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When cooling fan turns on while driving the dash lights would flicker and rpm would drop then goes back to normal.
Nissan requires that the battery in 2004 Sentra's have a minimum CCA rating of 355 amps. Therefore, your battery is adequate, unless it has failed of course. If lights dim momentarily when the fans come on, that means that the...
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Car battery won't hold a charge
The battery should be carefully evaluated in a load test. Batteries are very important. If the battery only has a marginal pass on the load test you should just simply install a new battery to reduce diagnostic headaches. Once you...
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Check engine light is on, I was told it was my air filter housing, but feel like I am getting the run around. Want to fix it?
Hi Abraham. Thanks for contacting us today. A check engine light illuminates when an error code is triggered and stored in the ECU. Without knowing the exact code that is causing it, it's hard to provide you with advice on...
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My car won’t shift to the park gear. All other gears work
There are a number of different things that may cause the vehicle to not go into park such as a broken or damaged shift cable or mechanism, a faulty key tumbler in some cases, or a faulty transmission solenoid. I...
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Here is the code to the check engine light, P0171- System Too Lean Bank 1
A number of things may cause code P0171 or P0174 to be triggered. As the codes indicate, this means there is a lean fuel condition which may be caused by a lack of fuel supply or in some cases, a...
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why is my car revving up to 1 while im sitting in park?
High idle can be caused by a faulty idle air control valve (IAC valve). The IAC valve can fail or a faulty or blown fuse in other electronically controlled systems can cause the IAC motor to malfunction, leading to a...
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Shifter lever will not move
The clutch must be functioning to shift the gears, that is you must be able to activate the release lever (hydraulically in your case) to disengage the pressure plate, and thence friction material, from the flywheel. Once you are able...
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My car acclerates fine but is hard to accelerate after driving for some time, even while flooring the gas pedal.
If the poor acceleration is intermittent, that suggests a cause involving an electrically controlled component including sensors that send data to the PCM. To diagnose this, a real time scanner is applied to view actual engine operating parameters during the...
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Gear linkage
This will have to be inspected and diagnosed first hand to resolve as it is not clear exactly why the problem exists and the relevant sections of the Factory Service Manual are several pages long, too long to reproduce here....
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Rodent ate through wires to windshield wipers.
The motor is sealed so it is not likely that anything is wrong with the motor. You can definitely splice the wires back together. Be sure the circuit is off of course; as a precaution, you could pull the fuse...
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I have been looking forever to find my transmission dipstick on my 2004 Nissan Sentra ser Spec v still cant find it
Hi Kwa'Sean. Thanks for contacting us today. The reason you're having difficulty finding a dipstick is that there isn't one on a SPEC Nissan manual transmission. A manual transmission is not a hydraulic unit like an automatic, so replacing fluid...
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There is a loud clunking from front wheel.
Noise from the wheel may be a wheel bearing or brake issue and would need to be heard to isolate the problem for you. I would recommend getting a mechanic like one from YourMechanic to diagnose the noise to see...
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Car has high rpm going 60mph and it hears as if the engine is overworking its self. Also car vibrates in gear on a complete stop.
Shaking or vibration may be caused by many different things such as faulty spark plugs, poor fuel pressure or misfires. Other things such as a faulty idle air control valve may cause the engine idle to drop below the normal...
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I hear a grinding noise when driving I notice when I move the steering wheel to the left the sound is gone.
Hi Renazar. Thanks for contacting us today. Assuming that the noise comes when you are driving forward and not braking, then the noise is likely coming from the wheel bearings that are wearing out. It is also possible that you...
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Rocking steering wheel, vibrating car
You should have the tires, rims and suspension checked for damage. You may have bent the rim or damaged tire or suspension.
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Hello, I own a 2007 Nissan Sentra 2.0s 4L the oil light comes on when I brake. I checked the oil and it seems to be full. Help!
Hi Aaron. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Anytime you hear a grinding noise while driving, that's an indication of a lack of lubrication. This could be coming from the wheel bearings, the differential or the engine. If you have an...
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2.5l Nissan sentra manual, car will run fine for about 15 minutes then will not rev while in gear, will rev when in neutral
It could be an issue in the throttle control system: throttle body, or accelerator position sensor. But there are some basic checks that need to be done before you start replacing parts. The first thing to check for in any...
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Sensor, wiring harness, or something else
If replacing the sensors did not fix the problem then you will need to have the wiring and computer pinpoint tests done to try and isolate the problem. The computer or wiring may be causing the problem and would need...
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My 2001 Nissan Sentra gxe won't start it cranks fuel is going to it but still won't start
Measure fuel pressure on the fuel rail on the engine. If the fuel pump turns on, that's hopeful but it doesn't mean there is actual pressure. Also, check for actual injector operation using a noid light. Is there an actual...
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Car stalls when idle but there is no check engine light.
You may need to have the computer monitored while driving to see if there is problems in the transmission or computer sensors? Some aftermarket scanners cannot access all systems and may need to have a more advanced scanner to do...

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