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Nissan Sentra CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Nissan REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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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 -> Radiator, Replace -> 2.4L Engine -> 2003 -> 2004 -> 3.3L Engine -> 350Z -> Altima -> Frontier & Xterra -> Maxima -> Murano -> Pathfinder -> Pathfinder Armada -> Quest -> Sentra
    Vehicle: 2004 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V 2.5 L4 GAS

    Altima

    • Remove engine under cover.
    • Drain radiator coolant into suitable container.
    • Disconnect upper and lower radiator hoses, Fig. .
    • On models equipped with automatic transaxle, disconnect oil cooler hoses. Cap or plug hoses and openings.
    • On all models, disconnect reservoir tank hose.
    • Remove mounting bolts and brackets.
    • Remove radiator and fan.
    • Reverse procedure to install.

    Frontier & Xterra

    2.4L Engine
    • Remove undercover panel.
    • Drain radiator coolant into suitable container.
    • Disconnect radiator ...

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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+.

    Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Component Service -> Altima, Maxima, Sentra & 200SX -> Cleaning & Inspection -> External Proportioning Valve -> Frontier, Pathfinder & Pickup -> Master Cylinder Overhaul -> Overhaul -> Quest -> Replacement -> Testing
    Vehicle: 2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V 2.5 L4 GAS

    Master Cylinder Overhaul

    Overhaul

    Refer to Figs. through , for master cylinder overhaul procedures, noting the following:

    • If piston assembly is stuck in cylinder bore, gradually apply air to fluid outlet port.
    • Replace stopper cap if claws are damaged. Bend claw inward when installing new stopper.
    Cleaning & Inspection

    Examine reservoirs for foreign matter and check all passages for restrictions. If there is any indication of contamination or evidence of corrosion, service the hydraulic system as needed.

    When disassembled, wash all parts in denatured alcohol or clean brake fluid. Use...

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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 -> Component Locations -> 1991-99 Sentra & 200SX
    Vehicle: 1999 Nissan Sentra 2.0 L4 GAS

    Refer to...

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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: 2004 Nissan Sentra 2.5 L4 GAS

    Front

    Circular clips should be properly meshed with differential side gear (transaxle side). Inspect that clips are properly seated after installation and that driveshaft will not come out. Always use a new circular clip for installation. To prevent damage to CV boots use suitable cloth over boots to prevent damage to boots during removal and installation.

    • Raise and support vehicle and support it with safety stands in proper locations.
    • Remove wheel nuts and front tire. Before removing front axle assembly disconnect ABS wheel sensor from assembly. Move sensor away from front ...

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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+.

    Relearn Procedures -> Activation -> ID Registration -> Less Activation Tool -> With Activation Tool
    Vehicle: 2008 Nissan Sentra S 2.0 L4 GAS

    Activation

    The activation procedure must be performed after replacing or rotating tire and wheels, replacing tire pressure sensor or BCM.

    • With Nissan sensor activation tool J-45295, or equivalent, pushed against the LF sensor, press and hold the activation tool button 5 seconds, Fig.
    • With the ignition switch On, as the low tire pressure warning lamp blinks, Fig. , the respective sensor then must be initialized.
    • Register the ID of tire pressure sensor that low tire pressure warning lamp blinks. When Activation of registered wheel has been completed, turn signal lamp blinks two ti...

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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+.

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 2003 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V 2.5 L4 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • On models equipped with automatic transaxle,remove air duct, fresh air intake hose and air cleaner lid.
    • On models equipped with manual transaxle, remove ...

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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: 2003 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V 2.5 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 -> Anti-Lock Warning Lamp -> 1995-2006 Sentra
    Vehicle: 1999 Nissan Sentra 1.6 L4 GAS

    This lamp will be illuminated when the ignition switch is placed in the on position as a bulb check. If the lamp remains lit or lights during vehicle operation, a problem in the anti-lock brake/traction control system is indicated. When the lamp is lit, place the ignition switch in the off position, then restart the engine. If the lamp remains lit, the system must be serviced. The basic brake system will remain functional. After servicing the system, proceed as follows:

    • On 1995-99 models, locate the DLC located behind instrument panel fuse panel cover.
    • On 2000-06 models, locate t...

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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+

    Heater Hose, Replace -> Bypass -> Inlet -> Outlet
    Vehicle: 2006 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5 L4 GAS

    Inlet

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

    Outlet

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container by loosening drain plug of radiator.
    • Reposition hose clamp at heat...

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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: 1994 Nissan Sentra LE 1.6 L4 GAS

    • Loosen lock nut on alternator.
    • Loosen adjusting bolt on alternator.
    • Remove alternator and air conditioning compressor drive belt.
    • Loosen lock nut on power steering pump.
    • Loosen adjusting bo...

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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+.

    Engine Control & Alternator Wiring Harness Connector Locations Diagram for 2000 Nissan Sentra  2.0 L4 GASEngine Control & Alternator Wiring Harness Connector Locations Diagram for 2000 Nissan Sentra 2.0 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Throttle Position Sensor
  • ECM
  • Mass Air Flow Sensor
  • Knock Sensor
  • Distributor
  • RH Door Harness Diagram for 1994 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.0 L4 GASRH Door Harness Diagram for 1994 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.0 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Connector D-89
  • Connector D-81
  • Connector D-83
  • Connector D-84
  • Connector D-85
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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.

    2008 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Body Control Module
  • Ignition Relay
  • Key Switch
  • Intelligent Key Unit
  • 2008 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V 2.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V 2.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Body Control Module
  • Ignition Relay
  • Intelligent Power Distribution Module
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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: INOP/NO MOTION - LINE PRESSURES NORMAL - TORQUE CONV
    Vehicle: 1991 Nissan Sentra 2.0 L4 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Inoperative, No Response
  • Auto Systems:
  • Automatic Trans, Coolers, Torque Converter
  • Document: PAINT GUARD FILM - TIMING OF REMOVAL - REVISED
    Vehicle: 1994 Nissan Sentra SE 1.6 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • 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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