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Recall List for the 2010 Nissan Sentra

Official recall notices have been issued for the 2010 Nissan Sentra by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions. It's important to note that most recalls won't cost you anything to get fixed, so if your car is affected you should call an authorized Nissan service shop immediately!

  1. 2010 Nissan Sentra ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES NHTSA Campaign #11V579000

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 15, 2011
    • Vehicles Affected: 33,803

    Summary: Nissan is recalling certain model year 2010-2011 Sentra vehicles equipped with MR20 engines, manufactured from May 11, 2010, to May 22, 2010, and July 8, 2010, to October 25, 2010. The zinc coating applied to the terminal stud bolt was thicker than specification. This can result in a voltage drop that may cause difficulty starting the vehicle and could cause damage to the engine control module (ECM).

    Consequence: This issue can cause the engine to stall while the vehicle is in motion and it may not be possible to restart the engine after it stopped, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Nissan will notify owners and dealers will replace the positive battery terminal and cover, free of charge. The recallbegan on January 23, 2012. Owners may contact Nissan at 1-800-647-7261. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #11V579000 »

  2. 2010 Nissan Sentra ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES NHTSA Campaign #10V555000

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 12, 2010
    • Vehicles Affected: 13,737

    Summary: Nissan is recalling certain model year 2010-2011 Sentra vehicles, manufactured from May 22, 2010, through July 8, 2010. Due to a machining irregularity, the bolt/washer surface on the positive battery terminal cable end may allow for a gap to occur in the contact area of the terminal. This can result in a voltage drop that may cause difficulty starting the vehicle and could cause damage to the engine control module.

    Consequence: This issue can cause the engine to stop running while the vehicle is in motion at low speed with a difficult or no start increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the positive battery terminal cable end with a new one free of charge. The safety recall began pn November 29, 2010. Owners may contact Nissan at 1-800-647-7261. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #10V555000 »

  3. 2010 Nissan Sentra EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM) NHTSA Campaign #10V401000

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 10, 2010
    • Vehicles Affected: 7,948

    Summary: Nissan is recalling certain vehicles that were equipped with a garmin nuvi model 750 navigation system. The batteries contained in the affected gps units can overheat.

    Consequence: Overheated batteries could result in a fire.

    Actions: Nissan will notify owners and the repairs will be performed by garmin technicians by replacing the battery and inserting a spacer on top of the battery free of charge. The safety recall began on September 16, 2010. Owners may contact garmin directly at 1-866-957-1981 or Nissan at 1-800-647-7261. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #10V401000 »

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