This service will be performed free of charge. Spokesman Colin Price says the company is working on details with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and expects the recall to begin this week. Power and Associates, other than printing copies of the J. If you waited how long did it take The reason I ask is the last recall had left much to be desired. Owners of such vehicles located in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, and Missouri and the District of Columbia are requested to see the dealer immediately -- Nissan will replace the sensors with counter-measured units.
The contact stated there was a sensor interruption in the air bag which caused the light to illuminate on the instrument panel. Salt used on roads in snowy climates can work its way into and ultimately corrode the front crash sensor of the afflicted models. This issue could result in the non-deployment of the driver and passenger front air bags in a crash, increasing the risk of personal injury. This vehicle is only 3 yrs old. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who advised the contact that the electronic sensor could not be shut off. If there is an engine oil leak, the engine oil pressure would drop and the engine could seize, increasing the risk of a crash.
A fourth attempt was on October 16, 1998. Owners not located in the states above will receive an extended warranty for the sensor lasting 10 years. An electrical short increases the risk of a fire. The government said in a posting on its Web site As expected just a few contentpackage changes. Did you receive the truck in the same condition that you brought it in.
A dash of salt helps make a meal delicious, but when applied to motor vehicles the result never comes out as pleasant. This first began 3 weeks after purchase. Apparently, Nissan ceased manufacture including after market of this critical engine component soon after initial sale without making any provisions for replacement upon failure. World-wide, the company is recalling 2. The safety recall is expected to begin on, or about October 8, 2012. These owners will be notified of the warranty extension by mail and will receive a sticker to place in their warranty booklet explaining the extended warranty coverage.
The steering column shaft and joint will be replaced with a shaft of a different design. Power and Associates Power Circle Ratings do not include all information used to determine J. The company said that it needs to replace the electrical relays in the engine control modules -- the computers that control engine performance and other essential components of motor vehicles. I scheduled service with dealer per manual and technician cleared code. The recall affects all 2005-09 Pathfinder, Frontier and Xterra models. The contact stated that the air bag warning lamp illuminated.
Second attempt included replacement of the rpl sensor and diagnosis unit and the passenger airbag. This service will be performed free of charge. On this attempt the rpl sensor and diagnosis unit was replaced again. The starter motor wire harness may have been installed in an incorrect position, allowing the starter harness terminal to contact the heat shield and result in an electrical short. The manufacturer has not yet provided an owner notification schedule for this campaign. Over time corrosion may form in the lower steering column joint and limit movement of the joint.
The recall is expected to begin April 2016. Is it quick and painless. First repair attempt was July 17, 1998. All information provided by J. The light went off and the vehicle appeared. I know that Nissan has recent problems with air bags and in the past there has been a recall on the east coast concerning Frontier airbags. My son is 6 a tall 6 years old and his booster seat does not really fit well in the small Xtra cab compartment of the 08 Frontier I just picked up.
Owners in the other states will receive extended warranty coverage for the sensor to 10 years. Is it quick and painless. The supplemental air bag warning light does not come on at all. The affected vehicles were built at plants in Tennessee and Brazil between 2001 and 2008. The problem centers on a lower suspension control link, which may not have been welded properly. These sensors were manufactured in Japan.