Excessive timing chain noise, a rattling or ticking, on higher mileage cars may lead to timing chain failure, which can cause engine damage. There are upgraded chain tension guides with a steel backing to improve durability and a modified repair procedure no longer requires the removal of the cylinder head to replace the timing chain. Maintaining proper engine oil level and frequent oil changes are important to ensure the long-term durability ...
Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1990 Nissan Sentra
1990 Nissan Sentra
1990 Nissan Sentra Problems
A growling noise may be noted from the manual transmission. This is commonly caused by a failing front bearing. Disassembly of the transmission will be required to replace the failed bearing.
It is not uncommon for rust to develop in the area of the fuel filler door.
1990 Nissan Sentra Recalls (Recent)
Summary: IMPROPER BELT GUIDE PERFORMANCE CAN CAUSE FRAYING OF THE SHOULDER SAFETY BELTS NEAR THE RETRACTOR.Learn more »
Summary: THE FRONT SAFETY BELT BUCKLE RELEASE BUTTONS CAN BREAK. THESE RED PLASTIC RELEASE BUTTONS ARE MARKED "PRESS." IF A BUTTON BREAKS, PIECES CAN FALL INTO THE BUCKLE ASSEMBLY CAUSING THE BUCKLE TO OPERATE IMPROPERLY.Learn more »
1990 Nissan Sentra Questions and Answers
EXCESSIVE WEAR INSIDE, FRONT TIRES. TIE RODS, BALL JOINTS , BEARINGS SEEM GOOD NO NOISE OR PLAY, STRUTS FEEL OKAY.
My brake lights will not go out even when the car is turned off
Jiffy lube changed my oil and tech told me that the transmission was leaking (manual)...What does this mean/what do I do?
idles rough and jumps or bucks during excelleration