Are the alternators of Nissan Sentras interchangeable if the engine size is different?


Asked by Jun 14, 2015 at 01:49 PM about the 2003 Nissan Sentra GXE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I am trying to replace my 2003 Nissan Sentra alternator and its engine size is 1.8.  I'm wondering if an alternator from a 2.5 will work.

3 Answers

140,005 shows your 1.8 (4 Cyl 1.8L | GXE, XE) alternator looks like this

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

And the 2.5 like this

Kelly Mayo

yes it dont want to run less amps than the has/had...check/change pulley as/if needed.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
Best Answer

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Fixing a Nissan sentra 2005 1.8s that was rear ended 1 answer

    My car was reared by a van that was being driven by a driver on a learner's permit. The bumper and trunk covers are smashed. I got in touch with their insurance and their inspector came by and quote...

    2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8 S


    Maintenance & Repair

  • cvt transmission 2007 nissan sentra 12 answers

    took my nissan sentra in to dealer today for transmission trouble car take long time to move and speedo donot workandtack took to shop that morning they tell me i put the wrong transmission fluid in ...

    2007 Nissan Sentra S


    Maintenance & Repair

  • will 205/55/16 fit on a 2005 nissan sentra 1 answer

    2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8 S


    Maintenance & Repair

  • Nissan Sentra 2005 AC high pressure? 5 answers

    Couple of weeks ago, after flushing all lines and replacing condenser and drier and running vacuum for hour and half and checking for leaks on my Nissan Sentra 2005, I installed a new compressor with ...

    2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8 S


    Maintenance & Repair

  • Engine swaps for a 1988 Nissan Sentra 2 answers

    I have a 1988 B12 Sentra. I am looking to swap engine, to a SR20DET Bluebird engine. I just need to know what mods am i gonna need to make it work?

    1988 Nissan Sentra


    Car Customization


Looking for a Used Sentra in your area?

CarGurus has 49,968 nationwide Sentra listings starting at $500.


Search Nissan Sentra Questions

Nissan Sentra Experts

#1 L_R
Reputation 1,140
#2 Doran Harney
Doran Harney
Reputation 1,070
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 860
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Nissan Altima"
1,492 Great Deals out of 88,167 listings starting at $1,195
Used Toyota Corolla"
1,470 Great Deals out of 67,841 listings starting at $1,295
Used Honda Civic"
1,173 Great Deals out of 59,023 listings starting at $1,300
Used Toyota Camry"
1,644 Great Deals out of 99,025 listings starting at $895
Used Honda Accord"
1,308 Great Deals out of 78,748 listings starting at $1,395
Used Nissan Maxima"
475 Great Deals out of 24,268 listings starting at $800
Used Hyundai Elantra"
854 Great Deals out of 51,820 listings starting at $990
Used Ford Focus"
1,216 Great Deals out of 57,389 listings starting at $1,495
Used Hyundai Sonata"
988 Great Deals out of 51,966 listings starting at $1,200
Used Mazda MAZDA3"
482 Great Deals out of 25,014 listings starting at $1,499
Used Volkswagen Jetta"
669 Great Deals out of 32,712 listings starting at $1,200

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Nissan Sentra For Sale
4,496 listings starting at $13,650
2016 Nissan Sentra For Sale
24 Great Deals out of 26,237 listings starting at $10,712
2015 Nissan Sentra For Sale
287 Great Deals out of 5,103 listings starting at $8,488
2014 Nissan Sentra For Sale
259 Great Deals out of 4,069 listings starting at $6,999
2013 Nissan Sentra For Sale
189 Great Deals out of 3,722 listings starting at $5,900