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Do I need a whole new ignition or just the ignition switch?
You will need to have the damage to the ignition lock cylinder housing checked to see if just the lock cylinder can be replaced if no damage to housing was done. You will need to have the door and trunk...
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Belt drive kit - tension assembly 2008 Nissan Sentra
Hi there - without seeing both the "kit" and the vehicle, it's hard to say for sure. But - it sounds like you purchased the correct parts - belt, tensioner and idler pulley. For assistance with this project, I recommend...
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My car stalls and my injectors stop spraying 1998 Nissan Sentra
Hello. If your car is stalling and it stops spraying fuel then most of the time this is caused by a failure in the crank position sensor. This is a common issue on this vehicle. When it fails the computer...
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Injectors not spraying h
I would first recommend to have your fuel pressure tested by a qualified professional to determine if the fuel pump and fuel filter are working properly. Once these parts have been eliminated from the list, the fuel pressure regulator is...
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slip indicator light staying solid
The solid illumination of the slip indicator warning light signifies a malfunction in the Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) system. VDC is a version of "electronic stability control" and is a very useful safety feature. Occasionally, the slip indicator light comes...
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In a 1996 Nissan Sentra will both air bag deploy even if no passenger is present?
The Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) system in the 1996 Sentra is NOT equipped with any passenger seat sensors that could potentially determine if a passenger is actually present in the vehicle, let alone that passenger's weight. Consequently, if the SRS...
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After oxygen sensor replacement I'm getting a P1273 error. The engine starts up but won't stay on and stalls.
Hi there. For the code P1273 to show up on your Nissan, there is either an issue with the fuel system or the air intake control system. Check the fuel pressure on the fuel rail and see if there is...
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Pulsing engine.
Hello, It sounds like you may have a vacuum leak causing the engine to idle higher than normal. High idle speed, stalling and hissing sounds are common signs of a vacuum leak. When a vacuum leak is present in an...
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I'm looking to buy replacement motor mounts. How many of the front and rear do I need? 2004 Nissan Sentra
Hello - there are a total of 4 motor/transmission mounts. Given the transverse mounting of the engine/transmission, there are ambiguities in "front", "rear" and so on. As a consequence, parts manufacturers are offering them as a set. Replacement is best...
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Source of a whistling sound
Hello, thank you for writing in. When dealing with something like this, the best thing to do is have someone else start the vehicle and listen carefully to try and pinpoint exactly where it is coming from. If the belts...
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Front end after ditch
Hi Paula...what you are describing is not unusual and is readily repaired excepting under one circumstance and that is if the collision caused any damage to the sub-frame and/or the mounting bosses that hold the control arms. All other parts...
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Car wont start.
If your car is cranking but not starting, you are right to suspect a fuel issue. If the fuel pump is kicking on it is likely in working condition. I would recommend having the fuel pressure checked and compared to...
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When I turn the steering wheel it squeakes.
Hi there. In most cases, when you turn the steering wheel and you hear a squealing noise, it's commonly due to one of two things. First, the power steering fluid might be low which creates reduced pressure inside hydraulic lines...
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What should I expect to pay for a water pump replacement if I have my own parts
Billing question sent to CS for the cost of replacing a water pump on a 2005 Sentra with a L4-1.8L.
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The car has no power.
I would recommend checking the ground to your chassis from the battery. A bad ground can cause a lack of power in any circuit. Make sure that the battery is securely grounded to a paint free metal surface and is...
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Evap large leak code
If you have a large emission system leak the best way to find the leak is to do a smoke test and put smoke pressure in the fuel tank and it will show the smoke out of the system leak....
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No heat. Replaced coolant and replaced thermostat. Car is still overheating and has no heat. Only cold air comes out.
The heater not working in some cases may be related to the overheating problem you are also having. This may be due to a faulty heater blower motor or potentially a bad heater core. As you may know, the heater...
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Transmission problem
Hello, This may be a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you’re going down the road, the car’s computer analyzes data being sent by vehicle speed sensors and engine speed sensors. Based on this...
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Injectors not spraying
If you are getting spark but no injector signal for them to open then you may need to have the camshaft sensor checked to see if it is giving a cam signal to the computer to operate the injectors. Scan...
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What if the head restraint is unable to lift or remove?
Hi there. There is a notch on the side of the plastic base that the headrest rides on top of the seat. Push in the notch and pull up on the headrest and it will adjust for you. If you...

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