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Feds Investigate Nissan Airbag Recall

NHTSA concerned repairs fail to fix problem.

by on Mar.23, 2015

The 2013 Nissan Pathfinder was part of a recall related that is being investigated by NHTSA.

Federal safety regulators announced they’re opening an investigation into the effectiveness of a recall of nearly 1 million vehicles by Nissan Motor Co. due to an airbag problem.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is looking Nissan’s recall of about 989,000 vehicles in March 2014 because the occupant classification system software may not recognize if an adult is sitting in the passenger seat.

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The impacted vehicles in include: 2013-2014 Altima, Leaf, Pathfinder, and Sentra, 2013 NV200, 2013 Infiniti JX35 and 2014 Infiniti Q50 and QX60 vehicles. (more…)

Feds Investigating Nissan Versas, Dodge Rams

More than 600,000 cars subject to latest NHTSA query.

by on Jun.30, 2014

NHTSA is investigating 360,000 Nissan Versas from 2012-2014 for unintended acceleration issues.

Federal safety regulators continue to pressure automakers as they announced two separate investigations involving more than 600,000 Nissan Versas and Dodge Rams.

In the case of the Versa, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is reviewing complaints that an interior trim panel is causing unintended acceleration. The query impacts 360,000 Versa, Versa sedans and Versa Notes from 2012 to 2014.

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According to the four complaints, the trim piece catches the edge of a driver’s shoe, trapping the foot and interfering with the ability to use the brakes. Nissan officials said the maker will cooperate with the investigation. (more…)

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