrity for the duration of the original warranty period. Therefore it needed to be replaced due to the clunking noise it made when driving over uneven surfaces such as driveways.  
Nissan Versa in Maryland, United States
May 2012 - Sep 2016
Apr 2012

30000 mi

US $450
Both of our key fobs stopped working simultaneously. Took to dealer under warranty and they gave us 2 new fobs. 
Jun 2012

35000 mi
The printing on the Climate Control knobs has bubbled and corroded so bad you can't see the printing on them anymore. Very ugly! Dealer said it was my fault and refused a warranty repair. I will appeal. 
Jul 2012

36000 mi
The climate control knobs had become disfigured with bubbles and peeling. Dealer refused to cover appx $600 repair cost, but I appealed to manager and they fixed it for free. This prob had happened to other 2009 and 2010 Versa owners also. 
Jul 2013

47000 mi

US $5
The top part of the rubber strip that seals the front driver door came unattached from the door and was hanging loose. I bought some epoxy glue and re-glued the strip back onto the door. It's been about a month and so far it's still holding. 
Oct 2015

75000 mi

US $603
Had to have muffler replaced. Engine got VERY loud. Front brake pads replaced and rotors machined. 
Nissan Versa in Texas, United States
May 2009 - Mar 2010
Jun 2009

3000 mi
 
Nissan Versa in Hawaii, United States
Aug 2009 - Jul 2011
Sep 2009

1000 mi
Evap valve in canister remains open causing vacuum leak in gas tank and causing Service Engine light to turn on. Valve replaced by removing gas tank and rear bumper. Problem solved. 
Nissan Versa in Wisconsin, United States
Oct 2008 - Sep 2016
Aug 2009

14000 mi
strut water damage from popped-out bumper panel. unsure what caused pop-out. 
Dec 2009

14000 mi

US $400
tpmax electronic unit in three tires failed. each unit costs $110 + shipping + repair cost. units went out suddenly, so tire deflated very quickly and could have caused a serious accident. nissan dealer will look at units to see if warranty repair. 
Feb 2010

14700 mi

US $420
Tire problem resulted in repair to replace three tps units on tires. 
Apr 2010

18500 mi
In last three weeks, only tire tps unit presumably not replaced yet is losing air, about 5 pounds per week. I check tires daily to make sure no more than 2 pounds air is lost. Tire is holding air for a day or two, so tire is not likely to rapi... 
May 2010

22000 mi

US $25
tire pressure monitor replaced on last of 4 monitors needing replacement. steering assembly part replaced. car steering had been wobbly. 
Jun 2013

58000 mi

US $700
coil spring broke. 
Dec 2013

63000 mi

US $75
Car not stopping well. Front rotors were worn down. 
Jul 2015

79300 mi

US $465
Exhaust system parts had rusted. 
Nissan Versa in Connecticut, United States
Jul 2008 - Aug 2012
Sep 2008

800 mi
fuel regulator replaced 
Aug 2011

48000 mi

US $100
Serpentine belt. Car rattles 
Nissan Versa in Arizona, United States
Aug 2012 - Jul 2013
Sep 2012

49000 mi

US $60
Passenger side front power door lock malfunctioned and was subsequently replaced under warranty. Battery stopped holding a charge. Read some articles on the net that said the batteries in the 2009 models were subpar but can't remember where I read it. 
Nissan Versa in North Carolina, United States
Apr 2010 - Sep 2016
May 2014

60000 mi

US $280
The trunk/back door (of a hatchback) didn't open due to actuator malfunction. Replaced the actuator (overnight order by the dealership) and the problem was fixed. 
Nissan Versa in Ontario, Canada
May 2014 - Apr 2015
Sep 2014

53940 mi

C $300
brakes needed adjusting, to stop squealing. muffler needed to be replaced 
Nissan Versa in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2012 - Apr 2013
Apr 2013

54560 mi

C $600
changed front brakes, cleaned back brakes of rust 

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2009 Nissan Versa 4dr Hatch

107-horsepower 1.6L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Nissan Versa in Texas, United States
Dec 2008 - Jun 2011
Jan 2009

2000 mi
Replace the fuel pressure regulator. Known problem with Versas. Heat shield on exhaust manifold was only spot-welded in 3 spots, so it rattles a lot. Known problem, can't be fixed. Brakes squeal loudly occasionally, particularly when it's cold outside. Known problem, told it couldn't be fixed. 
Jul 2009

11000 mi
Squeak problem remained, got worse and worse. Went to dealership, told there was a TSB on the problem. Tech verified problem. TPMS light came on, tech checked tires for leaks and found nothing. Light reset, all normal. 
Sep 2009

16000 mi
Brakes squeaking horribly again, replaced pads previously, didn't solve problem. Greased back plates, problem gone (I hope). 

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2009 Nissan Versa 4dr Hatch

107-horsepower 1.6L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Nissan Versa in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2011 - Nov 2016
Aug 2014

60140 mi

C $1600
separated left front coil spring exhaust heat shield rattling replaced nuts / bolts 
Sep 2014

60140 mi

C $179
passenger headlight low beam not working, highs are fine diagnosed short circuit in switch relay replaced relay and headlight 
Apr 2015

63840 mi

C $900
replaced rusted out muffler (if was literally falling off) replaced left front ball joint 
Feb 2016

67580 mi

C $865
emission control system replaced purge valve on gas tank replaced canister vent control 
Apr 2016

69120 mi

C $150
replace ball joint 
Nov 2016

73160 mi

C $625
replaced starter replaced canister purge valve 

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