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Recall 03V200000

Brake Lights May Not Work When Brake Is Applied

Brakes, June 23, 2003
Affected Cars

Infiniti

RepairPal Expert Overview

Our Quick Take:

The brake lights may not illuminate when the brake is pressed. 

What Should You Do?

Please contact your Infiniti 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 brake stop lamp switch may malfunction, which means the brake lights may not illuminate when the brake is pressed. This could result in a crash without warning. Dealers will replace brake lamp switch. The recall began June 23, 2003. The Nissan recall number is R3011.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date: June 23, 2003

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 03V200000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT

Potential Number of Units Affected: 60,000

Summary: ON CERTAIN SEDAN AND COUPE MODEL VEHICLES, THE BRAKE STOP LAMP SWITCH MAY MALFUNCTION.

Consequence: IF THIS OCCURS, THE BRAKE LAMPS WILL NOT ILLUMINATE WHEN THE BRAKE IS APPLIED, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE BRAKE LAMP SWITCH. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON JUNE 23, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT INFINITI AT 1-800-662-6200.

Notes: NISSAN RECALL NO. R3011.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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