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  Safety Recalls of Nissan Altima Vehicles

There have been 39 safety recalls for the Nissan Altima. The most recent recalls are shown below. Table 1 and Table 2 show the historical recalls and the recall statistics by the model year of the Nissan Altima.

NHTSA Recall #: 17V040000; Jan. 18, 2017

If the rear passenger doors inadvertently open while the vehicle is in motion, it may increase the risk of injury to the rear passengers.

Recalled Vehicles: 2015 Nissan Altima, 2016 Nissan Altima, 2017 Nissan Altima
Component: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
Recall Summary: Nissan north America, inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2015-2017 altima vehicles. The rear door latch/lock cable on the vehicles may have been improperly routed. As a result, lowering a rear window may inadvertently cause that door to unlatch and open. ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 16V911000; Dec. 19, 2016

If the front passenger seat occupant is misclassified, the air bag may deploy incorrectly in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury.

Recalled Vehicles: 2013 Nissan Altima, 2014 Nissan Altima, 2015 Nissan Altima, 2016 Nissan Maxima, 2015 Nissan Rogue, 2016 Nissan Rogue
Component: AIR BAGS: OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM - OCS (FRONT PASSENGER)
Recall Summary: Nissan north America, inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 altima vehicles manufactured January 3, 2013, to July 29, 2013, 2015-2016 rogue vehicles manufactured October 14, 2014, to August 12, 2016, and 2016 maxima vehicles manufactured June 4, 2015, to August 19, 2015.... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 16V244000; Apr. 26, 2016

If the passenger frontal air bag does not deploy as intended in the event of a crash, the passenger is at an increased risk of injury.

Recalled Vehicles: 2015 Chevrolet City Express, 2016 Chevrolet City Express, 2013 Infiniti JX35, 2014 Infiniti Q50, 2015 Infiniti Q50, 2016 Infiniti Q50, 2017 Infiniti Q50, 2014 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid, 2015 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid, 2016 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid, 2014 Infiniti QX60, 2015 Infiniti QX60, 2016 Infiniti QX60, 2014 Infiniti Qx60 Hybrid, 2015 Infiniti Qx60 Hybrid, 2016 Infiniti Qx60 Hybrid, 2013 Nissan Altima, 2014 Nissan Altima, 2015 Nissan Altima, 2016 Nissan Altima, 2013 Nissan Leaf, 2014 Nissan Leaf, 2015 Nissan Leaf, 2016 Nissan Leaf, 2016 Nissan Maxima, 2017 Nissan Maxima, 2015 Nissan Murano, 2016 Nissan Murano, 2015 Nissan Murano Hybrid, 2016 Nissan Murano Hybrid, 2013 Nissan NV200, 2014 Nissan NV200, 2015 Nissan NV200, 2016 Nissan NV200, 2014 Nissan Nv200 Taxi, 2015 Nissan Nv200 Taxi, 2016 Nissan Nv200 Taxi, 2013 Nissan Pathfinder, 2014 Nissan Pathfinder, 2015 Nissan Pathfinder, 2016 Nissan Pathfinder, 2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid, 2015 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid, 2014 Nissan Rogue, 2015 Nissan Rogue, 2016 Nissan Rogue, 2017 Nissan Rogue, 2013 Nissan Sentra, 2014 Nissan Sentra, 2015 Nissan Sentra, 2016 Nissan Sentra
Component: AIR BAGS: OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM - OCS (FRONT PASSENGER)
Recall Summary: Nissan north America, inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Nissan maxima, 2013-2016 Nissan altima, nv200, leaf, sentra, and pathfinder, 2014-2016 Nissan nv200 taxi, Infiniti qx60, qx60 hybrid, and q50 hybrid, 2014-2017 Nissan rogue and Infiniti q50, 2015-2016 Nissan murano, ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 16V029000; Jan. 22, 2016

If the primary latch is inadvertently released and the secondary latch is not engaged, the hood could unexpectedly open while driving, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

Recalled Vehicles: 2013 Nissan Altima, 2014 Nissan Altima, 2015 Nissan Altima
Component: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH
Recall Summary: Nissan north America, inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Nissan altima vehicles manufactured March 6, 2012, to December 31, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the secondary hood latch may bind and remain in the unlatched position when the hood is closed. ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 15V733000; Nov. 5, 2015

If the bolts were not properly tightened, the caliper may detach and reduce braking ability, increasing the risk of a crash.

Recalled Vehicles: 2015 Nissan Altima, 2016 Nissan Maxima
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
Recall Summary: Nissan north America, inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain model year 2015 altima and 2016 maxima vehicles manufactured October 6, 2015, to October 7, 2015. The affected vehicles have front brake calipers whose mounting bolts may not be properly tightened. ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 15V681000; Oct. 20, 2015

If the OCS does not detect an adult occupant in the passenger seat, the passenger air bag would be deactivated. Failure of the passenger airbag to deploy during a crash (where deployment is warranted) could increase the risk of injury to the passenger.

Recalled Vehicles: 2013 Infiniti JX35, 2014 Infiniti QX60, 2015 Infiniti QX60, 2014 Infiniti Qx60 Hybrid, 2013 Nissan Altima, 2014 Nissan Altima, 2015 Nissan Altima, 2013 Nissan Pathfinder, 2014 Nissan Pathfinder, 2015 Nissan Pathfinder, 2013 Nissan Sentra, 2014 Nissan Sentra
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
Recall Summary: Nissan north America, inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 altima and pathfinder vehicles, 2013-2014 Nissan sentra vehicles, 2013 Infiniti jx35 vehicles, 2014-2015 Infiniti qx60 vehicles and 2014 Infiniti qx60 hybrid vehicles.... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 15V486000; Aug. 4, 2015

If fuel leaks from between the fuel sending unit and the tank, it may increase the risk of a fire in the event of a crash.

Recalled Vehicles: 2013 Nissan Altima, 2014 Nissan Altima, 2015 Nissan Altima, 2016 Nissan Maxima
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Recall Summary: Nissan north America, inc. (Nissan) notified the agency on July 31, 2015, that they are recalling certain model year 2016 Nissan maxima vehicles manufactured February 10, 2015, to August 18, 2015. On October 14, 2015, Nissan expanded the recall to cover an additional 41,388 vehicles, including ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 15V116000; Feb. 27, 2015

If the primary latch is inadvertently released and the secondary latch is not engaged, the hood could unexpectedly open while driving, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

Recalled Vehicles: 2013 Nissan Altima, 2014 Nissan Altima, 2015 Nissan Altima
Component: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH
Recall Summary: Nissan north America, inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Nissan altima vehicles manufactured March 1, 2013, to December 31, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the secondary hood latch may bind and remain in the unlatched position when the hood is closed. ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 14V565000; Sep. 15, 2014

If the primary latch is inadvertently released and the secondary latch is not engaged, the hood could unexpectedly open while driving, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

Recalled Vehicles: 2013 Nissan Altima
Component: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH
Recall Summary: Nissan north America, inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain model year 2013 Nissan altima vehicles manufactured March 6, 2012, to February 28, 2013. In the affected vehicles, interference between the hood inner panel and the secondary latch lever, in combination with debris and corrosion, may cause ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 14V138000; Mar. 25, 2014

If the OCS does not detect an adult occupant in the passenger seat, the passenger airbag would be deactivated. Failure of the passenger airbag to deploy during a crash (where deployment is warranted) could increase the risk of injury to the passenger.

Recalled Vehicles: 2013 Infiniti JX35, 2014 Infiniti Q50, 2014 Infiniti QX60, 2013 Nissan Altima, 2014 Nissan Altima, 2013 Nissan Leaf, 2014 Nissan Leaf, 2013 Nissan NV200, 2013 Nissan Pathfinder, 2014 Nissan Pathfinder, 2013 Nissan Sentra, 2014 Nissan Sentra
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
Recall Summary: Nissan north America, inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 altima, leaf, pathfinder, and sentra, model year 2013 nv200 (aka taxi) and Infiniti jx35 and model year 2014 Infiniti q50 and qx60 vehicles.... Details of this recall goto detail
Table 1. Historical Recalls of Nissan Altima Vehicles
Date Component Vehicle Affected
Jan. 18, 2017   Latches/locks/linkages:doors:latch 341,005
Dec. 19, 2016   Air Bags: Occupant Classification System - Ocs (front Passenger) 757
Apr. 26, 2016   Air Bags: Occupant Classification System - Ocs (front Passenger) 3,296,947
Jan. 22, 2016   Latches/locks/linkages:hood:latch 846,000
Nov. 5, 2015   Service Brakes, Hydraulic:foundation Components:disc:caliper 119
Oct. 20, 2015   Air Bags:frontal 919
Aug. 4, 2015   Gasoline Fuel System 46,846
Feb. 27, 2015   Latches/locks/linkages:hood:latch 625,400
Sep. 15, 2014   Latches/locks/linkages:hood:latch 220,423
Mar. 25, 2014   Air Bags:frontal 989,701
Apr. 24, 2013   Tires:temporary/emergency Spare Tire 123,308
Mar. 1, 2013   Air Bag 82,038
Oct. 10, 2012   Steering 13,919
Feb. 14, 2012   Air Bags:side/window 976
Aug. 9, 2011   Air Bags:frontal:sensor/control Module 54
Jul. 19, 2011   Suspension 20,000
Sep. 10, 2010   Equipment:electrical:navigational System(global Positioning System) 7,948
May. 7, 2010   Structure 113
Sep. 16, 2009   Suspension 26,398
Jan. 9, 2009   Structure:body:door 225
Oct. 7, 2008   Air Bag 204,361
Sep. 15, 2008   Wheel 3,403
Jul. 31, 2008   Suspension 1,018
Dec. 28, 2007   Electrical System:ignition:module 114
Nov. 14, 2007   Engine And Engine Cooling 653,910
Jun. 21, 2007   Engine And Engine Cooling 140,582
Jul. 7, 2006   Engine And Engine Cooling 294,166
Jun. 21, 2006   Engine And Engine Cooling 85,000
Feb. 13, 2006   Suspension:rear 759
Nov. 17, 2003   Engine And Engine Cooling 630,000
Jul. 14, 2003   Fuel System, Gasoline:storage:tank Assembly 377,000
Apr. 25, 2003   Air Bags:frontal 190,000
Mar. 11, 2003   Engine And Engine Cooling:exhaust System:manifold/header/muffler/tail Pipe 338,000
Feb. 27, 2003   Air Bags:frontal:driver Side Inflator Module 64,562
Feb. 23, 2001   Tires:tread/belt 21,622
Oct. 10, 1996   Seat Belts:front:buckle Assembly 36,000
Jan. 24, 1995   Service Brakes, Hydraulic:foundation Components:hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings 68
Sep. 2, 1994   Power Train:automatic Transmission:gear Position Indication (prndl) 1,000
Feb. 28, 1994   Vehicle Speed Control 206,000


Table 2. Recall Statistics of Nissan Altima Model Years
Model# Recalls
2017 Nissan Altima 1
2016 Nissan Altima 2
2015 Nissan Altima 8
2014 Nissan Altima 7
2013 Nissan Altima 11
2012 Nissan Altima 4
2011 Nissan Altima 1
2010 Nissan Altima 3
2009 Nissan Altima 4
2008 Nissan Altima 4
2007 Nissan Altima 3
2006 Nissan Altima 3
2005 Nissan Altima 1
2004 Nissan Altima 1
2003 Nissan Altima 4
2002 Nissan Altima 5
2001 Nissan Altima 1
2000 Nissan Altima 1
1997 Nissan Altima 1
1995 Nissan Altima 3
1994 Nissan Altima 2
1993 Nissan Altima 1