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2006 Nissan Sentra Recalls

RepairPal provides easy-to-read analysis of 5 official 2006 Nissan Sentra recalls. Find out if your 2006 Nissan Sentra needs service due to a recalled defect and learn how to fix it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 15, 2015

If deployed in a crash, the inflating device of the passenger side air bag can rupture, causing metal fragments to strike vehicle occupants.

Nissan will notify owners of affected vehicles starting in June 2015. You can check with your dealership to see if your vehicle is affected. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 17, 2015

When deployed due to a crash, the passenger front air bag can deploy with excessive force, causing debris and fragments to strike and injure occupants. 

 

Nissan will notify owners of affective vehicles (a notification timeline has not been released at the time of this writing). Additionally, you may contact your dealership to see if your vehicle is affected. The dealership may ask for your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number), so please have it on hand when you contact them. The recall number is 14V-701.

 

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 4, 2014

Certain vehicles are being recalled because the passenger airbag inflator may rupture upon deployment. Vehicle occupants could be struck by metal fragments resulting in personal injury.

As of this writing Nissan/Infiniti has not yet released a notification schedule for Vibe models. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on December 31, 2007

On certain vehicles overheating of the crankshaft position sensor may cause  the vehicle to shut down due to an interruption of signal to control unit.

Nissan will notify customers of affected vehicles beginning December 31, 2007. If you have not been notified, your car is randomly shutting off and feel your car falls under this recall. You should contact your local dealership. It is helpful to have your VIN Vehicle Identification Number ready when doing so.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 9, 2006

The engine may suffer from excessive oil consumption. If the engine is operated with the oil level low, engine damage can result.

This should be considered a high priority recall. Operating the engine with a low oil level can damage the engine. 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.