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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 -> WATER PUMP, REPLACE -> ALTIMA -> GA16DE Engine -> MAXIMA -> MAXIMA, PATHFINDER, PICKUP, QUEST & 300ZX w/VG30E ENGINE -> NX1600, NX2000, SENTRA & 200SX -> PATHFINDER, PICKUP & 240SX w/KA24E ENGINE -> SR20DE Engine -> VE30DE ENGINE -> VQ30DE ENGINE
Vehicle: 1994 Nissan Sentra XE 1.6 L4 GAS

ALTIMA

  • Disconnect battery ground cable and drain engine coolant.
  • Remove drive belts.
  • Remove alternator and air compressor.
  • Remove water pump as shown in Fig. .
  • Reverse procedure to install.

MAXIMA

VE30DE ENGINE
  • Disconnect battery ground cable, then drain coolant from radiator and engine block.
  • Remove drive belts.
  • Remove water pump pulley and water pump, Fig. .
  • Reverse procedure to install, applying liquid gasket to mating surfaces of water pump.
VQ30DE ENGINE
  • Disconnect batter...

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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+.

DRUM BRAKES -> ADJUSTMENTS -> 240SX -> Altima -> Maxima -> Parking Brake -> Pathfinder & Pickup -> Quest -> Sentra, NX 1600, NX 2000, 200SX & 300ZX
Vehicle: 1994 Nissan Sentra SE 1.6 L4 GAS

Parking Brake

Altima
  • Prior to adjustment, check the following:
    • On models with rear disc brakes, ensure toggle lever returns to stopper when parking brake lever is released, Fig. .
    • On all models, ensure there is no drag when parking brake lever is released.
  • Release parking brake lever and loosen adjusting nut.
  • Start engine and depress brake pedal fully at least 10 times with engine running.
  • Pull parking brake control lever 4-5 notches, then adjust control lever by turning adjusting nut, Fig. .
  • Pull control lever using approximately 44 lbs. of force, parking b...

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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 -> 2000-06 Maxima & Sentra -> Fuel System Pressure Relief -> Removal & Installation
Vehicle: 2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8 L4 GAS

Fuel System Pressure Relief

  • Remove the fuel pump fuse from the fuse panel.
  • Start and run the engine until it stalls.
  • After the engine stalls, crank two or three times to ensure all fuel pressure is relieved.
  • Turn the ignition Off, then install the fuel pump fuse.

Removal & Installation

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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: 2003 Nissan Sentra Limited Edition 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: 2009 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+.

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise vehicle on suitable lift.
  • Remove bolts for righthand engine front undercover then remove undercover.
  • Rotate or lift belt tensioner arm clockwise, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from drive belt. Do not turn belt tensioner counterclockwise. If this step is not followed replacement of belt tensioner and new pulley is required.
  • Remove drive belt.
  • Remove A/C compressor harness connector.
  • Remove A/C compressor mounting bolts.
  • Slide A/C compressor forward a...

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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: 2004 Nissan Sentra SE-R 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 -> Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) -> 1993-2000
Vehicle: 1998 Nissan Sentra 1.6 L4 GAS

The MIL will illuminate to indicate that a system fault has been detected. The MIL will blink simultaneously with the red Light Emitting Diode (LED) on the Electronic Control Module (ECM). Following diagnosis and repair of all system faults, reset the MIL lamp. If using a scan tool, follow tool manufacturer's instructions to clear DTCs. A second, though more time consuming method of clearing DTCs involves using a small screwdriver to turn the diagnostic mode selector switch, located on the side of the ECM/ECU, fully clockwise. After waiting 2 seconds, rota...

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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: 1995 Nissan Sentra GLE 1.6 L4 GAS

When performing ra...

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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: 2004 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V 2.5 L4 GAS

  • Rotate or lift belt tensioner arm clockwise, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from drive belt. Do not rotate belt tensioner counterclockwise or tensioner will be d...

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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
  • Body Components Diagram for 2007 Nissan Sentra SL 2.0 L4 GASBody Components Diagram for 2007 Nissan Sentra SL 2.0 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Trunk Room Lamp Switch
  • Horn Relay
  • Right Front Door Switch
  • Left Rear Door Switch
  • Horn
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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.

    2004 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V 2.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V 2.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Vehicle Speed Sensor
  • Ambient Sensor
  • Engine Control Module
  • Fuel Level Sensor Unit And Fuel Pump
  • 2004 Nissan Sentra  2.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Nissan Sentra 2.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Blower Motor
  • Engine Control Module
  • Intake Sensor
  • Fan Resistor
  • Intake Door Motor
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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: HESITATION (FUEL INJ VEHICLES) - DIAG CHECK LIST
    Vehicle: 1992 Nissan Sentra 1.6 L4 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Driveability
  • Auto Systems:
  • Fuel Sys, Driveability, Filters (Air & Fuel)
  • Document: FLAT TOWING OF NISSAN VEHICLES
    Vehicle: 1999 Nissan Sentra 1.6 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Aux Equip, Phone, Jacks, Trailer Hitches, Towing
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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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