Nissan Recalls 625,000 Altimas Due to Latch Defect

Nissan has announced that it will recall 625,000 Nissan Altima vehicles due to a hood latch defect.  This recall is an expansion of an earlier recall that occurred in September 2014 when  Nissan recalled the 2013 model year Altima vehicles manufactured from March 6, 2012 to February 28, 2013.  Originally, Nissan recalled 220,423 with this [...]

March 10th, 2015|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Nissan Recalls 625,000 Altimas Due to Latch Defect

Nissan Latest to Issue Recall on 470,000 Vehicles Globally due to Fuel Leak Defect

Nissan has announced that it will recall approximately 470,000 vehicles globally due to a production defect involving the fuel tank.  The vehicles are from the 2012-2015 models.  According to Nissan, the breakdown globally is as follows: 233,000 Japan 143,000 North America 22,500 Europe 71,500 Middle East, China, Latin America, Africa and other markets In the United States, [...]

December 9th, 2014|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Nissan Latest to Issue Recall on 470,000 Vehicles Globally due to Fuel Leak Defect

Nissan to Recall 151,695 SUVs due to Brake Defect that Lengthens Stopping Distance

Nissan will recall 151,695 sport utility vehicles due to a brake issue.  The vehicles involved in this recall are the 2013-14 Nissan Pathfinder, the 2013 Infiniti JX35 and the 2014 Infiniti QX60.  The Nissan Pathfinders were manufactured from April 18, 2012, through September 20, 2013.  There are approximately over 100,000 Pathfinders affected.  The 2013 Infiniti [...]

October 29th, 2013|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Nissan to Recall 151,695 SUVs due to Brake Defect that Lengthens Stopping Distance

Shutdown Halts NHTSA Recalls

Due to the US federal government shutdown, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will not be posting any new vehicle recall notice as of yesterday.  Not only will NHTSA stop making recall announcements, but the group will halt work on their vehicle safety investigations, car safety testing, and setting new regulations for vehicles thereby potentially [...]

October 2nd, 2013|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Shutdown Halts NHTSA Recalls

Toyota and Nissan Issue Recalls for Over 1.5 Million Worldwide

2008 Toyota Sienna On September 26, 2013, Toyota and Nissan announced two separate recalls that will affect over 1.5 million vehicles worldwide.  Toyota will be recalling 615,000 Sienna minivans in the United States.  The reason for the recall is that the minivan can shift out of park even if the driver is not [...]

September 30th, 2013|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Toyota and Nissan Issue Recalls for Over 1.5 Million Worldwide

Nissan Issues Pair of Recalls for 15,489 New Versa Note Hatchbacks

Nissan is recalling 15,489 2014 Versa Note compact vehicles due to issues involving the installation of certain bolts in the automobile.  There are two recalls associated with this vehicle.  The first recall affects Versa Note vehicles manufactured between April 23, 2013, and July 5, 2013.  The rear seat latch bolts may have been manufactured incorrectly [...]

August 23rd, 2013|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Nissan Issues Pair of Recalls for 15,489 New Versa Note Hatchbacks