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2008 Nissan Sentra repairs by problem area

Engine (15%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (20%)

Brakes and Traction Control (7%)

Suspension and Steering (24%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (20%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (9%)

Other (5%)

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2008 Nissan Sentra electrical repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (6%)

$100 - $499 (18%)

< $100 (76%)

Chart based on 17 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2008 Nissan Sentra

Engine not specified

44020 mi After replacing battery, Airbag blinking in the dashboard. 

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2008 Nissan Sentra 4dr Sedan

140-horsepower 2.0L I4 CVT FWD

65000 mi

US $50
left front head light replaced 
124000 mi

US $629
alternator replaced 
35800 mi Automatic trunk actuator switch was inoperative. Dealer replaced part and installed. Under warranty repair. 
71000 mi

US $460
Tire pressure sensor fail. 
When turning on the air conditioning, the air temp never got cold. 
2000 mi Air conditioning would not cool. 
2000 mi No air conditioning problem returned. Found to be a faulty compressor. Compressor replaced. 
82000 mi

US $200
tire pressure monitoring sensor replaced 
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. 
37400 mi

C $492
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. 
36000 mi The doors wont open with the beeper they have to be manually opened with the key or by hand. 
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. 
61000 mi

US $50
A/C clutch quit working, Dealer stated bad compressor the car was fixed under warranty with a $50.00 deductible. 
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. 
11000 mi 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. After pulling battery for previous repair, system reset and disabled auto window up on driver side. Reflashed and it was ok. 
13000 mi Replaced motor for driver side window. Had them look at two tires that were worn to wear bars in only 13k miles. 

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2008 Nissan Sentra Electrical Problems

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