2001 Nissan Sentra Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Nissan Sentra
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2001 Nissan Sentra ProblemsWeak Battery May Cause Transmission to Enter into Fail Safe Mode
A weak battery or low battery voltage can cause the transmission to enter into fail safe mode. This will cause a loss of power because the transmission will be locked in third gear.
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.
2001 Nissan Sentra QuestionsNo heat. Heater hoses cold. New radiator, new thermos. Where is heater control v (1 answer)
All the time. Want to locate heater control valve. Under hood, dash? Is there a cable and where?
i AM INTERESTED IN FINDING OUT WHAT RECALLS IF ANY THERE ARE REGARDING MY NISSAN SENTRA 4 DOOR 2001
Told to look for vacuum hose that may be disconnected, but where? Under dash? do I have to take dash apart? Repair shop only or could I do this?
2001 Nissan Sentra RecallsEngine May Stop Running Without Warning
The circuit board for the crank position sensor and cam position sensor may have improper solder joints. This could cause the Service Engine Soon lamp to come on, the engine may not start, you could experience reduced power, or the engine may stall without warning, which could result in a crash. Dealers will replace the the crank position sensor, cam position sensors, and in some cases, the variable timing control sensors. The recall began on December 22, 2003. The Nissan recall number is R2022 and the Infiniti recall number is R3021.