Nissan Altima, 2012-2013 Suspension Recall

Vehicle Make / Model:
NISSAN / ALTIMA
Model Year(s):
2012-2013

Manufacturer: Nissan North America, Inc.

Report Receipt Date: OCT 10, 2012

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V494000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: SUSPENSION

Potential Number of Units Affected: 13,919

Summary:
Nissan is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 Altima vehicles manufactured from May 10, 2012, through July 26, 2012. These vehicles may have been equipped with transverse link bolts and power steering rack bolts that were not torqued to proper specification.

Consequence:
The affected bolts could become loose and fall out which may lead to a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

Remedy:
Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will tighten the bolts to the proper torque specifications. The safety recall is expected to begin on, or about October 29, 2012. Owners may contact Nissan Customer Service at 1-800-647-7261.

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