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Nissan Sentra Suspension Problems and Repair Histories

652 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Nissan Sentra. 89 of these members (13.7%) have reported suspension and steering repairs for their car. A total of 51 suspension and steering repairs to Nissan Sentras--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently Nissan Sentra problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the Nissan Sentra problem descriptions below.

Don't infer Nissan Sentra problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of Nissan Sentra repairs by problem area

42% of the Nissan Sentra repairs were to the engine, 5% to the transmission, 13% to the brakes, 15% to the suspension, 15% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 6% to the body and trim, and 4% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 335 repairs.

Nissan Sentra suspension and steering repair cost distribution

Of the Nissan Sentra suspension and steering repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 18% cost less than $100, 41% between $100 and $499, 23% between $500 and $999, 13% between $1000 and $2499, and 5% more than $2500.

Chart based on 56 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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Repair costs are in local units.

2008 Nissan Sentra 4dr Sedan

140-horsepower 2.0L I4 CVT FWD

Nissan Sentra in South Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2008 5000    
11000 0 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. 
82000  
Nissan Sentra in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2008 4000    
36000 0 rear wheel bearings went out. 
 
Nissan Sentra in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2008 0    
34000 0 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

Nissan Sentra in Maryland, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2008 4000    
5000 0 Power steering motor failed. 
 

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2007 Nissan Sentra 4dr Sedan

140-horsepower 2.0L I4 CVT FWD

Nissan Sentra in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2008 16000    
19000 0 Steering loose, part ordered. 
20000 0 Steering column replaced under warranty. 
 

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2002 Nissan Sentra 4dr Sedan

126-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Nissan Sentra in Indiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2009 96000    
99300 612 rack & pinion needed to be replaced; leaking; periodically lost "power" in power steering. 
116000 140 tie rod boots torn 
117000  

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2001 Nissan Sentra 4dr Sedan

145-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Nissan Sentra in British Columbia, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2008 141360    
143220 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

Nissan Sentra in Maine, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2010 108000    
109000 200 Rear wheel bearings needed replacements. 
112000 0 Front bearings/hub assembly were very worn and were replaced. 
 

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2001 Nissan Sentra 4-door

4-cylinder manual 2WD

Nissan Sentra in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2009 252000    
252000 45 lower control air rear bushings worn, front sway bar links and bushings worn 

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