Sunday, 20 July 2014

Hand book

There was no hand book with my new car, I've looked on ebay but no joy, so I've emailed Nissan directly, this is what I wrote, I hope they can help.

I recently bought a 2nd hand 09 Nissan Note Tekna, I am absolutely delighted with the car, but there is one small problem.
The car did not come with a hand book & whilst I am gradually working out what all the buttons & switches do, my beloved husband is having problems. He does not drive as he had an industrial accident many years ago & is now partially sighted, but he is a very enthusiastic co -pilot when I drive & he is driving me mad. He is constantly asking me 'What does this do?' & 'What happens when I press this?'. It's like driving with a disruptive toddler in the car, I have driven through France & Spain with 4 children & believe me, that was easier. I have come to terms with never listening to a track on the radio all the way through as he likes to change channels, I can also drive without using the rear view mirror as he is fiddling with the interior lights. But although I love all  bells & whistles on the Tekna almost as much as I love my husband, his constant fiddling & questions are a problem. Please can you help? It would be a shame if such an otherwise kind & loving husband should die from being pushed out of the car whilst travelling at speed. 

7 comments:

Stephanie said...

Have you tried this link? (You'll need to copy and paste it as I seem unable to do a direct link)

http://www.nissanservice.co.il/img/uploads/drivers_books/NOTEENG.pdf

Not sure if it's exactly the same model but hope it helps until you get a hard copy!

Stephanie

Primroses Attic said...

Poor you. I hope they send you back a book. My husband is a bit like that or is that all men! Whenever I have changed my cars he reads the car manual then takes great pleasure in telling me what all the buttons do. I get frustrated because I want to find out by myself.
Rosezeeta.

kate steeper said...

If we make out of the yard without the criticism starting its a miracle.....the radio fiddling also does my head in

Anonymous said...

Have a look at the Nissan note owners club.

Anonymous said...

I can relate to your post. My husband is visually impaired due to a stroke (11 years ago) and he, too, fiddles with the buttons, dials, etc. while I am driving. It is very annoying at times.

Myra, from Winnipeg, Canada where we are in the midst of some hot weather.

rachfishop said...

Bwahahahha! I bet that made someone's day at Nissan.

Retro Wren said...

Oh my goodness! Yet again you've made my day:).
Love the letter and Nissan will too. Big hugs to you both lovely lady. Xx