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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 -> Disc Brakes -> Application Chart
Vehicle: 2003 Nissan Sentra Limited Edition 2.5 L4 GAS

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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: 1992 Nissan Sentra 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
Vehicle: 1996 Nissan Sentra XE 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+.

Reset Procedures
Vehicle: 2007 Nissan Sentra SL 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+.

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2002 Nissan Sentra XE 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: 2008 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.

  • 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 -> 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+

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 1993 Nissan Sentra SE 1.6 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 heater pipe.
  • Remove hose from heater pipe.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure ...

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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 E 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
  • Main Harness Diagram for 1993 Nissan Sentra  1.6 L4 GASMain Harness Diagram for 1993 Nissan Sentra 1.6 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Diagnostic Connector
  • Scan Tool Connector
  • Connector M-1
  • Connector M-10
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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  1.7 L4 DIESEL Wiring Diagram1987 Nissan Sentra 1.7 L4 DIESEL Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Speed Sensor
  • Water Temperature Sensor
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Alternator
  • 2007 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2007 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Intelligent Key Unit
  • Key Switch And Ignition Knob Switch
  • Intelligent Key Warning Buzzer
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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: ESSENTIAL TOOL: J-41425-NIS TUBING REPAIR KIT
    Vehicle: 2001 Nissan Sentra 2.0 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Tools, Equipment
  • Document: CONSULT-II DIAGNOSTIC SOFTWARE UPDATE
    Vehicle: 1996 Nissan Sentra E 1.6 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Tools, Equipment
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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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