3.8

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
32,812 miles

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problem #5

Nov 062006

Sentra 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 94,060 miles
: the contact stated when it rained; the front windshield wipers would not clear the rain water off the windshield while traveling 35 mph, as they did not come into complete contact with the windshield. There was a NHTSA recall # 98V093000, for visibility: Windshield/washer: Linkages found on the manufacturers website. The service dealer and manufacturer refused to provide recall service as the vehicle was not included in the recall due to the VIN. Updated 11/30/2006 -

- Maumee, OH, USA

problem #4

Sep 012005

Sentra 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 70,000 miles
: the contact stated while driving 35mph the leakage ball that connects the windshield wipers to the wiper motor snapped without warning. The vehicle had not been inspected. There is a NHTSA recall, # 98V093000, regarding the windshield wiper linkages. The vehicle had the same problems as indicated in the recall; however it is not included in the recall due to the VIN.

- Burke, VA, USA

problem #3

Dec 282004

Sentra 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
12/28/04...I was driving on 2nd ave in troy, NY, it began to snow/rain...turned on my wipers and that is when I heard a snap noise and then my drivers side windshield wiper arm seemed to be broken. I took it to my mechanic the very next morning and they said it was broken, that a plastic piece snapped off. It was a dealership item, but that it is a Nissan recall item. My mechanic printed out the recall info and I went to the Nissan dealer in latham, NY. I was very upset when they told me that the part is a back order part and would not be in until sometime in January of 2005. Meanwhile, I have to go to work and can't drive in the rain, snow, sleet, hail. When I asked why they couldn't fedex the part the dealership in latham told me it is because it is a back-order item. I asked them if they could loan me a car due to the fact that it is a recall item. They told me they didn't know and then promised I would hear from them the same day in a little while, they had to wait on an answer from someone. I never heard back, so I called them. They said they could get me a rental car, but I had to pay for it. I was very upset because first of all, this defect is not my doing. Second, I can end up with no job if I can't get to my job. That is the entire problem, no car to go to work with if it rains or snows while waiting on Nissan for the part on back order. The name and address of the dealership is: Nemith motor Corp., route 9, box 669, latham, NY 12110. Ph: 1-800-395-0798.

- Troy, NY, USA

problem #2

Mar 012001

Sentra

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Vehicle was a part of recall 98V093000; water entered and displaced grease in windshield wiper arm linkage ball joint, where wiper linkage attaches to wiper motor linkage. Consumer purchased vehicle used, but dealer had advised that recall was previously repaired. However defect continues, and winshield wipers were disfunctional.

- Orange, CT, USA

problem #1

Jan 012000

Sentra

  • miles
Vehicle experienced recall component failure (98V-093) prior to recall notification, consumer requesting reimbursement.

- Charlottesville, VA, USA