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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
115,513 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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1998 Nissan Sentra electrical problems

electrical problem

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1998 Nissan Sentra Owner Comments

problem #1

May 182006

Sentra 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 115,513 miles


To whom it may concern: I purchased my 1998 Nissan Sentra xe/gxe January 27, 2005, from a used auto car dealer. May 18. 2006 defect on the vehicle occurred that caused my vehicle to go up in flames and caused it to be destroyed. The fire started with the head light and leading to other parts of the motor. The fire department was called out to the scene. The description of the fire was that it started from the right head light which had a shortage in the wiring and set off a box behind the light which caused the fire to melt the transmission fluid box which caused the fire to spread.

- Albany, GA, USA

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