April 30, 2002
Nissan Has Initiated a Safety Improvement Campaign
For the 2002 Altima
- Nissan Has
Initiated a Safety Improvement Campaign For the 2002 Altima because the air
bag does not work as expected.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 165001
Manufactured: / - 03/2002
THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SAFETY ACT. HOWEVER, IT
IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION:
2002 NISSAN ALTIMA MODEL VEHICLES MANUFACTURED PRIOR TO MARFCH 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.
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AIR BAG SENSOR. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN APRIL 15,
2002. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261, CONCERNING THE
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 02I001000.
Regarding Auto Recalls
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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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