Nissan is recalling seat belts on 1997 Altimas because certain buckle assemblies were produced with a "buckle base" that was improperly heat treated, which may cause the "buckle base" to be brittle. The seat belts may not restrain an occupant during a crash, increasing the risk of injury. Dealers will inspect and replace the buckle assemblies.
1997 Nissan Altima Recalls
Nissan Recalls Seat Belts on 1997 Altimas
Body, Interior & Misc.,October 28, 1996
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