Nissan 1.8L Index of Articles

How To Test The Camshaft Position Sensor (2000-2002 1.8L Nissan Sentra)

How To Test The Camshaft Position Sensor (2000-2002 1.8L Nissan Sentra)

Testing the camshaft position sensor on the 2000-2002 1.8L Nissan Sentra is pretty easy. In this tutorial I'm gonna' show you how to using only a multimeter (no scan tool required). With the results of this test, you'll be able to find out if...   read more >>

How To Test The Crankshaft Position Sensor (2000-2002 1.8L Nissan Sentra)

How To Test The Crankshaft Position Sensor (2000-2002 1.8L Nissan Sentra)

If you suspect that the crankshaft position sensor is causing your 1.8L Nissan Sentra to not start, then this tutorial will help you to diagnose it using only a multimeter. This multimeter test is a very accurate test that'll tell you if the...   read more >>

How To Troubleshoot A No Start (Nissan 1.8L)

How To Troubleshoot A No Start (Nissan 1.8L)

Trying to diagnose and replace whatever is causing your Nissan 1.8L Sentra to Crank but Not Start can have you pulling your hair out. Especially since so many things can cause a no start condition... like: a BAD fuel pump, a BAD crankshaft position...   read more >>

No Start Case Study 2002 1.8L Nissan Sentra

No Start Case Study 2002 1.8L Nissan Sentra

There is a method to the madness of diagnosing a no start condition and in this article I'll explain what I did to diagnose a no-start condition on a 2002 1.8L Nissan Sentra that belongs to some friends of mine. As you'll see, as I spin this...   read more >>

How To Test The Starter Motor (2000-2002 1.8L Nissan Sentra)

How To Test The Starter Motor (2000-2002 1.8L Nissan Sentra)

As a DIY'er, you have two choices, when it comes to testing the starter motor... you can either remove it and have your local auto parts store (AutoZone, O'Reilly Auto Parts) bench test it for free or you can test it yourself while it's still on...   read more >>

How To Test The TPS (2000-2002 1.8L Sentra)

How To Test The TPS  (2000-2002 1.8L Sentra)

As you're probably already aware, the TP sensor on the 2000-2001 1.8L Nissan Sentra has two connectors. This is because the TP sensor houses two sensors within the same assembly. Part of the TPS assembly is an idle switch. The other part is the...   read more >>

How To Test Engine Compression (Nissan 1.8L)

How To Test Engine Compression (Nissan 1.8L)

This tutorial will help you to do an engine compression test on your 1.8L Nissan Sentra in a step-by-step manner. More importantly, I'll show you how to interpret your test results to see if there's indeed a problem or not. Here are the contents...   read more >>

How To Test The Ignition COP Coils (Nissan 1.8L)

How To Test The Ignition COP Coils (Nissan 1.8L)

Testing the ignition coils (most commonly known as the COP ignition coils), on your 1.8L Nissan Sentra is pretty easy. You don't need any expensive diagnostic equipment to see if they have failed and causing the misfire code or condition your...   read more >>

How To Test The 2000-2002 Nissan Sentra 1.8L MAF Sensor

How To Test The 2000-2002 Nissan Sentra 1.8L MAF Sensor

This article will help you to diagnose the Mass Air Flow (MAF) Sensor on any 2000, 2001, 2002 Nissan Sentra (with a 1.8L engine) using only a Multimeter. This is a simple Multimeter Test that's done in Volts DC mode. No Scan Tool's required or... read more >> (at: easyautodiagnostics.com)

How To Test For A Blown Head Gasket (Nissan 1.8L)

How To Test For A Blown Head Gasket (Nissan 1.8L)

If your 1.8L Nissan Sentra has severely overheated and doesn't start or it starts and runs but overheats (and you've already confirmed that the fan, thermostat and water pump work)... there's a good chance you've got a blown head gasket on your...   read more >>