TSB List for the 2003 Nissan Sentra

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2003 Sentra 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:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
  • ENGINE (PWS)
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:CONCEALMENT DEVICES
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING:FOG LIGHTS
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:FLASHER UNIT
  • VISIBILITY
  • VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES
  • AIR BAGS
  • AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
  • SEAT BELTS:FRONT
  • STRUCTURE:BODY
  • LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
  • TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
  • UNKNOWN OR OTHER
  • STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #PC650_PC655 - Fr

      Date Announced:
      OCT 09, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148768

      Free Oil Change Specific Vehicles Subject to the Takata Recall *****Detailed Information***** To help accelerate repair completions on specific populations of vehicles recalled for the Takata airbag, Nissan is offering a special ... Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #05052

      Date Announced:
      SEP 08, 2006
      NHTSA ID:
      #10015991

      LONG ENGINE CRANK TIME BEFORE START. *SC Read More »

    • TSB #04016

      Date Announced:
      FEB 03, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10006150

      ALTERNATOR NOISE AFTER ENGINE SHUT OFF.*MR Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #NTB-05-052C

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10039804

      NISSAN: THE ENGINE CRANKS LONGER THAN 3 SECONDS WHEN STARTING. 2002-2006 SENTRA. *RM Read More »

    • TSB #NTB08-023

      Date Announced:
      DEC 18, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10024146

      NISSAN SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. VOLUNTARY EMISSIONS RECALL CAMPAIGN - 2003-2005 SENTRA / 2005-2006 FRONTIER ECM REPROGRAMMING. CSC WAS RECEIVED. *NJ UPDATED 6/21/11. Read More »

    • TSB #06009

      Date Announced:
      MAR 31, 2006
      NHTSA ID:
      #10019613

      MIL ON WITH DTC U1000 OR U1010 STORED IN ENGINE CONTROL UNIT. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #06009

      Date Announced:
      FEB 08, 2006
      NHTSA ID:
      #10019300

      MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE U1000 OR U1010 STORED IN ENGINE CONTROL UNIT. *AK Read More »

    • TSB #99063C

      Date Announced:
      MAY 17, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10000401

      ENGINE WILL NOT START. NISSAN VEHICLE IMMOBILIZER SYSTEM / NISSAN ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM (NVIS/NATS) DESCRIPTION KEY REGISTRATION. *TT UPDATE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #04004A

      Date Announced:
      MAY 26, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10005677

      AFTER A COLD SOAK, THE ENGINE CRANKS BUT DOES NOT START. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #04055

      Date Announced:
      MAY 05, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10007685

      ESSENTIAL TOOL - J-47010 TAMPER RESISTANT TORX PLUS 25IPR BIT. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #04015

      Date Announced:
      FEB 03, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10006193

      UNABLE TO MAINTAIN IDLE OR LOW/ROUGH IDLE AT START.*MR Read More »

    • TSB #03106

      Date Announced:
      NOV 12, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10004604

      QR25 ENGINE - DRIVE BELT AUTO-TENSIONER SERVICE CAUTION. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #03054A

      Date Announced:
      SEP 25, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10003950

      RATTLE NOISE FROM THE SWIRL CONTROL VALVE ON VEHICLES WITH QG18DE ENGINE AND CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

    • TSB #04080

      Date Announced:
      JUN 30, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008715

      ESSENTIAL TOOL - J-44626 AIR FUEL SENSOR SOCKET. ALSO INCLUDING 2005 ALL NISSAN VEHICLES. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR

    • TSB #0501

      Date Announced:
      DEC 07, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10018243

      VOLUNTARY RECALL CAMPAIGN CATALYTIC CONVERTER/FRONT TUBE REPLACEMENT. *TS Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #NTB-09-030

      Date Announced:
      APR 06, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030165

      NISSAN: THE 12 VOLT BATTERY IS AN IMPORTANT PART OF THE VEHICLE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM AND IS REQUIRED TO STAY CONNECTED WHEN THE ENGINE IS RUNNING. TO PREVENT DAMAGE TO VEHICLE ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS/CAUTIONS. Read More »

    • TSB #03035

      Date Announced:
      DEC 07, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10001446

      MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0102/P1102 STORED. *SCC DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0100 STORED AS WELL. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #03064A

      Date Announced:
      AUG 02, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10003516

      MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1278 OR P1279 STORED. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #03041

      Date Announced:
      JUL 15, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10001740

      MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0442 (EVAP SMALL LEAK) STORED. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #03064

      Date Announced:
      JUN 27, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10002828

      MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1278 OR P1279 STORED. *TT Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

    • TSB #NTB-09-030

      Date Announced:
      APR 06, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030165

      NISSAN: THE 12 VOLT BATTERY IS AN IMPORTANT PART OF THE VEHICLE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM AND IS REQUIRED TO STAY CONNECTED WHEN THE ENGINE IS RUNNING. TO PREVENT DAMAGE TO VEHICLE ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS/CAUTIONS. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES

    • TSB #NTB-09-030

      Date Announced:
      APR 06, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030165

      NISSAN: THE 12 VOLT BATTERY IS AN IMPORTANT PART OF THE VEHICLE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM AND IS REQUIRED TO STAY CONNECTED WHEN THE ENGINE IS RUNNING. TO PREVENT DAMAGE TO VEHICLE ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS/CAUTIONS. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

    • TSB #04049

      Date Announced:
      APR 27, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10007561

      TRAILER LIGHT WIRING. *MR UPDATED *EH UPDATED 09-12-07. *KB UPDATED 6/21/10. *PE Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING

    • TSB #NTB-03-074-C

      Date Announced:
      NOV 27, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032306

      NISSAN: EXTERIOR LAMP FOGGING. OCCASIONALLY WATER IS NOTICED IN THE EXTERIOR LAMPS. THIS IS GENERALLY NOT DUE TO A DEFECT. ALL CURRENT EXTERIOR LAMP ASSEMBLIES ARE VENTED TO THE ATMOSPHERE (NOT SEALED). Read More »

    • TSB #03030

      Date Announced:
      APR 18, 2007
      NHTSA ID:
      #10021508

      EXTERIOR LAMP FOGGING. *KB Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

    • TSB #NTB-03-074-C

      Date Announced:
      NOV 27, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032306

      NISSAN: EXTERIOR LAMP FOGGING. OCCASIONALLY WATER IS NOTICED IN THE EXTERIOR LAMPS. THIS IS GENERALLY NOT DUE TO A DEFECT. ALL CURRENT EXTERIOR LAMP ASSEMBLIES ARE VENTED TO THE ATMOSPHERE (NOT SEALED). Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:CONCEALMENT DEVICES

    • TSB #NTB-03-074-C

      Date Announced:
      NOV 27, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032306

      NISSAN: EXTERIOR LAMP FOGGING. OCCASIONALLY WATER IS NOTICED IN THE EXTERIOR LAMPS. THIS IS GENERALLY NOT DUE TO A DEFECT. ALL CURRENT EXTERIOR LAMP ASSEMBLIES ARE VENTED TO THE ATMOSPHERE (NOT SEALED). Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:FOG LIGHTS

    • TSB #NTB-03-074-C

      Date Announced:
      NOV 27, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032306

      NISSAN: EXTERIOR LAMP FOGGING. OCCASIONALLY WATER IS NOTICED IN THE EXTERIOR LAMPS. THIS IS GENERALLY NOT DUE TO A DEFECT. ALL CURRENT EXTERIOR LAMP ASSEMBLIES ARE VENTED TO THE ATMOSPHERE (NOT SEALED). Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

    • TSB #NTB-03-074-C

      Date Announced:
      NOV 27, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032306

      NISSAN: EXTERIOR LAMP FOGGING. OCCASIONALLY WATER IS NOTICED IN THE EXTERIOR LAMPS. THIS IS GENERALLY NOT DUE TO A DEFECT. ALL CURRENT EXTERIOR LAMP ASSEMBLIES ARE VENTED TO THE ATMOSPHERE (NOT SEALED). Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:FLASHER UNIT

    VISIBILITY

    • TSB #05093

      Date Announced:
      OCT 18, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10017419

      FRONT DOOR WINDOW GLASS (LH OR RH) IMPROPER OPERATION. *TT Read More »

    VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES

    • TSB #04133

      Date Announced:
      FEB 25, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10012843

      AUTO-DIMMING ELECTROCHROMIC (EC) MIRROR DIAGNOSIS. *TT Read More »

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #Nissan Aftersale

      Date Announced:
      JAN 29, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152994

      Subject: Takata Completion Objectives for Q4 Nissan is continuing to ask its dealers to urgently help increase customer participation in the Takata recalls and to help it achieve 100% customer recall participation for the following ... Read More »

    • TSB #NPSB18-382 - Tak

      Date Announced:
      NOV 30, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152508

      Dealer Engagement for Takata Awareness Nissan is committed to the safety and security of its customers and their passengers. Read More »

    AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

    • TSB #NTB-08-055-A

      Date Announced:
      JAN 27, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10025522

      NISSAN: SRS PRECAUTIONS DURING SERVICE;IMPROPER MAINTENANCE, INCLUDING INCORRECT REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION OF THE SRS, CAN LEAD TO A SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH CAUSED BY UNINTENTIONAL ACTIVATION OF THE SRS ON ALL NISSAN MODELS WITH THE SRS ... Read More »

    SEAT BELTS:FRONT

    • TSB #99022

      Date Announced:
      OCT 28, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10017473

      FRONT SEAT BELT LATCH PLATE RETAINING BUTTON MISSING. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #NTB99022C

      Date Announced:
      AUG 05, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10003515

      FRONT SEAT BELT LATCH PLATE RETAINING BUTTON MISSING. *TT Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY

    • TSB #04079

      Date Announced:
      JUN 24, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008714

      FRONT WINDOW GLASS RUN RUBBER DEFORMED. *TT 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 »

    TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

    • 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 »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #02095

      Date Announced:
      SEP 10, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10000134

      NISSAN ESSENTIAL TOOL DRIVE PLATE INSTALLER. *TT Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #03048

      Date Announced:
      MAY 06, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10001729

      AIR CONDITIONER DOESN'T TURNOFF AT TIMES EVEN THOUGH THE AIR CONDITIONER SWITCH IS OFF. *TT Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #NTB-09-129

      Date Announced:
      SEP 13, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032506

      NISSAN: VENT CONTROL VALVE REPLACEMENT. WHEN REPLACING THE EVAP CANISTER VENT CONTROL VALVE FOR REASON: USE THE ONE LISTED ON PAGE 2; FOR VENT CONTROL VALVE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE, REFER TO THE APPROPRIATE SECTION OF THE ELECTRONIC ... Read More »

    UNKNOWN OR OTHER

    • TSB #03005A

      Date Announced:
      FEB 26, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10001331

      AIR CONDITIONER/HEATER CASE DOORS BECOME STUCK. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #03005

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10001017

      AIR CONDITIONER/HEATER CASE DOORS BECOME STUCK. *TT Read More »

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