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Nissan Maxima Recall 02V010000

Nissan Recalls 2002 Maximas Due to Defective Odometer

Recall Details

Nissan has recalled 2002 Maxima models because the odometer in the affected vehicles registers distance in kilometers instead of miles. Dealers will inspect the odometer to determine if it is correct and, if not, will replace the speedometer/odometer assembly.

Drive Train, December 12, 2001

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
December 12, 2001
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
843
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
02V010000
Component
POWER TRAIN

Summary
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM, THE ODOMETER IN THE SUBJECT VEHICLES REGISTERS DISTANCE IN KILOMETERS INSTEAD OF MILES AS IS SPECIFIED IN THE DESIGN.
Consequence
THE ODOMETER DOES NOT HAVE A LABEL THAT INDICATES "KILOMETERS" OR "KM" AS REQUIRED BY FMVSS NO. 101, "CONTROLS AND DISPLAYS."
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE ODOMETER TO DETERMINE IF IT IS CORRECT AND, IF NOT, WILL REPLACE THE SPEEDOMETER/ODOMETER ASSEMBLY. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 12, 2001. 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 NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261.
Notes
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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