MAKE/MODELS: MODEL/BUILD YEARS:
MANUFACTURER: Nissan North America, Inc.
MFR'S REPORT DATE: September 04, 2008
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID NUMBER: 08V464000
NHTSA ACTION NUMBER: N/A
POTENTIAL NUMBER OF UNITS AFFECTED: 3403
Nissan is recalling 3,403 M/Y 2009 Altima vehicles equipped with 16-inch alloy wheels. Some these wheels may not have been manufactured to specification. This could cause one or more of the five lug nuts attaching the wheel to the vehicle to become loose.
If the lug nuts become loose, it could eventually result in a loss of control and a crash without warning.
Dealers will inspect the vehicle to determine if it is equipped with one of the affected wheels. If it is, the wheels will be replaced with new ones that have been manufactured to the correct specification. The recall is expected to begin during September 2008. Owners may contact Nissan at 1-800-647-7261.
Customers may contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www.safercar.gov.