Recalls & Defects For 2017 Nissan Altima



Vehicle Report: 2017 Nissan Altima

Recalls & Defects

Recall Subject: Latches/Locks/Linkages:doors:latch

Report Receipt Date: 01/18/2017
NHTSA Campaign: 17v040000

Summary
Nissan north america, inc. (nissan) is recalling certain 2015-2017 altima vehicles. the rear door latch/lock cable on the vehicles may have been improperly routed. as a result, lowering a rear window may inadvertently cause that door to unlatch and open.

Consequence
If the rear passenger doors inadvertently open while the vehicle is in motion, it may increase the risk of injury to the rear passengers.

Remedy
Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will correct the rear door latch/lock cable routing, free of charge. the recall began on february 16, 2017. owners may contact nissan customer service 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.


Recall Subject: Latches/Locks/Linkages:doors:latch

Report Receipt Date: 12/19/2018
NHTSA Campaign: 18v915000

Summary
Nissan north america, inc. (nissan) is recalling certain 2015-2017 altima vehicles, previously remedied under recall number 17v-040. the door latch-lock cable may not have been routed properly in the rear door when the remedy was applied. as a result, the cable may interfere with the window regulator causing the rear passenger door to unlatch and inadvertently open without warning when the window is lowered.

Consequence
If the rear passenger door opens while the vehicle is moving, the rear passengers have an increased risk of injury.

Remedy
Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will secure the latch-lock cables in the correct position using the new remedy procedure, free of charge. the recall began february 5, 2019. owners may contact nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7669.

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.


Recall Subject: Latches/Locks/Linkages:hood:latch

Report Receipt Date: 05/28/2020
NHTSA Campaign: 20v315000

Summary
Nissan north america, inc. (nissan) is recalling certain model year 2013-2018 nissan altima vehicles. if the primary hood latch is inadvertently released, there is an increased likelihood that the secondary hood latch may corrode over time.

Consequence
Corrosion to the secondary latch may cause it to bind and remain in the unlatched position when the hood is closed. if the primary latch is inadvertently released again and the secondary latch is not engaged, the hood could unexpectedly open while driving, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

Remedy
The remedy for this recall is still under development. nissan will provide an interim notice to instruct owners how to properly maintain the latch and include a reminder to fully close the hood and engage the primary hood latch each time before driving. this recall is expected to begin mid 2021. owners may contact nissan customer service at 1-800-867-7669. note: recall 16v-029 remains open for any unremedied 2013-2015 altimas and this recall applies to all vehicles covered by 16v-029 even if those repairs have already been performed.

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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