Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2002 Pathfinder 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

    • TSB #NTB00033E

      Date Announced:
      JUL 23, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10192216

      SERVICE INFORMATION - This bulletin is to assist you in responding to customer questions about brake operation, and provides diagnostic and repair information for each item listed, if any should occur. Read More »

    • TSB #NTB04094A

      Date Announced:
      JUL 23, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10192217

      If YOU CONFIRM: A vehicle needs to have the brake rotors resurfaced (front or rear). ACTION: Use the ProCut PFM Series on-car brake lathe to perform brake rotor resurfacing and follow the tips listed in this bulletin. Read More »

    STEERING:COLUMN

    • TSB #03007

      Date Announced:
      JAN 22, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10001015

      RUBBING/WHEEZING NOISE FROM STEERING COLUMN WHEN TURNING. *TT Read More »

    SUSPENSION

    • TSB #NTB00033E

      Date Announced:
      JUL 23, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10192216

      SERVICE INFORMATION - This bulletin is to assist you in responding to customer questions about brake operation, and provides diagnostic and repair information for each item listed, if any should occur. Read More »

    • TSB #NTB99001A

      Date Announced:
      MAR 19, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10192145

      SERVICE INFORMATION This bulletin provides information to identify: - A leaking strut or a shock absorber that qualifies for replacement under warranty. Read More »

    SUSPENSION:FRONT:MACPHERSON STRUT

    • TSB #NTB-11-066

      Date Announced:
      DEC 20, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10040905

      NISSAN SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. 1996-2004 PATHFINDER. IN STATES WHERE HEAVY CONCENTRATIONS OF ROAD SALT ARE USED, IN THE WINTER, THE FRONT DRIVER'S SIDE STRUT HOUSING CAN DEVELOP CORROSION THAT MAY ... Read More »

    SUSPENSION:REAR

    BRAKES (PWS)

    • TSB #NTB00033E

      Date Announced:
      JUL 23, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10192216

      SERVICE INFORMATION - This bulletin is to assist you in responding to customer questions about brake operation, and provides diagnostic and repair information for each item listed, if any should occur. Read More »

    • TSB #NTB04094A

      Date Announced:
      JUL 23, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10192217

      If YOU CONFIRM: A vehicle needs to have the brake rotors resurfaced (front or rear). ACTION: Use the ProCut PFM Series on-car brake lathe to perform brake rotor resurfacing and follow the tips listed in this bulletin. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

    • TSB #03091

      Date Announced:
      OCT 08, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10003947

      BRAKE JUDDER FROM FRONT BRAKES. *TT Read More »

    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 #NTB02043

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #632155

      SUBJECT REGARDING ROOF CONSOLE TEMPERATURE DISPLAY READS INACCURATELY. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • 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 »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

    • TSB #04092

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10010378

      REPAIR OF EXHAUST LEAK/NOISE AT FRONT TUBE. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #03056

      Date Announced:
      MAY 28, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10003269

      REPLACEMENT AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT

    POWER TRAIN:TRANSFER CASE (4-WHEEL DRIVE)

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #NTB98018G

      Date Announced:
      JUN 07, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10192192

      As part of an enhanced emissions test for Inspection & Maintenance (I/M), some States may require the System Readiness Test (SRT) status be checked. Read More »

    • 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 #NTB03011

      Date Announced:
      FEB 05, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10001164

      MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON WITH REAR O2 SENSOR DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE. *JB Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V 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:12V/24V/48V 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 »

    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:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS

    • TSB #04074

      Date Announced:
      JUN 09, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10007881

      4WD WARNING LAMP COMES ON INTERMITTENTLY. *MJ Read More »

    VISIBILITY

    • TSB #NTB13028A

      Date Announced:
      NOV 16, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10192677

      SERVICE INFORMATION Windshield "foreign material" that is on the surface of the glass in some cases can be cleaned off with a very particular type and grade of steel wool. 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 »

    • TSB #NTB00042D

      Date Announced:
      JAN 16, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10192513

      SERVICE INFORMATION Changes or modifications to the front seat assembly trim materials may affect the proper operation of the Front Seat-Mounted Side-Impact Supplemental Air Bags and Passenger Occupant Classification Sensor and could ... Read More »

    • TSB #NTB08055C

      Date Announced:
      JAN 27, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10192305

      SERVICE INFORMATION Information necessary to service the Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) safely is included in the "RESTRAINTS" section of the Electronic Service Manual (ESM) for each vehicle. 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

    • TSB #NTB11066G

      Date Announced:
      DEC 20, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10192289

      Nissan is conducting a voluntary safety recall campaign on certain model year 1996 - 2004 Pathfinder vehicles that are currently registered in Salt States to inspect for corrosion, and if necessary repair the front strut housing panels. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

    • TSB #02090A

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10001334

      WIND NOISE, VIBRATION OR FLUTTER COMING FROM THE ROOF AREA WITH A ROOF RACK INSTALLED. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #03009

      Date Announced:
      FEB 05, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10001330

      ROOF RACK WHISTLE NOISE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #02090

      Date Announced:
      SEP 03, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #635802

      WIND NOISE, VIBRATION OR FLUTTER COMING FROM THE ROOF RACK AREA AND POOR APPEARANCE. *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 »

    WHEELS

    • TSB #NTB92123D

      Date Announced:
      AUG 27, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10192233

      Nissan Original Equipment or Genuine Accessory Alloy wheels, along with their finish coating (clear, chrome, titanium, etc.), are specifically developed to achieve Nissan design and performance standards. Read More »

    • TSB #NTB00033E

      Date Announced:
      JUL 23, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10192216

      SERVICE INFORMATION - This bulletin is to assist you in responding to customer questions about brake operation, and provides diagnostic and repair information for each item listed, if any should occur. Read More »

    • TSB #NTB04094A

      Date Announced:
      JUL 23, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10192217

      If YOU CONFIRM: A vehicle needs to have the brake rotors resurfaced (front or rear). ACTION: Use the ProCut PFM Series on-car brake lathe to perform brake rotor resurfacing and follow the tips listed in this bulletin. Read More »

    FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE

    • TSB #NTB09131B

      Date Announced:
      APR 13, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10192801

      SERVICE INFORMATION Because of collision damage or other vehicle repair, a replacement "Certification Label" or "VIN Plate / Label" may be needed. These items may be available from Nissan by request if certain criteria are met. Read More »

    BACK OVER PREVENTION

    • TSB #NTB00042D

      Date Announced:
      JAN 16, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10192513

      SERVICE INFORMATION Changes or modifications to the front seat assembly trim materials may affect the proper operation of the Front Seat-Mounted Side-Impact Supplemental Air Bags and Passenger Occupant Classification Sensor and could ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #NTB00042D

      Date Announced:
      JAN 16, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10192513

      SERVICE INFORMATION Changes or modifications to the front seat assembly trim materials may affect the proper operation of the Front Seat-Mounted Side-Impact Supplemental Air Bags and Passenger Occupant Classification Sensor and could ... Read More »

    • TSB #NTB08055C

      Date Announced:
      JAN 27, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10192305

      SERVICE INFORMATION Information necessary to service the Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) safely is included in the "RESTRAINTS" section of the Electronic Service Manual (ESM) for each vehicle. Read More »

    • TSB #NTB92123D

      Date Announced:
      AUG 27, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10192233

      Nissan Original Equipment or Genuine Accessory Alloy wheels, along with their finish coating (clear, chrome, titanium, etc.), are specifically developed to achieve Nissan design and performance standards. Read More »

    • TSB #04001A

      Date Announced:
      JAN 27, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10005193

      REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY REPLACEMENT PARTS. THIS BULLETIN REPLACES NTB04-001. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #NTB02021

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #632162

      INFORMATION REGARDING REAR LICENSE PLATE RATTLES AGAINST HATCH.*TT Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

    • TSB #01041A

      Date Announced:
      APR 04, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10001444

      DVD MOBILE ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM INTRODUCTION AND DIAGNOSIS. *SCC Read More »

    • TSB #NTB02040

      Date Announced:
      APR 12, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #631334

      SUBJECT REGARDING STATIC RADIO. *JG Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

    • TSB #NTB01058

      Date Announced:
      AUG 31, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #621978

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A NAVIGATION SYSTEM DISPLAY THAT FREEZES, UN-INITIATED RE-ROUTING, AND / OR NO VOICE GUIDANCE SYMPTOMS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #NTB01058

      Date Announced:
      AUG 31, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #628189

      SUBJECT REGARDING NAVIGATION SYSTEM DISPLAY FREEZE, UN-INITIATED RE-ROUTING, AND NO VICE GUIDANCE SYMPTOMS. *JG Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:CARRIER/RACK

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

    • TSB #NTB09131B

      Date Announced:
      APR 13, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10192801

      SERVICE INFORMATION Because of collision damage or other vehicle repair, a replacement "Certification Label" or "VIN Plate / Label" may be needed. These items may be available from Nissan by request if certain criteria are met. 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 »

    EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #03057B

      Date Announced:
      JUL 25, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10003458

      THE HVAC (BLOWER) FAN ONLY WORKS ON SPEED 4 (HIGH). *TT Read More »

    • TSB #03057A

      Date Announced:
      JUN 23, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10003343

      THE HVAC (BLOWER) FAN ONLY WORKS ON SPEED 4 (HIGH). *TT Read More »

    • TSB #03057

      Date Announced:
      MAY 28, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10003270

      THE AUTO AIR CONDITIONER HVAC (BLOWER) FAN ONLY WORKS ON SPEED 4 (HIGH). *TT Read More »

    UNKNOWN OR OTHER

    • TSB #NTB99067A

      Date Announced:
      NOV 07, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10004603

      NISSAN INTEGRATED HOMELINK TRANSMITTER SYSTEM USED TO ACTIVATE MOST ELECTRONIC GARAGE DOORS AND SECURTY GATES. VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING THE 2004 PATHFINDER ARMADA. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #NTB01063

      Date Announced:
      SEP 12, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #624020

      INFORMATION ON VALVE SHIM LIFTER SET.*JB Read More »