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Recall 17V253000

Passenger Frontal Air Bag May Not Deploy In A Crash

Recall Details

The passenger frontal air bag assembly may not properly deploy in a crash due to a manufacturing issue with the air bag inflator. Dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The passenger frontal air bag may not deploy properly in a crash, resulting in increase risk of occupant injury.

What Should You Do?

Recall repairs on your Nissan must be performed by a Nissan dealership. Nissan will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in June, 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.

Body, Interior & Misc., April 13, 2017

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
April 13, 2017
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
25,283
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
17V253000
Component
AIR BAGS

Summary
Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2015-2017 LEAF and 2014, 2015 and 2017 Sentra vehicles. Due to a manufacturing error within the air bag inflators, the passenger frontal air bag may not properly deploy in the event of a crash.
Consequence
In the event of a crash, if the front passenger air bag doesn't deploy properly, it can increase the risk of injury to passengers.
Remedy
Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 11, 2017. 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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