4.3

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
26,986 miles

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problem #12

Mar 302019

Sentra

  • 81 miles
Car not even 24 hours old, the car would not start with pushing the starter button, the rmp would be at 3 at idleing. March 2019, engine light came on, and went to the dealer. Sensor in fuel pump had to be replaced, few weeks power train problems. In the middle of intersection of route 45 in greys lake, il. The car would not shift out of first gear and almost dies in the middle of intersection. Shut the car off, the car would run normal for awhile, then the shifting gears and bogging would start all over again. A week latter the engine is making a whinning noise.

- Bristol, WI, USA

problem #11

Apr 222019

Sentra

  • 63,000 miles
Car stalled to a complete stop in the middle of a highway onramp. Car starts but does not get into gear and dies. May be similar to Nissan Sentra 2016 issue with engine wiring harness. But my car a Nissan Sentra S 2016 is not included in the recall.

- Daly City, CA, USA

problem #10

Nov 282016

Sentra

  • 247 miles
Takata recall

- Van Nuys, CA, USA

problem #9

Oct 092018

Sentra

  • 47,000 miles
While driving on the interstate/highway going approximately over 60 mph the car makes a loud noise and pulls hard to the left and right. The car is only two years old 47,000 miles on it. It has made this noise and done it since it was bought and is getting worse. It pulled the car off the road while driving down interstate 59. The brakes squeal when mashed even though brake pads, rotors are good as well as brake fluid. It will make a popping noise while trying to shift it into gear as well. The vehicle has never been wrecked. The car jolts to the right and left while driving and is difficult to maintain control even after brand new tires were put on, balanced, rotated and aligned.

- Laurel, MS, USA

problem #8

Oct 042018

Sentra

  • 55,000 miles
I purchased my car in 2016 with only 10 miles on it from me driving off with it. I've replaced the battery twice. Ive had my transmission replaced which they didn't want to replace due to low noises it made if I drove over 10 mph. They refused to fix my car for three months because the check engine light wouldn't cut on from the noises it made. Now my car cranks but doesn't start. All maintenance is up to date and my car has 55,000 even today! the battery is now and charged. All cables are tight. I have to get it towed to Nissan to have it inspected.

- Alpharetta, GA, USA

problem #7

Apr 212018

Sentra

  • 48,000 miles
Loud wind sound when driving passes 55mph on the freeway both driver and passenger side makes loud howling sound as the wind hits and crosses through both sides of my vehicle. The wind howling sound is really loud when my car is driving against the wind on the freeway, I believe that all of the rubber lining on driver and passenger side needs to be repaired and resealed correctly professionally

- Riverside, CA, USA

problem #6

Jan 012018

Sentra

  • 13,000 miles
Ongoing and significant acceleration problems; most notable when attempting to accelerate from a stopped position to 40-45 mph. The rpms will rev between 5-6 (but still struggle). Once the car hits around 40mph there are less problems. Occasionally feel that the car is stalling out at higher speeds (ie on highway). Problems are intermittent, most notable when car is cold. Reported to dealership, brought in for check. They could not identify any related ┐computer codes┐ - feel I am being ignored despite major safety issue.

- Hooksett, NH, USA

problem #5

Apr 162018

Sentra

  • 50,000 miles
Wind noise from A-pillar at highway speeds with heavy head wind or cross wind that sounds as if the car is howling or honking above 55 mph

- Bucyrus, OH, USA

problem #4

Feb 262018

Sentra

  • 47,500 miles
After purchasing my car 3 months ago with 47,000 miles, I was driving the vehicle at night with my family going 35 mph, straight on a city street with moderate traffic when the accelerator and brake started to harden and the steering wheel started to lock up. The dashboard lights started appearing one after another. I just missed a car next to me trying to get off the road. I pulled in a parking lot and the car stopped completely, the steering wheel, brake, accelerator, everything stopped responding. I assumed it may be a bad battery, so I got a jump, but after 20 minutes, the car refused to turnover. The lights still worked, there wasn't any dimming. The mechanic spent most of the following day trying to figure out what was wrong, still being diagnosed. I've seen the same problem noted for Nissan Sentra and other models, it's a scary thing for a vehicle to completely stop on a road or highway, if the parking lot wasn't nearby, my family and I would have been sitting ducks to oncoming traffic or strained on a highway. This is by the most careless vehicle issue that will eventually result in a terrible accident and should be addressed immediately. I'm concerned this issue hasn't been resolved or recalled.

- Kenner, LA, USA

problem #3

Feb 102018

Sentra

  • miles
When I come out my house in the morning, I have found my trunk open so far more than 5 times and at times when I come out of a store the trunk is open. It's always when the vehicle in park. I don't feel safe with this happen all the time and I feel like one day it's going to happen and someone go in my trunk and car and take whatever they want. The doors or the alarm never open or goes off on it own but the trunk does. I don't know if it's the key fob or what.

- Garland, TX, USA

problem #2

Mar 012017

Sentra

  • miles
When you are driving on the highway my car makes wind noise from the passenger side door

- Virginia Beach, VA, USA

problem #1

Dec 272016

Sentra

  • 0 miles
I purchased my Nissan 12/27/2016 with 0 miles on it. I have since found out that the car was in a recall status since 5/2016. It is now only 1/18/2017 but these safety concerns were never mentioned at the time of purchase. As of yet I haven't had a problem but I have only owned the car 3 weeks; but I think the bigger issue is a large dealership knowingly selling faulty cars to unsuspecting buyers.

- West Jordan, UT, USA