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2006 Nissan Sentra repairs by problem area

Engine (50%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (4%)

Brakes and Traction Control (0%)

Suspension and Steering (21%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (17%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (0%)

Other (8%)

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2006 Nissan Sentra repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (13%)

$500 - $999 (17%)

$100 - $499 (50%)

< $100 (21%)

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Chart based on 24 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2006 Nissan Sentra

Engine not specified

Nissan Sentra in South Carolina, United States
Nov 2014 - Jan 2015
Jan 2015

US $750
Replaced radiator 

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2006 Nissan Sentra 4dr Sedan

175-horsepower 2.5L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Nissan Sentra in Pennsylvania, United States
Sep 2010 - Mar 2011
Mar 2011

68000 mi

US $38
Slight leak from the steering rack. A simple worm-screw clamp was used to fix it. 
Nissan Sentra in North Carolina, United States
May 2013 - Jun 2013
Jan 2013

94500 mi

US $59
Car would not start at Walmart. Managed to get car started after waiting 30 minutes. Drove home with CEL on. P0335 (x4) and P0725. Replaced Cam and Crankshaft sensors from Nissan as a repair kit. 
Nissan Sentra in Arizona, United States
May 2009 - Dec 2017
May 2013

118000 mi

US $323
Left rear window regulator broke and window dropped down into door. A new electric window regulator had to be installed. 
Sep 2015

150000 mi

US $1100
Clutch plate went out; needed to be refaced. 
Nov 2015

150800 mi

US $662
Replaced an a/c control head due to a small plastic part inside breaking off after ten years of AZ summers. $662. Later learned on a forum can fix it by taking the dash apart, opening the control head and doing a fix with a couple of twist-ties. It was noticed that a front axle seal was leaking which was replaced; sharp rocks aren't uncommon in my environment thus normal wear and tear. Also an inner tie-rod end was replaced most probably due to hitting a curb to avoid an oncoming vehicle. 

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2006 Nissan Sentra 4dr Sedan

165-horsepower 2.5L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Nissan Sentra in North Carolina, United States
May 2009 - Sep 2012
Dec 2009

45000 mi

US $55
Starter started malfunctioning about in 2008, at about 30K miles, never bothered replacing 'til now. Thought it was the teeth of the starter, but looks like the solenoid actaully. 

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2006 Nissan Sentra 4dr Sedan

126-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Nissan Sentra in Minnesota, United States
Apr 2016 - Apr 2017
Apr 2017

130000 mi

US $940
Front springs and Struts. Leaking in right shock. starter solenoid failed/seized. Entire starter replaced 
Nissan Sentra in Saskatchewan, Canada
Jul 2012 - Mar 2015
Jul 2013

76260 mi

C $100
P0446 code. I found a severed wire going to the charcoal canister. After rewiring it didn't go off. Replacement of solenoid was necessary too. 

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2006 Nissan Sentra 4dr Sedan

126-horsepower 1.8L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Nissan Sentra in Pennsylvania, United States
Dec 2010 - Jun 2011
Jun 2011

48000 mi

US $350
fuel pump defective 
Nissan Sentra in Quebec, Canada
Jun 2010 - Jun 2013
Jul 2012

76980 mi

C $300
Two rear bearings were changed. 
Nissan Sentra in Illinois, United States
Dec 2015 - Jun 2018
Apr 2018

111000 mi

US $580
Fuel tank leak. Tank was replaced with an used part. 
Nissan Sentra in Oregon, United States
Oct 2009 - May 2010
Sep 2009

71100 mi

US $1700
Replace steering rack which is leaking internally and damaged tie rod end. (Suspension damage likely caused by previous owner's abuse.) 
Nissan Sentra in Maryland, United States
Feb 2015 - Mar 2015
Mar 2015

103000 mi

US $1400
Timing chain needed to be replaced 
Nissan Sentra in New York, United States
Jun 2014 - Jun 2018
Aug 2015

98300 mi

US $150
Wheel was making squeaky noise 
Apr 2016

99200 mi

US $400
Gaskets in exhaust were replaced. Could smell fuel in the car 
Jul 2016

100200 mi

US $400
AC wasn't working 
Mar 2017

103000 mi

US $450
Solenoid valve replacement P0455 
Jul 2017

103000 mi

US $400
All 4 suspension assemblies replaced 
Mar 2018

106000 mi

US $30
Exhaust heat shield rattle, it was removed 
Nissan Sentra in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2010 - Oct 2013
Nov 2010

21580 mi

C $330
Replaced the camshaft position sensor because car had difficulty starting. 
Aug 2011

24800 mi

C $305
Camshaft positioning sensor 
Nissan Sentra in Arizona, United States
Dec 2010 - Jan 2015

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2006 Nissan Sentra Repair Histories

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