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2008 Nissan Sentra Repair Histories

81 TrueDelta members own a 2008 Nissan Sentra. 32 of these members (39.5%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 71 repairs to 2008 Nissan Sentras--an average of 0.9 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Chart based on 71 repairs.

2008 Nissan Sentra repair cost distribution

Chart based on 12 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2008 Nissan Sentra

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Nissan Sentra in Peru
Mar 2008 - Mar 2010
6820 mi   La cremallera (spanish)- Steering rack 

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2008 Nissan Sentra 4dr Sedan

177-horsepower 2.5L I4 6-speed shiftable CVT FWD

Nissan Sentra in Texas, United States
Mar 2008 - Aug 2012
4000 mi   Check engine light - small leak in the evaporative gas system. 
5000   Check engine light came on twice in August. Took it into dealer who found a small evaporative leak. The next week, it came on again. This time they said that there was a small cut on the gas cap O ring. 

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2008 Nissan Sentra 4dr Sedan

140-horsepower 2.0L I4 CVT FWD

Nissan Sentra in South Carolina, United States
Aug 2008 - Jun 2014
11000 mi   A clunk and bump feedback through steering wheel. I have run into this problem with several 08 sentras. Happens when the steering wheel is turned sharply and you accelerate. There is a dull "clunk" noise. Raising the intermediate shaft fixed the noise. 
19000   Brake light came on on interstate. Earlier that day it felt like the back brakes where doing most of the work. Dealer bled brakes and refilled fluid and inspected system. 
61000 US $50 A/C clutch quit working, Dealer stated bad compressor the car was fixed under warranty with a $50.00 deductible. 
Nissan Sentra in Florida, United States
Dec 2008 - Mar 2009
6000 mi   Tire inflation monitor warning light came on. Tire pressures were brought up to recommended amount. Light remained on. Dealer said it would re-set itself and did... but after a few hundred miles of driving. 
6000   Bumper cover clips came off and cover seperated from body. Replaced clips and re-attached cover. 
Nissan Sentra in New York, United States
Aug 2008 - Mar 2010
4000 mi   Broken mirror cover on the passenger visor. Hinge cracked. 
9000   Ordered broken visor lid. Replaced broken visor lid. 
Nissan Sentra in Arizona, United States
Feb 2008 - Dec 2009
6000 mi   Sunvisor vanity mirror cover fell off (failure of pivot) 
Nissan Sentra in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2008 - Mar 2014
2480 mi   The car made a noise on the passenger side when going over speed bumps or just driving. After the third trip to the dealer they felt that they would change the engine mount and see if the noise disappears. It is going in this week. 
3100   Engine mount was changed and noise stopped. 
34720   steering column changed front driver side axle changed 
39980 C $492 pads and caliper service front brakes rear drum brake reline new brake shoes  third brake light bulb, took 10 minutes. license light issue - no light electrical issue. Labor to diagnose the problem with license light at $85 per hour so it has not been fixed. 
Nissan Sentra in Wyoming, United States
Feb 2008 - Sep 2012
1100 mi   Two rattles, one in the driver side airbag above the seatbelt, the other behind the passenger side speaker. Awaiting replacement rear seatbelts that are supposedly causing the driver side issue. They are still trying to determine the passenger side issue. 
5000   They tweeked the door and lubed the door channel, it got slightly better but not fixed. 
11000   Condenser cracked and leaked all the coolant. Replaced condenser and recharged system. When finished the window auto up feature didn't work and I had to take it back for another day to get them to re-flash the computer. 
13000   Replaced motor for driver side window. Had them look at two tires that were worn to wear bars in only 13k miles. 
Nissan Sentra in Minnesota, United States
Jul 2008 - Jun 2014
  Speed-sensitive audio volume does-not work, replaced radio..still does not work mechanic said sorry! "Thats the way it is"! Thanks for going the extra mile.Out of alignment & Tires out of balance. 
30700 mi   Turned rotors 
32000   Brake noise and feel. 

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2008 Nissan Sentra 4dr Sedan

140-horsepower 2.0L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Nissan Sentra in Texas, United States
Apr 2008 - Mar 2010
  Right side door panels didn't properly align, dealer readjusted them for me and everything is perfect. 

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