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Recall: 2002 Frontier: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

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    [FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]35104[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Make: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]NISSAN
    Model: FRONTIER
    Model Year: 2002[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]MFG Campaign #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]R2013[/FONT][FONT=&quot]

    Description: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

    Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report: NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC.
    Begin Date of MFG: 7/15/2001
    End Date of MFG: 1/1/2002
    Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: V

    Number of units affected: 5,000
    Date owner notified by MFG: 1/13/2003

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

    Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A SUPERCHARGER, UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, SUCH AS FULL THROTTLE IN LOW GEAR WHEN THE ENGINE IS NOT FULLY WARMED UP AND AT COLD AMBIENT TEMPERATURE, THE AMOUNT OF INTAKE AIR FLOW THROUGH THE AIR FLOW METER MAY EXCEED THE MAXIMUM PRESET DIAGNOSIS LIMIT VALUE. [/FONT][FONT=&quot]
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    Consequence Summary: THIS WILL CAUSE THE ENGINE CONTROL SYSTEM TO GO INTO THE FAILSAFE MODE. UNDER THIS CONDITION, THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP WILL ILLUMINATE AND ENGINE SPEED WILL NOT EXCEED 2400 RPM REGARDLESS OF THE THROTTLE POSITION, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.[/FONT][FONT=&quot]

    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Corrective Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 15, 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]
     

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