I have a 2002 Nissan sentra while driving the car I felt a big jerk. After stopping to check car oil because it has a small leak i noticed that when I pulled the dipstick out of oil it was steaming.

Alisha Wall

Asked by Jul 22, 2015 at 12:33 AM about the 2002 Nissan Sentra

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Engine oil looked to be bubbling due
to being so hot. Car is not overheatng   
the heater and a/c work fine

2 Answers

Bob Beaman

Was the engine oil a tan milkey color?

Alisha Wall

I just changed the oil I put full synthetic 10w 30 for high mileage. So it was a light color but it did not look milky. It looked like it was little bubbles of burnt oil not a lot of them just a couple on the dip stick.The car has not jerked like that again but oil still looks hot when I check it.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Nissan Sentra Questions

Nissan Sentra Experts

#1 L_R
Reputation 1,150
#2 Doran Harney
Doran Harney
Reputation 1,070
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 880
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Nissan Altima"
1,376 Great Deals out of 87,458 listings starting at $1,195
Used Toyota Corolla"
1,439 Great Deals out of 66,812 listings starting at $1,295
Used Honda Civic"
1,124 Great Deals out of 58,107 listings starting at $1,300
Used Toyota Camry"
1,664 Great Deals out of 98,104 listings starting at $895
Used Honda Accord"
1,272 Great Deals out of 77,636 listings starting at $1,395
Used Nissan Maxima"
459 Great Deals out of 24,119 listings starting at $800
Used Hyundai Elantra"
848 Great Deals out of 51,285 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford Focus"
1,171 Great Deals out of 56,882 listings starting at $1,495
Used Hyundai Sonata"
998 Great Deals out of 51,698 listings starting at $1,200
Used Volkswagen Jetta"
625 Great Deals out of 32,204 listings starting at $1,200

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Nissan Sentra For Sale
4,808 listings starting at $13,650
2016 Nissan Sentra For Sale
19 Great Deals out of 25,855 listings starting at $10,712
2015 Nissan Sentra For Sale
264 Great Deals out of 4,953 listings starting at $8,495
2014 Nissan Sentra For Sale
244 Great Deals out of 3,972 listings starting at $6,999
2013 Nissan Sentra For Sale
178 Great Deals out of 3,652 listings starting at $5,900