Recall List for the 1998 Nissan Frontier

Official recalls have been issued for the 1998 Nissan Frontier 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. 1998 Nissan Frontier EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS NHTSA Campaign #09E025000

    • Date Announced: MAY 11, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 42,540

    Summary: Dope, Inc. Is recalling 42,540 combination corner and bumper lamp assemblies of various part numbers sold for use as aftermarket equipment for various passenger vehicles. These headlamps fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment." These lamps do not contain the required amber side reflectors.

    Consequence: Decreased lighting visibility may result in a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Dope, Inc. Will notify owners and offer a full refund for the noncompliant combination lamps. The safety recall began on July 28, 2009. Owners may contact dope, Inc. At 1-626-272-1798. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09E025000 »

  2. 1998 Nissan Frontier EXTERIOR LIGHTING NHTSA Campaign #09E012000

    • Date Announced: APRIL 07, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 16,270

    Summary: Sabersport is recalling 16,270 combination corner and bumper lamp assemblies of various part numbers sold for use as aftermarket equipment for various passenger vehicles. These headlamps fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment." These lamps do not contain the required amber side reflectors.

    Consequence: Decreased lighting visibility may result in a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Sabersport will notify owners and offer a full refund for the noncompliant combination lamps. The safety recall began on May 11, 2009. Owners may contact sabersport at 1-909-598-7589. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09E012000 »

  3. 1998 Nissan Frontier EXTERIOR LIGHTING NHTSA Campaign #06E026000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 23, 2006
    • Vehicles Affected: 61,944

    Summary: Certain pro-a motors corner lamps, turn signals, and headlights sold as replacement lamps for use on certain passenger vehicles listed above. Some combination lamps that are not equipped with amber side reflectors fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment.

    Consequence: Without the amber reflectors, the vehicle will be poorly illuminated, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash without warning.

    Actions: Pro-a motors will notify owners and offer to repurchase the lamps. The recall began on April 3, 2006. Owners may contact pro-a motors at 323-838-2988. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06E026000 »

  4. 1998 Nissan Frontier POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL) NHTSA Campaign #98V064000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 25, 1998
    • Vehicles Affected: 3,000

    Summary: Vehicle description: Light duty passenger trucks equipped with automatic transmissions. A securing pin inside the automatic transmission control device assembly can come loose allowing the shift lever to be inadvertently moved out of the park position with the key in the ignition.

    Consequence: This could result in a crash if the parking brake is not engaged.

    Actions: Dealers will inspect the automatic transmission control device assembly and replace it if necessary. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #98V064000 »

  5. 1998 Nissan Frontier SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WEBBING NHTSA Campaign #98V065000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 25, 1998
    • Vehicles Affected: 20,000

    Summary: Vehicle description: Light duty passenger trucks equipped with bucket seats. In certain frontal crashes, the front seat belt can slip between the seat bottom finisher and the seat back plastic recliner handle where it can be cut by the sharp edge of the metal portion of the recliner lever.

    Consequence: If the seat belt is completely severed, it can increase the risk of serious injury to an occupant in a crash.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the plastic handle on the end of the seat back reclining lever fwith a different shape handle which will prevent the seat belt from slipping between the handle and the seat. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #98V065000 »

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