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 ...
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1997 Nissan Sentra
1997 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.
1997 Nissan Sentra Recalls (Recent)
Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. ONE OF THREE STYROFOAM PADS LOCATED IN EACH REAR DOOR AS PART OF THE DESIGN FOR ENSURING COMPLIANCE WITH FMVSS NO. 214, "SIDE DOOR STRENGTH," WAS NOT INSTALLED.Learn more »
Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. WATER CAN ENTER AND DISPLACE THE GREASE IN THE WIPER ARM LINKAGE BALL JOINT WHERE THE WIPER LINKAGE ATTACHES TO THE WIPER MOTOR LINKAGE.Learn more »
1997 Nissan Sentra Questions and Answers
light comes and goes since prchase in 2005 now it does not go out at all
when i drive my car front end trembles wheni go over 30 miles an hour
I just had a timing cover seal, serpentine belt, crankshaft pulley repair sleeve and water pump replaced. Should the gasket or covers) also be replaced if I have a leak at the front seal?
there is plug like thing that comes from a bundle of wires that connects to the back of headlight to generate light. the plug has burnt out and the head light keeps trying to stay on but wont. what...
I have a 1997 Nissan Sentra and the check engine light will NOT come on. Sometimes the other indicator lights work, sometimes none of them work. Any help ont his would be appreciated since it will ...
1997 Nissan Sentra Reviews
bought this car in 2001 and it still runs like a top..iy has a great A c .
I bought this car at 130000 in 2007 and now it has almost 150000. Except for the tires, this car runs smoothly. The only reason that I want to change it is it looks pretty old now.