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2008 Nissan Sentra Base 4dr Sedan CVT 2.0

2008 Nissan Sentra
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Compact
25 mpg city / 33 mpg hwy
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July 19, 2010, 2:55 pm

AutomotiveForums M
 

Question: How often to change filters?

How often are you to change the EFI filter and a cabin filter?


July 21, 2010, 5:52 am

David S
 

The cabin filter is listed as every 15k or 12 months. The fuel filter is integrated into the fuel pump assembly and is considered a maintenance free filter.


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July 21, 2010, 8:22 am

AutomotiveForums M
 

I'm sorry but is the EFI filter and the fuel filter the same thing? I cannot find any reference to an EFI filter in my manual. It does say the fuel filter is maintenance free. The Nissan servce dept told me I should replace the EFI filter, that is why I was asking...as the cost is $109.95 to replace that filter.


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July 21, 2010, 8:17 pm

David S
 

As far as i know EFI has always meant Electronic Fuel Injection.


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