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Tenneco Automotive First Quarter 2003 Earnings News Release And Conference Call

April 3, 2003

LAKE FOREST, ILLINOIS, APRIL 3, 2003 - Tenneco Automotive (NYSE: TEN) plans to issue its first quarter 2003 earnings news release before the market opens on Tuesday, April 22, 2003 and hold a conference call the same day at 9:30 a.m. EDT. The purpose of the call is to discuss the company's results of operations for the last fiscal quarter, as well as other matters that may impact the company's outlook.

News Release: Before the market opens on Tuesday, April 22, 2003.
The news release will be sent by email and fax to the Tenneco Automotive investor distribution list and will be available on First Call, PRNewswire and the Tenneco Automotive web site.
Conference Call: Tuesday, April 22, 2003  The conference call will be hosted by Mark Frissora, chairman and CEO and Mark McCollum, senior vice president and chief financial officer.
Time: 9:30 a.m. Eastern time 8:30 a.m. Central time
Dial in 10 minutes prior to the start of the call
Phone Numbers: 888 809-8968 (domestic)
630 395-0038 (international)
Pass Code: Tenneco Auto
Conference Leader: Leslie Hunziker
Call Playback: Available one hour following completion of the call on Tuesday, April 22, 2003 through 4:00 p.m. EDT, April 29, 2003. Call 800 454-0157 domestic or 402 220-2123 international.
Pass Code: 8400
Web Site Broadcast: www.tenneco-automotive.comFor a "listen only" broadcast, go to the company's web site and select the "live web cast" link. Please go to the web site at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the call to register and download and install any necessary audio software. A replay of this call will also be available on the Tenneco Automotive web site.

Tenneco Automotive is a $3.5 billion manufacturing company with headquarters in Lake Forest, Illinois and approximately 19,600 employees worldwide. Tenneco Automotive is one of the world's largest producers and marketers of ride control and exhaust systems and products, which are sold under the Monroe®, Walker® and Gillet global brand names. Among its products are Sensa-Trac® and Monroe Reflex® shocks and struts, Rancho® shock absorbers, Walker® Quiet-Flow® mufflers and DynoMax® performance exhaust products, and Monroe® Clevite® vibration control components.

Tenneco Automotive, Media Relations
Jane Ostrander
(1) 847 482 5607

Tenneco Automotive, Investor Relations
Leslie Hunziker
(1) 847 482 5042