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I have heard there are timing chain problems with the Nissan

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I have heard there are timing chain problems with the Nissan Sentra 1.8s. Surfing to see if that is true.
2004 nissan Sentra 1.8S
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Nissan
Expert:  AZTechBrian replied 1 year ago.

Hello. I am unaware of any common timing chain problems with this engine, and I am seeing no TSBs for it either. What are the problems that you have heard of with the 1.8 engine?

Expert:  AZTechBrian replied 1 year ago.

The only think I can think of would be a result of improper maintenance wearing down the timing chain guides prematurely.

Expert:  AZTechBrian replied 1 year ago.

I am going to turn this question over to a certified Nissan technician. He specializes in Nissans, and will be able to advise you best with your purchase.

Expert:  Jay replied 1 year ago.

Hello, My name is ***** ***** thank you for this Question.

I have plenty of information on these cars than I can share with you. First did you notice a long crank time when first started?

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