March 26, 2003
Nissan Has Recalled the 2002 Xterra and Altima
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released the
Models: Nissan Xterra Year: 2002
Nissan Altima Year: 2002
Number Potentially Involved: 64,562
Dates of Manufacture: June – November 2001
Defect: On certain passenger and sport utility vehicles, the clock spring
electrical connector may not be fully secured to the driver air bag module
squib pin connector. If the connector comes loose, the driver air bag will
not deploy in a crash, increasing the risk of injury.
Remedy: Dealers will install a retaining clip on the clock spring electrical
connector. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification is expected
to begin April 28, 2003. Owners may contact Nissan at 1-800-647-7261.
[NHTSA Recall No. 03V061].
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!
How many did you hear
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