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NHTSA Defect Investigations for the 2001 Nissan Xterra

The Office of Defects Investigations (ODI) is an office within the NHTSA which investigates serious safety problems in the design, construction or performance of vehicles. The NHTSA is authorized to order manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles, if the ODI finds a safety issue. NHTSA investigations for the 2001 Nissan Xterra, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. INVESTIGATION: BRAKE ROTOR WARPAGE

    NHTSA Defect Investigation #DP03005

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: July 11, 2003
    • Date Closed: July 29, 2003
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Service Brakes, Hydraulic:Foundation Components:Disc:Rotor

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  2. INVESTIGATION: FUEL SPILL DURING REFUELING

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE02052

    Component(s): Vehicle Speed Control:Linkages

    Summary: Allege that fuel splashes from the filler port during refueling

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