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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
63,206 miles

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2008 Nissan Versa suspension problems

suspension problem

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2008 Nissan Versa Owner Comments

problem #4

May 302015


  • 55,823 miles


The contact owns a 2008 Nissan Versa. While driving out of the garage at 5 mph, a popping sound was heard. The contact noticed that the front driver side coil spring fractured in two places. The incident occurred on May 30, 2015. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired, but the dealer was notified. The VIN was unknown. The approximate failure mileage was 55,823.

- Latorb, PA, USA

problem #3

Mar 112015

Versa 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 65,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Nissan Versa. While driving approximately 25 mph, a clunking noise emitted from the front end of the vehicle. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic, who discovered that the front driver side coil spring detached from the housing onto the brake rotor and rack and pinion. The mechanic replaced both front coil springs. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 65,000. Updated 8/10/15

- Norwalk, CT, USA

problem #2

Apr 252015

Versa 4-cyl

  • 60,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Nissan Versa. While the vehicle was backing out of a driveway, the front coil springs fractured without warning. The vehicle had to be towed to a dealer; however, it has not yet been diagnosed. The vehicle had not been repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The VIN was unknown. The approximate failure mileage was 60,000. Updated 09/10/15 updated 10/17/2017

- Mechanicville, NY, USA

problem #1

Apr 082013

Versa 4-cyl

  • 72,000 miles
I parked my Nissan Versa in a parking lot while I was at work all day. I hadn't had any problems with it. When I got in to leave in the evening and put the car in drive and went forward a few inches, I heard a horrible crunching noise like I hit something. When I backed up to see what was under my car, I just saw a metal horseshoe shaped broken piece on the ground. My mechanic says it is a coil spring that broke. I've seen many complaints about this from Nissan Versa owners. The broken part didn't seem rusty at all. I don't know why this happened. The car hasn't been in an accident. It seemed to happen out of the blue. The dealer stated the rear coil spring needs to be replaced.

- Cape Elizabeth, ME, USA

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