Nissan Altima Recall 07V267000
Nissan Recalls 2007 Altimas Due to Flammable Air Filter
Engine, July 3, 2007
RepairPal Expert Overview
Nissan is recalling 2007 Altima models because if a sufficiently hot object enters the air filter housing through the engine fresh air intake system and contacts the engine air filter, the flammability characteristics of the air filter material are such that the filter may ignite, which may cause a fire. Dealers will replace the air filter with a new one that has improved anti-flammability material characteristics.
Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s): 2007
Manufacturer's Report Date: July 3, 2007
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 07V267000
NHTSA Action Number: PE07026
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 140,582
Summary: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, IF A SUFFICIENTLY HOT OBJECT ENTERS THE AIR FILTER HOUSING THROUGH THE ENGINE FRESH AIR INTAKE SYSTEM AND CONTACTS THE ENGINE AIR FILTER, THE FLAMMABILITY CHARACTERISTICS OF THE AIR FILTER MATERIAL ARE SUCH THAT THE FILTER MAY IGNITE.
Consequence: IF THE AIR FILTER MATERIAL IGNITES, A FIRE MAY OCCUR.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AIR FILTER WITH A NEW ONE THAT HAS IMPROVED ANTI-FLAMMABILITY MATERIAL CHARACTERISTICS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 3, 2007, AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH OCTOBER 1, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261.
Notes: NISSAN RECALL NO. R0703.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION¿S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration