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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 -> Instrument Panel, Replace -> 240SX -> 300ZX -> Altima -> Maxima -> Pathfinder -> Pickup -> Quest -> Sentra & 200SX
Vehicle: 1996 Nissan Sentra E 1.6 L4 GAS

Altima

Refer to Fig. for instrument panel replacement.

Maxima

Refer to Fig. when replacing this instrument panel.

Sentra & 200SX

Refer to Fig. when replacing this instrument panel.

Pickup

Refer to Fig. when replacing this instru...

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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 -> Component Locations -> 2003-06 Murano & 350Z, 2002-06 Altima, 2000-06 Maxima & Sentra
Vehicle: 2000 Nissan Sentra 2.0 L4 GAS

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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: 1991 Nissan Sentra Classic 1.6 L4 GAS

  • Remove wheel bearing lock nut. Tie rod does not need to be disconnected from steering knuckle. Suspend steering knuckle with wire so as not to stretch brake hose. Do not pull or twist brake hose.
  • Remove clip and separate brake hose from strut.
  • Remove strut lower mounting bolts.
  • Separate drive shaft from steering knuckle by lightly 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 drive shaf...

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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

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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: 2006 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 2.0 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+

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Nissan Sentra S 2.0 L4 GAS

  • Drain engine coolant.
  • Remove air duct and air cleaner assembly.
  • Disconnect A/T oil cooler hoses (if equipped) and install a blind plug in the hoses to prevent A/T oil loss.
  • Disconne...

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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: 2002 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8 L4 GAS

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

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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+.

Driver Side Front Door Harness Diagram for 1996 Nissan Sentra E 1.6 L4 GASDriver Side Front Door Harness Diagram for 1996 Nissan Sentra E 1.6 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Door Lock Switch
  • Left Hand Front Power Window Motor
  • Left Hand Front Door Lock Actuator
  • Left Hand Door Mirror
  • Left Hand Front Door Speaker
  • Automatic Speed Control Device (ASCD) Diagram for 1992 Nissan Sentra  1.6 L4 GASAutomatic Speed Control Device (ASCD) Diagram for 1992 Nissan Sentra 1.6 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • A.S.C.D Cancel Switch
  • Inhibitor Relay
  • A.S.C.D. Control Unit
  • A.S.C.D. Hold Relay
  • A.S.C.D. Pump
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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 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
  • 2008 Nissan Sentra S 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Nissan Sentra S 2.0 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: REMAN DISTRIBUTOR PROGRAM
    Vehicle: 1995 Nissan Sentra 1.6 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Ignition, Electronic Ignition
  • 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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