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CARFAX Vehicle History Report
2003 NISSAN ALTIMA/S/SL
VIN: 1N4AL11D13C328538
SEDAN 4 DR
2.5L I4 FI DOHC 16V
FRONT WHEEL DRIVE
No accident/damage reported
No accident / damage reported to CARFAX
3 or more previous owners
3 Previous owners
Open recall
At least 1 open recall
Service information available
15 Service history records
Registered as a personal vehicle
Personal vehicle
Last reported odometer reading/mileage
Last reported odometer reading
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This CARFAX Vehicle History Report is based only on information supplied to CARFAX and available as of 8/24/16 at 3:32:48 AM (EDT). Other information about this vehicle, including problems, may not have been reported to CARFAX. Use this report as one important tool, along with a vehicle inspection and test drive, to make a better decision about your next used car.






































Flood Damage Title
States issue flood titles when a vehicle has been in a flood or has received extensive water damage.


Manufacturer Buyback or Lemon Title
A DMV or a state agency marks an official document or issues a Manufacturer Buyback/Lemon title when a vehicle has been repurchased by the manufacturer. Not all states issue manufacturer buyback titles and the specific requirements for a lemon law vehicle varies by state.







Exceeds Mechanical Limits Title
A vehicle with a 5-digit odometer cannot accurately track mileage after 99,999 miles because the odometer rolls over. This title is the result of a seller certifying under the Federal Odometer Act, that the odometer reading EXCEEDS MECHANICAL LIMITS of the odometer.











Accident / Damage Indicator
Various events could indicate an accident or damage in a vehicle's history, such as: salvage auction, fire damage, police-reported accident, crash test vehicle, damage disclosure, collision repair facility and automotive recycler records. See the glossary for more information.















Airbag Deployment
Occurs when the driver, passenger or side airbag has been used or deployed during a crash or other incident. If an airbag has been deployed, it must be replaced by a qualified technician. Have this car inspected by a mechanic prior to purchase.




Rebuilt/Reconstructed Title
A Rebuilt/Reconstructed vehicle is a salvage vehicle that has been repaired and restored to operation. These vehicles are often severely damaged before they are rebuilt and refurbished parts are typically used during reconstruction. In most states, an inspection of the vehicle is required before the vehicle is allowed to return to the road.







































Dismantled Title
The vehicle sustained major damage to one or more major component parts and the cost of repairing the vehicle for safe operation exceeds its fair market value. When a Dismantled title is issued, the vehicle may be used only for parts or scrap metal. It cannot be re-titled or returned to the road.










































Odometer Check
CARFAX analyzes mileage data to help identify potential:
  • Rollbacks - odometer tampering to conceal a car's true mileage (i.e. Fraud or illegal activity)
  • Rollovers - after reaching the maximum reading, the odometer restarts from zero (i.e. Mechanical or equipment limitation)
  • Inconsistencies - conflicting mileage data means CARFAX cannot determine if it's a potential rollback (i.e. Potential human error)

























Structural Damage
All levels of accidents, from minor to severe, can cause structural damage to a vehicle (i.e., damage to the frame or unibody).





















































Rebuilt/Reconstructed Title
A Rebuilt/Reconstructed vehicle is a salvage vehicle that has been repaired and restored to operation. These vehicles are often severely damaged before they are rebuilt and refurbished parts are typically used during reconstruction. In most states, an inspection of the vehicle is required before the vehicle is allowed to return to the road.

























Basic Warranty
Most manufacturers offer a basic warranty for new vehicles. These warranties vary by manufacturer and typically last for a certain amount of time and/or a set number of miles.
















Loss Due To Fire Title
The vehicle sustained major damage due to fire. In most states, fire damage titles are issued when the cost of repairing the vehicle for safe operation exceeds its fair market value.

Manufacturer Recall
Automobile manufacturers issue recall notices to inform owners of car defects that have come to the manufacturer's attention. Recalls also suggest improvements that can be made to improve the safety of a particular vehicle. Most manufacturer recalls can be repaired at no cost to you.






















Junk Title
A Junk Title is issued on a vehicle damaged to the extent that the cost of repairing the vehicle exceeds approximately 75% of its pre-damage value. This damage threshold may vary by state. The majority of states use this title to indicate that a vehicle is not road worthy and cannot be titled again. Some states treat Junk titles the same as Salvage.

Odometer Check
CARFAX analyzes mileage data to help identify potential:
  • Rollbacks - odometer tampering to conceal a car's true mileage (i.e. Fraud or illegal activity)
  • Rollovers - after reaching the maximum reading, the odometer restarts from zero (i.e. Mechanical or equipment limitation)
  • Inconsistencies - conflicting mileage data means CARFAX cannot determine if it's a potential rollback (i.e. Potential human error)








































Basic Warranty
Most manufacturers offer a basic warranty for new vehicles. These warranties vary by manufacturer and typically last for a certain amount of time and/or a set number of miles.
Exceeds Mechanical Limits Title
A vehicle with a 5-digit odometer cannot accurately track mileage after 99,999 miles because the odometer rolls over. This title is the result of a seller certifying under the Federal Odometer Act, that the odometer reading EXCEEDS MECHANICAL LIMITS of the odometer.





















Airbag Deployment
Occurs when the driver, passenger or side airbag has been used or deployed during a crash or other incident. If an airbag has been deployed, it must be replaced by a qualified technician. Have this car inspected by a mechanic prior to purchase.








Salvage Title
A Salvage Title is issued on a vehicle damaged to the extent that the cost of repairing the vehicle exceeds approximately 75% of its pre-damage value. This damage threshold may vary by state. Some states treat Junk titles the same as Salvage but the majority use this title to indicate that a vehicle is not road worthy and cannot be titled again in that state. The following eleven States also use Salvage titles to identify stolen vehicles - AZ, FL, GA, IL, MD, MN, NJ, NM, NY, OK and OR.

Not Actual Mileage Title
When the seller certifies, under the Federal Odometer Act, that the odometer reading does not reflect the vehicle's actual mileage. This may occur because the odometer was tampered with, broken, or replaced.
















Manufacturer Recall
Automobile manufacturers issue recall notices to inform owners of car defects that have come to the manufacturer's attention. Recalls also suggest improvements that can be made to improve the safety of a particular vehicle. Most manufacturer recalls can be repaired at no cost to you.

Rebuilt/Reconstructed Title
A Rebuilt/Reconstructed vehicle is a salvage vehicle that has been repaired and restored to operation. These vehicles are often severely damaged before they are rebuilt and refurbished parts are typically used during reconstruction. In most states, an inspection of the vehicle is required before the vehicle is allowed to return to the road.












































Total Loss
An insurance or fleet company declares a vehicle a total loss when a claim exceeds approximately 75% of its pre-damage value or if the vehicle is stolen and not recovered. This damage threshold varies by company. These companies typically take possession and obtain the title. Not all total loss vehicles result in a DMV-reported branded title, like a Salvage or Junk title. See the glossary for more information.







Junk Title
A Junk Title is issued on a vehicle damaged to the extent that the cost of repairing the vehicle exceeds approximately 75% of its pre-damage value. This damage threshold may vary by state. The majority of states use this title to indicate that a vehicle is not road worthy and cannot be titled again. Some states treat Junk titles the same as Salvage.

Dismantled Title
The vehicle sustained major damage to one or more major component parts and the cost of repairing the vehicle for safe operation exceeds its fair market value. When a Dismantled title is issued, the vehicle may be used only for parts or scrap metal. It cannot be re-titled or returned to the road.










Flood Damage Title
States issue flood titles when a vehicle has been in a flood or has received extensive water damage.



























Hail Damage Title
The vehicle sustained major damage due to hail. In most states, hail damage titles are issued when the cost of repairing the vehicle for safe operation exceeds its fair market value.






























Rebuilt/Reconstructed Title
A Rebuilt/Reconstructed vehicle is a salvage vehicle that has been repaired and restored to operation. These vehicles are often severely damaged before they are rebuilt and refurbished parts are typically used during reconstruction. In most states, an inspection of the vehicle is required before the vehicle is allowed to return to the road.












Salvage Title
A Salvage Title is issued on a vehicle damaged to the extent that the cost of repairing the vehicle exceeds approximately 75% of its pre-damage value. This damage threshold may vary by state. Some states treat Junk titles the same as Salvage but the majority use this title to indicate that a vehicle is not road worthy and cannot be titled again in that state. The following eleven States also use Salvage titles to identify stolen vehicles - AZ, FL, GA, IL, MD, MN, NJ, NM, NY, OK and OR.
























Manufacturer Buyback or Lemon Title
A DMV or a state agency marks an official document or issues a Manufacturer Buyback/Lemon title when a vehicle has been repurchased by the manufacturer. Not all states issue manufacturer buyback titles and the specific requirements for a lemon law vehicle varies by state.













Not Actual Mileage Title
When the seller certifies, under the Federal Odometer Act, that the odometer reading does not reflect the vehicle's actual mileage. This may occur because the odometer was tampered with, broken, or replaced.


Total Loss
An insurance or fleet company declares a vehicle a total loss when a claim exceeds approximately 75% of its pre-damage value or if the vehicle is stolen and not recovered. This damage threshold varies by company. These companies typically take possession and obtain the title. Not all total loss vehicles result in a DMV-reported branded title, like a Salvage or Junk title. See the glossary for more information.












Hail Damage Title
The vehicle sustained major damage due to hail. In most states, hail damage titles are issued when the cost of repairing the vehicle for safe operation exceeds its fair market value.
Structural Damage
All levels of accidents, from minor to severe, can cause structural damage to a vehicle (i.e., damage to the frame or unibody).

Loss Due To Fire Title
The vehicle sustained major damage due to fire. In most states, fire damage titles are issued when the cost of repairing the vehicle for safe operation exceeds its fair market value.






Accident / Damage Indicator
Various events could indicate an accident or damage in a vehicle's history, such as: salvage auction, fire damage, police-reported accident, crash test vehicle, damage disclosure, collision repair facility and automotive recycler records. See the glossary for more information.





Ownership History

The number of owners is estimated

Owner 1 Owner 2 Owner 3
Year purchased2003 2013 2015 
Type of owner Personal Personal Personal
Estimated length of ownership9 yrs. 10 mo. 1 yr. 5 mo. 1 yr. 5 mo. 
Owned in the following states/provincesNorth Carolina North Carolina North Carolina 
Estimated miles driven per year19,052/yr --- --- 
Last reported odometer reading188,172 235,569 --- 

Title History

CARFAX guarantees the information in this section

Owner 1 Owner 2 Owner 3
Salvage | Junk | Rebuilt | Fire | Flood | Hail | LemonGuaranteed
No Problem
Guaranteed
No Problem
Guaranteed
No Problem
Not Actual Mileage | Exceeds Mechanical LimitsGuaranteed
No Problem
Guaranteed
No Problem
Guaranteed
No Problem
GUARANTEED - None of these major title problems were reported by a state Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). If you find that any of these title problems were reported by a DMV and not included in this report, CARFAX will buy this vehicle back.View Certificate

Additional History

Not all accidents / issues are reported to CARFAX

Owner 1 Owner 2 Owner 3
Total Loss
No total loss reported to CARFAX.
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
Structural Damage
No structural damage reported to CARFAX.
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
Airbag Deployment
No airbag deployment reported to CARFAX.
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
Odometer Check
No indication of an odometer rollback.
No Issues Indicated
No Issues Indicated
No Issues Indicated
Accident / Damage
No accidents or damage reported to CARFAX.
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
Manufacturer Recall
At least 1 manufacturer recall requires service. Locate an authorized Nissan dealer near you to schedule an appointment.
Recall
Reported
No New Recalls Reported
No New Recalls Reported
Basic Warranty
Original warranty estimated to have expired.
Warranty
Expired
Warranty
Expired
Warranty
Expired

Detailed History

Owner 1
Purchased:2003
Type:Personal
Where:North Carolina
Est. miles/year:19,052/yr
Est. length owned: 8/2/03 - 6/14/13 (9 yrs. 10 mo.)
Date:Mileage:Source:Comments:
07/22/2003     NICB Vehicle manufactured
and shipped to original dealer
07/30/2003   5   Service Facility Vehicle serviced
08/02/2003     Dealer Inventory
North Carolina
Vehicle sold
08/02/2003   20   North Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
La Grange, NC
Odometer reading reported
First owner reported
Titled or registered as
personal vehicle
09/09/2003   3,272   Service Facility Vehicle serviced
10/27/2003   5,757   Service Facility Vehicle serviced
12/08/2003   8,927   Service Facility Vehicle serviced
12/17/2003   10,031   Service Facility One wheel replaced
Radiator replaced
Tire(s) replaced
02/12/2004   10,045   Service Facility Oil and filter changed
Radiator replaced
03/31/2004   13,478   Service Facility Drive belt(s) replaced
Radiator replaced
05/12/2004   15,144   Service Facility Vehicle serviced
08/28/2004   21,130   Service Facility Oil and filter changed
08/30/2005   46,232   North Carolina
Inspection Station
Kinston, NC
Passed emissions inspection
10/11/2005     Deacon Jones Nissan
Goldsboro, NC
919-734-2411
deaconjonesnissan.com
eaconjonesnissan.co
m
Oil and filter changed
Radiator cap replaced
03/31/2006     North Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
La Grange, NC
Title #774558032241026
Registration issued or renewed
Passed safety inspection
08/18/2006     Nissan North America, Inc. Manufacturer recall issued
Recall #R0606
QR25 ECM REPROGRAM NTB06-051

Locate an authorized Nissan dealer near you to obtain more information about this recall
08/25/2006   58,399   North Carolina
Inspection Station
Kinston, NC
Passed emissions inspection
03/12/2007     North Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
La Grange, NC
Title #774558032241026
Registration issued or renewed
Passed safety inspection
11/14/2007   76,945   North Carolina
Inspection Station
Kinston, NC
Passed emissions inspection
03/11/2008     North Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
La Grange, NC
Title #774558032241026
Registration issued or renewed
Passed safety inspection
08/26/2008   86,017   North Carolina
Inspection Station
Kinston, NC
Passed emissions inspection
12/31/2008   90,512   Deacon Jones Nissan
Goldsboro, NC
919-734-2411
deaconjonesnissan.com
eaconjonesnissan.co
m
Crankshaft position sensor replaced
Oil and filter changed
Wiper(s) replaced
03/16/2009     North Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
La Grange, NC
Title #774558032241026
Registration issued or renewed
Passed safety inspection
08/28/2009   99,770   North Carolina
Inspection Station
Kinston, NC
Passed emissions inspection
02/26/2010   105,466   North Carolina
Inspection Station
Kinston, NC
Passed emissions inspection
03/08/2010     North Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
La Grange, NC
Title #774558032241026
Registration issued or renewed
Passed safety inspection
03/01/2011   132,974   North Carolina
Inspection Station
Kinston, NC
Passed emissions inspection
03/18/2011     North Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
La Grange, NC
Title #774558032241026
Registration issued or renewed
Loan or lien reported
02/29/2012   152,878   North Carolina
Inspection Station
Kinston, NC
Passed emissions inspection
03/15/2012     North Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
La Grange, NC
Title #774558032241026
Registration issued or renewed
Loan or lien reported
03/14/2013     North Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
La Grange, NC
Title #774558032241026
Registration issued or renewed
Loan or lien reported
06/14/2013   188,146   Massey Motor Co
Kinston, NC
252-523-6111
masseymotors.com
Vehicle offered for sale
07/26/2013     Massey Toyota
Kinston, NC
252-523-6111
masseytoyota.com
Vehicle sold
08/21/2013   188,172   Dealer Inventory Vehicle offered for sale
 
Owner 2
Purchased:2013
Type:Personal
Where:North Carolina
Est. length owned: 9/17/13 - 2/26/15 (1 yr. 5 mo.)
Date:Mileage:Source:Comments:
09/17/2013     North Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Grifton, NC
Title #771228132609157
Title or registration issued
New owner reported
Loan or lien reported
05/21/2014   222,575   Precision Tune Auto Care
Jacksonville, NC
910-455-8863
precisiontune.com
Antifreeze/coolant flushed/changed
Fluids checked
Oil and filter changed
Power steering checked
Transmission fluid changed
07/18/2014   227,673   Precision Tune Auto Care
Jacksonville, NC
910-455-8863
precisiontune.com
Oil and filter changed
09/05/2014     North Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Jacksonville, NC
Title #771228132609157
Registration issued or renewed
Loan or lien reported
Registration updated when owner moved
the vehicle to a new location
09/06/2014   230,934   Precision Tune Auto Care
Jacksonville, NC
910-455-8863
precisiontune.com
Antifreeze/coolant flushed/changed
Fluids checked
Oil and filter changed
Power steering checked
Transmission fluid changed
11/01/2014   235,569   Precision Tune Auto Care
Jacksonville, NC
910-455-8863
precisiontune.com
Antifreeze/coolant flushed/changed
Fluids checked
Oil and filter changed
Power steering checked
Transmission fluid changed
 
Owner 3
Purchased:2015
Type:Personal
Where:North Carolina
Est. length owned: 2/26/15 - present (1 yr. 5 mo.)
Date:Mileage:Source:Comments:
02/26/2015     North Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Mount Olive, NC
Title #772056150572026
Title or registration issued
New owner reported
Loan or lien reported
03/26/2015     North Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Calypso, NC
Title #772056150572026
Registration issued or renewed
Loan or lien reported
02/24/2016     North Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Mount Olive, NC
Title #772056150572026
Registration issued or renewed
Loan or lien reported
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Glossary

First Owner
When the first owner(s) obtains a title from a Department of Motor Vehicles as proof of ownership.
Manufacturer Recall
Automobile manufacturers issue recall notices to inform owners of car defects that have come to the manufacturer's attention. Recalls also suggest improvements that can be made to improve the safety of a particular vehicle. Most manufacturer recalls can be repaired at no cost to you.
New Owner Reported
When a vehicle is sold to a new owner, the Title must be transferred to the new owner(s) at a Department of Motor Vehicles.
Ownership History
CARFAX defines an owner as an individual or business that possesses and uses a vehicle. Not all title transactions represent changes in ownership. To provide estimated number of owners, CARFAX proprietary technology analyzes all the events in a vehicle history. Estimated ownership is available for vehicles manufactured after 1991 and titled solely in the US including Puerto Rico. Dealers sometimes opt to take ownership of a vehicle and are required to in the following states: Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and South Dakota. Please consider this as you review a vehicle's estimated ownership history.
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CARFAX Vehicle Highlights
2003 NISSAN ALTIMA/S/SL
VIN: 1N4AL11D13C328538
Body Style: SEDAN 4 DR
Engine Size: 2.5L I4 FI DOHC 16V
Drivetrain: FRONT WHEEL DRIVE
 
Original Manufacturer's Warranty:
Basic Warranty Expired
Please confirm remaining factory warranty and extended warranty options with your dealer!
The original manufacturer's warranty includes:
36 months or 36,000 miles


Information excerpted from the CARFAX Vehicle History Report and/or Safety & Reliability Ratings; see full reports for additional information, glossary of terms, source attributions,disclaimers & limitations. Go to carfax.com for complete Buyback Guarantee terms and conditions.

Ownership History
Number of Owners: 3
Last owned in the following state/province: North Carolina
Annual average mileage: 20,925
State DMV-reported Title Problems
CARFAX Buyback Guarantee None of these major title problems were reported by a state Department of Motor Vehicles:
Salvage, Junk, Rebuilt, Fire, Flood, Hail, Lemon Guaranteed
No Problem
Not Actual Mileage, Exceeds Mechanical LimitsGuaranteed
No Problem
Accidents and Other Issues
No issues reported to CARFAX on the following:
Total Loss
No Issues Reported
Structural Damage
No Issues Reported
Airbag Deployment
No Issues Reported
Odometer Rollback
No Issues Reported
Other Accidents / Damage
No Issues Reported