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Recall List for the 2002 Nissan Altima

Official recalls have been issued for the 2002 Nissan Altima by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Nissan service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Nissan customer service.

  1. RECALL: FMVSS 108/Aftermarket Combination Lamps

    Decreased lighting visibility may result in a vehicle crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    APR 07, 2009
    Vehicles Affected
    16,270
  2. RECALL: Crankshaft Position Sensor Failure/Engine Stall

    If the interruption in the signal from the crankshaft position sensor is so brief that the electronic control module (ECM) logic does not have time to ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    NOV 14, 2007
    Vehicles Affected
    653,910
  3. RECALL: FMVSS 108/Replacement Headlamps

    Decreased lighting visibility may result in a vehicle crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    SEP 14, 2007
    Vehicles Affected
    11,300
  4. RECALL: FMVSS 108/Broken Aiming Mechanism

    Decreased lighting visibility may result in a vehicle crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    AUG 21, 2007
    Vehicles Affected
    130
  5. RECALL: FMVSS 108/Aftermarket Headlamp Assemblies

    Decreased lighting visibility may result in a vehicle crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    JUL 25, 2007
    Vehicles Affected
    9,145
  6. RECALL: FMVSS 108/Amber Side Reflectors

    Lack of amber side reflectors in the lamps will decrease lighting visibility to other drivers and may possibly result in a vehicle crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    JUL 17, 2006
    Vehicles Affected
    4,029
  7. RECALL: FMVSS 108/Headlamp/Amber Side Reflex Reflector

    Without the amber reflectors, the vehicle will be poorly illuminated, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAR 13, 2006
    Vehicles Affected
    292,000
  8. RECALL: Nissan/Crank/Cam Position Sensor Weld

    This could cause the "service engine soon" warning light to come on, create a no start condition, cause reduced engine power, or cause the engine to stop ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    NOV 17, 2003
    Vehicles Affected
    630,000
  9. RECALL: Nissan/Fuel Tank Freeze

    This can prevent the supply of fuel to the engine and cause the engine to stop, which could result in a crash without warning. Read more »

    Date Announced
    JUL 14, 2003
    Vehicles Affected
    377,000
  10. RECALL: Nissan/Debris And Catalyst Substrate/Fire

    Either of these two conditions could result in a fire. Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAR 11, 2003
    Vehicles Affected
    338,000
  11. RECALL: Nissan/Air Bag Module

    The driver side air bag will not deploy in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of personal injury. Read more »

    Date Announced
    FEB 27, 2003
    Vehicles Affected
    64,562
  12. RECALL: Nissan/Air Bag Sensor

    The air bag system does not work as expected. Read more »

    Date Announced
    APR 17, 2002
    Vehicles Affected
    116,500

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