2005 Nissan Sentra Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Nissan Sentra

2005 Nissan Sentra Problems

Nissian Crankshaft and Camshaft Sensor Recall

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.

Check Engine Light/Loss of Power Due to Throttle Body Unit Failure

The electronic throttle actuator (throttle body) can fail causing a loss of power and illumination of the Check Engine Light.

Fuel Pressure Regulator May Bleed Off Pressure Overnight

If the vehicle is hard to start after setting overnight, the problem could be the fuel pressure regulator has failed and is allowing the fuel pressure to bleed off. A failed fuel pressure regulator will should be replaced.

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2005 Nissan Sentra Questions

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What is causing my car to be so hard to start either cold or hot more so hot? (1 answer)

What do I do if my car is having the same problems on the recall list? (2 answers)

The gas in my tank leak out when it's sitting in front of my door, and, it spit the gas back out when I'm trying to fill up my tank. When I took my car to the mechanic, he said a code came up that my crankshaft position sensor needs to be replaced.

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2005 Nissan Sentra Recalls

Front 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.

Front Airbag Inflator Module

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.

Overheating of Crankshaft Position Sensor May Cause Vehicle to Shut Down

On certain passenger vehicles equipped with a 2.5L engineThe crankshaft position sensor can overheat causing a brief interrupion in the signal output. If the interupption of the signal is so brief that the ECM Electronic Control Module dose not have time to diagnose the condition, the vehicle may shut off creating the risk of an accident. The dealer will reprogram the ECM free of charge. The Nissan recall # is R0606

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