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

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    [FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]50998[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot] [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Make: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]NISSAN
    Model: FRONTIER
    Model Year: 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.
    Begin Date of MFG: 11/20/2009
    End Date of MFG: 3/3/2010
    Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: V

    Number of units affected: 41,649
    Date owner notified by MFG: 5/20/2010

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

    Defect Summary: NISSAN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 TITAN, ARMADA, QX56, FRONTIER, XTERRA, AND PATHFINDER VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM NOVEMBER 19, 2009 THROUGH MARCH 3, 2010. 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 REPAIR THE VEHICLES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 20, 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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