NISSAN SENTRA 2013: AIR BAGS

Make : NISSAN Model : SENTRA Year : 2013
Build Dates : 2012-10-01 - 2013-01-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V069000
Date Owner's Notified: 2013-05-06 Date Received by ODI: 2013-03-01 Date Added to Database: 2013-03-04
Manufacturers Involved: Nissan North America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: PC216
Component: AIR BAGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 82038
Summary:
      Nissan is recalling certain model year 2013 Altima, LEAF, Pathfinder, Sentra, and Infiniti JX35 vehicles. Sensors within the passenger Occupant Detection System "ODS" may have been manufactured out of specification. This may cause the system to malfunction and permanently suppress the passenger airbag.
Consequence:
      If the vehicle is involved in a crash necessitating airbag deployment and the passenger airbag is suppressed, there may be an increased risk of personal injury.
Remedy:
      Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the ODS sensors and replace them as neccessary, free of charge. The recall began on May 6, 2013. Owners may contact Nissan Customer Service at 1-800-647-7261.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
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.