Nissan sentra jerking

Asked by Apr 03, 2010 at 03:22 AM about the 2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8 S

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My Sentra gives a jerk at about 20-25 mph initially when I start driving. But once I drive about 2-3 miles, it gets back to normal and no more jerks. Any idea what could be the problem?

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Wow that's a strange one. But try to solve the problem by eliminating possible causes for this issue. I would try the free stuff like rotating the tires

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i have the same problem with my sentra.... do you know what is wrong..??

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Did you fix the issue? if yes, how?

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we recently had one of those in our shop with the same problem it ended up being a wheel speed sensor and they run about' $250t

There is a Re-Call for all Nissan Model that came with the infamous CVT TRANSMISSION. From year 2000 to 2011. Just take your Nissan to a approved dealer and run a Diagnostic check and later request a Pre-Call form since there is a Law suit for all those vehicles. There is another but not resolve yet in the court for models 2012 to 2015. I have a 2014 Sentra with the same problems, took it to Nissan and they gave me 50% discount on a brand new transmission, I end up paying $2,000 for everything. Now I have proof that my car had the same problems and will join the Law firm that has the case.

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