Nissan Recalls Altimas in US


NBC News - October 23, 2012

Nis­san Motor Co is recall­ing 13,919 of its top-selling Altima sedans in the United States due to increased the risk of a crash, accord­ing to U.S. safety regulators.

The Altima sedans are from the from the 2012 and 2013 model years and were made at the Nis­san plant in Can­ton, Miss., from May 10 to July 26.

“Some of the sub­ject vehi­cles may have been man­u­fac­tured with four trans­verse link bolts and two power steer­ing rack bolts that were not torqued to the proper spec­i­fi­ca­tion,” Nis­san told reg­u­la­tors in a let­ter NHTSA showed on its website.

As a result, the bolts may shake loose dur­ing dri­ving, the let­ter states, and dri­vers may notice rat­tling noise.