NISSAN Maxima Electrical System,alternator/generator/regulator Recall | June 24, 2002

2002 NISSAN Maxima Electrical System,alternator/generator/regulator Recall | June 24, 2002

On Certain Passenger Vehicles, One Of The Diodes Used In The Alternator May Have Been Damaged When Built. This Can Eventually Result In Failure Of The Diode And An Electrical Short Which Could Melt The Plastic Housing.

If The Combustible Gas Emitted By The Melting Plastic Does Not Disperse Due To Air Flow Through The Engine Compartment, It Could Ignite And In Turn Ignite The Fan Guide In The Alternator.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Replace The Alternator. Owner Notification Began July 29, 2002. 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 Or Infiniti At 1-800-662-6200.

Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Auto Safety Hotline At 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

This recall was issued on June 24, 2002 for 2002 NISSAN Maxima, manufactured by NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC., in response to Electrical System,alternator/generator/regulator problems.

NISSAN Maxima Suspension,front,control Arm,lower Arm Recall | May 30, 2002

2002 NISSAN Maxima Suspension,front,control Arm,lower Arm Recall | May 30, 2002

On Certain Passenger Vehicles, The Pin At The End Of The Front Suspension Transverse Link (lower Control Arm) Could Break Where It Is Mounted To The Frame.

This Can Cause A Knocking Sound And Abnormal Steering. This Could Result In Difficulty Controlling The Vehicle And Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Replace The Transverse Links On The Left And Right Sides With New Ones. Owner Notification Began July 29, 2002. 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 Or Infiniti At 1-800-662-6200.

Customers Can Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Auto Safety Hotline At 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

This recall was issued on May 30, 2002 for 2002 NISSAN Maxima, manufactured by NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC., in response to Suspension,front,control Arm,lower Arm problems.

NISSAN Maxima Power Train Recall | Jan 11, 2002

2002 NISSAN Maxima Power Train Recall | Jan 11, 2002

On Certain Passenger Vehicles Equipped With A Traction Control System, The Odometer In The Subject Vehicles Registers Distance In Kilometers Instead Of Miles As Is Specified In The Design. The Odometer Does Not Have A Label That Indicates “kilometers” Or “km” As Required By Fmvss No. 101, “controls And Displays.”

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Odometer To Determine If It Is Correct And, If Not, Will Replace The Speedometer/odometer Assembly. Owner Notification Began December 12, 2001. 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.

Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Auto Safety Hotline At 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

This recall was issued on Jan 11, 2002 for 2002 NISSAN Maxima, manufactured by NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC., in response to Power Train problems.

NISSAN Maxima Vehicle Speed Control Recall | Feb 12, 2002

2002 NISSAN Maxima Vehicle Speed Control Recall | Feb 12, 2002

On Certain Passenger Vehicles Equipped With An Electronic Throttle Control System, The Stopper For The Accelerator Pedal Will Prevent Excessive Movement Of The Accelerator Position Sensor. If The Driver Applies Overly Excessive Force To The Accelerator Pedal While At The Same Time Pushing It To The Right, The Pedal Can “over Travel” Due To The Design Of The Pedal Stopper.

This Will Cause The Engine Malfunction Indicator Lamp To Come On And The Engine Speed To Be Severely Limited. If This Occurs Unexpectedly, It Could Lead To A Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Install A New Accelerator Pedal Stopper. Owner Notification Began March 11, 2002. 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 Or Infiniti At 800-662-6200.

Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Auto Safety Hotline At 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

This recall was issued on Feb 12, 2002 for 2002 NISSAN Maxima, manufactured by NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC., in response to Vehicle Speed Control problems.