The mounting bolts for the front brake calipers may not be tight. If the bolt backs out, the brake caliper could separate or rotate away from the bracket and the brake will fail at that wheel. It could also damage the wheel and cause a flat tire. Either condition could result in a crash. Dealers will tighten the mounting bolts to ensure they are secured.
The circuit board for the crank position sensor and cam position sensor may have improper solder joints. This could cause the Service Engine Soon lamp to come on, the engine may not start, you could experience reduced power, or the engine may stall without warning, which could result in a crash. Dealers will replace the the crank position sensor, cam position sensors, and in some cases, the variable timing control sensors. The recall began on December 22, 2003. The Nissan recall number is R2022 and the Infiniti recall number is R3021.
The brake stop lamp switch may malfunction, which means the brake lights may not illuminate when the brake is pressed. This could result in a crash without warning. Dealers will replace brake lamp switch. The recall began June 23, 2003. The Nissan recall number is R3011.
The bolts that attach the drive shaft to the transaxle and differential may not be tight. If the bolts come loose, the drive shaft may come off the vehicle, which could result in a crash. Dealers will replace the drive shaft bolts and tighten them to the proper specification. The recall began May 27, 2003. The Nissan recall number is ITB03-032.
Tamperproof caps may be missing from the headlamp adjusters. This is against the Federal Safety Standard. Dealers will install the missing tamperproof caps on the headlight assemblies. The recall began on January 20, 2003.
During manufacturing, the fuel hose connection at the fuel pump outlet may not have been secured properly. The connection could come loose when starting the engine or while driving. This could create a large fuel leak and the engine will stall from lack of fuel. If the engine stalls without warning, this could cause a crash, and a fuel leak could result in a fire in the presence of an ignition source. Dealers will inspect the fuel hose connection, and properly attach it if necessary. The recall began October 7, 2002.