Home Auto Repair 2000-2003 Nissan Sentra ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) CASE HOLDER FOAM

2000-2003 Nissan Sentra ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) CASE HOLDER FOAM

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Download some 2000-2002 model year Nissan Sentra vehicles equipped with the 1.8 liter engine and some 2002-2003 model year Nissan Sentra vehicles equipped with the 2.5 liter engine may have a defect which relates to motor vehicle safety. The engine might stop running while being driven due to contamination of the Engine Control Module (ECM) by the inner lining material. This may also result in the “Service Engine Soon” light coming on or poor driveability. If the engine stops running while driving, this could result in a crash without warning. SERVICE PROCEDURE Remove/discard the Foam from the inside of the ECM Case Holder as follows. The ECM Case Holder will have to be re-positioned (moved) to do this procedure. NOTE: • Use suitable covers to protect vehicle paint, trim, etc. when doing this procedure. • Step one (below) only applies to vehicles equipped with a Strut Tower Cross Bar. • Doing step one will allow clearance for removing the ECM Case Holder from the engine room wall. 1. If equipped, re-position the Strut Tower Cross Bar and remove the Strut Tower Cross Bar Mounting Bracket as follows: