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1997 Nissan Altima Recall Lookup

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1997 Nissan Altima Recalls

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10E002000


Component: SUSPENSION
Manufacturer: Nissan North America, Inc.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 12657

Year: 1997
Make: Nissan
Model: Altima
Manufactured
   from: 0000-00-00
   to: 0000-00-00
Recall Date: 2010-02-11

For more information in regard to the factory and extended warranty options for the Altima, please review the Nissan Extended Warranty Information.

Summary:

RIDE CONTROL IS RECALLING CERTAIN FRONT STRUT MOUNTS BRANDED AS GABRIEL RIDE CONTROL OR ARVINMERITOR, P/NOS. 142435, 142193, 142305, 142303, SOLD AS REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT FOR THE VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. THE AFFECTED FRONT STRUT MOUNTS DID NOT CONTAIN A WELD JOINT BETWEEN THE BEARING HOUSING AND THE RATE PLATE.

THE ABSENCE OF THE WELD CAN ALLOW THE STRUT TO COME OUT OF ITS MOUNTING POSITION UNDER CERTAIN EXTREME DRIVING CONDITIONS WHICH COULD CAUSE DAMAGE TO SURROUNDING VEHICLE COMPONENTS INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

RIDE CONTROL WILL NOTIFY OWNERS OF RECORD AND REPLACE THE AFFECTED PARTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 15, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT RIDE CONTROL AT 1-248-458-1396.






NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 06E026000


Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Manufacturer: Nissan North America, Inc.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 61944

Year: 1997
Make: Nissan
Model: Altima
Manufactured
   from: 0000-00-00
   to: 0000-00-00
Recall Date: 2006-03-23

For more information in regard to the factory and extended warranty options for the Altima, please review the Nissan Extended Warranty Information.

Summary:

CERTAIN PRO-A MOTORS CORNER LAMPS, TURN SIGNALS, AND HEADLIGHTS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. SOME COMBINATION LAMPS THAT ARE NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.

WITHOUT THE AMBER REFLECTORS, THE VEHICLE WILL BE POORLY ILLUMINATED, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.

PRO-A MOTORS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER TO REPURCHASE THE LAMPS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 3, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PRO-A MOTORS AT 323-838-2988.






NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 96V185000


Component: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
Manufacturer: Nissan North America, Inc.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 36000

Year: 1997
Make: Nissan
Model: Altima
Manufactured
   from: 1996-06-09
   to: 1996-09-19
Recall Date: 1996-10-10

For more information in regard to the factory and extended warranty options for the Altima, please review the Nissan Extended Warranty Information.

Summary:

CERTAIN BUCKLE ASSEMBLIES WERE PRODUCED WITH A "BUCKLE BASE" THAT WAS IMPROPERLY HEAT TREATED. THIS CAN CAUSE THE "BUCKLE BASE" TO BE BRITTLE FAILING TO COMPLY TO FMVSS NO. 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES."

IN THE EVENT OF A COLLISION, THESE SEAT BELTS MAY NOT RESTRAIN AN OCCUPANT INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE BUCKLE ASSEMBLIES AND REPLACE THEM IF NECESSARY.