2009 Nissan Sentra Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2009 Nissan Sentra

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2009 Nissan Sentra Problems

Engine May Stall Due to Failed Crankshaft and/or Camshaft Sensor

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.

Nissan fuel pump recall

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.

Check Engine Light Due to Catalytic Converter Failure

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.

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2009 Nissan Sentra Questions

when we started the car but the lights for the radio, instrument panel went out? (1 answer)

What caused this?

I changed my spark plugs, put ngk laser platinum in it and it will not run? (1 answer)

When I go to start the car, it will start up and run for a second and then the rpm needle will start bouncing. When I give it gas, it makes a "bolllll" noise and eventually dies. If anyone can help me, I would greatly appreciate it. Thanks

Trying to remove the top mount on the front strut on a 2009 Nissan Sentra (1 answer)

looking at the top mount of the strut has 2 bolts and normally there are three on other cars and other years for the Nissan Sentra. The cover does not come off if the 2 bolts are removed. What keeps it in place.

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2009 Nissan Sentra Recalls

Nissan 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.

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2009 Nissan Sentra Reviews

The catalytic converter fails all the time and destroys the engine. The first one the warranty fixed, cost $6000, the second one they do not want to fix with warranty and want to charge me $7000

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