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2012 Nissan Altima

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2012 Nissan Altima Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., August 9, 2011

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Fifty-four vehicles are being recalled because the airbag control unit (ACU) was assembled incorrectly. As a result, the airbags may not deploy as expected in the event of a crash. This could increase the risk of injury. Dealers will replace the airbag control unit to correct this concern.

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Body, Interior & Misc., February 13, 2012

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A propellant with an incorrect specification may have been used during assembly of the side curtain airbags. As a result, one or both side curtain airbags may not deploy in the event of a crash, which can increase the risk of injury. Dealers will inspect and replace the side curtain airbag assembly as necessary to correct this concern.

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Suspension & Steering, July 19, 2011

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The bolt securing the transverse suspension link my not have been tightened correctly during vehicle assembly. A rattle or vibration may be noted if the bolt were to loosen. If it were to come out completely, the driver may experience difficulty controlling the direction of the vehicle, which could result in a crash. Dealers will replace the transverse link bolts and nuts and tighten them to the proper torque specification. This recall is expected to begin on August 1, 2011.

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Suspension & Steering, October 10, 2012

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These vehicles may have been assembled with transverse link bolts and power steering rack bolts that were not torqued to proper specification. The affected bolts could become loose and fall out, which may lead to a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will tighten the bolts to the proper torque specifications to correct this concern.

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2012 Nissan Altima Questions and Answers

jblemery, 2012 Nissan Altima, 2.5L 4 Cylinder, Boynton Beach, FL

I bought my car last week new. When my car is cold and I go from 15-25 mph there is a thump and a noise on the drivers side. It happens every day and every time the car gets cold and I start to m...

rgrayson, 2012 Nissan Altima, 3.5L V6, Clarksdale, MS

I notice a leakage after I had warm my car up. don't know where it is coming from. do you suppose to warm your car up.

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2012 Nissan Altima Reviews

Have had this car for one yr now (2.5), just took it on a 6 hr trip with 5 people,luggage,etc. Car was flawless, drove 360 miles on less than one tank of gas! Very respectable, especially with all the added weight.

The 2012 20th anniversay edition is The Best car on the midsize sedan market today. Value second to none. Suspension could be upgraded.

Nice car for the money, Does'nt like cross winds of 30mph plus.

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