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2010 Nissan Sentra repairs by problem area

Engine (33%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)

Brakes and Traction Control (4%)

Suspension and Steering (19%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (26%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (7%)

Other (11%)

Chart based on 27 repairs.
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2010 Nissan Sentra repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (9%)

$500 - $999 (13%)

$100 - $499 (17%)

< $100 (61%)

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Chart based on 23 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2010 Nissan Sentra 4dr Sedan

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

Nissan Sentra in Florida, United States
Mar 2014 - Jun 2016
Mar 2016

50000 mi

US $1300
Compressor died 
Nissan Sentra in Ontario, Canada
Oct 2011 - Jun 2018
Apr 2011

8391 mi
The trunk after closing so many times is not aligned on one of the side. The body shop re-aligned it. Under warranty. 
Oct 2011

14144 mi
Dealer Note: CUSTOMER REPORTS ON SORT OF CLICING / RUBBING TYPE OF NOISE FROM BEHIND AUDIO UNIT WHEN DRIVING WITH HEATER SYSTEM ACTIVATED Remedy: INSTRUMENT PANEL - CENTRE clean up. Noise came back after a week, will go back again later. 
Jan 2012

16740 mi
After filling up gas, the dashboard does not show full. Always ends up 3/4. Dealer note: REPLACE ECC CONTROL MODULE DUE TO INTERNAL FAILURE Service Engine Light came on. A small leak from the fuel sensor detected. Warranty replacement for a defective fuel sensor. Replaced and it is ok now. 

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2010 Nissan Sentra 4dr Sedan

140-horsepower 2.0L I4 CVT FWD

Nissan Sentra in Pennsylvania, United States
Oct 2012 - Jun 2018
Oct 2017

110000 mi

US $250
NEEDED FRONT END ALIGNMENT DUE TO IRREGULAR TIRE WEAR 
Jun 2018

96300 mi

US $500
A/C compressor locked up and needed replaced and System recharged 
Nissan Sentra in Florida, United States
Dec 2015 - Jun 2018
Jul 2017

59000 mi

US $69
Right rear tire blew out 
Nissan Sentra in Virginia, United States
Sep 2011 - Sep 2012
Jul 2011 Replaced entire radio dashboard component because screen kept cutting out. 
Nissan Sentra in South Carolina, United States
- Oct 2010
Mar 2010

15366 mi
Left fog lamp inop due to bulb, replaced under warranty. No cost to owner 
Oct 2010

20753 mi
The oil pressure sending unit began to leak engine oil. The switch had to be removed and new washers installed. The engine oil blew all over the CV boot on the passengers side and under the car. Covered under Nissan Warranty. 
Nissan Sentra in Texas, United States
May 2014 - Nov 2017
Nov 2014

101100 mi

US $75
intake boot was cracked and car had a engine light. took less than an hour to repair and part was 75 from Nissan. 
Jun 2015

115000 mi

US $600
ac stopped working, all dash needed to come out. 
Oct 2015

121000 mi

US $1000
both tierod ends engine mount completely failed, broke and engine was sagging. ac not working, condenser replaced. control arms balljoints failing 
Nissan Sentra in Missouri, United States
Oct 2012 - May 2017
Mar 2016

40000 mi

US $700
Rusted and destroyed muffler. They had to remove the muffler and part of the exhaust and completely replace it. Took about 6 hours. 
Nissan Sentra in Maine, United States
Oct 2012 - Jun 2015
Jun 2013

48000 mi

US $50
oil pan gasket 
Aug 2013

51000 mi

US $135
TPMS sensor replaced because it was corroded and leaking air to that tire. 
Feb 2014

57400 mi
Timing cover gasket 
Dec 2014

67000 mi

US $180
fuel door would not open. Dealer replaced fuel door. replace right tie rod 
Nissan Sentra in Wisconsin, United States
Oct 2012 - Oct 2015
Aug 2013

55000 mi

US $145
Flange on muffler separated from exhaust pipe. Needed to replace muffler. 
Oct 2015

84000 mi
Slight klunking sound while driving at any speed. Ball joint? 
Nissan Sentra in Virginia, United States
Apr 2014 - Sep 2017
Sep 2014

32000 mi
air bag light flashing passenger front air bag module air bag diagnosis sensor unit was replaced. 
Mar 2017

62000 mi

US $32
Replaced front brakes 

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