NISSAN Altima Air Bags Recall | Apr 17, 2002

2002 NISSAN Altima Air Bags Recall | Apr 17, 2002

This Is Not A Safety Recall In Accordance With The Safety Act. However, It Is Deemed A Safety Improvement Campaign By The Agency. On Certain 2002 Nissan Altima Model Vehicles Manufactured Prior To March 16, 2002, One Of The Sensors For The Air Bag System Does Not Work As Well As Expected In High-speed Off-set Crash Situations.

The Air Bag System Does Not Work As Expected.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Replace The Air Bag Sensor. Owner Notification Began April 15, 2002. Owners Should Contact Nissan At 1-800-647-7261, Concerning The Problem.

This recall was issued on Apr 17, 2002 for 2002 NISSAN Altima, manufactured by NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC., in response to Air Bags problems.

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 Altra Electrical System Recall | June 14, 2002

2002 NISSAN Altra Electrical System Recall | June 14, 2002

On Certain Electric Passenger Vehicles. Due To A Change In The Integrated Circuit For The Motor Control Unit, The Power Supply Unit Can Go Into The Fail-safe Mode Under The Conditions Of Low Battery Charge And Full Acceleration At Speeds Greater Than 30 Miles Per Hour.

This Can Result In A Sudden Loss Of Power By The Drive Motor.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: The Lessors/operators Of The 15 Vehicles Will Be Contacted And A Technician Will Be Sent To Replace The Motor Control Unit. Owner Notification Began July 15, 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.

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 June 14, 2002 for 2002 NISSAN Altra, manufactured by NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC., in response to Electrical System 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 Frontier Vehicle Speed Control Recall | Nov 12, 2002

2002 NISSAN Frontier Vehicle Speed Control Recall | Nov 12, 2002

On Certain Pickup Trucks And Sport Utility Vehicles Equipped With A Supercharger, Under Certain Conditions, Such As Full Throttle In Low Gear When The Engine Is Not Fully Warmed Up And At Cold Ambient Temperature, The Amount Of Intake Air Flow Through The Air Flow Meter May Exceed The Maximum Preset Diagnosis Limit Value.

This Will Cause The Engine Control System To Go Into The Failsafe Mode. Under This Condition, The Malfunction Indicator Lamp Will Illuminate And Engine Speed Will Not Exceed 2400 Rpm Regardless Of The Throttle Position, Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Reprogram The Electronic Control Module. Owner Notification Began January 15, 2003. 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 Nov 12, 2002 for 2002 NISSAN Frontier, manufactured by NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC., in response to Vehicle Speed Control problems.

NISSAN Xterra Vehicle Speed Control Recall | Nov 12, 2002

2002 NISSAN Xterra Vehicle Speed Control Recall | Nov 12, 2002

On Certain Pickup Trucks And Sport Utility Vehicles Equipped With A Supercharger, Under Certain Conditions, Such As Full Throttle In Low Gear When The Engine Is Not Fully Warmed Up And At Cold Ambient Temperature, The Amount Of Intake Air Flow Through The Air Flow Meter May Exceed The Maximum Preset Diagnosis Limit Value.

This Will Cause The Engine Control System To Go Into The Failsafe Mode. Under This Condition, The Malfunction Indicator Lamp Will Illuminate And Engine Speed Will Not Exceed 2400 Rpm Regardless Of The Throttle Position, Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Reprogram The Electronic Control Module. Owner Notification Began January 15, 2003. 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 Nov 12, 2002 for 2002 NISSAN Xterra, manufactured by NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC., in response to Vehicle Speed Control problems.

NISSAN Frontier Suspension,rear Recall | Nov 12, 2002

2002 NISSAN Frontier Suspension,rear Recall | Nov 12, 2002

On Certain Pickup Trucks And Sport Utility Vehicles, Water May Enter The Rear Axle Housing Due To Inadequate Sealing Of The Anti-lock Braking System (abs) Sensor.

This Can Result In Corrosion And Eventual Failure Of The Wheel Bearing. If This Occurs, The Wheel Assembly Could Separate From The Vehicle Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Rear Axle For Water Intrusion And Any Affected Components Will Be Replaced. The Abs Sensor Will Be Resealed To Prevent Water Intrusion. Owner Notification Began December 10, 2003. 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 Nov 12, 2002 for 2002 NISSAN Frontier, manufactured by NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC., in response to Suspension,rear problems.

NISSAN Xterra Suspension,rear Recall | Nov 12, 2002

2002 NISSAN Xterra Suspension,rear Recall | Nov 12, 2002

On Certain Pickup Trucks And Sport Utility Vehicles, Water May Enter The Rear Axle Housing Due To Inadequate Sealing Of The Anti-lock Braking System (abs) Sensor.

This Can Result In Corrosion And Eventual Failure Of The Wheel Bearing. If This Occurs, The Wheel Assembly Could Separate From The Vehicle Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Rear Axle For Water Intrusion And Any Affected Components Will Be Replaced. The Abs Sensor Will Be Resealed To Prevent Water Intrusion. Owner Notification Began December 10, 2003. 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 Nov 12, 2002 for 2002 NISSAN Xterra, manufactured by NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC., in response to Suspension,rear problems.

NISSAN Frontier Wheels,rim Recall | Nov 26, 2002

2002 NISSAN Frontier Wheels,rim Recall | Nov 26, 2002

On Certain Sport Utility Vehicles Equipped With A V6 Engine, An Incorrect Size Wheel Rim For The Spare Tire Was Provided In These Vehicles. The Wheel Rim Does Not Fit Properly As A Replacement For A Front Wheel.

When Installed On The Front Of The Vehicle, The Wheel Rim Will Contact The Brake Caliper Causing A Loud Rubbing Noise And Could Result In Wear On The Caliper And/or Wheel Rim If Driving Continues. Continued Usage Of The Spare Tire Wheel At The Front Location Can Also Result In Loosening Of The Lug Nuts And Deterioration In Braking Performance. This Could Eventually Cause The Wheel Assembly To Separate Form The Vehicle And Result In Loss Of Control And A Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Replace The Spare Tire Wheel Rim With A New One, And Remount The Spare Tire On It. Owner Notification Began January 13, 2003. 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 Nov 26, 2002 for 2002 NISSAN Frontier, manufactured by NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC., in response to Wheels,rim problems.

NISSAN Frontier Fuel System, Gasoline,storage,tank Assembly,filler Pipe And Cap Recall | Nov 12, 2002

2002 NISSAN Frontier Fuel System, Gasoline,storage,tank Assembly,filler Pipe And Cap Recall | Nov 12, 2002

On Certain Pickup Trucks And Sport Utility Vehicles, The Fuel Tank Inlet Shutter Valve Does Not Meet The Sealing Performance Specification.

Under Certain Conditions Such As High Ambient Temperature And When Winter Grade Gasoline Is Being Sold, Fuel Could Spill From The Filler Inlet As The Tank Is Being Filled. In The Presence Of An Ignition Source, Fuel Leakage Could Result In A Fire.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Replace The Fuel Tank Inlet Shutter Valve. Owner Notification Is Expected To Begin December 10, 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.

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 Nov 12, 2002 for 2002 NISSAN Frontier, manufactured by NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC., in response to Fuel System, Gasoline,storage,tank Assembly,filler Pipe And Cap problems.