Australia Car

Australian Car Repair Issues? Ask an Auto Mechanic for Answers ASAP

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Australia Car

I have a 2008 nissan dualis. I has developed an intermittent

Customer Question
fault with the brake lights...
I have a 2008 nissan dualis. I has developed an intermittent fault with the brake lights. All three flicker randomly when the headlights aee turned on. Also the brake light bulbs blow frequently
JA: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix with a Nissan. The Nissan Mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.
Customer: Hi pearl did u get my message?
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: If possible yes. I took it to a shop today but they had no clue
JA: Is there anything else the Nissan Mechanic should be aware of about your Nissan?
Customer: No
JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Nissan Mechanic about your situation and then connect you two.
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Australia Car
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Australia Car Question
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Anyone there? Have been waiting 3 days now.....?
Answered in 3 days by:
4/25/2016
AU Auto Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 year ago
sprinkles08
sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Australia Car
Satisfied Customers: 23,248
Experience: ASE Master and Advanced level certified. Factory trained with 17 years dealership experience
Verified
Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!It sounds like you have a poor ground. When a lighting circuit is poorly grounded it will try to ground through other components on the circuit, which will in turn cause bulbs to light when other lights are turned on. In this case it appears that the park lamp filaments are lighting the brake lamp filaments because the park lamps are grounding through them. If no visible wiring or connection problems are seen in the rear then I would recommend adding a redundant ground at least for testing and I believe you will see the problems go away.
Ask Your Own Australia Car Question
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Thanks - will install a redundant ground and see if the problem is resolved.Cheers,Carl
AU Auto Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 year ago
You're welcome!
Ask Your Own Australia Car Question
Ask sprinkles08 Your Own Question
sprinkles08
sprinkles08
sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Australia Car
Satisfied Customers: 23,248
23,248 Satisfied Customers
Experience: ASE Master and Advanced level certified. Factory trained with 17 years dealership experience

sprinkles08 is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry.

Stephanie PElm City, NC

used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future.

David L.Richmond, TX

9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much.

PhilMarysville, CA

Lurch. Thank you very much. I had real doubts about this website but your promptness of response, quick followup and to the point answer with picture was incredible.

CharlesWalnut Creek, CA

As a single woman, I really appreciate an excellent and affordable opinion.
Thank you Geordie, I will not hesitate to contact justanswer in the future!

SueCharleston, WV

Another great insight to what may be the problem. I will have my mechanic take a look at it tomorrow. Thanks again, Frank...you do indeed know your stuff.

JimCastleberry, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Curtis

Curtis

Australia Car Mechanic

1,609 satisfied customers

Qualified Automotive Mechanic, LPG & Airconditioning Diagnostic Technician.

Glenn Bradley

Glenn Bradley

Australian Car Mechanic

699 satisfied customers

Ex Transmission Shop Owner, Driveline Specialist, 30+ years in the Australian Automotive Industry

Scott B

Scott B

Australia Car Mechanic

478 satisfied customers

Qualified Automotive Mechanic, Service Manager & Proprietor 20+ years

Technopro

Technopro

Australia Car Mechanic

149 satisfied customers

20 years of experience in Automotive Repair Techniques and Diagnosis Expert.

Matt

Matt

Engineer

883 satisfied customers

Automotive Engineer for 20 years, BEng hons degree,

Mark

Mark

Mechanic

618 satisfied customers

29 Years as a Vehicle Mechanic in Australian Military

Mechanic Martyn

Mechanic Martyn

Australia Car Mechanic

324 satisfied customers

Advanced trade certificate in Automotive engineering

< Previous | Next >

Related Australia Car Questions
We have Toyota Camry hybrid and the alarm keeps going off
we have Toyota Camry hybrid and the alarm keeps going off for no reason … read more
Toyota Service
Toyota Service
Toyota Dealership Service & CR Manager
1,344 satisfied customers
Have '96 EL falcon. The air distribution dial on the
Have '96 EL falcon. The air distribution dial on the ventilation control panel does not change from the demist setting. The dial turns to the other settings but does not change the air flow. Also, whe… read more
Al-Moderator
Al-Moderator
High School or GED
0 satisfied customers
I need gas in my air conditioning. I have a Holden Viva 11
I need gas in my air conditioning. I have a Holden Viva 11 years old. … read more
Eric
Eric
Retired
N/A
14,436 satisfied customers
My deawoo nubira has just stopped, the starter works but no
My deawoo nubira has just stopped, the starter works but no ignition, what can i do now … read more
sprinkles08
sprinkles08
ASE Certified Technician
23,248 satisfied customers
I need a stepper motor for 2004 wingroad nissan 1500cc
i need a stepper motor for 2004 wingroad nissan 1500cc please … read more
Eric
Eric
Retired
N/A
14,436 satisfied customers
My 4wd triton overheats at high speeds but not at low
my 4wd triton overheats at high speeds but not at low speeds, has thermatic fans set med low, have replaced thermostat recently and has new radiator, water pump flows well, what could be the problem?… read more
Curtis
Curtis
Australia Car Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,609 satisfied customers
How to remove overflow radiator tank from a 1988 toyota
How to remove overflow radiator tank from a 1988 toyota tarago … read more
Eric
Eric
Retired
N/A
14,436 satisfied customers
I have a RTV 2006 bf falcon Ute that is LPG dedicated. Over
I have a RTV 2006 bf falcon Ute that is LPG dedicated. Over the course of several months the start of the car has been intermittently getting worse as in need to be cranked over a little more. Yesterd… read more
Gary
Gary
Senior Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
44 satisfied customers
Its a Mazda e2000 1999 model, runs on petrol. When you hit
Hi its a Mazda e2000 1999 model , runs on petrol. When you hit the gas a black smoke is coming out of the exhaust. Is that a major problem? … read more
Eric
Eric
Retired
N/A
14,436 satisfied customers
RSS fault on 2013 FG ford facon xr6. Nothing as i do not
nothing as i do not know what it is, RSS. yes l will try myself … read more
Gary
Gary
Senior Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
44 satisfied customers
Radiator. Water doesn't boil just comes out of the radiator.
Radiator. Water doesn't boil just comes out of the radiator. Water pump is fine and thermostat is new. Bottom of radiator hose is cold but the radiator is hot at the top … read more
Gary
Gary
Senior Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
44 satisfied customers
The MIL is showing on my dashboard and the vehicle is losing
The MIL is showing on my dashboard and the vehicle is losing power when I drive. … read more
vwtech0405
vwtech0405
VW Technician
Associate Degree
8,868 satisfied customers
I have a 1993 ford laser 1300CC. A few days ago the motor
Hi I have a 1993 ford laser 1300CC. A few days ago the motor just stalled and havent started since. When cranking the engine with the distributor/coil lead held to earth there is no spark present. A t… read more
Curtis
Curtis
Australia Car Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,609 satisfied customers
There I have a 2011 D40 Nissan Navara with just over 10500
Hi, there I have a 2011 D40 Nissan Navara with just over 10500 km on the clock and its due to a major service. At how man kms does the timing chain needs to be replaced? … read more
Jake
Jake
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
285 satisfied customers
My car loses power and high revs. Consistent when I
No, will get a mechanic but can't get one for two days and need to drive 60 k to work and back … read more
baddad1
baddad1
technician
High School or GED
5 satisfied customers
The car is a 2005 e87 120i, engine lost power, code error
the car is a 2005 e87 120i, engine lost power, code error p2610, change crank sensor 6 months ago was going ok prior to this incident. change both cam sensors no change, do I need to clear obd first o… read more
Stephen, MBA
Stephen, MBA
Master's Degree
166 satisfied customers
Can anyone tell me if the Proportioning valve in the brake
Hi Guys, can anyone tell me if the Proportioning valve in the brake system on a 98' Mitsi' Pajero io, c/w ABS, is servicable or must it be replaced ? Or....can it just be done away with sice it has AB… read more
Curtis
Curtis
Australia Car Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,609 satisfied customers
I cant find my Radio code and my battery had been changed
I cant find my Radio code and my battery had been changed can you please help me … read more
Peter Bagley
Peter Bagley
master technition
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
900 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x