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4.0

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
29,794 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.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2011 Nissan Frontier seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2011 Nissan Frontier Owner Comments

problem #5

Feb 102016

Frontier

  • 71,200 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Airbag light has been turning on for no reason whether the car is parked or running. Took it to service they reset it and went on again

- Fort Worth, TX, USA

problem #4

Dec 142015

Frontier

  • miles
The vehicle front airbag light constantly flashes for no reason. It blinks while stationary or in motion. It was reset by the Nissan service tech, but started flashing again after 5 minutes on the highway.

- Schertz, TX, USA

problem #3

Oct 252015

Frontier

  • 34,400 miles
Side airbags deployed while my wife was driving on a smooth county road without a collision at approximately 20 mph. Driver only in the vehicle, ears are ringing. Had to cut the air bags to be able to drive the vehicle home. In drive way, unusable at this point. Seat belt retractors activated so cannot use seatbelt at this point.

- Boulder City, NV, USA

problem #2

Jul 012014

Frontier

  • 14,000 miles
The airbag light is lit and will not reset. I am not sure if the airbag is operating correctly or not. I have seen several similar complaints online. The vehicle has not been involved in a collision or any other damage.

- Sumter, SC, USA

problem #1

Jan 092013

Frontier 6-cyl

  • 29,370 miles
Going down back road, hit a depression, the truck naturally rocked a bit from side to side, side airbags (passenger and driver) suddenly deployed w/a horrendous loud bang, scaring me half to death a long w/my left ear ringing. Ridiculous that it is that sensitive in a 4X4 truck that they advertise navigating rough conditions. I truly hope this does not end up costing me and that Nissan steps up to the plate and makes this right. 2 other very similar reports on this site.

- Stillwater, OK, USA

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