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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Nissan Sentra AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported Nissan Sentra cars and light trucks from 1990+

Nissan -> Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Adjustments -> Air Mix Door -> Altima -> Automatic Air Conditioning -> Frontier & Xterra -> Frontier, Pathfinder, Sentra & Xterra -> Intake Door -> Manual Air Conditioning -> Maxima -> Maxima & Pathfinder -> Mode Door -> Pathfinder -> Quest -> Sentra -> Temperature Control -> Water Cock Control Rod
Vehicle: 2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V 2.5 L4 GAS

Whenever control cables are disconnected or case is serviced, control cables and operating rods should be adjusted.

Automatic Air Conditioning

Mode Door
Maxima & Pathfinder
  • Install mode door motor on heater unit and connect electrical connectors.
  • Set code No. 41 in self-diagnosis step 4 as outlined under "Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes" under "Air Conditioning System Diagnosis & Testing" in .
  • Move slide link and hold mode door in DEF mode.
  • Connect mode door motor rod to slide link rod holder.
  • Ensure mode door operates pro...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Nissan Sentra AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported Nissan Sentra cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Nissan -> Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Brake System Bleed -> Anti-Lock Brakes -> Less Anti-Lock Brakes
Vehicle: 2004 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5 L4 GAS

Less Anti-Lock Brakes

Do not spill brake fluid on painted surfaces, it may cause damage to the paint. If brake fluid is spilled, wash immediately with water.

  • Place container under master cylinder to avoid spillage, then fill master cylinder with brake fluid.
  • Connect hose to bleeder valves, then depress brake pedal several times.
  • With pressure applied to pedal open bleeder valve to release air trapped in system.
  • Close bleeder, then release pedal slowly.
  • Repeat steps 3 and 4 as outlined above until all air is removed from system.
  • Bleed air from system in order as follows:
    • Left rear whe...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Nissan Sentra AUTOMOBILES

Fuel filter replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Nissan Sentra cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. for 1980+.

Nissan/Datsun -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> 2000-06 Maxima & Sentra -> Fuel System Pressure Relief -> Removal & Installation
Vehicle: 2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8 L4 GAS

Fuel System Pressure Relief

  • Remove the fuel pump fuse from the fuse panel.
  • Start and run the engine until it stalls.
  • After the engine stalls, crank two or three times to ensure all fuel pressure is relieved.
  • Turn the ignition Off, then install the fuel pump fuse.

Removal & Installation

Do not smoke or allow an open flame of any type when working on or near any fuel system related components. The highly flammable vapor mixtures may ...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Nissan Sentra AUTOMOBILES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported Nissan Sentra cars and light trucks from 1990+.

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Front
Vehicle: 1999 Nissan Sentra 1.6 L4 GAS

Front

  • Raise and support vehicle and support it with safety stands in proper locations.
  • Remove wheel nuts and front wheels.
  • Remove wheel bearing locknut. Suspend knuckle with mechanics wire to avoid stretching caliper brake hose. Do not pull or twist brake hose. Tie rod does not need to be disconnected from knuckle.
  • Remove clip and separate brake hose from strut.
  • Remove strut lower mounting bolts.
  • Remove cotter pin and nut securing lower ball joint to knuckle.
  • Strike knuckle with a soft hammer and pull down control arm to separate lower ball joint from knuckle.
  • Separate driveshaft...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR Nissan Sentra AUTOMOBILES

Description, component locations, reset procedures, relearn procedures, diagnosis and testing, wiring diagrams, component replacement, and identification of vehicles equipped and not equipped with tire pressure monitoring system for most domestic and imported Nissan Sentra cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from mid 1990's+.

Reset Procedures
Vehicle: 2008 Nissan Sentra S 2.0 L4 GAS

The Low Tire Pressure Warning lamp will illuminate briefly as a bulb check when the ignition switch is placed in the On position. This system uses radio frequency pressure sensors which monitor pressure in all 4 tires. When operating the vehicle at a speed above 25 mp...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Nissan Sentra AUTOMOBILES

Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported Nissan Sentra cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2005 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Rotate or lift belt tensioner arm clockwise using a suitable tool to relieve tension from drive belt. Do not turn belt tensioner counterclockwise. If this step is not followed replacement of belt tensioner and new pulley is required.
  • Remove drive belt.
  • Remove B+ terminal nut and alternator electrical connector from back of a...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Nissan Sentra AUTOMOBILES

Cabin air filter locations and replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Nissan Sentra cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. as equipped to the current model year.

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Nissan -> 2003-06 Sentra
Vehicle: 2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8 L4 GAS

Under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 12 months or 15,000 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

  • Open the glove compartment.
  • Remove the stops located at each side of the glove compartment, then the glove compartment.
  • Remove the four glove compartment housing retaining screws, then the housing.
  • Remove the cabin air filter cover, Fig. .
  • Remove the cab...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR Nissan Sentra AUTOMOBILES

Maintenance lamp reset procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Nissan Sentra cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Nissan -> Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1993 Nissan Sentra 1.6 L4 GAS

The VDC lamp should illuminate when the ignition switch is placed in the on position for a few seconds or when the VDC control switch is in the off position. If the VDC lamps illuminates while ope...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Nissan Sentra AUTOMOBILES

Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported Nissan Sentra cars and light trucks from 1990+

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2003 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8 L4 GAS

Lower

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container by loosening drain plug of radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp at radiator outlet.
  • Remove hose from radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp at water inlet.
  • Remove hose from water inlet.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure t...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Nissan Sentra AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine belt replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Nissan Sentra cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2009 Nissan Sentra S 2.0 L4 GAS

  • Rotate or lift belt tensioner arm clockwise, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from dri...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR Nissan Sentra AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most Nissan Sentra cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Ground Location Diagram for 2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V 2.5 L4 GASGround Location Diagram for 2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V 2.5 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Engine Ground
  • Rocker Cover
  • F33
  • F35
  • F37
  • Front Door Harness Diagram for 2003 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V 2.5 L4 GASFront Door Harness Diagram for 2003 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V 2.5 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Door Lock Actuator
  • Power Window Motor
  • Door Key Cylinder Switch
  • Main Power Window Switch
  • D1
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR Nissan Sentra AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most Nissan Sentra cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Transmission Control Module
  • Combination Meter
  • Engine Control Module
  • 2007 Nissan Sentra  2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2007 Nissan Sentra 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Stop Lamp Switch
  • Intelligent Power Distribution Module Engine Room
  • Anti Lock Brake System Control Unit
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR Nissan Sentra AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most Nissan Sentra cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: CONSULT-II DIAGNOSTIC SOFTWARE UPDATE
    Vehicle: 1996 Nissan Sentra E 1.6 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Tools, Equipment
  • Document: AFTERMARKET RECHROMING OF NISSAN ALLOY WHEELS - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2005 Nissan Sentra S 1.8 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
  • Finishes, Body Structure, Frame, Bumpers
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR Nissan Sentra AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most Nissan Sentra cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most Nissan Sentra cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most Nissan Sentra cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most Nissan Sentra cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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