2004 Nissan Sentra Repair and Maintenance
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2004 Nissan Sentra ProblemsLoose Screws Inside Intake Manifold Can Cause Internal Damage if They Fall Out
Screws inside the intake manifold can become loose causing internal engine damage if they fall out completely. Our technicians report that using a strong thread locker on the power valve butterfly screws can help prevent them from becoming loose.
Nissan issued a recall on the fuel pump for premature failure. There was an owner notification program and labels were placed on the fuel pump access panel and next to the AC charge label in the engine compartment.
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.
2004 Nissan Sentra QuestionsCar noise when I take my foot of the gas pedal (1 answer)
I have a 2004 Nissan Sentra, my car makes a noise when I take my foot off the gas pedal. It is only when I am going over 50mph, trying to accelerate to a higher speed. Once I take my foot of the gas, I hear a sound almost like grinding, or humming sound.
The cars stops running try to turn it on again and it won't
2004 Nissan Sentra RecallsFront Passenger Air Bag Defect
The passenger side air bag inflator may rupture if deployed in a crash. This can cause metal fragments to injure passengers. Dealers will replace the passenger side air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the problem.
This limited regional recall is for vehicles currently registered or first sold in southern Florida, along the Gulf Coast, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Saipan and American Samoa. Upon deployment the passenger airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will replace the passenger side air bag inflator to correct this concern.
This limited regional recall is for vehicles currently registered or first sold in Florida, Puerto Rico, Hawaii and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and equipped with Takata-brand air bag inflators. Upon deployment the driver and/or passenger airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. Honda dealers will replace the affected airbag inflator modules to correct this concern.