Close

Nissan Frontier Recall 06V092000

Possibility of Fuel Spill Due to Cap Loosening in a Side Impact

Recall Details

On certain King Cab trucks, in a severe side impact, there is a possibility that deformation of the vehicles body may cause the fuel cap tether to be stretched enough to unscrew the fuel filler cap. This may result in fuel spillage and a fire hazard. Dealers will replace fuel cap tether pin assembly with a modified one free of charge.The Nissan recall # is R0630

 

Our Quick Take

On certain vehicles there is a possibility of the fuel cap loosening in a side impact. This may spill fuel and cause a fire hazard

What Should You Do?

Nissan will notify customers of affected vehicles beginning April 24, 2006. If you have not been notified and suspect your vehicle falls under this recall. You should contact your local dealership. It is helpful to have your VIN Vehicle identification number ready when doing so. 

Body, Interior & Misc., April 24, 2006

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
April 24, 2006
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
42,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
06V092000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP

Summary
ON CERTAIN KING CAB TRUCKS, IN A SEVERE SIDE IMPACT CRASH, THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT DEFORMATION OF THE VEHICLE'S BODY COULD CAUSE THE FUEL FILLER CAP TETHER TO BE STRETCHED TO THE POINT OF UNSCREWING THE FUEL FILLER CAP.
Consequence
THIS MAY RESULT IN A FUEL SPILL WHICH IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL CAP TETHER PIN ASSEMBLY WITH A MODIFIED ONE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 24, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261.
Notes
NISSAN RECALL NO. R0603.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.
Not your car? Find your recalls now:
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration logo
Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration