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Nissan Titan Recall 04V345000

Rear Outboard Seat Belt May Not Function as Designed

Body, Interior & Misc., September 27, 2004

RepairPal Expert Overview

Our Quick Take:

In the event of a crash, the rear outboard seat belts may not provide the expected protection, increasing the risk of injury to rear seat occupants.

What Should You Do?

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.

Summary:

The area around the rear seat belt upper anchor may not be sufficiently energy absorbent. This could result in an increased risk of injury if the area is struck in a crash. Dealers will replace the outboard rear seat belt assemblies to correct this concern. This recall began on September 27, 2004. The Nissan recall number is RO406.

 

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 2004

Manufacturer's Report Date: September 27, 2004

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 04V345000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

Potential Number of Units Affected: 59,947

Summary: CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 201, "OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN INTERIOR IMPACT." AN AREA ON THE REAR PILLAR WHERE THE REAR SEAT BELT UPPER ANCHOR IS ATTACHED MAY NOT BE SUFFICIENTLY ENERGY ABSORBENT.

Consequence: THIS COULD RESULT IN AN INCREASED RISK OF INJURY IF THE AREA IS STRUCK IN A CRASH.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE OUTBOARD REAR SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES WITH NEW ONES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 27, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261.

Notes: NISSAN RECALL NO. RO406.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION¿S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

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