US NHTSA Recalls: Nissan Altima Vehicles


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Sunday, April 4, 2021, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, posted a total of one hundred-and-fifteen (115) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this past month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/cXy430qH5Ln

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

Additional information:

Among the one hundred-and-fifteen (115) recalls the NHTSA announced this past month, came news of the following:

Logo - Nissan North America, Inc.Nissan North America, Inc. (“Nissan”), a Franklin, Tennessee establishment and a wholly owned subsidiary of Nissan Motor Company of Yokohama, Japan has recalled an estimated 2,407 model year 2020-2021 Nissan Altima vehicles sold and delivered in the United States.

Recall Category: Steering – Tie Rod Ball Joint Fastener Not tightened properly

NHTSA Safety Notification 21V138000 reports the Tie Rod Ball Joint Fastener was not tightened properly, which could result in the Tie Rod Ball Joint detaching from the Steering Knuckle.

According to the NHTSA, a detached Tie Rod Ball Joint can cause a loss of steering control, and increase the risk of a crash, motor vehicle collision (“MVC”) or other impact event with consequential serious injury and/or life-changing results.

Logo - Nissan Altima==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat lacerations, concussions, bone fractures, amputation, central nervous system (“CNS”) damage and/or internal injuries.

Please note that under 49 United States Code § 30112(a), it is illegal for anyone, including a manufacturer, distributor, dealer or retailer to sell an item of equipment or vehicle that fails to comply with all applicable Federal motor vehicle safety standards.

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Nissan will notify registered owners, and dealers will tighten the left and right-side Tie Rod Ball Joint Fasteners, or install new Fasteners as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 31, 2021. Owners may contact Nissan Customer Service toll-free at 1-800-867-7769 during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) for more information. Nissan’s designation for this recall is PC795.

==> 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, Inc., 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 Altima brand, please search for “Altima” 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 Fire hazards, please search for “fire” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

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

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Laceration hazards, please search for “laceration” 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.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Central Nervous System (“CNS”) damage, please search for “central nervous system (“CNS”) damage” 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: 21V138000
Recalls Direct RIN: 14254-2021
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General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
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Visit the Living Safely site:
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==> 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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