Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

Please take a moment & say thank you by donating $5 or whatever you can to the Center for Auto Safety. Notes: The 2005 Sentra earned its clunker status after numerous reports of blown head gaskets.


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
14,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2005 Nissan Sentra Owner Comments

problem #1

Feb 242007

Sentra 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 14,000 miles


- the contact owns a 2005 Nissan Sentra with a current and failure mileage of 14,000. The contact was stopped at a light when the vehicle was rear ended by another vehicle, causing the contact's vehicle to hit the vehicle in front. As a result of the rear end collision the driver's seat collapsed onto the rear seat which injured the contact. She called the manufacturer about the driver's seat collapsing, and they sent an investigator, who found that there was a possible fault in the seat. When Nissan called the contact about the report they informed her that this was a safety feature in the vehicle. The contact then called the local Nissan dealer, who told her that this was not a safety feature. The police and fire department came to the scene of the crash and filed reports.

- Grand Terrace, CA, USA

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