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Recall 13V326000

Rear Seat Latch Bolts Break

Recall Details

The rear seat latch bolts may be weak and could fracture in an accident. Dealers will replace the rear seat latch bolts free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The bolts that latch the rear seats may be weak and fracture in an accident, resulting in the increased risk of occupant injury.

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
7,782
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
13V326000
Component
SEATS
Summary
Nissan is recalling certain model year 2014 Versa Note vehicles manufactured April 23, 2013, through July 5, 2013. The rear seat latch bolts may have been manufactured incorrectly, reducing their strength.
Consequence
If the rear seat latch bolts break, the rear seats may not perform as designed in a crash, increasing the risk of injury to back seat occupants.
Remedy
Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear seat latch bolts, 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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