Recalls for 2013 Nissan Leaf

There are currently 3 recalls for your car.


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Bring your car to a dealer immediately. Recalls are issued because the defect might make the car unsafe in some way. Your nearby service center can help verify if the repairs can be performed free of charge.

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls


Recall Number: 14V138000

Recall Date: 03/25/2014

Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

Problem Summary: NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC. (NISSAN) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013-2014 ALTIMA, LEAF, PATHFINDER, AND SENTRA, MODEL YEAR 2013 NV200 (AKA TAXI) AND INFINITI JX35 AND MODEL YEAR 2014 INFINITI Q50 AND QX60 VEHICLES. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM (OCS) SOFTWARE MAY INCORRECTLY CLASSIFY THE PASSENGER SEAT AS EMPTY, WHEN IT IS OCCUPIED BY AN ADULT.

Consequence: IF THE OCS DOES NOT DETECT AN ADULT OCCUPANT IN THE PASSENGER SEAT, THE PASSENGER AIRBAG WOULD BE DEACTIVATED. FAILURE OF THE PASSENGER AIRBAG TO DEPLOY DURING A CRASH (WHERE DEPLOYMENT IS WARRANTED) COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY TO THE PASSENGER.

What Owners Should Do: NISSAN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL UPDATE THE OCS SOFTWARE, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN MID-APRIL 2014. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261.

Next Steps: Contact Cowles Nissan

Recall Number: 14V138000

Recall Date: 03/25/2014

Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Problem Summary: NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC. (NISSAN) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013-2014 ALTIMA, LEAF, PATHFINDER, AND SENTRA, MODEL YEAR 2013 NV200 (AKA TAXI) AND INFINITI JX35 AND MODEL YEAR 2014 INFINITI Q50 AND QX60 VEHICLES. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM (OCS) SOFTWARE MAY INCORRECTLY CLASSIFY THE PASSENGER SEAT AS EMPTY, WHEN IT IS OCCUPIED BY AN ADULT.

Consequence: IF THE OCS DOES NOT DETECT AN ADULT OCCUPANT IN THE PASSENGER SEAT, THE PASSENGER AIRBAG WOULD BE DEACTIVATED. FAILURE OF THE PASSENGER AIRBAG TO DEPLOY DURING A CRASH (WHERE DEPLOYMENT IS WARRANTED) COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY TO THE PASSENGER.

What Owners Should Do: NISSAN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL UPDATE THE OCS SOFTWARE, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN MID-APRIL 2014. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261.

Next Steps: Contact Cowles Nissan

Recall Number: 13V069000

Recall Date: 03/01/2013

Component: AIR BAGS

Problem 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.

What Owners Should Do: NISSAN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE ODS SENSORS AND REPLACE THEM AS NECCESSARY, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN EARLY APRIL 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-647-7261.

Next Steps: Contact Cowles Nissan

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