Recall List for the 2009 Nissan Altima

Official recalls have been issued for the 2009 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. 2009 Nissan Altima 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 »

  2. 2009 Nissan Altima SUSPENSION NHTSA Campaign #09V358000

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 16, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 26,398

    Summary: Nissan is recalling certain model year 2009 and 2010 Altima and maxima passenger cars. The upper front strut insulators may have been manufactured out of specification resulting in a potential for the strut insulator to crack.

    Consequence: If the strut insulator is cracked, there is a potential for the strut rod to come out of its mounting position, which could affect vehicle stability and increase the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Nissan will notify owners and dealers will replace both left and right side front strut insulators free of charge. The safety recall began October 2009. Owners may contact Nissan at 1-800-nissan1 (1-800-647-7261). For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09V358000 »

  3. 2009 Nissan Altima STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR NHTSA Campaign #09V006000

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 09, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 225

    Summary: Nissan is recalling 225 MY 2009 Altima vehicles for failing to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 214, "side impact protection." These vehicles may have been manufactured with an out-of-specification weld on the door assembly.

    Consequence: This does not meet the standard requirements.

    Actions: All the affected vehicles have been brought back from the dealerships and remedied at the factory. No vehicles had been retailed. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09V006000 »

  4. 2009 Nissan Altima WHEELS NHTSA Campaign #08V464000

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 15, 2008
    • Vehicles Affected: 3,403

    Summary: Nissan is recalling 3,403 MY 2009 Altima vehicles equipped with 16-inch alloy wheels. Some these wheels may not have been manufactured to specification. This could cause one or more of the five lug nuts attaching the wheel to the vehicle to become loose.

    Consequence: If the lug nuts become loose, it could eventually result in a loss of control and a crash without warning.

    Actions: Dealers will inspect the vehicle to determine if it is equipped with one of the affected wheels. If it is, the wheels will be replaced with new ones that have been manufactured to the correct specification. The recall is expected to begin during September 2008. Owners may contact Nissan at 1-800-647-7261. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #08V464000 »

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