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Recall: 2001-2003 Frontier: SUSPENSION:REAR

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    [FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]80270,80272,80274[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot] [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Make: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]NISSAN
    Model: FRONTIER
    Model Year: 2001-2003[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]MFG Campaign #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]R2019[/FONT][FONT=&quot]

    Description: SUSPENSION:REAR

    Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report: NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC.
    Begin Date of MFG: 7/15/2000
    End Date of MFG: 9/22/2002
    Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: V

    Number of units affected: 143,000
    Date owner notified by MFG: 12/10/2003

    Recall Initiator: MFR
    MFG's of Recalled Vehicles/Products: NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC.

    Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, WATER MAY ENTER THE REAR AXLE HOUSING DUE TO INADEQUATE SEALING OF THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM (ABS) SENSOR.[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
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    Consequence Summary: THIS CAN RESULT IN CORROSION AND EVENTUAL FAILURE OF THE WHEEL BEARING. IF THIS OCCURS, THE WHEEL ASSEMBLY COULD SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.[/FONT][FONT=&quot]

    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Corrective Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE REAR AXLE FOR WATER INTRUSION AND ANY AFFECTED COMPONENTS WILL BE REPLACED. THE ABS SENSOR WILL BE RESEALED TO PREVENT WATER INTRUSION. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 10, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261.[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
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    Recall Notes: ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).[/FONT][FONT=&quot] [/FONT]
     

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