Jump to content

MyCarForum Logo
Search
Magnifying glass

SEARCH

0

Nissan recalls five 2013 models due to defective passenger airbags

By SYF77 on 15 Mar 2013

Attached Image

Some car buyers stay away from the first few batches of an all-new model to allow time for teething issues to be ironed out. There could be some truth in such beliefs. A case in point is the recent recall of five 2013 model year Nissan vehicles due to defective passenger airbag issue.

Attached Image

These five models are the Sentra (Sylphy), Altima, Pathfinder, Leaf and Infiniti JX35.

Attached Image

According to the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the seat-mounted sensor could fail to defect the presence of the passenger, resulting in the airbag not deploying in the event of a severe crash. The faulty sensor was discovered at one of Nissan's manufacturing sites when the airbag warning light was observed. The problem was traced back to the sensorís supplier which changed the manufacturing process.

Attached Image

Customers with the affected vehicles will receive notifications starting from April.

Attached Image



new model, safety, recall and 10 more...

Viewed: 657 times

Related Blog Posts
SYF77
Written by SYF77
I have been a car fanatic since 1989, when my father was changing our family car then to a Toyota Corolla 1.6 GL fitted with a Twin Cam 16 valve engine that was carburetor-fed, a big deal back in those days. The automobile technology and industry fascinates me and I hope to broadcast these interesting developments to everyone out there through this blog.



 
Car Makes

Please select a car make

Facebook Likes
   Featured Blog Post
Photo
The latest MyCarForum Hangout with Perodua witnessed the launch of the brand new Perodua Bezza, t...
POPULAR BLOG POSTS
Photo
A U.K. insurance company has reported that car parking accidents have cost U.K. motorists £1.4 mi...
Photo
Nissan was faced with a happy coincidence that the latest Star Wars films title overlaps with the...
Photo
Lennart Ribring at the age of 97-year old, has bought a brand new Ford Mustang V8 in Sweden. He i...
Photo
Toyota might soon have an official performance division for its models like how Mercedes-AMG and...
Photo
Driving an old car with almost no modern features in it? Or just love adding new accessories for...
   Lifestyle Articles