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Car Recalls

Recalls are issued for cars with safety-related defects or problems

Nissan Sentra recalls

 

For Models: Infiniti JX35, Infiniti Q50, Infiniti QX60, Nissan Altima, Nissan LEAF, Nissan Sentra

Body, Interior & Misc., March 25, 2014

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The airbag system uses a sensor in the front passenger seat to detect if the seat is occupied by an adult. The affected vehicles are being recalled because this sensor, part of the occupant classification system (OCS), may incorrectly identify the passenger seat as empty when it is actually occupied by an adult. When the passenger seat is determined to be empty, the passenger airbag is disabled. Failure of the passenger airbag to properly deploy when necessary would increase the risk of injury to someone seated in the passenger seat in the event of an accident. Dealers will update the OCS software to correct this concern.

For Models: Nissan Sentra

Engine, March 1, 2013

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During the manufacturing process, some fuel tank assemblies were not sealed correctly. As a result, a small amount of fuel can leak when the tank is full. Fuel leaks increases the risk of a fire so Nissan dealers will replace the affected fuel tanks to correct this concern.

For Models: Nissan Sentra

Engine, December 14, 2011

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Certain engines were assembled with a zinc coating applied to a terminal stud bolt that is thicker than specification. This can result in a poor electrical connection that may cause stalling, difficulty starting, and damage to the engine control module. If the engine were to stall while driving, the likelihood of a crash would increase. Dealers will replace the positive battery terminal and cover to correct this concern.

For Models: Nissan Sentra

Electrical & Lights, November 11, 2010

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Nissan is recalling 2010–2011 Sentra models due a machining irregularity on the bolt/washer surface of the positive battery terminal cable end that causes a gap to occur in the contact area of the terminal. This may cause the engine to stop running while the vehicle is in motion at low speed with a hard or no start, which increases the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the positive battery terminal cable end with a new one, free of charge.

For Models: Nissan Altima, Nissan Frontier, Nissan Pathfinder, Nissan Rogue, Nissan Sentra, Nissan Versa, Nissan Xterra

Body, Interior & Misc., September 16, 2010

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Nissan is recalling 2008–2010 models equipped with Garmin Nuvi 750 navigation systems because the battery may overheat, which could lead to a fire. Nissan will notify owners and Garmin technicians will replace the unit's battery and insert a spacer to prevent the problem from reoccurring. This will be performed free of charge.

For Models: Nissan Sentra

Brakes, December 14, 2009

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The brake master cylinder may leak fluid. This may cause extended stopping distances, and eventually a loss of braking capability. Dealers will replace the master cylinder brake booster assembly. This recall began on December 14, 2009.

For Models: Nissan Sentra

Brakes, July 23, 2008

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The brake master cylinder may leak fluid internally past a seal and into the brake booster. This will cause braking performance to deteriorate. Dealers will inspect the master cylinder and replace it if necessary. This recall began on July 23, 2008.

For Models: Nissan Altima, Nissan Sentra

Engine, December 31, 2007

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On certain passenger vehicles equipped with a 2.5L engineThe crankshaft position sensor can overheat causing a brief interrupion in the signal output. If the interupption of the signal is so brief that the ECM Electronic Control Module dose not have time to diagnose the condition, the vehicle may shut off creating the risk of an accident. The dealer will reprogram the ECM free of charge. The Nissan recall # is R0606

For Models: Nissan Altima, Nissan Sentra

Engine, September 20, 2006

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The engine coolant temperature can vary at the coolant sensor due to its unique location. If these variations are large enough, a brief interruption in the signal output from the sensor may occur. If the signal interruption is so brief that the electronic control module (ECM) logic does not have time to diagnose the condition, the engine may stop running without warning. This condition will commonly occur only at low speeds. If the engine stalls without warning, a crash may result. Dealers will reprogram the ECM to correct this concern. The Nissan recall number is R0606.

For Models: Nissan Altima, Nissan Sentra

Engine, June 9, 2006

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Vehicles equipped with a 2.5L engine may suffer from increased oil consumption as a result of improper performance of the piston rings. Severe engine damage can result if the engine is operated with the engine oil low. In extreme cases, an engine fire could result. Dealers will reprogram the engine control module (ECM). Vehicles will also be inspected for excess oil consumption. A small number of vehicles will require engine replacement. Nissan began notifying vehicle owners of the recall on June 9, 2006.