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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 -> COMPRESSOR, REPLACE
Vehicle: 1994 Nissan Sentra XE 1.6 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable and discharge and recover A/C system.
  • Loosen A/C idler pulley and remove drive belt from compressor pulley.
  • Disconnect compressor electrical connector.
  • Disconnect refrige...

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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 -> Brake Service -> Altima -> Frontier, Pathfinder & Pickup -> Quest -> Sentra & 200SX -> Xterra
Vehicle: 1998 Nissan Sentra 2.0 L4 GAS

Altima

  • Raise and support rear of vehicle, then remove rear wheels.
  • Fully release parking brake.
  • Remove brake drum, if drum is hard to remove, proceed as follows:
    • Remove plug from rear side of backing plate.
    • Using a suitable tool, push stopper towards backing plate to gain clearance between brake shoe and drum as shown in Fig. .
    • Install two bolts into outside of brake drum as shown in Fig. , then gradually tighten the two bolts until drum separates from the brake shoes.
  • Push in shoe hold-down pins from behind backing plate, Fig. .
  • Pull out brake shoes.
  • Using pliers, remove lower return s...

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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: 1993 Nissan Sentra SE 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: 2005 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V 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+.

Wiring Diagrams -> Wire Color Code Identification
Vehicle: 2009 Nissan Sentra SR 2.0 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+.

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Nissan Sentra XE 1.6 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: 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: 2008 Nissan Sentra S 2.0 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: 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: 1996 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+.

Body Components Diagram for 2007 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V 2.5 L4 GASBody Components Diagram for 2007 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V 2.5 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Combination Switch
  • BCM
  • Front Washer Motor
  • Front Wiper Motor
  • Brake Master Cylinder
  • Engine Compartment Diagram for 2008 Nissan Sentra  2.0 L4 GASEngine Compartment Diagram for 2008 Nissan Sentra 2.0 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Heated Oxygen Sensor
  • Air Fuel Ratio Sensor
  • Air Fuel Ratio 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.

    1997 Nissan Sentra GLE 1.6 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Nissan Sentra GLE 1.6 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Theft Warning Relay
  • Clutch Interlock Switch
  • Starter Motor
  • 1996 Nissan Sentra E 1.6 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Nissan Sentra E 1.6 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Motor Relay
  • Solenoid Valve Relay
  • ABS Control Unit
  • ABS Relay Box
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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: RELAY TYPE 1M (GREEN OR BLUE) - SERVICE CAUTIONS
    Vehicle: 1990 Nissan Sentra 1.6 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Chassis Electrical, Wiring, Fuses & Breakers, Wipers, Motors
  • Document: ACR4 REFRIGERANT MACHINE MAINTENANCE
    Vehicle: 1996 Nissan Sentra XE 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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