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Recall 98V325000

Recall 98V325000

Affected Cars

Drive Train, February 16, 1999

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
February 16, 1999
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
22,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
98V325000
Component
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Summary
VEHICLE DESRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE IGNITION KEY CAN BE REMOVED WHEN THE ENGINE IS TURNED OFF WITHOUT PLACING THE TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER IN THE "PARK" POSITION. THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 102, "TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER SEQUENCE, STARTER INTERLOCK, AND TRANSMISSION BRAKING EFFECT."
Consequence
IF THIS OCCURRED AND THE DRIVER FAILED TO MOVE THE SHIFT LEVER TO 'PARK' OR ENGAGE THE PARKING BRAKE, THE VEHICLE COULD ROLL AWAY IF PARKED ON A SLOPE.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SHIFT LOCK CONTROL UNIT.
Notify
THIS RECALL SUPERSEDES PREVIOUS RECALL CAMPAIGN 98V-215.OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN FEBRUARY 16, 1999.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261 (1-800-NISSAN1). ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
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