NISSAN Altima Wheels Recall | Sept 15, 2008

2008 NISSAN Altima Wheels Recall | Sept 15, 2008

Nissan Is Recalling 3,403 My 2009 Altima Vehicles Equipped With 16-inch Alloy Wheels. Some These Wheels May Not Have Been Manufactured To Specification. This Could Cause One Or More Of The Five Lug Nuts Attaching The Wheel To The Vehicle To Become Loose.

If The Lug Nuts Become Loose, It Could Eventually Result In A Loss Of Control And A Crash Without Warning.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Vehicle To Determine If It Is Equipped With One Of The Affected Wheels. If It Is, The Wheels Will Be Replaced With New Ones That Have Been Manufactured To The Correct Specification. The Recall Is Expected To Begin During September 2008. Owners May Contact Nissan At 1-800-647-7261.

Customers May Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Hotline At 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); Or Go To Http://www.safercar.gov.

This recall was issued on Sept 15, 2008 for 2008 NISSAN Altima, manufactured by NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC., in response to Wheels problems.

NISSAN Sentra Wheels Recall | Aug 29, 2001

2001 NISSAN Sentra Wheels Recall | Aug 29, 2001

Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles. The Cooling Holes In The Steel Wheel May Have Burrs On Their Edges As A Result Of Improper Manufacturing. These Burrs Can Cause Cracks As The Vehicle Is Being Driven. Cracks Can Propagate Between Adjacent Cooling Holes. If Enough Cracks Develop Between The Cooling Holes, The Wheel Could Fail And Separate From The Mounting Hub Without Prior Warning.

Separation Of The Wheel From The Vehicle While Being Operated Could Result In A Vehicle Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect For Cracks And Replace The Wheel If Cracks Are Discovered. Owner Notification Will Be Conducted In Two Phases. The First Mailing Began October 1, 2001, Asking Owners To Bring Their Vehicles In To A Dealer For Inspection Of The Wheels. Any Wheels With Cracks Will Be Replaced. A Second Owner Notification Will Begin In Early December, At Which Time Nissan Will Have An Adequate Number Of Replacement Wheels, Requesting Owners To Return To Their Dealers To Have The Wheels Replaced. 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 Aug 29, 2001 for 2001 NISSAN Sentra, manufactured by NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC., in response to Wheels problems.

NISSAN Xterra Wheels Recall | Aug 22, 2003

2003 NISSAN Xterra Wheels Recall | Aug 22, 2003

2000 Nissan Xterra Vehicles Manufactured Between October 15, 1999, And February 29, 2000. The Alloy Wheels Used On These Vehicles May Not Have Been Properly Manufactured And Could Develop Cracks In The Wheel Spokes.

If A Sufficient Number Of Spoke Cracks Develop, The Wheel Could Fail And Separate From The Mounting Hub, Possibly Resulting In A Vehicle Crash Without Prior Warning.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Nissan Will Notify Its Customers And Replace The Four Alloy Wheels With Xterra Se Model Bright Alloy Wheels Free Of Charge. The Spare Tire Steel Wheel Is Not Affected. Owner Notification Began On September 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. Information Can Also Be Obtained Through Nissan’s Web Site At Www.nissanusa.com.

Also, Customers Can 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 Aug 22, 2003 for 2003 NISSAN Xterra, manufactured by NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC., in response to Wheels problems.

NISSAN Maxima Wheels Recall | Oct 05, 1994

1994 NISSAN Maxima Wheels Recall | Oct 05, 1994

The Aluminum Wheels Were Clear Coated Several Times To Protect The Metal Finish. Some Excessive Coating Can Leave The Wheel Nuts An Excessive Distance From The Wheel Hub When Tightened, Allowing Them To Loosen Over Time.

This Can Cause The Hub Bolts To Break And Result In The Wheel Separating From The Vehicle And A Possible Accident.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Remove The Clear Plastic Coating From The Brake Rotor Mating Surface On The Back Of Each Wheel And From The Wheel Nut Mating Surfaces. The Wheels Will Be Reinstalled And The Wheel Nuts Tightened. Wheels, Hub Bolts, And Nuts Will Be Replaced If Necessary.

System: Wheels.vehicle Description: Gxe Trim Level Model Vehicles Equipped With Aluminum Wheels.note: If Your Vehicle Is Presented To An Authorized Dealer On An Agreed Upon Service Date And The Remedy Is Not Provided Free Of Charge Within A Reasonable Time Or The Remedy Does Not Correct The Defect, Please Contact Nissan At 1-800-647-7261. Also, Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Auto Safety Hotline At 1-800-424-9393.

This recall was issued on Oct 05, 1994 for 1994 NISSAN Maxima, manufactured by NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC., in response to Wheels problems.