Oil change in a Qashqai?
I own a new Nissan Qashqai 1.2, bought last year in Dec 2014. Yesterday, I took the car to the official Nissan service to get the first year official service done. as you know this includes oil, oil filter change. Today out of curiosity I checked the oil and the colour of the oil is not as clear golden as it should be. Now the question is if they ever changed the oil or simply they used a re-used one?
This is a petrol engine, so if the oil is not extremely clean, light, translucent yellow in colour then they have not changed it. Changing it may not be part of the service, so check the invoice to see if they have charged you for fresh oil and filter. In my opinion the oil and filter of every engine needs to be changed at least every 10,000 mile or every 12 months, whichever comes first, so if it hasn't been changed, get it changed.
Answered by Honest John on