November 26, 2002
Nissan Has Recalled the 2001 Frontier and Xterra
- Nissan Has Recalled the 2001 Frontier and Xterra because of fuel
Number of Units Affected: 44000
Manufactured: 10/2000 - 01/2001
ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE FUEL TANK INLET
SHUTTER VALVE DOES NOT MEET THE SEALING PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATION.
UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS SUCH AS HIGH AMBIENT TEMPERATURE AND WHEN WINTER
GRADE GASOLINE IS BEING SOLD, FUEL COULD SPILL FROM THE FILLER INLET AS THE
TANK IS BEING FILLED. IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, FUEL LEAKAGE
COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL TANK INLET SHUTTER VALVE. OWNER NOTIFICATION
IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN JANUARY 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.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:
Regarding Auto Recalls
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auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
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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!
How many did you hear
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