1997 Nissan Sentra - Reliability

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GXE Sedan (1.6L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual)

Reliability Rating for 1997 Nissan Sentra by Identifix

Ratings Key Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems
  Rating Comments
Engine Occasional problems on this vehicle are failure of the Distributor and the Canister Vent Control Valve. Failure of the Distributor can cause a stall while driving or a no start condition. Failure of the Canister Vent Control Valve can cause the check engine light to illuminate.

The cost to repair the Distributor is estimated at $435.48 for parts and $52.00 for labor. The cost to repair the Canister Vent Control Valve is estimated at $59.93 for parts and $52.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.
Transmission & Driveline
Steering & Suspension
Heating & Air Conditioning
Starting & Charging
Overall 4 out of 5

Reliability Ratings displayed above reflect style specific standard features and may vary from aggregated values displayed for the same year in the historical model overviewed bellow.

Reliability History for Nissan Sentra by Identifix

  1997 1998 1999 2000
Engine N/A
Transmission & Driveline N/A
Steering & Suspension N/A
Brake N/A
Heating & Air Conditioning N/A
Starting & Charging N/A
Accessories N/A
Overall N/A

Reliability Ratings by Identifix is based from repair shop-reported issues. Though this data may be for years prior to model you are researching, it exposes how reliable this model platform has been historically.

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