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Nissan Sentra Recalls

Get technical and plain English recall information for 40 Nissan Sentra recalls between 1990 and 2016. Learn if your Nissan Sentra is part of a recall and what to do about it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 13, 2017

The passenger frontal air bag may not deploy properly in a crash, resulting in increase risk of occupant injury.

Recall repairs on your Nissan must be performed by a Nissan dealership. Nissan will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in June, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Nissan dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 29, 2016

Wiring that connects to the engine control unit (ECU) may not fit properly, and not maintain a secure connection. This can lead to vehicle stalling, or the inability to start the engine. This can increase risk of a crash.

Recalls on your Nissan must be performed by a Nissan dealership. Nissan will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in August, 2016. If you do receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Nissan dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 15, 2016

The passenger frontal air bag may fail to deploy in a crash due to a wiring harness connector disconnecting from the air bag. This would result in the increased risk of occupant injury.

Recalls on your Nissan must be performed by a Nissan dealership. Nissan will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in July, 2016. If you do receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Nissan dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 26, 2016

The passenger frontal air bag may deploy when it should be deactivated with a child seat installed in the passenger front seat. This is due to a seat bracket becoming deformed when installing the child seat's child restraint system. The deformed bracket will send improper information to the occupant classification system which would allow the air bag to remain powered in an accident. This could result in increased risk of injury to the child in the seat.

Recall repairs on your Nissan must be performed by a Nissan dealership. Nissan will begin notifying known owners of affected vehicles in June, 2016. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Nissan dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 26, 2016

The passenger frontal air bag may fail to deploy in an accident. This can occur due to the passenger seat occupant classification system not being properly calibrated, and may not detect a passenger present in the seat as appropriate. This would increase risk of occupant injury in an accident.

Recall repairs on your Nissan, Infiniti or Chevrolet must be performed by a Nissan, Infiniti or Chevrolet dealership, respectively. Nissan, Infiniti and General Motors will notify known owners of affected vehicles (a timetable of this notification is not available as of the time of this writing). If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Nissan, Infiniti or General Motors dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 20, 2015

A malfunction may occur in the occupant classification system, which determines if an adult is seated in the passenger front seat. If this occurs, the passenger front air bag may not deploy as needed in a crash, resulting in occupant injury.

Recalls on your Nissan or Infiniti must be performed by a Nissan or Infiniti dealership, respectively. Nissan and Infiniti will notify owners of affected vehicles starting in November 2015. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Nissan or Infiniti dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 21, 2015

The doors on the driver's side of the vehicle may not latch properly. This could result in the doors opening while the vehicle is moving.

Recalls on your Nissan vehicle must be performed by a Nissan dealership. Nissan began notifying known owners of affected vehicles when the recall was announced, in September 2015. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Nissan dealers below. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

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.