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Car Recalls

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Nissan recalls

 

For Models: Nissan Pickup (D21)

Brakes, February 2, 1995

Summary: THE RIGHT FRONT BRAKE CALIPER PISTON SEAL GROOVE WAS IMPROPERLY MACHINED CAUSING A BRAKE FLUID LEAK WHEN THE BRAKES ARE APPLIED.

For Models: Nissan Pickup (D21)

Body, Interior & Misc., January 20, 1995

Summary: TRUCKS WERE ASSEMBLED WITHOUT A DOOR LOCK PLATE IN THE RIGHT SIDE DOOR.

For Models: Nissan Maxima

Drive Train, November 30, 1994

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Nissan has recalled 1993-1994 Maxima models because the aluminum wheels were excessively clear coated, which can leave too much distance between the wheel nuts and the wheel hub. This can cause the wheel nuts to loosen over time, causing the hub bolts to break and the wheel to separate from the vehicle. Dealers will remove the clear plastic coating from the brake rotor mating surface on the back of each wheel and from the wheel nut mating surfaces. The wheels will be reinstalled and the wheel nuts tightened.

For Models: Nissan Altima

Drive Train, October 17, 1994

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Nissan is recalling certain 1995 Altimas because the shift lever lock plate, which prevents the shift lever from being inadvertently moved from the "Park" to "Drive" or "Neutral" position, can be broken by the transmission shift position pin. This can cause vehicle movement, which may result in a crash. Dealers will install a bracket to prevent the shift position pin from breaking the shift lever lock plate.

For Models: Nissan 240SX

Brakes, August 19, 1994

Summary: THE INSTRUMENT PANEL BRAKE WARNING LIGHT WILL NOT ILLUMINATE WHEN THE BRAKE FLUID LEVEL IN THE MASTER CYLINDER DROPS SUFFICIENTLY TO ACTIVATE THE LOW LEVEL SWITCH DUE TO AN IMPROPERLY WIRED DIODE, REQUIRED BY FMVSS NO. 105, "HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEMS."

For Models: Nissan Maxima

Body, Interior & Misc., March 15, 1994

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Nissan has recalled 1992-1993 Maxima models because in certain underbody impacts, the air bag sensor may activate and send a signal to the air bag, located in the center of the steering wheel, causing the driver's side air bag to inflate when it is not needed. This may result in minor injuries to the driver. A tunnel sensor of different design will be installed on affected vehicles.

For Models: Nissan Altima

Drive Train, March 11, 1994

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Nissan is recalling 1993-1994 Altimas because engine movement can be transmitted to the airflow meter/filter housing and support bracket, which can cause the throttle cable housing to pull out of the cable guide. This may prevent the throttle from returning to the idle position when the gas pedal is released, resulting in loss of throttle control that can cause an accident. Nissan will examine and repair/replace the throttle cable housing, insert a rubber stopper to maintain position for the cable, and replace the throttle assembly, if necessary.

For Models: Nissan Quest

Engine, December 11, 1992

Summary: FUEL FILLER HOSES MAY HAVE BEEN CUT PRIOR TO INSTALLATION BY A UTILITY KNIFE USED TO OPEN THE SHIPPING BOX.

For Models: Nissan Quest

Brakes, September 30, 1992

Summary: THE SERVICE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER WAS NOT PROPERLY ASSEMBLED OR COULD HAVE BEEN DAMAGED BY THE EVACUATION AND FILLING OF THE BRAKE SYSTEM AT THE ASSEMBLY PLANT.

For Models: Nissan Quest

Body, Interior & Misc., September 30, 1992

Summary: ONE OR BOTH OF THE BOLTS SECURING THE AUTOMATIC SEAT BELT RESTRAINT SYSTEM TRACKS TO THE B-PILLARS WERE NOT ADEQUATELY TIGHTENED.

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