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Nissan Sentra Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your Nissan Sentra

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a Nissan Sentra is between $330 and $403 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Nissan Repair Estimates
Car
Service
Price
1990 Nissan Sentra Quantity: One
Strut/Shock Absorber Replacement - Front
$334 - $416
1990 Nissan Sentra Location: Front
Brake Pad Replacement
$133 - $194
1990 Nissan Sentra
Catalytic Converter Replacement
$409 - $1209
1990 Nissan Sentra
Head Gasket Replacement
$748 - $960
1990 Nissan Sentra Quantity: One
Wheel Bearing Replacement - Front
$312 - $421

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/Loss of Power Due to Throttle Body Failure

The electronic throttle actuator (throttle body) can fail causing a loss of power and illumination of the Check Engine Light.

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Nissan Sentra Questions

Why does it only do this when its cold? (1 answer)

Hello everyone and thanks for your time. For a couple years now I've been having issues keeping my car running if its colder than say 30ish. If its down in the teens like it has been lately I have to keep it at around 2000rpm to keep it from dying. Holding my foot on the gas the whole time I ...

I have a bad exhaust leak at the collector/pipe gasket. I can't find a woven one (1 answer)

The one that I can see in there is stainless woven tightly. Is that stock? And if so will it be a big deal getting one that's not woven s.s.? Thanks in advance n thanks

Recommended tire pressure sticker is non readable . Help (1 answer)

Sentra E 13 inch tires and 1.6 engine

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Nissan Sentra Recalls

Wiring 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.

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Fails To Deploy In A Crash

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.

Passenger 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.

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Nissan Sentra Reviews

2013 Nissan Sentra Car seems to have a lot of problems. The motor bogs out a lot, making a loud noise. My back tires ware quickly. And it just started recently over heating! The ac also doesn't blow cold air unless you are driving when you are stopped or parked it blows out hot air.
Purchased my 2007 Sentra S in 2010. It has been a great little car! That being said, I wish the seat adjusted to where short people can raise it high enough to see over the hood and not be in the steering wheel. The brakes are original (it is at 150K now) and work great, but they squeal when they are wet. I've had them checked by multiple mechanics at different shops and they all say they l...
I really like the car but hate loud noise out the transmission. It is a good car at 80,000 miles take lots of trips gets great gas mileage very comfortable needed few repairs until after 60,000 miles believe extended warranty has expired. Overall Sentra was our second car purchased since 1983 after driving a larger car its nice looking all that but some things needs be addressed or recalled as ...

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