Nissan Sentra Repair and Maintenance
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Nissan Sentra ProblemsEngine 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 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 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.
Nissan Sentra QuestionsWhy would my car stall out while idling in traffic? (1 answer)
This just happened yesterday and I was able to start the car right away. It's about time for an oil change; it's been running a little rough at times, with a "cough". The car has about 56K miles on it and has had regular oil changes since I bought it new.
The light that indicates the gas cap is not seated came on, then the fuel gauge went from showing a full fuel tank to empty and illuminated low fuel light.
When I lock or unlock car doors with key fob or the power door lock button 3 of the 4 doors lock. Leaving one door that dose not seem to be conected to the rest of the power door lock. Power window still works on the door lights still come on when door opens and alarm will sound of door opens and...
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.