2008 Nissan Sentra Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Nissan Sentra
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2008 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.
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.
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2008 Nissan Sentra RecallsNissan Recalls 2008–2010 Vehicles with Garmin Nuvi 750 Nav Systems Due to Overheating
Nissan is recalling 2008–2010 models equipped with Garmin Nuvi 750 navigation systems because the battery may overheat, which could lead to a fire. Nissan will notify owners and Garmin technicians will replace the unit's battery and insert a spacer to prevent the problem from reoccurring. This will be performed free of charge.
The brake master cylinder may leak fluid. This may cause extended stopping distances, and eventually a loss of braking capability. Dealers will replace the master cylinder brake booster assembly. This recall began on December 14, 2009.
The brake master cylinder may leak fluid internally past a seal and into the brake booster. This will cause braking performance to deteriorate. Dealers will inspect the master cylinder and replace it if necessary. This recall began on July 23, 2008.