TSB List for the 2012 Nissan Altima

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2012 Altima are official communications between Nissan & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

  • STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR
  • SUSPENSION
  • SUSPENSION:MULTIPLE AXLE:TORQUE ARM
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:WHEEL SPEED SENSOR
  • SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:CHECK VALVE
  • SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:WHEEL SPEED SENSOR
  • ENGINE (PWS)
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP
  • POWER TRAIN
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
  • POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
  • VISIBILITY/WIPER (PWS)
  • AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
  • LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
  • VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
  • VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
  • TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS
  • WHEELS
  • SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE:LPG TANK VALVE/GAUGE
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
  • UNKNOWN OR OTHER
  • STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

    • TSB #NTB-13-007

      Date Announced:
      JUN 17, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10052407

      NISSAN: SERVICE INFORMATION ON THE REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION OF SERVICE PARTS, ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, FOR THE STEERING WHEEL SWITCH, IF NEEDED, WITHOUT REPLACING THE DRIVER AIRBAG MODULE. MODELS 2007-2013 ALTIMA. Read More »

    SUSPENSION

    • TSB #NTB12-055g

      Date Announced:
      JAN 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171221

      CLICKING NOISE FROM FRONT OR REAR AXLE DURING TAKE-OFF/ACCELERATION This bulletin has been amended. See AMENDMENT HISTORY on the last page. Please discard previous versions of this bulletin. Read More »

    SUSPENSION:MULTIPLE AXLE:TORQUE ARM

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

    • TSB #NTB12-011C

      Date Announced:
      MAR 07, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10051828

      BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER. BRAKE SYSTEM WILL BE INSPECTED TO CONFIRM THAT NO BRAKE FLUID LEAK IS PRESENT. RESEVOIR WILL BE TOPPED OFF IF NO LEAK IS PRESENT. Read More »

    • TSB #NTB-12-011

      Date Announced:
      MAR 08, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10043549

      NISSAN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. BRAKE SYSTEM CHECK TO SEE IF THERE IS FLUID LEAKING OR IF THE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER IS LEAKING. *KB Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER

    • TSB #NTB12-011C

      Date Announced:
      MAR 07, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10051828

      BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER. BRAKE SYSTEM WILL BE INSPECTED TO CONFIRM THAT NO BRAKE FLUID LEAK IS PRESENT. RESEVOIR WILL BE TOPPED OFF IF NO LEAK IS PRESENT. Read More »

    • TSB #NTB-12-011

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10043328

      NISSAN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. SOME MODEL YEAR VEHICLES MAY BE EXPERIENCING LEAKAGE IN BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER WHICH MAY CAUSE BRAKE WARNING LIGHT TO BE ILLUMINATED. MAY NEED TO REPLACE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:WHEEL SPEED SENSOR

    • TSB #NTB-10-102-A

      Date Announced:
      SEP 25, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10046601

      NISSAN: BULLETIN REGARDING DIAGNOSIS OF ABS/VDC WHEEL SPEED SENSOR. MODEL 2007-2013 NISSAN. *PE Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:CHECK VALVE

    • TSB #NTB17-082a

      Date Announced:
      AUG 21, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10119249

      NISSAN; DTC P0456 CAUSED BY EVAP LEAK AT VENT CONTROL VALVE O-RING This bulletin has been amended. The APPLIED VEHICLES and CLAIMS INFORMATION sections have been revised. No other changes have been made. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:WHEEL SPEED SENSOR

    • TSB #NTB-10-102-A

      Date Announced:
      SEP 25, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10046601

      NISSAN: BULLETIN REGARDING DIAGNOSIS OF ABS/VDC WHEEL SPEED SENSOR. MODEL 2007-2013 NISSAN. *PE Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #Revision 1-NEVAP

      Date Announced:
      NOV 28, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152515

      OBD II EVAP Tube Warranty Enhancement The update below was sent out to Regions and Dealers in August of this year. Read More »

    • TSB #NTB16-116

      Date Announced:
      NOV 28, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10119282

      NISSAN; DIAGNOSIS INFORMATION FOR ABS DTC C1130 SERVICE INFORMATION When diagnosing for DTC C1130 (ENGINE SIGNAL): ECM related DTCs (P-codes) must be diagnosed, repaired, and DTCs erased first. Read More »

    • TSB #AT13-014D

      Date Announced:
      NOV 25, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10074565

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #NTB-12-051

      Date Announced:
      JUN 18, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10044780

      NISSAN: WITH REGARDS TO CERTAIN MODEL VEHICLES, NO DRIVABILITY CONCERNS WHEN MIL IS ON FOR MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR (MAF) STORED IN ECM. *PE UPDATED 07/22/2014 *JS Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #R1720 2010-12 Al

      Date Announced:
      MAR 27, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173641

      Non-Methane Organic Gases (NMOG) Engine Control Module (ECM) Reprogram Voluntary Emission Recall Campaign ***** Campaign Summary ***** Nissan is conducting a Voluntary Emissions Recall Campaign on approximately 116,479 specific ... Read More »

    • TSB #NTB20-020

      Date Announced:
      MAR 26, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173559

      2010-2012 ALTIMA; MIL ON WITH DTC P2423 NOTE: The warranty period for the front exhaust tube with catalyst (20010-ZX10A) has been extended on the Applied Vehicles if the following criteria are met: ￷ - The MIL is ON and DTC P2423 ... Read More »

    • TSB #NTB20-022

      Date Announced:
      MAR 26, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173561

      VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS RECALL CAMPAIGN 2010-2012 ALTIMA SEDAN AND COUPE (SULEV); ENGINE CONTROL MODULE INTRODUCTION Nissan is conducting this voluntary emissions recall campaign on certain specific model year 2010-2012 Altima Sedan and ... Read More »

    • TSB #NTB17-082b

      Date Announced:
      JAN 29, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153007

      NISSAN; DTC P0456 CAUSED BY EVAP LEAK AT VENT CONTROL VALVE O-RING This bulletin does NOT apply to LEAF vehicles and Titan XD vehicles with V8 diesel engine. This bulletin has been amended. See Amendment History on the last page. Read More »

    • TSB #NTB-11-015A

      Date Announced:
      SEP 06, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10041392

      NISSAN: OIL IS LEAKING FROM THE UPPER END OF THE ENGINE OIL COOLER. *RM Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #NTB13-097g

      Date Announced:
      JAN 29, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152998

      ALL MODEL YEAR 2012 AND NEWER NISSAN VEHICLES; EVAP LEAK DTC P0442, P0455, P0456 INFORMATION This bulletin does NOT apply to LEAF vehicles and Titan XD vehicles with V8 diesel engine. This bulletin has been amended. Read More »

    • TSB #NTB17-030a

      Date Announced:
      NOV 28, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152514

      NISSAN; FUEL TANK IS EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TO FILL This bulletin applies to Titan XD vehicles with a gas engine. The update below was sent out to Regions and Dealers in August of this year. Read More »

    • TSB #NTB17-030a

      Date Announced:
      AUG 16, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10144513

      NISSAN; FUEL TANK IS EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TO FILL This bulletin applies to Titan XD vehicles with a gas engine. This bulletin has been amended. Changes have been made throughout. Read More »

    • TSB #NTB17-030a

      Date Announced:
      AUG 16, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10144508

      NISSAN; FUEL TANK IS EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TO FILL This bulletin applies to Titan XD vehicles with a gas engine. This bulletin has been amended. Changes have been made throughout. Read More »

    • TSB #NTB17-030

      Date Announced:
      MAR 20, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109214

      NISSAN; FUEL TANK IS SLOW OR DIFFICULT TO FILL IF YOU CONFIRM The fuel tank is slow or difficult to fill (filling nozzle shuts off before tank is full). Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #NTB17-030

      Date Announced:
      MAR 20, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109214

      NISSAN; FUEL TANK IS SLOW OR DIFFICULT TO FILL IF YOU CONFIRM The fuel tank is slow or difficult to fill (filling nozzle shuts off before tank is full). Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP

    • TSB #NTB-13-097

      Date Announced:
      NOV 15, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10053958

      NISSAN: CERTAIN VEHICLES WOULD DISPLAY, IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER, A WARNING LIGHT ILLUMINATION OF A LOOSE FUEL CAP WARNING. MODEL YEARS 2012-2014. NO MODELS LISTED. *PE Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #NTB-13-079

      Date Announced:
      AUG 15, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10052883

      NISSAN: THE CVT FAIL-SAFE LOGIC HAS CAUSED A REDUCTION WITH THE VEHICLE'S MAXIMUM SPEED. *JS UPDATED 11/16/2013 *JS UPDATED 9/29/14. *PE Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #NTB12-057C

      Date Announced:
      SEP 09, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10091575

      "ALTIMA, SENTRA, AND ROGUE; CVT FAIL-SAFE CONDITION SERVICE INFORMATION THIS BULLETIN HAS BEEN AMENDED. THE APPLIED VEHICLES SECTION HAS BEEN REVISED. NO OTHER CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE. PLEASE DISCARD PREVIOUS VERSIONS OF THIS BULLETIN. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

    • TSB #NTB12-035

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10043950

      NISSAN: ECM REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES WITH CONSULT III PLUS. APPLIES TO ALL 2004 AND LATER (DOES NOT APPLY TO LEAF/EV) VEHICLES. *JS Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #NTB12-055f

      Date Announced:
      JUN 20, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10116292

      CLICKING NOISE FROM FRONT OR REAR AXLE DURING TAKE-OFF/ACCELERATION This bulletin has been amended. The APPLIED VEHICLES section has been revised. No other changes have been made. Please discard previous versions of this bulletin. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

    • TSB #EL12-015

      Date Announced:
      APR 27, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10043942

      NISSAN: IGNITION SWITCH (PUSH BUTTON) WILL NOT RESPOND. CHECK THE 12V BATTERY STATE OF CHARGE (SOC) AND RECHARGE IF NECESSARY AND REPROGRAM THE BCM. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

    • TSB #NTB17-024

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109250

      NAVIGATION SYSTEM REBOOTS WHEN SXM TRAFFIC IS ENABLED This bulletin applies only to vehicles located in the state of Oregon. IF YOU CONFIRM The Navigation system in an Applied Vehicle reboots when SXM Traffic is enabled. Read More »

    • TSB #NTB-12-051

      Date Announced:
      JUN 18, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10044780

      NISSAN: WITH REGARDS TO CERTAIN MODEL VEHICLES, NO DRIVABILITY CONCERNS WHEN MIL IS ON FOR MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR (MAF) STORED IN ECM. *PE UPDATED 07/22/2014 *JS Read More »

    • TSB #NTB-11-074-B

      Date Announced:
      JUL 06, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10044569

      NISSAN: INFORMATION IS BEING PROVIDED FOR REPROGRAMMABLE ECU ON ALL NISSAN VEHICLES. *PE Read More »

    VISIBILITY/WIPER (PWS)

    • TSB #NTB-09-019-A

      Date Announced:
      AUG 27, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10047059

      NISSAN: RAIN SENSORS MAY OPERATE, INTERMITTENTLY OR UNEXPECTEDLY, WHEN EXHAUST GAS, MOISTURE, FINGERPRINTS, DIRT, OR INSECTS ARE NEAR OR AROUND RAIN SENSORS. NO MODELS OR MODEL YEARS LISTED. *PE Read More »

    AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

    • TSB #NTB-12-004

      Date Announced:
      JAN 09, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10042847

      NISSAN: INFORMATION REGARDING THE FRONT DOOR INTERNALS SIDE SATELLITE SENSOR AND PRE EXISTING SIDE AIR BAG SATELLITE SENSOR IN PILLARS IN SOME VEHICLES. *PE Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

    • TSB #NTB-12-004

      Date Announced:
      JAN 09, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10042847

      NISSAN: INFORMATION REGARDING THE FRONT DOOR INTERNALS SIDE SATELLITE SENSOR AND PRE EXISTING SIDE AIR BAG SATELLITE SENSOR IN PILLARS IN SOME VEHICLES. *PE Read More »

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

    • TSB #NTB-13-038

      Date Announced:
      APR 03, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10051767

      NISSAN: LOCK/UNLOCK REQUEST BUTTON ON OUTSIDE HANDLE DOES NOT RESPOND. *JS Read More »

    • TSB #NTB12-009

      Date Announced:
      FEB 03, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10043735

      NISSAN: DOOR LOCK/UNLOCK INOPERATIVE WITH INTELLIGENT KEY. *KB Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

    • TSB #NTB16-098

      Date Announced:
      OCT 13, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109129

      2011-2012 ALTIMA; REDUCED PERFORMANCE DUE TO CVT FLUID TEMPERATURE PROTECTION LOGIC IF YOU CONFIRM The vehicle speed is, or was, reduced by the CVT fail-safe (reduced vehicle speed) after continuous operation under the following ... Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

    • TSB #NTB13-039

      Date Announced:
      APR 04, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10051768

      NISSAN: CRUISE CONTROL WILL NOT SET AND DTC P0605 IS STORED. *JS Read More »

    TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

    • TSB #NTB-13-088

      Date Announced:
      SEP 26, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10054527

      NISSAN: INFORMATION REGARDING TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR SYSTEM (TPMS) AND LOW TIRE PRESSURE WARNING SYSTEM (LTPWS) FOR SENSOR LEAKS, AIR PRESSURE CHANGES WITH ALTITUDE AND AMBIENT TEMPERATURES, AFTERMARKET WHEELS, RADIO FREQUENCY ... Read More »

    • TSB #NTB-09-101

      Date Announced:
      SEP 30, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10031305

      NISSAN: TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS) WARNING LIGHT ON/FLASHING. NO MODELS OR MODEL YEARS LISTED. *PE UPDATED ON 08-11-2011. *KB Read More »

    WHEELS

    • TSB #NTB11-044c

      Date Announced:
      MAR 23, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10134841

      WHEEL BALANCING SERVICE INFORMATION This bulletin has been amended. The publication date has been revised to include the latest models and model years. No other changes have been made. Please discard previous versions of this bulletin. Read More »

    • TSB #NTB11-044b

      Date Announced:
      SEP 25, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10118691

      WHEEL BALANCING SERVICE INFORMATION This bulletin has been amended. The publication date has been revised to include the latest models and model years. No other changes have been made. Please discard previous versions of this bulletin. Read More »

    SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST

    • TSB #NTB-10-120A

      Date Announced:
      OCT 07, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10041744

      NISSAN: WHEN ADJUSTING EITHER FRONT SEAT, DRIVER/PASSENGER, FORWARD OR BACKWARDS, IT WILL BIND OR NOT MOVE AT ALL. *PE Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #Revision 1-NEVAP

      Date Announced:
      NOV 28, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152515

      OBD II EVAP Tube Warranty Enhancement The update below was sent out to Regions and Dealers in August of this year. Read More »

    • TSB #NTB16-098

      Date Announced:
      OCT 13, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109129

      2011-2012 ALTIMA; REDUCED PERFORMANCE DUE TO CVT FLUID TEMPERATURE PROTECTION LOGIC IF YOU CONFIRM The vehicle speed is, or was, reduced by the CVT fail-safe (reduced vehicle speed) after continuous operation under the following ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE:LPG TANK VALVE/GAUGE

    • TSB #NTB17-082

      Date Announced:
      JUL 21, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10120566

      NISSAN; DTC P0456 CAUSED BY EVAP LEAK AT VENT CONTROL VALVE O-RING IF YOU CONFIRM The MIL is ON in an APPLIED VEHICLE with DTC P0456 (EVAP VERY SML LEAK) AND - DTC P0456 is not caused by a loose fuel fill cap (refer to NTB13-097). Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #NTB11-103d

      Date Announced:
      MAY 14, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176220

      PREMIUM NAVI / AUDIO VISUAL CONTROL UNIT DIAGNOSIS AND ORDERING This bulletin is no longer applicable. Discard previous versions of NTB11-103. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

    • TSB #NTB17-024

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109250

      NAVIGATION SYSTEM REBOOTS WHEN SXM TRAFFIC IS ENABLED This bulletin applies only to vehicles located in the state of Oregon. IF YOU CONFIRM The Navigation system in an Applied Vehicle reboots when SXM Traffic is enabled. Read More »

    • TSB #NTB12-070B

      Date Announced:
      SEP 28, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10091576

      "NO AUDIO DURING PHONE CALL WITH APPLE IOS 10, NAVIGATION SYSTEM REBOOTS, AND/OR AUDIO CONTROLS WILL NOT RESPOND THIS BULLETIN HAS BEEN AMENDED. THE TITLE AND IF YOU CONFIRM SECTION HAVE BEEN REVISED. NO OTHER CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #NTB11-044b

      Date Announced:
      SEP 25, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10118691

      WHEEL BALANCING SERVICE INFORMATION This bulletin has been amended. The publication date has been revised to include the latest models and model years. No other changes have been made. Please discard previous versions of this bulletin. Read More »

    • TSB #NTB12-051k

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10119172

      MIL ON WITH DTC P0101 This bulletin has been amended. The APPLIED VEHICLES section on this page and Table A on page 7 have been updated. Discard all previous versions of this bulletin. Read More »

    • TSB #NTB13-097D

      Date Announced:
      AUG 04, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10091503

      "ALL MODEL YEAR 2012 AND NEWER NISSAN VEHICLES; EVAP LEAK DTC P0442, P0455, P0456 INFORMATION THIS BULLETIN HAS BEEN AMENDED. THE TITLE HAS BEEN REVISED, AND THE BULLETIN NOW INCLUDES VEHICLES IN PRODUCTION AS OF THE DATE OF THIS UPDATE. Read More »

    UNKNOWN OR OTHER

    • TSB #NTB12-009

      Date Announced:
      FEB 03, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10043735

      NISSAN: DOOR LOCK/UNLOCK INOPERATIVE WITH INTELLIGENT KEY. *KB Read More »

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