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NHTSA Recall 12V462000

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Vehicles:  Nissan Frontier, Nissan Pathfinder, Nissan Xterra

NHTSA Recall 12V462000

NHTSA Campaign ID number : 	12V462000
	
Vehicle Make / Model: 	    	Model Year(s):
     NISSAN / FRONTIER 	    	2012
     NISSAN / PATHFINDER 	    	2012
     NISSAN / XTERRA 	    	2012
Manufacturer: Nissan North America, Inc. 	Report Receipt Date: SEP 20, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V462000 	NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:HUB
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,417
Summary:
Nissan is recalling certain model year 2012 Frontier, Pathfinder, and Xterra two-wheel drive vehicles manufactured from June 19, 2012, through July 12, 2012. These vehicles may have been equipped with front wheel hubs that may not meet the design hardness specifications. A wheel hub that was manufactured below hardness specification may wear prematurely and eventually crack.
Consequence:
If the vehicle is driven in this condition, the wheel hub may break, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash.
Remedy:
Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replaced the left and right side front wheel hub assemblies free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin on, or about October 8, 2012. Owners may contact Nissan Customer Service at 1-800-647-7261.
Notes:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


Documents

DateDocument Name & DetailsDocuments
2012OWNER NOTIFICATION
RECALL NUMBER 12V-462
Nissan North America, Inc.
NHTSA Recall 12V462000

PDF
- 16KB - 1 page
19 September 2012From: Donald Neff, Nissan North America, Inc.
To: Nancy Lewis, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NHTSA Recall 12V462000

PDF
- 1.4MB - 4 pages
28 September 2012Wheel Hubs May Crack Due To Insufficient Hardness
From: Jennifer Timian, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
To: Donald Neff, Nissan North America, Inc.
NHTSA Recall 12V462000

PDF
- 93KB - 2 pages
17 October 2012RECALL CAMPAIGN BULLETIN
VOLUNTARY SAFETY RECALL CAMPAIGN 2012 PATHFINDER, FRONTIER, XTERRA FRONT WHEEL HUBS
NHTSA Recall 12V462000

PDF
- 165KB - 8 pages
14 May 2013Quarterly Report
Nissan North America, Inc.
NHTSA Recall 12V462000

PDF
- 45KB - 2 pages
26 August 2013Quarterly Report
Nissan North America, Inc.
NHTSA Recall 12V462000

PDF
- 74KB - 2 pages
13 December 2013Quarterly Report
Nissan North America, Inc.
NHTSA Recall 12V462000

PDF
- 45KB - 3 pages
31 January 2014Quarterly Report
Nissan North America, Inc.
NHTSA Recall 12V462000

PDF
- 36KB - 3 pages
30 May 2014Quarterly Report
Nissan North America, Inc.
NHTSA Recall 12V462000

PDF
- 42KB - 3 pages


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