pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
4,025 miles

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2006 Nissan Sentra body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2006 Nissan Sentra Owner Comments

problem #2

May 102006


  • 50 miles


My 06 Nissan Sentra, that I purchased to replace the Taurus that the frame failed has a prob. With the cruise control-- when in cruise, going down the road, when it needs to keep up to speed, it shifts down two gears, instead of one, and the speed increases faster than it should, and then it shifts up one gear, then back to drive-- there times when if the driver is not used to it-it gains on the traffic in front, faster than any other car I have driven, and if the driver is not very attentive it could cause an accident or at least scare the driver, and cause them to over react, in my opinion. This is not right and should be looked into before someone gets hurt.. we do not therefore use the cruise-- this has been happening ever since the car was new-- and when I called Nissan and the dealer, they said it prob. Was normal, not a good enough answer, in my opinion-- it is almost as bad as the Toyota prob. And I think it is all in the electrical set up, which I think is going to be the downfall of the modern cars. It was not necessary to complicate something that was working right for years, and not they want to make the brakes electric. To much electric junk to go bad and cause problems, and all so the veh, 's have to be taken into the dealer or shop. To have expensive repairs, and cause prob's with inspections all the time, also expensive, and not warrented thanks

- Chatham, NY, USA

problem #1

Feb 242007

Sentra 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 8,000 miles
The contact owns a 1.8 2006 Nissan Sentra. While driving 20 mph she heard a loud noise from the passenger side under the dashboard. Someone diagnosed the vehicle and stated that the steering belt was shredding. The vehicle was towed to the dealer, and they also informed her that the steering belt was shredding. The dealer replaced the power steering belt. The contact filed a complaint with the manufacturer, and was given case# 5685502. The failure mileage was 8,000. The current mileage was 9,000. The dealer stated trunk release inoperable from remote. The dealer replaced trunk lid opener actuator. The consumer stated the vehicle still feels like it is unsafe and also states that the paint is defective. Updated 06/14/07

- Bayville, NJ, USA

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