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Nissan Sentra Suspension Problems

687 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Nissan Sentra. 54 of these members (7.9%) have reported suspension repairs for their car. A total of 70 suspension repairs to Nissan Sentras--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently Nissan Sentra problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of Nissan Sentra repairs by problem area

Chart based on 468 repairs.

Nissan Sentra suspension repair cost distribution

Chart based on 69 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten Nissan Sentra repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.

2008 Nissan Sentra 4dr Sedan

140-horsepower 2.0L I4 CVT FWD

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. 
36000   rear wheel bearings went out. 
34000   Rear suspension assembly was severely misaligned. The rear suspension is not independent, and hence cannot be adjusted. Replace the entire rear axle assembly. 

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2007 Nissan Sentra

Engine not specified

5000 mi   Power steering motor failed. 

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2007 Nissan Sentra 4dr Sedan

140-horsepower 2.0L I4 CVT FWD

19000 mi   Steering loose, part ordered. 
20000   Steering column replaced under warranty. 

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2002 Nissan Sentra 4dr Sedan

126-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

99300 mi US $612 rack & pinion needed to be replaced; leaking; periodically lost "power" in power steering. 
116000   tie rod boots torn 

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2001 Nissan Sentra 4dr Sedan

145-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

143220 mi C $500 Rattle from shock plate. ordered left and right front shock plates. 

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2001 Nissan Sentra 4dr Sedan

126-horsepower 1.8L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

109000 mi US $200 Rear wheel bearings needed replacements. 
112000   Front bearings/hub assembly were very worn and were replaced. 

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2001 Nissan Sentra 4-door

4-cylinder manual 2WD

252000 mi US $45 lower control air rear bushings worn, front sway bar links and bushings worn 

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