definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
35,967 miles

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2004 Nissan Sentra fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2004 Nissan Sentra Owner Comments

problem #3

Feb 032009


  • 72,000 miles


The contact owns a 2004 Nissan Sentra. The contact stated that when traveling at various unknown speeds or when sitting idle at a traffic light, the vehicle would stall. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for diagnostic testing. The vehicle was also taken to an independent mechanic for a replacement of the head gasket and fuel pump. She was notified by the dealer that the manufacturer advised them to replace the timing belt in an attempt to correct the failure. The contact did not believe that neither the dealer nor manufacturer was able to accurately diagnose the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 72,000 and the approximate current mileage was 74,000.

- Sharon, MA, USA

problem #2

Mar 302008


  • 35,900 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Nissan Sentra. He made three attempts to start the vehicle and was unsuccessful. The manufacturer advised the contact to take the vehicle to the dealer. The dealer repaired the fuel pump as identified in the technical service bulletin. The failure mileage was 35900 and the current mileage was 36300. Updated 6/25/08 the fuel pump was repaired due to low fuel pressure. Updated 06/25/08.

- West Haven , CT, USA

problem #1

Feb 282005


  • miles
Experienced delay in starting. Engine took forever to turnover. Diagnostic details revealed nothing wrong, in fact the car would start normally whenever the dealer tried. Problem continued and after two trips to the dealership--they refused to believe that there was a problem--I was told to leave it overnight. They finally experienced the problem themselves. They pin-pointed the problem--the fuel pump was faulty. It was replaced under warranty and problem ceased.

- Florida, FL, USA

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