Question about 2003 Nissan Sentra

1 Answer

I just bought a 2003 Nissan Sentra. The gages don't work except the odometer. The seller said his mechanic said the cluster needed to be replaced. I just wondered if there is anything I can check out first.

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 1,050 Answers

I've seen this problem before where the connector to the cluster gets loose or the solder joints crack and cause problems. Try pressing on the cluster or pounding on the dash with the engine running. If you see it intermittently start working, you may be able to pull the cluster and either re-solder the connector pins or apply some contact cleaner and get it working again Google: "resolder cluster" to get some tips.

Posted on Jan 01, 2011

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I have a 2003 Nissan Sentra and while driving the instrument cluster will go dead no speedometer, tachometer, gauges, warning lights or cruse control.


Two things. The ground wire from the cluster is loose or the power wire to the cluster may be loose at the connector.

Sep 25, 2014 | 2003 Nissan Sentra

1 Answer

No gear indicator, replaced cluster, odometer and PRNDL lights on, but no indicator light for gears. ????? Swapped out instrument cluster, gears displayed on other vehicle, (both instrument clusters)


I had a similar situation. No odometer, fuel gage, etc. Turned out to be loose connection in the relay box that is closest to the battery cables. I opened the box and reinserted the connections. It happened again and I took a hammer and gave the black box a whack and it started working again. I found that when the car is running, my wife behind the steering wheel an me under the hood, that when I manipulate the box she hears a click under the dash and the symptoms appear and disappear. That is where I would direct my attention. I understand it is a common problem on this model from a Buick mechanic.

Nov 06, 2012 | 2003 Buick Century

1 Answer

Gages work then don't work on 2003 tahoe


Problem that I have found if is in the instrument cluster and needs to be sent to technicar in oldsmar fla they probaly have a replacement on hand

Sep 02, 2012 | 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe

1 Answer

I have 2003 nissan sentra, the readings on the millage meter does not show up as a result i don't know and can't tell the millage of the car. What could be the problem


There is not much you can do. The instrument cluster is one piece and is not serivable. You will need to replace the entire instrument cluster. In this case you order the cluster with the milage on it and then you would get a new cluster with the milage in it already. I hope that helps you

Jul 11, 2011 | 2003 Nissan Sentra

3 Answers

Dashboard instrument cluster faulty - fuel gage, odometer, tacho and trip counter not working on my nisan n13. Fuel gage shows pessimistic eatimat of fuel in tank. Odometer stopped one year ago when the...


N13's are terrible for this problem, the odometer stops because of a faulty little nylon cog that has to be replaced, the tacho and gauges in n13 dashed die as well but as far as I know that's because of faulty electronics, if it was just the odometer problem you couldv'e bought the cog off ebay (and with a little mechanical knowledge) you could've taken the dash apart and re installed it yourself but because the other electronics are dying I advise you take it to a dash repairer or you can try getting out a soldeing iron and try to replace all the faulty connections yourself.

Feb 20, 2010 | 1990 Nissan Pulsar

2 Answers

Everything works except the gages and the odometer when I start my 1999 Caravan.


it can be a cluster problem or maybe an electrical problem check to make sure your having a current through the electrical first before guessing. Also check your users manual if you have a fuse for it and make sure it needs to be replaced.

Aug 16, 2009 | 2000 Dodge Caravan

1 Answer

2003 chrysler town & country speedometer stuck


sit in the drivers seat close the door. with the key off hold the trip odometer button in then while holding the button in turn the key on. if done correctly this will put the MIC (mechanical instrument cluster) into a self test. if the speedometer does not move like the rest of the gauges during this test the MIC must be replaced. if the speedometer does move it is likely your problem will be fixed, however, if the speedometer does move but it does not start working properly then further diagnostic will be needed.

Mar 19, 2009 | 2003 Chrysler Town & Country

6 Answers

Odometer


is it a digital odometer or a mechanical one? If it is a digital odometer I would start by checking the fuses.

Jul 14, 2008 | 1999 Ford F150 Regular Cab

Not finding what you are looking for?
2003 Nissan Sentra Logo

167 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Nissan Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76051 Answers

Phil Lovisek
Phil Lovisek

Level 3 Expert

726 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22156 Answers

Are you a Nissan Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...