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Recall 10V193000

Nissan Recalls 2010 Altimas for Structure Problems

Recall Details

Nissan is recalling 2010 Altima models because some of the front side member assembly components may not have been welded to specification due to a tool maintenance error. This can affect the vehicle's crash performance. Dealers will inspect and repair free of charge.

Affected Cars

Body, Interior & Misc., May 13, 2010

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
May 13, 2010
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
113
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
10V193000
Component
STRUCTURE
Summary
NISSAN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 ALTIMA VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM APRIL 7, 2010 THROUGH APRIL 13, 2010. SOME OF THE FRONT SIDE MEMBER ASSEMBLY COMPONENTS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN WELDED TO SPECIFICATION DUE TO A TOOL MAINTENANCE ERROR.
Consequence
IF SEVERAL STRUCTURAL WELDS ARE OUT OF SPECIFICATION ON A SINGLE VEHICLE, IT MAY HAVE AN EFFECT ON THE VEHICLE CRASH PERFORMANCE.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND IF NECESSARY REPAIR FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 13, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261.
Notify
OWNERS 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 .
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