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Recall: 2005-2010 Frontier: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM

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    [FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]29440,29450,29453,29458,29467,29469[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot] [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Make: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]NISSAN
    Model: FRONTIER
    Model Year: 2005-2010[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
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    Description: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM

    Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report: NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC.
    Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: E

    Number of units affected: 1,873
    Date owner notified by MFG: 7/12/2010

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

    Defect Summary: NISSAN IS RECALLING CERTAIN FRONT AND REAR LOWER LINKS, P/NOS. 54501ZQ00A, 54500ZQ00A, 551A1ZQ00A, 551A0ZQ00A , 54501EA00A, 54500EA00A, 551A1EA500, 551A0EA500, 54501ZR00A, AND 54500ZR00A, SOLD BETWEEN NOVEMBER 25, 2009 AND MAY 14, 2010 AS REPLACEMENT PARTS FOR MODEL YEAR 2004 THROUGH 2010 TITAN, ARMADA, AND QX56, AND MODEL YEARS 2005 THROUGH 2010 FRONTIER, XTERRA, AND PATHFINDER VEHICLES. THE LOWER CONTROL LINK ASSEMBLY HAS TWO CYLINDRICAL COLLARS FORMING THE INBOARD ATTACHMENT POINTS TO THE CHASSIS. DUE TO AN IMPROPER WELDING PROCESS SOME COLLARS MAY CONTAIN WELDS THAT DO NOT MEET STRENGTH SPECIFICATIONS. [/FONT][FONT=&quot]
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    Consequence Summary: IF THE COLLAR WELD SEPARATES, THE VEHICLE HANDLING WILL DETERIORATE, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.[/FONT][FONT=&quot]

    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Corrective Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] NISSAN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE ANY AFFECTED LOWER LINK FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 12, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261.[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
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    Recall Notes: OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153).[/FONT]
     

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