Recall List for the 2010 Nissan Altima

Official recalls have been issued for the 2010 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. 2010 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. 2010 Nissan Altima STRUCTURE NHTSA Campaign #10V193000

    • Date Announced: MAY 07, 2010
    • Vehicles Affected: 113

    Summary: Nissan is recalling certain model year 2010 Altima vehicles manufactured from April 7, 2010 through April 13, 2010. Some of the front side member assembly components may not have been welded to specification due to a tool maintenance error.

    Consequence: If several structural welds are out of specification on a single vehicle, it may have an effect on the vehicle crash performance.

    Actions: Dealers will inspect and if necessary repair free of charge. The safety recall began on May 13, 2010. Owners may contact Nissan at 1-800-647-7261. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #10V193000 »

  3. 2010 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 »

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