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fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
10,897 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2009 Nissan Altima Hybrid brakes problems

brakes problem

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2009 Nissan Altima Hybrid Owner Comments

problem #1

Jan 092010

Altima Hybrid

  • 10,897 miles


On a sunny cold afternoon in avon ct, doing 35 mph, the ABS and brake lights suddenly came on my dash of 2009 Nissan Altima hybrid with 10897 miles. An audible continuous alarm was on in the car. The brakes were totally inoperable. It was a total catastrophic failure. The car was towed to the nearest dealer and Nissan claims it was a faulty ABS actuator that needs replacement.

- Avon, CT, USA

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