2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L hard to start

jaclyn823
0

Asked by jaclyn823 Jun 13, 2012 at 11:33 AM about the 2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My sentra has had this problem for several years. I have replaced I don't know how many fuel pumps. It will be fine for awhile then it will crank but won't start. I have to literally pump the gas petal to get it to try to catch and start. Then it will start right up after that. Then if the car sits for a couple hours, it does the same thing. I did some research and my father and I tried to see if the white wire with a blue stripe was loose or corroded but it doesn't seem loose. Haven't traced the whole wire to see if it is corroded. A friend of mine was inquiring about a wiring problem that has to do with the hood/computer? I am not sure and wanted to ask someone that might know some more information. I am spending so much money on this car. It has been great besides this starting problem. I would love to get a couple more years out of it.

1 Answer

Bryce Dudeck
75

Does it start up fine right after you replace the fuel pump? If so, how long before it starts having problems again? Have you been replacing the fuel pump with a factory Nissan fuel pump?

5 out of 5 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 04 NISSAN SENTRA 1.8L HARD START 3 answers

    I HAVE A POBLEM GETTING IT TO START, MUST PUMP THE GAS A FEW TIMES AND KEEP IT REVING FOR A FEW MINUTES. IT DOES IT AT ALL TIMES HOT OR COLD. REPLACED FUEL PUMP ASSEMBLY,DIDNT HELP. IT WILL IDLE AFTER...

    2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8 S

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2004 Nissan sentra won't go more than 20 mph 13 answers

    I have a 2004 Nissan sentra, at first it wouldn't start, it would turn over, but not start, changed the fuel pump, crank shaft sensor and cam position sensor, it starts now, but won't go faster than ...

    2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2002 nissan sentra hard to start 2 answers

    my sentra is hard to start. new plugs and new coolant temp sensor. before i replaced the coolant temp sensor it flooded everytime i started it, now it's like it isn't getting enough gas to start. the ...

    2002 Nissan Sentra GXE

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Nissan 2004 sentra 1.8S doesn't start 3 answers

    I have Nissan 1,33,000 mileage on it. It was always hard to start for last 6 months. Yesterday, I drove it around 60 miles and parked. However, today morning it won't start at all. It just makes click...

    2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8 S

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Nissan Sentra Questions

Nissan Sentra Experts

#1 Doran Harney
Doran Harney
Reputation 690
#2 L_R
L_R
Reputation 620
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 490
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Kia Spectra"
38 Great Deals out of 1,239 listings starting at $1,900
Used Volkswagen Jetta"
605 Great Deals out of 35,244 listings starting at $1,295

Used Cars For Sale

2015 Nissan Sentra For Sale
11,751 listings
2014 Nissan Sentra For Sale
55 Great Deals out of 13,656 listings starting at $11,999
2013 Nissan Sentra For Sale
118 Great Deals out of 2,734 listings starting at $9,750
2012 Nissan Sentra For Sale
146 Great Deals out of 3,325 listings starting at $5,599
2011 Nissan Sentra For Sale
54 Great Deals out of 1,257 listings starting at $5,999