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2002 Nissan Sentra Recalls

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Most Recent 2002 Nissan Sentra Recall

On June 24, 2014, Nissan recalled 226,326 Nissan Sentra. Nissan north america, inc. (nissan) is recalling certain model year 2002-2003 nissan maxima, pathfinder and infiniti i35 and qx4, as well as 2002-2004 nissan sentra and 2003 infiniti fx vehicles, to address a safety defect in the passenger side frontal air bag which may produce excessive internal pressure causing the inflator to rupture upon deployment of the air bag. this recall addresses both the passenger side frontal air bags that were originally installed in the vehicles, as well as replacement air bags that may have been installed as replacement service parts. a replacement air bag may have been installed, as one example, if a vehicle had been in a crash necessitating the replacement of the passenger side frontal air bag.
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2002 Nissan Sentra Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 24, 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.

Nissan will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning August 11, 2014. 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

RepairPal Expert Overview on December 31, 2007

On certain vehicles overheating of the crankshaft position sensor may cause  the vehicle to shut down due to an interruption of signal to control unit.

Nissan will notify customers of affected vehicles beginning December 31, 2007. If you have not been notified, your car is randomly shutting off and feel your car falls under this recall. You should contact your local dealership. It is helpful to have your VIN Vehicle Identification Number ready when doing so.

RepairPal Expert Overview on December 22, 2003

Due to problems in the crank position sensor and cam position sensor, the engine may not start, may have reduced power, or may stop running without warning. 

Please contact your Nissan or 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 on December 22, 2003
On certain passenger vehicles equipped with the qg18de engine or qr25de engines, the foam material used for the interior lining of the electronic control module (ecm) box emits sulfur as it cures.
Summary on December 15, 2003
On certain electric vehicles, the front suspension transverse link¿s ball joint bracket may break from stress concentration at a notch created by surface roughness and the shape of the material cut-line.
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