Nissan 1.6L Index of Articles

How to Test the Fuel Pump (1995-1999 1.6L Nissan Sentra)

How to Test the Fuel Pump (1995-1999 1.6L Nissan Sentra)

You can accurately test the fuel pump, on your 1.6L Nissan Sentra, to see if it has failed and thus keeping your car from starting or just not sending enough fuel to the engine to keep it running optimally. In this tutorial I'll show you how and...   read more >>

How to Test the Starter Motor (1995-1999 1.6L Nissan)

How to Test the Starter Motor (1995-1999 1.6L Nissan)

Testing the starter is not hard and it doesn't have to be removed from your Nissan's engine to be tested. In this tutorial I'll show you the 3 basic test you need to perform to find out if the starter motor is bad and behind the engine not...   read more >>

How to Test the Idle Switch (1997-1999 1.6L Nissan Sentra)

How to Test the Idle Switch (1997-1999 1.6L Nissan Sentra)

As you're already aware, the throttle position sensor assembly, on your 1.6L Nissan Sentra (w/ an automatic transmission) is part idle switch and part throttle position sensor (this is the reason why it has two connectors). In this tutorial, I...   read more >>

How to Troubleshoot a No Start (1.6L Nissan)

How to Troubleshoot a No Start  (1.6L Nissan)

Testing a no start condition, to find its root cause, involves 3 basic tests. In a nutshell: One is a spark test, the other is a fuel pressure test, and the last is a compression test. Here are the contents of this article at a quick...   read more >>

How to Test the TPS (1997-1999 1.6L Nissan Sentra)

How to Test the TPS (1997-1999 1.6L Nissan Sentra)

The Throttle Position Sensor (usually referred to as just the TPS) on the Nissan Sentra 1.6L with an automatic transmission is a set of two sensors within the same assembly. One part of the TPS assembly is an idle switch. The other part is the...   read more >>

How to Test for a Blown Head Gasket (1.6L Nissan)

How to Test for a Blown Head Gasket (1.6L Nissan)

A blown head gasket is usually the result of severe engine overheating, but not always. If you suspect that your 1.6L Nissan's head gasket is blown, this tutorial will show you how to find out for sure. The 4 tests, in this tutorial, are the...   read more >>

How to Test Engine Compression (1.6L Nissan)

How to Test Engine Compression (1.6L Nissan)

In this tutorial, I'll explain how to test the engine compression on Nissan vehicles with a 1.6L 4-cylinder engine. More importantly, I'll explain how to interpret the test results so that you can know whether you have a bad cylinder or not. The...   read more >>

Front O2 Sensor Heater Test -P0135 (1995-1999 1.6 Nissan Sentra)

Front O2 Sensor Heater Test -P0135 (1995-1999 1.6 Nissan Sentra)

Diagnosing a P0135 trouble code on the 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998 and 1999 1.6L Nissan Sentra involves 2 basic tests. One is making sure that the front oxygen sensor is getting power and the other involves a resistance test. Both tests are done with a...   read more >>

Mass Air Flow (MAF) Sensor Test Nissan Sentra 1.6L (1995-1999)

Mass Air Flow (MAF) Sensor Test  Nissan Sentra 1.6L (1995-1999)

In three easy test steps, this article will teach you how to test the 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 Nissan Sentra 1.6L MAF Sensor on the car. Before jumping into the tests, read this section. Here you're going to find the basic working theory of... read more >> (at: easyautodiagnostics.com)