NISSAN ( 12V494000 )
Sun, 21 Oct 2012 06:00:00 EST
Vehicle Make / Model:
NISSAN / ALTIMA
Nissan North America, Inc.
Report Receipt Date: OCT 10, 2012
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Potential Number of Units Affected: 13,919
Summary: Nissan is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 Altima vehicles manufactured from May 10, 2012, through July 26, 2012. These vehicles may have been equipped with transverse link bolts and power steering rack bolts that were not torqued to proper specification.
Consequence: The affected bolts could become loose and fall out which may lead to a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
Remedy: Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will tighten the bolts to the proper torque specifications. The safety recall is expected to begin on, or about October 29, 2012. Owners may contact Nissan Customer Service at 1-800-647-7261.