NISSAN LEAF 2013: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Make : NISSAN Model : LEAF Year : 2013
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 23V296000
Date Owner's Notified: 2023-05-30 Date Received by ODI: 2023-04-26 Date Added to Database: 2023-04-27
Manufacturers Involved: Nissan North America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: R23A1
Component: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 94343
Summary:
      Nissan North America, Inc. "Nissan" is recalling certain 2013-2017 LEAF vehicles. The Owner's Manual instructions for defroster operation are incorrect and may result in reduced defroster performance under specific conditions. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 103, "Windshield Defrosting and Defogging Systems."
Consequence:
      Reduced defroster performance can limit visibility out of the windshield, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Nissan will mail an addendum with updated instructions on how to operate the defroster, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed May 26, 2023. Owners may contact Nissan's customer service at 1-800-867-7669. Nissan's number for this recall is R23A1.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 103
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.nhtsa.gov.