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Nissan Sentra Recall 98V008000

Electrical & Lights, February 28, 1998

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
February 28, 1998
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
65,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
98V008000
Component
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

Summary
THESE VEHICLES DO NOT MEET THE ILLUMINATION REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT."
Consequence
FOLLOWING VEHICLES MAY NOT BE AWARE THAT THE VEHICLE IN FRONT IS STOPPING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy
OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH TWO NEW LIGHT BULBS FOR THE STOP/TAIL LAMPS WHICH ARE BRIGHTER THAN THE ORIGINAL BULBS. A LABEL WITH THE NEW BULB NUMBER WILL ALSO BE PROVIDED FOR INSERTION INTO THE OWNER'S MANUAL. IF AN OWNER SO DESIRES, A DEALERS CAN INSTALL THE LIGHT BULBS FOR THEM.
Notes
OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN BY MARCH 1998. OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE TWO NEW, FREE LIGHT BULBS WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261.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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