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NHTSA: Nissan to issue two recalls for 2014 Versa Note vehicles




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August 6, 2013 | 1450 views | Post a comment

Report Receipt Date: JUL 24, 2013
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V326000
Component(s): SEATS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 7,782

Manufacturer: Nissan North America, Inc.

SUMMARY:
Nissan is recalling certain model year 2014 Versa Note vehicles manufactured April 23, 2013, through July 5, 2013. The rear seat latch bolts may have been manufactured incorrectly, reducing their strength.

CONSEQUENCE:
If the rear seat latch bolts break, the rear seats may not perform as designed in a crash, increasing the risk of injury to back seat occupants.

REMEDY:
Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear seat latch bolts, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 12, 2013. Owners may contact Nissan at 1-800-647-7261.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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Report Receipt Date: JUL 24, 2013
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V324000
Component(s): STRUCTURE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 7,707

Manufacturer: Nissan North America, Inc.

SUMMARY:
Nissan is recalling certain model year 2014 Versa Note vehicles manufactured April 23, 2013, through July 3, 2013. The lower body sill bolts may be missing or incorrectly torqued.

CONSEQUENCE:
Missing lower body bolts may affect the vehicle's integrity in the event of a rear impact, increasing the risk of injury.

REMEDY:
Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will install and tighten to specification the lower body sill bolts, as needed, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 12, 2013. Owners may contact Nissan at 1-800-647-7261.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


SOURCE: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Office of Defects Investigation
 
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