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#5 of 34 Mr. Shiftright
Feb 06, 2002 (6:21 pm)
Thanks for the suggestion. I didn't look to see if there are any gaskets. From what I can tell there are none. Anyway, that is something I will look into. I was just going to use some clear bathroom calking!! I'm cheap, what can I say!
#6 of 34 92 Sentra Transmission Problem
Feb 27, 2002 (7:23 am)
After 159,000 miles my 92 SER is just about coming to her end. While driving home from Boston to New York the transmission started slipping while in 5th gear. I made it home and brought it to my mechanic who told me that the transmission is on its last legs. The 5th gear is the first to go followed by 4th, 3rd etc. He told me that the car is still driveable and may last for some time. I am now using it as a station car. The cost to repair using a rebuilt transmission will be over $1,000. I do not believe that the car at this point in time is worth the cost to fix
#7 of 34 98 Sentra oil leak
Feb 27, 2002 (8:28 am)
Seem to have an oil leak coming from the timing chain cover. I have the 1.6 engine. What kind of job will I be looking at to fix ? Has this happened to any body else with this engine? I now have 105k miles on it.
#8 of 34 '02 Sentra side air bag problem
Mar 02, 2002 (12:42 pm)
I bought my new Sentra GXE fully loaded with ABS and side air bags. Four days after I bought it the air bag light starts flashing and the dealer says the left side air bag has failed. They said it would take 3 or 4 days to get the part. That was two weeks ago and I am still waiting. I contacted Nissan consumer affairs and they refuse to respond to me. The dealer says the part is on order and can't do anything about it. I am getting tired of driving a rental car and just want my new car back. What else can I do?
#9 of 34 Nissan Sentra blown fuse
Mar 06, 2002 (10:38 pm)
I have a 87 Nissan Sentra. I have recently have had problems with a misc fuse which blows intermittently and causes the turn signals, gas gauge and back lights to discontinue working. Once the car stops, I can not start it again unless I change the misc fuse in the fuse box. Have put in new ignition switch. Does anyone have an answer to this problem?
#10 of 34 Head gasket leak
May 06, 2002 (12:46 am)
49k on a 96 Sentra and have an intermittent antifreeze leak from the head gasket. Took it to the dealer, said he never saw one leak before and wanted $800 to fix. A lot for an in-line 4 engine with lots of working room under the hood. Of course warranty expired last September (5 year) even though the 50K limit has not been reached.
Anyone else experienced this problem? Seems strange for such a well made engine.
#11 of 34 Seems high to me
May 06, 2002 (3:44 am)
The leak on the SR20DE is probably fairly rare due to both heads and block being aluminum.
#12 of 34 Sentra Trunk Leak
Jun 10, 2002 (9:27 am)
I've read a couple messages about leaky trunk. Here's what I did. I bought latex typical sealer in tube from Wal*mart and went around outside of rear light things. Leak stopped on one side and was ameliorated on other but still leaking. I'm going to try Phenoseal as recommended by another user.
#13 of 34 Trunk & Timing chain cover leaks
Jun 11, 2002 (12:00 pm)
To fix your leaking trunk: there are about 4 8mm nuts holding lights in from the back,remove those and disconnect wiring harness.It takes a little persausion to get the lights out with all of the black silicon(available anywhere)on them.Clean as much as possible off and reapply generously(about 1 tube per light)to original areas.If you look real close you can see where it is dry,or you can see a dirt "trail" where the silicone is...that is where it is leaking,be very generous in these areas.Don't forget to clean rear body panel where the lights mount.IT'S MESSY!!
Timimg chain cover leaks are common(I have a 94 XE 1.6 liter and it leaks,also)They are not too bad to do,about a 4 or 5 hour job to do it right and clean all areas properly.There is no gasket,they use silicone gasket on the timing cover so parts are cheap(valve cover gasket,rings,belts)I've done about a dozen or so and all in all it is not a bad job to do just time consuming and messy to do it right so it won't leak again...EVER.Good luck all!!
#14 of 34 Driver side window will not roll up
Jun 25, 2002 (9:14 pm)
I just got this 1995 Nissan Sentra (my 1998 Mazda 626 TRANSMISSION failed) and after 2 days driving
driver side window will not roll up. How do I take the "roll up handle" off so that I can take the door siding off to repair whatever is causing the deraling of the window glass? There seems to be no screw or covered screw on this roll handle and I already damaged it a bit by trying to take it off. How do you do that? How do you take the door panel off? Please email to NISSANDRIVELreserve-bank.com