June 18, 2001
2001 Nissan Sentra Recalled
Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting certain 2001
Nissan Sentra automobiles manufactured between July 2000 and April 2001.
One or more of the three bolts used to attach each
front suspension lower control arm to the body on the left and right sides may not have
been properly manufactured. The bolts could fracture, increasing the risk of a
80,000 vehicles are affected by this recall.
Dealers will replace the lower control arm
attachment bolts. Owner notification is expected to begin by the end of June 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).
[NHTSA Recall No. 01V174000/Mfg.
Recall No. 01V174000]
Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list
auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
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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