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2012 Nissan JUKE S 5dr Wagon CVT FWD

2012 Nissan JUKE
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Crossover, Small Station Wagon
27 mpg city / 32 mpg hwy
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June 14, 2013, 2:25 pm

Gail W

Question: why does the dealership want to replace my belts @ 30K miles?

The service writer claims that they need to replace the drive belts on my Juke at the 30k mile service - I find it hard to believe that they really need it and have declined this service....was that smart?

June 15, 2013, 12:02 pm

Ron W
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Get a second opinion.

Modern belts usually last between 80K and 100K miles. If there is something wrong with the belt, a second shop should find it as well, but it is not common for one to fail a 30K miles. I think your choice was wise.

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June 21, 2013, 6:36 am

Gail W

Thats what I thought - I opted out of having the belt changed and consulted my service manual. Even though the mfg has it listed as "optional" service, my gut instinct, common sense and previous knowledge about cars (especially Nissan) told me to wait.
Thanks for your reply!

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