I went through a large puddle in a parking lot but the car didn't shut off


Asked by Dec 16, 2014 at 10:47 AM about the 2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8 S

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I went throught a large puddle in my 2005 nissan sentra the car didnt shut off and went
right through. There was a little white smoke coming from the hood but didnt last long.
What should I do?

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Is it running fine? No warning lights? What should you do? Go to happy hour and celebrate.

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Yes it pulled out of the puddle fine no problems and it didnt die out. I havent tried to restart it yet due to having to be at work. There was no warning lights at all.

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Wow real mature. People like you amuse me. Go get a life

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If it did not die out, you are safe- the small bit of steam you saw was just water coming off the hot exhaust- if it starts and runs fine, there was not enough water to do any damage- modern cars have big splash pans under the engine compartment to protest against big splashes- If you are still worried, go to your mechanic, tell him what happened, and have him check it- and if you are due for maintenance, get it done at the same time-

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