Vehicle Description: Passenger vehicles.
Description of Noncompliance: These vehicles do not meet the illumination requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."
Consequence of Noncompliance: Vehicles following may not be aware that the vehicle in front is stopping, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
Corrective Action: Owners will be provided with two new light bulbs for the stop/tail lamps which are brighter than the original bulbs. A label with the new bulb number will also be provided for insertion into the Owner's Manual. If an owner so desires, a dealer can install the light bulbs for them.
Owner Notification: Owner notification was expected to begin by March 1998.
Note: 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.