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
2005 Nissan Sentra Problems
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.
The electronic throttle actuator (throttle body) can fail causing a loss of power and illumination of the Check Engine Light.
The catalytic converter closest to the cylinder head can fail causing illumination of the Check Engine Light. Prompt repair of this problem is recommended because the catalyst material can be sucked into the engine and cause internal damage.
Crankshaft and camshaft position sensors can leak oil into the connector causing Check Engine Light illumination. The engine may also stall as a result. Leaking sensors should be replaced. Certain 2000-2003 models were recalled for a separate camshaft and crankshaft sensor issue. For more information on the recall please click here»
2005 Nissan Sentra Recalls (Recent)
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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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On certain vehicles a vapor hose located in the fuel tank may not have been properly formed during the manufacturing process. When the vehicle is parked with a full tank, the fuel may travel into the vapor canister, causing it to overflow and spill fuel. This will lead to a fire hazard. Nissan will check to see if a poor seal exists, If one is found they will replace the tank free of charge.Campaign # 05V269000
2005 Nissan Sentra Questions and Answers
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