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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+

    Import Compressor Service -> Zexel Compressor -> Compressor Clutch Service -> DKS-13CH, DKS-15CH & DKS-17CH Compressors -> DKS-16H Compressor -> DKV-14C & DKV-14D Compressor -> Replacement -> V-6 Compressor
    Vehicle: 2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8 L4 GAS

    Replacement

    DKV-14C & DKV-14D Compressor
    • Install tool No. J-33939, or equivalent, hold clutch plate, then remove clutch assembly to shaft center bolt, Fig. .
    • Install puller tool No. J-33944-A and forcing screw tool No. J-33944-4, or equivalents, remove driveplate, Fig. .
    • Remove adjusting shims, Figs. and .
    • Install snap ring pliers, remove snap ring.
    • Remove pulley using a suitable puller, Fig. .
    • Disconnect field coil lead wire, then remove field coil.
    • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
      • ...

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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+.

    POWER BRAKE UNITS -> TROUBLESHOOTING
    Vehicle: 1994 Nissan Sentra SE 1.6 L4 GAS

    • With engine off, depress brake pedal several times. There should be no change in pedal stroke.
    • With brake pedal depressed, start engine. Pedal should go down slightly.
    • Run engine for two minutes, then turn engine off. Depress brake pedal slowly several times.
    • Pe...

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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 -> Except Armada, Murano, Titan & 350Z, 2006-02 Altima, 2000-06 Maxima & Sentra -> Fuel System Pressure Relief -> Removal & Installation
    Vehicle: 1996 Nissan Sentra E 1.6 L4 GAS

    Fuel System Pressure Relief

    • On all models except 1990-96 300ZX, remove the fuel pump fuse from the fuse panel.
    • On 1990-96 300ZX, disconnect the fuel pump relay, located behind the lefthand side kick panel.
    • On all models, start and run the engine until it stalls.
    • After the engine stalls, crank two or three times to ensure all fuel pressure is relieved.
    • On all models except 1990-96 300ZX, turn the ignition Off, then install the fuel pump fuse.
    • On 1990-96 300ZX, turn the ignition Off, then connect the fuel pump relay.

    Removal &...

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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: 2000 Nissan Sentra 1.8 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+.

    Wiring Diagrams -> Wire Color Code Identification
    Vehicle: 2009 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V 2.5 L4 GAS

    Refer to Fig. for system wi...

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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: 2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8 L4 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Remove air intake duct.
    • Disconnect starter wiring from starter.
    • Remove starter retai...

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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 -> 2007-09 Sentra
    Vehicle: 2007 Nissan Sentra S 2.0 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.

    • Release the lower cabin air filter cover tab, then pull the bottom of the cover outward while tilting a...

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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 -> Low Coolant Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 1998 Nissan Sentra 1.6 L4 GAS

    This lamp will be illuminated when the coolant level in the cooling system reservoir drops bel...

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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: 2010 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V 2.5 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: 1997 Nissan Sentra GXE 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+.

    Main Harness Diagram for 2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8 L4 GASMain Harness Diagram for 2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Trunk Lid Opener Switch
  • Power Window Relay
  • Stop Lamp Switch
  • Blower Motor
  • Engine Compartment Diagram for 2006 Nissan Sentra S 1.8 L4 GASEngine Compartment Diagram for 2006 Nissan Sentra S 1.8 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Damper
  • Intake Valve Timing Control Solenoid Valve Harness Connector
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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.

    1994 Nissan Sentra LE 1.6 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1994 Nissan Sentra LE 1.6 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Turn Signal Switch
  • LH Rear Combination Lamp
  • RH Rear Combination Lamp
  • Hazard Switch
  • RH Front Turn Signal Lamp
  • 2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Transmission Control Module
  • Engine Control 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: Y2K COMPLIANCE OF ASSIST AND CONSULT
    Vehicle: 1987 Nissan Sentra 1.6 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Tools, Equipment
  • Document: POLYURETHANE & POLYPROPYLENE BUMPER FACIA REPAIR
    Vehicle: 1995 Nissan Sentra 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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