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Nissan Maxima recall 02V010000

Nissan Recalls 2002 Maximas Due to Defective Odometer
Drive Train, December 12, 2001

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Nissan has recalled 2002 Maxima models because the odometer in the affected vehicles registers distance in kilometers instead of miles. Dealers will inspect the odometer to determine if it is correct and, if not, will replace the speedometer/odometer assembly.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 2002

Mfr's Report Date:
December 12, 2001

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 02V010000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected: 843

Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM, THE ODOMETER IN THE SUBJECT VEHICLES REGISTERS DISTANCE IN KILOMETERS INSTEAD OF MILES AS IS SPECIFIED IN THE DESIGN.

Consequence: THE ODOMETER DOES NOT HAVE A LABEL THAT INDICATES "KILOMETERS" OR "KM" AS REQUIRED BY FMVSS NO. 101, "CONTROLS AND DISPLAYS."

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE ODOMETER TO DETERMINE IF IT IS CORRECT AND, IF NOT, WILL REPLACE THE SPEEDOMETER/ODOMETER ASSEMBLY. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 12, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261.

Notes: ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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