1998 Nissan Sentra Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Nissan Sentra
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1998 Nissan Sentra ProblemsEngine May Stall Due to Failed Crankshaft and/or Camshaft Sensor
The engine may stall at times due to a failed crankshaft position sensor and/or camshaft position sensor, These sensors can fail intermittently as they warm with the engine. Sensors on certain models have been recalled by Nissan and will be replaced as necessary. Please visit our recall section for this model to see if your vehicle is covered by this recall.
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 of this engine.
1998 Nissan Sentra QuestionsWater In 3 cylinders. Head gasket or cracked head? (1 answer)
Replaced wires. Have power going into distributor but no spark is the a mishap that could be fried or do I needed a new distributor?
every time I drive up a ramp or a small bump, a thump noise will come from my front tire and I don't know what it is..