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Nissan Sentra Service Manual: Corrosion protection

Description

To provide improved corrosion prevention, the following anti-corrosive measures have been implemented in NISSAN production plants. When repairing or replacing body panels, it is necessary to use the same anti-corrosive measures.

Anti-Corrosive Wax

To improve repairability and corrosion resistance, a new type of anticorrosive precoated steel sheet has been adopted replacing conventional zinc-coated steel sheet.

Galvannealed steel is electroplated and heated to form Zinc-iron alloy, which provides excellent and long term corrosion resistance with cationic electrodeposition primer.

Nissan Genuine Service Parts are fabricated from galvannealed steel.


Nissan Genuine Service Parts are fabricated from galvannealed steel. Therefore, it is recommended that GENUINE NISSAN PARTS or equivalent be used for panel replacement to maintain the anti-corrosive performance built into the vehicle at the factory.

Phosphate Coating Treatment and Cationic Electrodeposition Primer

A phosphate coating treatment and a cationic electrodeposition primer, which provide excellent corrosion protection, are employed on all body components.

CAUTION:

Confine paint removal during welding operations to an absolute minimum.

Nissan Genuine Service Parts are also treated in the same manner. Therefore,


Nissan Genuine Service Parts are also treated in the same manner. Therefore, it is recommended that GENUINE NISSAN PARTS or equivalent be used for panel replacement to maintain anti-corrosive performance built into the vehicle at the factory.

Anti-Corrosive Wax

To improve corrosion resistance, anti-corrosive wax is applied inside the body sill and inside other closed sections.

Accordingly, when replacing these parts, be sure to apply anti-corrosive wax to the appropriate areas of the new parts. Select an excellent anti-corrosive wax which will penetrate after application and has a long shelf life.

Front


Undercoating Front


Undercoating

The underside of the floor and wheelhouse are undercoated to prevent rust, vibration, noise and stone chipping.

Therefore, when such a panel is replaced or repaired, apply undercoating to that part. Use an undercoating which is rust preventive, soundproof, vibration-proof, shock-resistant, adhesive, and durable.

Precautions in Undercoating

  1. Do not apply undercoating to any place unless specified (such as the areas above the muffler and three way catalyst which are subjected to heat).
  2. Do not undercoat the exhaust pipe or other parts which become hot.
  3. Do not undercoat rotating parts.
  4. Apply bitumen wax after applying undercoating
  5. After putting seal on the vehicle, put undercoating on it.

Body sealing


Removal and installation
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Body sealing
Description The following figure shows the areas which are sealed at the factory. Sealant which has been applied to these areas should be smooth and free from cuts or gaps. Care should be taken no ...

Other materials:

Component parts
Component Parts Location BCM (view under instrument panel on the left side of the vehicle) Front power window motor LH (RH similar) (view with front door finisher removed) Rear power window motor LH (RH similar) (view with rear door finisher removed) Main power window and do ...

Strg branch line circuit
Diagnosis procedure 1.Check connector Turn the ignition switch off Disconnect the battery cable from the negative terminal. Check the terminals and connectors of the steering angle sensor for damage, bend and loose connection (unit side and connector side). Is the inspection result ...

Air cleaner
The air cleaner filter should not be cleaned and reused. Replace it according to the maintenance log shown in the “NISSAN Service and Maintenance Guide.” To remove the air cleaner filter: Unlatch the retaining clips A . Pull up at points B and remove. Pull up and remove air cleaner ...

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