2005 Nissan Sentra Repair Question
2005 Nissan Sentra Engine
Check the timing and verify that it within specs. Your engine is a distributorless type, so ignition timing is controlled by the computer. Verify the air gaps on the crank and cam sensors are properly set. Crank position sensor is F52 and camshaft sensor is F16.
Take the car to an Autozone or PepBoys and have them scan the computer for trouble codes, if any are present and let us know what they are.
5,494 answers provided
When was a tune-up last performed? Have the spark plugs checked. The smoke ans sputtering indicates a possible misfiring.
39,905 answers provided