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2014 NISSAN ALTIMA RECALL (AIR BAGS: PASSENGER OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM)

Make: Nissan
Model Year: 2014
Model: ALTIMA
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V911000
Component: AIR BAGS: PASSENGER OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM
Potential Number of Vehicles Affected: 757
Owner Notified Date: N/A
Report Received Date: 12/19/2016
Record Creation Date: 12/19/2016

2014 Nissan ALTIMA DEFECT SUMMARY

Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Altima vehicles manufactured January 3, 2013, to July 29, 2013, 2015-2016 Rogue vehicles manufactured October 14, 2014, to August 12, 2016, and 2016 Maxima vehicles manufactured June 4, 2015, to August 19, 2015. An incorrect Occupant Classification System (OCS) Electronic Control Unit (ECU) may have been installed in the front passenger seat. The incorrect ECU and seat combination may misclassify the front passenger seat occupant.

2014 Nissan ALTIMA DEFECT CONSEQUENCE SUMMARY

If the front passenger seat occupant is misclassified, the air bag may deploy incorrectly in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury.

2014 Nissan ALTIMA RECALL CORRECTIVE SUMMARY

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the ECU and update the OCS software free of charge. The is expected to begin by February 12, 2017. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.
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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