Nissan Sentra Repair and Maintenance
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Nissan Sentra ProblemsNissian 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.
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.
A weak battery or low battery voltage can cause the transmission to enter into fail safe mode. This will cause a loss of power because the transmission will be locked in third gear.
Nissan Sentra QuestionsWhat does an evaporative emission control systems malfunction? (1 answer)
I had an emission test done and that is one of things that I need to get fixed and I was unsure on what that actually was.
My radio stopped working after someone tried to jump the battery. When I replaced the battery that day, it didn't come back on. A local mechanic said that I needed to take it to the dealership and have the code reset.
No success. followed all the steps but ses light never blinked during the process so the reset never happened. idle is still to high and ses light is on. Suggestions?
Nissan Sentra RecallsWiring To Engine Control Unit Has Faulty Connection
The wiring terminal pin fit at the engine control unit (ECU) may not be secure. Dealers will replace the terminal pin on the engine room harness free of charge to resolve the concern.
The wiring harness to the passenger frontal air bag may not be connected properly, and not power the air bag as needed in an accident. Dealers will inspect the wiring harness and if necessary replace the passenger frontal air bag module and main body harness free of charge to resolve the concern.
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.