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The back trunk of my car doesn't stay open. There are two rods that are situated in the trunk, as I had shown, in order to keep the trunk cover open. The rod is probably bent out of shape and that's w

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Jake,
I can't really tell from the video what should go where. Find another Nissan Sentra of the appropriate year. Try a used car lot, junk yard, Nissan dealer, or just stop one on the street and ask to see their trunk. When you see a Nissan with a working trunk, your solution should be obvious. Take your trusty camera along just in case. You may be missing parts, so the junk yard is probably my first choice.
Anyway, make your car look like the one that works and you should be good to go.

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when you take them out it's a good idea to keep them in a certian order that you will remember but im guessing that you didnt. its not really a big deal, just put them back in however it shouldnt hurt anything

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SOURCE: Trunk will not stay open on its own

You can go to a auto dismantler and buy a used one that will be cheeper than a new one. They are not too hard to install if you are strong and not afraid to climb into the trunk. Requires two people to do it. one to hold the trunk up all the way and the other to get in and snap the spring back into place. You place the spring end in position first then locate the torsion end and pushup and back and snap it in place. The only hitch is if the spring didn't break and the bracket itself did, then you will need a body shop to reweld and repair the mounting bracket. Option #2, get a stick and use it to prop up and hold the trunk open when you are using it. Good Luck, RAC

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SOURCE: bent push rod

Check the compression on that cylinder and the adjacent cylinder. If it is not too difficult, it would be good to check all of the cylinders. If there is leakage on the adjacent cylinder there's your problem. The engine is getting pressure on number 8 when the lifter is in the wrong position at the bottom of travel and the pushrod can't help but to bend. If you have a warranty, have the valve springs on 8 checked for proper strength I.E (190 pounds). There should be specifications for this motor.

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Yes unless the rack has been broken also, most parts stores carry them. Just turn your key and see if it moves or not. The out side shell of a colloum is mainly for looks.

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