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Nissan Titan Recall 06V064000

The Right Side Doors May Not Latch Correctly

Body, Interior & Misc., April 3, 2006

RepairPal Expert Overview

Our Quick Take:

The right side door latch may not secure the door properly. The door could partially open unexpectedly, increasing the risk of injury.

What Should You Do?

This should be considered a high priority recall. A right side door could partially open wthout 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.

Summary:

The right side rear door latch may have been manufactured incorrectly. This may result in the right side doors coming partially open, increasing the risk of injury. Dealers will replace the upper latch assembly in the affected doors. This recall is scheduled to begin on April 3, 2006. The Nissan recall number is PB 017.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 2006

Manufacturer's Report Date: April 3, 2006

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 06V064000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

Potential Number of Units Affected: 427

Summary: CERTAIN LIGHT TRUCKS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 206, "DOOR LOCKS AND DOOR RETENTION COMPONENTS." AN ARC WELD IS MISSING ON SOME RIGHT SIDE REAR DOOR UPPER LATCH ASSEMBLIES.

Consequence: THIS MAY RESULT IN THE RIGHT SIDE DOORS COMING PARTIALLY OPEN INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY TO OCCUPANTS.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE UPPER LATCH ASSEMBLY FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 3, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN AT 800-662-6200.

Notes: NISSAN RECALL NO. PB017. 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.

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