fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
16,832 miles

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2015 Nissan Sentra drivetrain problems

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2015 Nissan Sentra Owner Comments

problem #5

Dec 152015


  • 76,000 miles


Transmission failed and compressor - 2015 Nissan Sentra.

- Ellenwood, GA, USA

problem #4

Oct 192015


  • 5 miles
The contact owns a 2015 Nissan Sentra. While driving approximately 5 mph, the vehicle hesitated and jerked without warning. In addition, the tachometer reading fluctuated. The vehicle was taken to two different dealers where the computerized system was reprogrammed; however, the failure persisted at any speed. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 5.

- Cotuit, MA, USA

problem #3

May 252016


  • 6,500 miles
Our Sentra has a cvt. It currently has less than 7,500 miles on the odometer. On three (3) occasions, the transmission has failed to upshift as we moved away from a stop at a traffic light. At 30 mph or less, the tach is at 4,000 RPM. We have to find a safe place to pull the vehicle to the side of the road, put the trans selection lever in park and then restart our journey. We have taken the vehicle to the Nissan dealer who told us that there was no problem......no computer error or malfunction. We contacted Nissan usa and were told the same thing. The transmission of the computer controlling it has a problem. Dates of problems: 3/20/2016; 5/20/2016; 5/25/2016

- York, PA, USA

problem #2

Feb 052016


  • 600 miles
I was driving on the highway at about 70 to 80 miles for hours while suddenly I was getting close to my destination and the car won't move you can here the RPM going up to like 2500 but the car don't move at all the gas pedal was press other way in but still won't move, in order to fix the problem I have to shut off the car and restarted right away them never have the same problem again.

- Lancaster, PA, USA

problem #1

Nov 142015


  • 1,055 miles
The contact owns a 2015 Nissan Sentra. The contact stated that while driving at approximately 60 mph, the transmission failed to shift properly without warning. The vehicle was taken to the dealer but the failure was unable to be determined. The failure recurred. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 1,055. The VIN was unavailable. Updated 03/08/16

- Asheville, NC, USA

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