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Nissan recalls 846k Altimas for secondary hood latch problem

Nissan recalls 846k Altimas for secondary hood latch problem

RECALL Subject : Secondary Hood Latch may Bind and not Latch Report Receipt Date: JAN 22, 2016
Potential Number of Units Affected: 846,000 Manufacturer: Nissan North America, Inc. Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Nissan Altima vehicles manufactured March 6, 2012, to December 31, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the secondary hood latch may bind and remain in the unlatched position when the hood is closed. If the primary latch is inadvertently released and the secondary latch is not engaged, the hood could unexpectedly open while driving, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash. These vehicles were previously included in recalls 14V-565 and 15V-116, however the previous remedy plan may not have been performed consistently to remove the safety risk. To correct this issue, Nissan will re-notify all affected owners and dealers will replace the hood latch with a new one, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in mid-February. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261. Note: This recall supersedes recalls 14V-565 and 15V-116. 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. by on Jan. 29, 2016 Nissan is recalling more than 900,000 late-model Altimas due to problems with the secondary hood latch, which in some instances, is being repaired for the third time. The Japanese maker said itБs recalling nearly 850,000 model year 2013-2015 Altimas because the hoods on the vehicles may open suddenly while driving, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, if the primary latch fails or is released for some reason.


For some of the vehicles, this is the third go-round with this problem, which stemmed from a problem due to the improper application of rust coating. The coating can БbindБ and not allow the hood to latch securely. (To see more about the safety consortium between the feds and 18 automakers,б. ) Nissan says paint can flake off the latch, exposing bare metal. Over time, the latches can rust and cause the secondary hood latch to remain open. If the main latch isn t closed and the car is driven, the secondary latch may not hold the hood down, Nissan said in documents posted on NHTSAБs website. ( for details about new active safety tech that may reduce rear-end crashes by 40%. ) Since the previous attempts are modifying the protective coating have failed, Nissan is simply going to replace the entire latch mechanism. The recall will cover more than 900,000 vehicles globally. The Altima accounts fro 25% of NissanБs sales in the U. S. (FTC sanctions GM, two dealership groups over recall issues. For more,б. ) Dealers will replace the hood latch with a new one starting next month. The Altimas involved were made at factories in Smyrna, Tennessee, and Canton, Mississippi. Nissan officials said they are unaware of any crashes or injuries related to the problem. The automaker will notify owners and replace the latches for free starting in mid-February.


Nissan Motor Co said Friday it will recall nearly 930,000 Nissan cars worldwide for potentially faulty hood latches, marking the third time since 2014 the automaker has recalled vehicles to address the problem. The Japanese automaker (7201. T) said it DETROIT (AP) Nissan is recalling nearly 930,000 Altima midsize cars worldwide some for a third time to fix a latch problem that could let the hood fly open while the cars are moving. The new recall covers cars from the 2013 to 2015 model years (Updates with worldwide tally, Nissan comments). By David Shepardson. Jan 29 Nissan Motor Co said Friday it will recall nearly 930,000 Nissan cars worldwide for potentially faulty hood latches, marking the third time since 2014 the automaker has If your hood flies up at speed, your best bet is to get to the shoulder and come to a stop quickly. Don t slam on the brakes in an attempt to get it to close again. Josh Miller/CNET. Nissan issued a recall for the 2013-2015 Altima sedan covering Nissan has issued its third recall campaign to fix faulty hood latches on its Altima sedan. The problems center around the redundant system that should prevent the hood from flying open if the primary latch fails or is accidentally left unsecured. It 846000 Nissan Altimas face recall for hood latch, again Nissan will have to recall Altimas from the 2013 through 2015 model years a third time. Photo by Nissan. Two previous recalls may not have fixed danger of hood popping open at speed. Nissan will recall some Altima sedans made between the 2013 and Nissan recalling 870000 cars in US, Canada for hood latch problem Jan 29 Nissan Motor Co said Friday it will recall about 870,000 Nissan cars in the United States and Canada for potentially faulty hood latches, marking the third time since 2014 the automaker has recalled vehicles to address the problem.


The Japanese Nissan is recalling 930,000 Nissan Altimas to fix a latch problem that could cause the hood to fly open unexpectedly. By Jelani James Jan 29, 2016 01:32 PM EST. Nissan Altima. This marks the third time since 2014 that Nissan has had to recall its In September 2014, Nissan recalled more than 220,000 Altima vehicles from model-year 2013 to replace faulty hood latches. In March 2015, the recall widened to include 625,000 Altimas from 2013, 2014, and 2015. (In-between, more than 170,000 other The recall was issued in connection to a secondary hood latch that can remain in an unlatched position when the hood is closed. If someone unlatches the primary closure with the second one unlatched, the hood could open unexpectedly when someone is The previous remedy plan may not have been performed consistently to remove the safety risk, NHTSA said in its recall summary. The vehicles were previously recalled because the secondary hood latch may bind and remain in the unlatched position when Detroit Nissan is recalling thousands of Altima midsize cars for a third time to fix a latch problem that could let the hood fly open while the cars are moving. The latest recall covers 846,000 cars from 2013 to 2015. Nissan says in documents filed

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