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Recall 13V324000

Lower Body Sill Bolts Not Tight Enough

Recall Details

The lower body sill bolts may not be torqued properly. Dealers will install and tighten bolts as needed free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

Some bolts on the lower part of the vehicle body may not be tightened properly. This can affect the integrity of the vehicle structure in an accident.

What Should You Do?

Nissan notified owners of affected vehicles starting in August 2013. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them.

Body, Interior & Misc., July 24, 2013

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
July 24, 2013
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
7,707
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
13V324000
Component
STRUCTURE
Summary
Nissan is recalling certain model year 2014 Versa Note vehicles manufactured April 23, 2013, through July 3, 2013. The lower body sill bolts may be missing or incorrectly torqued.
Consequence
Missing lower body bolts may affect the vehicle's integrity in the event of a rear impact, increasing the risk of injury.
Remedy
Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will install and tighten to specification the lower body sill bolts, as needed, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 12, 2013. Owners may contact Nissan at 1-800-647-7261.
Notify
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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