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1997 Nissan Sentra Problems

Find the most common issues based on 1997 Nissan Sentra owner complaints.

Most Common 1997 Nissan Sentra Problems

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 m...
Excessive timing chain noise, a rattling or ticking, on higher mileage cars may lead to timing chain failure, which can cause engine damage. There are upgraded chain tension guides with a steel bac...
A growling noise may be noted from the manual transmission. This is commonly caused by a failing front bearing. Disassembly of the transmission will be required to replace the failed bearing.
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0 Known 1997 Nissan Sentra Brakes Problems

1 Known 1997 Nissan Sentra Drive Train Problem

A growling noise may be noted from the manual transmission. This is commonly caused by a failing front bearing. Disassembly of the transmission will be required to replace the failed bearing.

0 Known 1997 Nissan Sentra Electrical & Lights Problems

2 Known 1997 Nissan Sentra Engine Problems

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 m...
Excessive timing chain noise, a rattling or ticking, on higher mileage cars may lead to timing chain failure, which can cause engine damage. There are upgraded chain tension guides with a steel bac...

0 Known 1997 Nissan Sentra Exhaust & Emissions Problems

0 Known 1997 Nissan Sentra Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 1997 Nissan Sentra Maintenance Problems

0 Known 1997 Nissan Sentra Miscellaneous Problems

0 Known 1997 Nissan Sentra Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 1997 Nissan Sentra Problems & Complaints

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 m...
Excessive timing chain noise, a rattling or ticking, on higher mileage cars may lead to timing chain failure, which can cause engine damage. There are upgraded chain tension guides with a steel bac...
A growling noise may be noted from the manual transmission. This is commonly caused by a failing front bearing. Disassembly of the transmission will be required to replace the failed bearing.
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