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21 Nissan Versa videos added to the Haynes YouTube channel

Nissan Versa Haynes Manuals

Free service and repair tutorials to help you work on your Nissan Versa

Is the Nissan Versa a good car? Maybe you're trying to find a Nissan Versa for sale and are wondering if it's a reliable car?

You can save yourself lots of money by carrying out maintenance and repairs on your own car, and Haynes' Owners Workshop Manual for the Mk1 and Mk2 Nissan Versa (2007-2019) shows you how to perform basic jobs such as checking the tire pressures, fluid levels and changing the wiper blades as well as more advanced procedures such as replacing the alternator and renewing the manual trasnsmission.

Haynes has also just added 21 YouTube videos that show you, step by step, how to do the jobs shown above (and more) on your Versa subcompact. Our Mk1 and Mk2 Nissan Versa playlist shows you:

How to fit a new air filter
How to install a new alternator
How to replace the battery
How to change the cabin filter
How to change the transmission fluid
How to service the cooling system
How to fit a new drive axle (shown below)
How to replace the drive belt
How to change the front brake pads
How to replace the front struts 
How to fit a new fuel pump
How to replace the headlight bulbs
How to swap out the oxygen sensor
How to renew the engine oil and filter
How to replace the PCV valve
How to fit new rear brake pads
How to change the rear shock absorbers
How to renew the spark plugs
How to replace the rear light bulbs
How to change the thermostat
How to fit a new water pump

The videos are designed to complement our online manual for the Nissan Versa with the 1.6-liter and 1.8-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine.

nissan versa haynes manual

With a Haynes Online Manual you get all the trusted content of a printed manual, with additional features to help you get the job done. Take your entire manual with you on every journey.

Why buy an online manual rather than a print manual?

  • You get to keep it for as long as you need it
  • All colour step-by-step guides for over 200 jobs with 700+ photos
  • Image zoom feature for close-up view of jobs
  • Brand-new “how to” video tutorials covering key repair tasks
  • Print complete sections to take with you into the workshop
  • Troubleshooting section – quickly find the cause of a problem
  • Colour wiring diagrams help track problems quickly and easily
  • Easy search feature – find your job fast
  • Dictionary of automotive terms
  • Quick links to popular DIY tasks and other jobs linked to your task
  • Conversion calculator – imperial and metric units

Get the full online manual here


Click below for the Nissan Versa drive axle video from YouTube:

Buyer’s guide: the Nissan Versa story

The Nissan Versa was available as a four-door sedan, four-door hatchback or the Versa Note model, which is a two-door hatchback body style. 

The transversely mounted 1.6-liter or 1.8-liter four-cylinder engines used on these models are equipped with a sequential multi-port electronic fuel-injection system. 

The engine transmits power to the front wheels through either a five-speed manual transaxle, a six-speed manual transaxle, a four-speed automatic transaxle or a continuously variable automatic transaxle (CVT) via independent driveaxles. 

The Versa has a steel uni-body type chassis, utilizing MacPherson struts at the front end and a semi-independent beam-type rear axle. The rack-and-pinion steering unit is mounted behind the engine. A small electric motor and control unit (EPS) is mounted to the steering column to provide the power assist as standard equipment. 

All models are equipped with power-assisted front disc brakes and rear drum brakes. An anti-lock braking system is standard equipment on some models.