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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 -> Heater Pump, Replace -> Quest
Vehicle: 2003 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8 L4 GAS

Quest

  • Remove windshield wiper arms and blades.
  • Remove cowl top.
  • Partially drain engine coolant into suitable container.
  • Remove two he...

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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 Scheduled Maintenance -> Gasoline Engines -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 2006 Nissan Sentra 1.8 L4 GAS

Normal Service

Service as ...

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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
Vehicle: 1996 Nissan Sentra E 1.6 L4 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove wheels and tires.
  • Remove wheel bearing lock nut.
  • Brake caliper need not be disconnected. Do not twist or stretch brake hose when moving components.
  • Remove cotter pin and nut securing lower ball joint to knuckle.
  • Strike knuckle with a hammer and pull down transverse link to separate lower ball joint from knuckle.
  • Remove tie-rod ball joint.
  • Separate drive shaft from knuckle by slightly tapping it. If it is hard to remove, use a puller. When removing drive shaft, cover boots with shop towel to prevent damage to them.
  • Remove right dri...

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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+.

Component Replacement -> Installation -> Removal -> Transmitter
Vehicle: 2007 Nissan Sentra 2.0 L4 GAS

Transmitter

Removal
  • Deflate tire, then remove retaining nut an allow transmitter to fall into tire.
  • Gently bounce tire so transmitter falls to bottom of tire.
  • Place tire on suitable tire changing machine and break both tire beads. Ensure transmitter remains at bottom of tire.
  • Turn tire so valve hole is at bottom, then bounce tire so transmitter is near valve hole.
  • Lift tire onto turntable and position valve hole 270° from mounting/dismounting head, Fig. .
  • Lubricate tire, then remove first side of tire.
  • R...

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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 -> 2003-06 Sentra
Vehicle: 2003 Nissan Sentra XE 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 -> Check Engine Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1990 Nissan Sentra 4X4 1.6 L4 GAS

The Check Engine lamp will light when the ignition is on with engine not running. When the engine is started, then lamp should go out. If it does not, a diagnostic trouble code has been stor...

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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: 2004 Nissan Sentra SE-R 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: 1993 Nissan Sentra Classic 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+.

Tail Harness Electrical Connector Locations Diagram for 1999 Nissan Sentra  2.0 L4 GASTail Harness Electrical Connector Locations Diagram for 1999 Nissan Sentra 2.0 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Trunk Room Lamp Switch
  • Trunk Lid Key Cylinder Switch
  • License Lamp
  • LH Rear Combination Lamp
  • High Mounted Stop Lamp
  • Engine Compartment Diagram for 2007 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5 L4 GASEngine Compartment Diagram for 2007 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Heated Oxygen Sensor
  • Air Fuel Ratio Sensor
  • Three Way Catalyst
  • Heated Oxygen Sensor Harness Connector
  • Muffler
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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.

    1987 Nissan Sentra  1.6 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1987 Nissan Sentra 1.6 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Starter Motor
  • Inhibitor Switch
  • Inhibitor Relay
  • 2003 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2003 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Engine Control Module
  • Engine Control Module Relay
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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: SRVC PROCED - R134A RETROFITTED A/C SYS (EXC QUEST)
    Vehicle: 1989 Nissan Sentra 1.6 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Heating, A/C, Ventilation, Defogger
  • Document: REMAN RL4F03A A/T GUIDELINES
    Vehicle: 1991 Nissan Sentra 1.6 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Automatic Trans, Coolers, Torque Converter
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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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