February 16, 2001
Nissan Recalls Certain 2000-2001 Infiniti QX4 Models
Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting certain 2000
and 2001 model Nissan Infiniti automobiles. The affected models were manufactured
between October 1999 and March 2000.
Certain passenger vehicles may have an
ignition lock assembly with improperly seated key cylinder cap connector pins. Vibration
can cause the connecting pins to loosen and/or fall out, allowing the key cylinder cap to
disengage from the key cylinder. If this occurs, the steering wheel lock rod can move and
lock the steering wheel.
This recall affects 9,200 automobiles.
Dealers will inspect the ignition lock assembly
and assemblies with loose or missing end cap connector pins will be replaced. A ring clip
will be installed on all others to prevent loosening of the pins.
The manufacturer has reported that owner
notification began Dec. 22, 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a
reasonable time should contact Nissan at 1-800-647-7261.
[NHTSA Recall No. 00V410]
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CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
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when the next update is due.
Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
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