Nissan Armada Recall 08V187000
Front Seats May Not Hold Adjustment
Body, Interior & Misc., May 27, 2008
RepairPal Expert Overview
Our Quick Take:
Manually adjusted front seats may not properly lock in the desired position, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
What Should You Do?
This should be considered a high priority recall. In the event of a crash, the front seats could move without warning. 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.
Manually adjusted front seats may not properly engage the locking pawl. In the event of a crash, the seat could move without warning, increasing the risk of injury. Dealers will inspect the seat tracks and replace the seat assembly as necessary. This recall is scheduled to begin on May 27, 2008.
Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s): 2008
Manufacturer's Report Date: May 27, 2008
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 08V187000
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,126
Summary: NISSAN IS RECALLING 1,126 MY 2008 QUEST, TITAN AND ARMADA VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH MANUAL ADJUSTMENT FRONT SEATS. THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 207, "SEATING SYSTEMS." THE SEAT TRACK ASSEMBLY MAY HAVE BEEN MANUFACTURED OUT OF SPECIFICATION.
Consequence: THIS MAY RESULT IN THE MANUAL SEAT PAWL NOT FULLY ENGAGING INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURIES IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE SEAT TRACK ASSEMBLY ON THE DRIVER'S AND FRONT PASSENGER SEATS AND REPLACE THE ENTIRE SEAT ASSEMBLY FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 27, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261.
Notes: 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