2.9

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
49,764 miles

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problem #12

Mar 042019

Sentra

  • 70 miles
Nissan Sentra 2010 transmission having problems all time and when goes to hill become weakpower to go up. I always give good service for transmission, but why Nissan doesn't fix problem for years and I did call them factory, my airbag light is on but when I take it to do service at the Nissan they cant fix the issue since is a mechanical defective problem, this is a major safety issue. If involved in an accident my airbag wont get deployed..

- South Woodstock, VT, USA

problem #11

Sep 272019

Sentra

  • 87,000 miles
While I was driving the dash lights started flickering and it started making a humming noise then the steering wheel locked up to the right and it did this twice and I almost crashed

- Fallbrook, CA, USA

problem #10

Jun 092019

Sentra

  • 0 miles
Nissan Sentra 2010 cvt transmission having problems all time and when goes to hill become weakpower to go up. I always give good service for cvt transmission, but why Nissan doesn't fix problem for years and I did call them factory, they said to you pass mileages for your transmission, we can't help you. Wow I not very happy this company, . please let know I needs do and thank you

- Lancaster, CA, USA

problem #9

Feb 242019

Sentra

  • miles
After 4 days of not driving my car, my car will not start. This happens every time I don't drive my car, (the four days). I have to jump start my car. I have bought new batteries. I have had my alternator checked.

- Pensacola, FL, USA

problem #8

Jul 272018

Sentra

  • 120,000 miles
Car will stop accelerating no matter how much you step on the gas pedal. When this occurs car won't go over 45-50 mph. Has happened on 3 different occasions, on the highway, and usually 'corrects' itself when I'm able to pull over and turn off the engine.

- Jersey City, NJ, USA

problem #7

May 202018

Sentra

  • 98,000 miles
Different times on highway and on street driving my car is in gear, when you start to use the brake to slow down the car turns off, you have to come to a complete stop and put it back in park then restart, it turns back on. My mechanic does not no what is wrong.

- West Hempstead, NY, USA

problem #6

Jul 122017

Sentra

  • miles
Takata recall airbags and sensors

- Ponchatoula, LA, USA

problem #5

Apr 012016

Sentra

  • miles
Power door locks failed at the same time. Drivers and passenger complete fail, rear work intermentely. Safety and theft issue

- Los Angeles, CA, USA

problem #4

Aug 202016

Sentra

  • 123,236 miles
"takata recall"the vehicle was working perfectly since 04/14/2016 until 08/20/2016 I drove the vehicle for 30 minutes then I park it at my place, and the next day I try to start it and was completely dead. It just had the airbag light. I replaced the battery for a new one, it started again. I went for a drive for 1 hour and when I stop at the car wash place to vacuum my car it didn't start at all, acting the same way as the day before. It was completely dead.

- Coral Springs, FL, USA

problem #3

Sep 252015

Sentra

  • 102,000 miles
This is the second time the battery is leaking. About a year ago my battery was leaking badly and I had to replace it. On Friday my husband was checking the oil and he saw the battery leak again. It looked like it was corroded. He cleaned but it is still leaking.

- El Paso, TX, USA

problem #2

May 102015

Sentra

  • 66,861 miles
Two weeks prior to 5/10/15, my muffler was making some noises. Sounded like I may have had a hole in my muffler. On Sunday morning on 5/10/15, I was driving home from Virginia and did not notice anything until I stopped for gas in Maryland. My muffler was making loud noises like a truck and the whole bottom of the car started vibrating. Was extremely embarrassing. I immediately went to a muffler shop and was told by the technician that he has seen this same problem recently on Sentra's and some of your other vehicles, where the muffler splits at the flang and the whole system had to be replaced because of rust. I always keep my vehicles for a very long time and have never seen this problem before. I was charged $524.51 for a whole new system. The technician said that he was surprised that Nissan did not have a recall for this problem. I don't think that this is normal wear and tear on a muffler system, so there has to be something that Nissan can do. I don't believe that I should be responsible for paying for this repair. I also had an oil change about two weeks before this happened at my Nissan dealership and I can't believe that they didn't see that my muffler was seriously rusted. Anything you can do to help me out with this problem would be greatly appreciated.+

- Glen Burnie, MH, USA

problem #1

May 032013

Sentra

  • miles
When I am driving on the expressway I can't pick up speed. I can have the peddle all the way down and it will not pick up speed. It has slowed down and I have had to pull to the side of the expressway. The most recent incident was May 3rd. I took to the shop and got a code P0744. Check engine light was on. I was told that I need a new transmission.

- Henrico, VA, USA