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2012 Nissan Altima Recalls

RepairPal provides easy-to-read analysis of 4 official 2012 Nissan Altima recalls. Find out if your 2012 Nissan Altima needs service due to a recalled defect and learn how to fix it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 10, 2012

Certain bolts in the front suspension/steering may not have been properly tightened during vehicle assembly. The affected bolts could become loose and fall out.

Nissan will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning October 29, 2012. If you feel looseness in the steering, notice an abnormal noise from the front suspension, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 13, 2012

In the event of a crash, one or both of the side curtain airbags may not deploy.

Nissan will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning February 27, 2012. There are no symptoms related to this recall. If don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 9, 2011

Fifty-four vehicles are being recalled because the airbags may not deploy during a crash.

Nissan will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning August 22, 2011. There are no symptoms related to this recall. If don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 19, 2011

The bolt securing the transverse suspension link may 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.

This could be considered a medium priority recall, increasing to high if a rattle or vibration is noted from the vehicle's suspension. For more information, please contact your Nissan dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.