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Nissan Altima Recalls

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Most Recent Nissan Altima Recall

On January 18, 2017, Nissan recalled 341,005 Nissan Altima. Nissan north america, inc. (nissan) is recalling certain 2015-2017 altima vehicles. the rear door latch/lock cable on the vehicles may have been improperly routed. as a result, lowering a rear window may inadvertently cause that door to unlatch and open.
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Nissan Altima Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 18, 2017

The rear passenger doors of the vehicle may unexpectedly open when lowering the rear windows, due to the location of the door latch cables. This could cause injury to vehicle occupants.

Recall repairs on your Nissan must be performed by a Nissan dealership. Nissan will notify known owners of affected vehicles (a timetable of this notification is unavailable as of the time of this writing). If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Nissan dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on December 19, 2016

The passenger frontal air bag may not deploy as needed in a crash due to the installation of an improper control unit for the Occupant Classification System (OCS). Because of this, the OCS may not properly detect an adult in the passenger front seat, instead classifying the passenger as a child. When the OCS does this, it prevents the passenger frontal air bag from deploying, attempting to protect child occupants. This would increase risk of injury to adult passengers.

Recall repairs on your Nissan must be performed by a Nissan dealership. Nissan will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in February, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Nissan dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 26, 2016

The passenger frontal air bag may fail to deploy in an accident. This can occur due to the passenger seat occupant classification system not being properly calibrated, and may not detect a passenger present in the seat as appropriate. This would increase risk of occupant injury in an accident.

Recall repairs on your Nissan, Infiniti or Chevrolet must be performed by a Nissan, Infiniti or Chevrolet dealership, respectively. Nissan, Infiniti and General Motors will notify known owners of affected vehicles (a timetable of this notification is not available as of the time of this writing). If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Nissan, Infiniti or General Motors dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 22, 2016

The hood may open while driving the vehicle, resulting in the loss of visibility and increasing risk of a crash. 

Recalls on your affected Nissan must be performed a Nissan dealership. Nissan began notifying owners of affected vehicles beginning in February, 2016. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Nissan dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 5, 2015

The bolts that secure the front brake calipers may not be tightened properly. This may result in loss of braking ability.

Recalls on your Nissan must be performed by a Nissan dealership. Nissan will notify owners of affected vehicles in December, 2015. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Nissan dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

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