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Recall 18V915000

Passenger Rear Door Opens While Driving

Recall Details

The rear passenger door latch cable may interfere with the window regulator, causing the door to open unexpectedly while driving. Dealers will secure the latch-lock cables in the correct position free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The passenger rear door may open unexpectedly while driving due to the door latch release cable interfering with the window regulator of the door. This could lead to 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 February, 2019. 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.

Affected Cars

Body, Interior & Misc., December 19, 2018

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
December 19, 2018
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
341,003
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
18V915000
Component
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
Summary
Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Altima vehicles, previously remedied under recall number 17V-040. The door latch-lock cable may not have been routed properly in the rear door when the remedy was applied. As a result, the cable may interfere with the window regulator causing the rear passenger door to unlatch and inadvertently open without warning when the window is lowered.
Consequence
If the rear passenger door opens while the vehicle is moving, the rear passengers have an increased risk of injury.
Remedy
Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will secure the latch-lock cables in the correct position using the new remedy procedure, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in February 2019. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7669.
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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