I just went thru this ordeal myself. My only saving grace was that I had my ever faithful S13 to pick up the slack. But the bad thing about my S13? I've been driving with this P0455 for a couple of years now, just never bothered to fix it because I'm cheap. The pedal procedure or unhooking the battery for 24 hrs do not work for me. Fuel tanks may contain a drain plug located at the bottom so that it can be cleaned and drained when and if necessary. Common problem on nissans, umm, I may have some at work now that id sell for like 30 bucks + shipping. No significant problems with regular oil change and service.
As we operate our vehicle and as we press o our accelerator, the fuel revs up the engine producing power. You will drive your Nissan with little gas which causes damage to your engine. For me anyway - it's not the gas cap and it's not corrosion on the filler neck. I had a look under the car today after starting it up - gas leaking down towards the passenger side from the front of the tank. So I just keep erasing the code as often as I feel like using the pedal trick. If you feel like your car's engine is performing as though it has an air leak, even though you have sealed the engine with gasket sealant and replaced all the fuel tubing, your problem might be a leaky fuel tank.
There is a sending unit inside the fuel tanking reading how much gas is in the tank and send it to gauge panel for you. With the wide array of fuel tanks in the market today, pick the best one that works well with your car and will give you a degree of satisfaction once you have it. If any, diagnose what it is that sends an alarm, if any valves check them again be sure to mark all hoses. Fortunately, got the s14 out of the shop right in the nick of time. It's better to do this when the tank is close to empty Also in a 1994 sentra the engine should have multiport fuel injection which would mean the non-use of jets, instead they use injectors for each cylinder.
Did you get to them from the access panel for the fuel pump? It acts as a reservoir for your fuel until it is needed in the operation of your vehicle. Being from Minnesota this is very important to me. Common problem on nissans, umm, I may have some at work now that id sell for like 30 bucks + shipping. I know a few others who have the same problem. It's attached to the other side of the metal plat … e. Top end of the gas tank started leaking so i could never fill it up all the way since, what 7 years ago. Will Nissan still honor this recal regardless of the age of the vehicle? How can I take care of this problem? It's most likely one of those or the canister itself is done.
Tried to erase it by disconnecting the battery 24 hours did not work. Now it is even worse with 315 km less than 200 mi on full tank Add a comment Posting advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. You need to consider your automotive fuel system requirements carefully. We carry a selection of quality fuel tank replacements at great prices in our online catalog. Each component is necessary and plays a crucial role in running your Nissan car. I just cleaned off the rust with some steel wool and put some heavy grease on the gas cap gasket to keep it sealed and slow down further corrosion, no more light.
A slow leak of this type in the Nissan fuel tank may not be immediately apparent, as gasoline evaporates quickly and may not make it to the ground to form a puddle when leaking in such a small amount. I had that problem on my 2001 Maxima. This code does not affect driveability at all nor gas mileage. If not, what would be the approximate cost to repair? He replaced the gas tank and seal. As I am in Dallas Texas, having a long distance discussion can sometimes be difficult , that's assuming you are even taken seriously.
I was trying to remember how long ago it was that I replaced my tank since the new used one is leaking again in a different spot now. I had that replaced original Nissan part and it only lasted 8 months before the same code reappeared. I hope you can help me solve this one without spending too much! Is the access via that box shaped hump in the trunk? If that doesn't work get a new one and check the dealer for the gas tank recall. I realize the problem become worst with fuel consumption. I cleared the codes but it would come back after a week. There is a solenoid near the evap canister that usually falls apart due to rust. Only recently the passenger side sun shade internal ratchet mechanism stopped holding up the shade.
Good evening, While getting back from dealer after the recall, check engine came on. For me, I could see from the placement of the puddle that it couldn't have been my lines that were leaking. Your Nissan fuel tank is mounted in the undercarriage of your vehicle, below the trunk area. It was kinda easy to see what was leaking once you get you head under the car. But no smell after parking overnight before the car is driven. I will also change the gas cap in case. This is a not too hard job but it is a must do job.
I did rust control the first few years and started to develop rust in the rocker panels. Reassemble, then run vehicle but first clear codes. You shouldn't trust the safe storing of gasoline to anything less than an optimally functioning fuel tank for your Nissan Sentra. There is a metal plate with two screws. Could you tell me where did the fuel lines leak from and how you got to them if they were on top of the tank without removing them? There is a schematic in your manual showing the detail of this system, use it to help you. Like any other vehicles, your Nissan is also equipped with a fuel tank. The fuel tank, as the name implies, acts a container for fuel.
Fuel tanks are susceptible to deterioration from the corrosive agents in the fuel because fuel tanks are made of metal. The team at Suttle were professional and informative the entire time. Just figured i'd let you know. I need to move on. My leak continued spilling fuel whether the car was on or off. Every car's fuel tank should be given proper attention and care, because the slightest defect on it might just be the cause of accidents.