US NHTSA Recalls: Nissan LEAF Electric Vehicles


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Friday, July 24, 2020, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of forty-five (45) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/cXy430qH5Ln

Direct link: https://www.nhtsa.gov/search/safety-issues#recall

Additional information:

Among the forty-five (45) recalls the NHTSA announced this July comes news of the following:

Logo - Nissan North AmericaNissan North America, Inc. (“Nissan”), a Franklin, Tennessee establishment and a wholly owned subsidiary of Nissan Motor Company of Yokohama, Japan has recalled an estimated 6,157 model year 2020 Nissan LEAF Electric Vehicles marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

Recall Category: Back Over Prevention – No Back-Up Camera Display Image in suspected contravention of FMVSS 111

NHTSA Safety Notification 20V412000 reports that under certain circumstances, the images for the Back-Up Camera can disappear while in reverse. As such, the recalled vehicles fail to comply with the US Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (“FMVSS”) number 111, “Rear Visibility.”

Logo - Nissan LEAFAccording to the NHTSA, the lack of an image in the Back-Up Camera Display increases the risk of a crash, MVA or other impact event with consequential injury and/or life-changing results.

Nissan will notify registered owners, and dealers will update the Back-Up Camera Software, free of charge. This recall is expected to begin August 17, 2020.

Owners may contact Nissan Customer Service toll-free at 1-800-867-7669 during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, Eastern Standard Time (“EST”). No manufacturer’s designation was listed for this recall at press time.

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==> You may also contact the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline toll-free at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time, or visit https://www.safercar.gov/.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Nissan North America, please search for “Nissan” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Nissan LEAF brand, please search for “LEAF” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Crash hazards, please search for “crash” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Injury hazards, please search for “injury” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> You can use the NHTSA’s VIN Look-up Tool to determine if your specific vehicle is affected by this or other recent recall (major light vehicles only): https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V412000
Recalls Direct RIN: 13286-2020
Want to read more about this recall?
==> Please click on the links above to visit the originating site.
Want to read more about other recalls?
==> Please click on the links below.

General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
==> http://www.RecallsDirect.com/
About the Recalls Direct service:
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Visit the Living Safely site:
==> http://www.LivingSafely.org/
Report an unsafe vehicle you purchased in the United States to the NHTSA [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/VehicleComplaint/
Search for a recalled vehicle on the US NHTSA Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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