Nissan Sentra Repair and Maintenance
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Nissan Sentra ProblemsNissan 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.
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 Sentra QuestionsWhy My drive shaft under the drive wheel keeps leaking despite repeated repairs? (1 answer)
The drive shaft leaks underneath the driving wheel. It happened three times and each time the problem was supposed to have been solved. Currently my car is with the dealership for last 12 days.
Nissan Sentra RecallsPassenger Frontal Air Bag Deploys With Child Seat Installed In Passenger Front Seat
When installing a child seat in the passenger front seat utilizing the child restraint system, a seat belt bracket may become bent, resulting in the the passenger frontal staying active when the occupant classification system should deactivate it. Dealers will reinforce the seat belt bracket as well as reprogram the air bag control unit and occupant classification system electronic control unit free of charge to resolve the concern.
The occupant classification system may not appropriately detect an occupant in the passenger front seat, and as a result may not power the passenger frontal air bag for deployment in an accident. Dealers will reprogram the air bag control unit and occupant classification system electronic control unit in some vehicles, replacing the occupant classification system electronic control unit additionally in other vehicles free of charge to resolve the concern.
The occupant classification system may malfunction, resulting in the front passenger air bag not deploying when needed in an accident. Dealers will update the system software free of charge to resolve the concern.