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Recall 15V733000

Brake Caliper Bolts Loose

Recall Details

The front brake caliper bolts may not be tightened properly. This can result in the calipers becoming detached, reducing braking ability. Dealers will inspect and tighten the bolts as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

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

What Should You Do?

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.

Brakes, November 5, 2015

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
November 5, 2015
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
119
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
15V733000
Component
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Summary
Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain model year 2015 Altima and 2016 Maxima vehicles manufactured October 6, 2015, to October 7, 2015. The affected vehicles have front brake calipers whose mounting bolts may not be properly tightened.
Consequence
If the bolts were not properly tightened, the caliper may detach and reduce braking ability, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy
Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will check the brake caliper mounting bolts, tightening them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in early December 2015. Owners may contact Nissan customer service 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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