Its simple dashboard controls use rotary knobs for the ventilation system, and while the stereo controls are small, they fall right to hand. Sure, it is no race car, but the nearly 40 mpg makes up for that. I usually pay thousands for a used lemon that spends more time in the garage being fixed than on the road. If that is the case you need to check the ignition switch, it might be faulty internally. The carpet even held up well, considering the mats wore out about three years ago.
Aside from that, it required no major repairs. Spark plugs, Spark plug wires, distributor cap, fuel pump, and fuel filter. The first time the car was towed to a mechanic and it worked when it arrived. It had broken down on her, and as she was having health problems, she could not drive much anyway. Just recently we towed the car about 150 miles and at the destination it tried to run on its own.
Changed distributor and timing chain tensioner. Seating is very tight and uncomfortable for long travels. This car got me back and forth to college which was over a thousand miles away, mind you and then just kept on going. TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager. But if you are looking for a dependable, inexpensive car, you can't go wrong with a '97 Sentra. It has given very little trouble so far at almost 130K on the odometer. You wanted something new, but you couldn't really bear to get rid of it because it doesn't require a lot of maintenance, it doesn't ask anything of you, and it was paid for.
The car cranked and turned a few times on its own, but never reached idle speed and died after about a dozen or so rotations. New exhaust, starter, alternator, egr valve, vapor cannister. I noticed a lot of oil residue in there. My boyfriend fixed all these things so I only paid for the parts. The second time a mechanic claimed that a battery cable wasn't attached correctly. This Sentra, for me, was that car.
The engine was a hamster-in-a-alloy-block with barely 100 hp, but even with the four-speed auto, it still had a little bit of spunk and could get up to city speeds rather quick. . While sizzling acceleration is not part of Sentra's mission, it does give sprightly performances out on real roads. A few months later after sitting for a week unused it happened again. Test for sparks at plug.
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However when passing or driving uphill on highway you've really got to shift down. Nicer interior materials, a tachometer, small armrest, and alloy wheels, are the major differences to this model. It had over 120,000 miles and had sat in her garage for 4 years. FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter. It's a cheap, used car, but it is still a great one, especially if they are properly maintained.
Its trunk is also large, with over 10 cubic feet of space, and has a very low lift-over height, which is welcomed when it's time to load groceries. This may be due to its smallish 13-inch tires, which quickly lose their grip and start to plow under heavy cornering. Good handling on snow and bad roads and if it gets stuck its so light you can push it out easily. And yes, it also routinely squealed - mightily - about being flung into a corner faster than its little thirteen-inch tires were prepared to take yes, Virginia, you can drive stupid fast in a slow car. The computer doesn't throw any errors and i'm running out of ideas. Could I simply have a sensor that is unable to communicate with the computer? I haven't replaced or tested the fuel regulator or fuel injectors yet. You need to verify the cause whether it is fuel or ignition.