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Wont shift out of park
Hello, thank you for writing in. If the brake lights are working, you may assume the brake light switch is working. Keep it in the back of your mind however, as the symptoms of a failing switch can differ. The...
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Above you give information for correction on the fuel cap, but where is the "next" button?
Hi there. The message is on for the fuel system is not able to build up pressure. Check the fuel cap seal and see if the seal is cracked or broken. A broken seal on the fuel cap will cause...
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I have 2006 Nissan Sentra and get only hot air blowing I was possible told may need to change the a/c control unit on the dash, I
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may have several issues wrong with it. The switch may the the issue. There are several ways you can test this, but you will need access to the wiring connected to its...
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Is the 2009 Sentra 2.0L a timing chain or timing belt? Also when would that need changing?
Hi there. One of the cool things about Nissan four cylinder engines is that they have a timing chain as opposed to a belt. This helps to extend parts life and reduce internal engine failure. The key is to stay...
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A/c
Hi there. Quite often an obstruction in the heater core or other cooling system issues can cause the heater to not function, but this is very rare for AC systems. If it's blowing hot air, it's possible you are low...
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The back of my right tire is smoking.
Hi There, This is a dangerous situation which could be caused by a couple of different things. You may have a brake pad that is sticking to the rotor causing it to get red hot generating the smoke, or potentially...
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Ticking when accelerating
With the information that you've provided, I think you are describing an exhaust leak. It's not uncommon for a minor exhaust leak to tick, especially when cool, and then go away as it warms up. It can also increase when...
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I have a rattling noise coming from my car.
Hello, thank you for writing in. The best thing for you to do is to recreate the noises. If it sounds large and metallic in nature, then you likely need to inspect the larger components. Take into consideration inspecting the...
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ticking only when in gear and i press accelerator
Hello, thank you for writing in. The ticking noise can be engine or exhaust related. Typically the transmission makes different types of noises when there is something wrong, so keep the transmission as being one of the last components you...
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my car keeps cutting off while driving n sometimes siiltting still
Hello. In most circumstances, when a car stars then dies when you come to a stop, it's caused by a restriction of fuel flowing through the fuel system. Specifically a few parts you might want to inspect include the mass...
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Why do I keep getting a P0101 code in my 2011 Nissan Sentra
Hello. If you are continuing to get the same code then the engine needs to be checked first for any vacuum leaks. The slightest leak in the intake tubes or any of the vacuum hoses or gaskets will cause this....
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P0011
Hi there. It sounds like you have a fault in the camshaft position sensor circuit. This fault could be the sensor, the wire harness, the connector, the ECM, or even a mechanical condition. You'll need the manufacturer's specifications for the...
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My car does not make a sound when I turn the key
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a bad battery connection or potentially a faulty starter relay. The starter relay directs power from the battery to the starter solenoid which then engages the starter when you turn the key....
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All dashboard lights and tail lights do not work after driving through a lot of snow. Headlights work. And brake lights work.
Hello. We'll be happy to help you. There are a few things that I recommend checking to discover why your lighting system is malfunctioning. The headlight dimmer switch should be checked. Along with the wiring harness above the right front...
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Was doing some power slides in my fwd Nissan Sentra cuz why not and I think that because of how I lean on one side when I do it, I
Hello, and thank you for writing in. When performing tricks like this, you are putting a lot of extra stress on the brakes, suspension, steering components, and the tires. You are in a position where you need to decide if...
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Electrical issue and car is not starting.
The battery is designed to hold a charge of a voltage and an amperage. The battery may have a voltage of 12.6 but may have a weak amperage. I recommend replacing the battery if the battery is either the factory...
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Takes several times to start car
Hi there. The battery's job is to provide power to the starter, ignition system and fuel pump to begin the ignition sequence. If you are able to crank the car over, but it takes a few times for it to...
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MIL is shown when crossed 100km/hr speed.
Hello. We will be happy to assist you. Running a scan tool Diagnostics on the engine control module will help discover why the check engine light is on and why it only comes on at certain intervals. Usually on a...
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the engine is cranking but not starting
Hi there. If your troubles instantly occurred; meaning your were driving just fine, then the engine shut down and no longer starts, it's likely that you damaged an ignition or electrical system component. Although the distributor or cap and internal...

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