Nissan Recalls 263,692 Pathfinder Vehicles, May 21, 2015

Washington, DC—(ENEWSPF)—May 21, 2015

SUMMARY: Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain model year 2004 Pathfinder vehicles manufactured January 6, 2004, to July 19, 2004, and 2004-2006 Sentra vehicles manufactured January 7, 2004, to August 26, 2006. Upon deployment of the passenger side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.

CONSEQUENCE: In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger side frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking and potentially seriously injuring the vehicle occupants.

REMEDY: Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on June 15, 2015. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261. Note: This recall addresses vehicles that were not included in the regional recalls of 14V-701 and 15V-226. Those two recall campaigns address vehicles sold or ever registered in certain areas of high absolute humidity. This recall addresses the remainder of the vehicles sold or registered in the remainder of the U.S. and its territories.

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.

Source: dot.gov