2006 Nissan Altima Recalls

What To Do If Your Altima Has Been Recalled

The following recalls have been announced by Nissan, so if you own a 2006 Altima take action immediately to get your automobile fixed. Interested in how this information is collected? Read more about recalls and the NHTSA.

  1. Call Nissan to get more information. Verify that the cost of repairs will be covered free of charge.
  2. Setup an appointment with a local authorized mechanic to schedule your maintenance.
  3. Keep up to date with recalls for your vehicle by following this page.

Recent 2006 Altima Recalls

  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS Recall for 2006 Nissan Altima

    • Recall Announced OCTOBER 25 2007
    • NHTSA Reference #07E087000
    • Number Affected 4,654

    Summary: Certain tyc halogen type headlamp assemblies P/N 20-6644-00 sold as aftermarket equipment for 2005-2006 Nissan Altima passenger vehicles. The photometric were misaligned which does not comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment.

    Consequence: Misalignment of the lights diminishes frontal illumination which could result in a vehicle crash.

    Fix: Genera will notify owners and offer to repurchase the noncompliant lamps. The recall began on October 25, 2007. Owners can contact genera at 714-522-6688.

    For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #07E087000 »

  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING Recall for 2006 Nissan Altima

    • Recall Announced JUNE 21 2006
    • NHTSA Reference #06V223000
    • Number Affected 85,000

    Summary: Certain passenger vehicles equipped with 2.5L engines may experience excessive engine oil consumption as a result of improper performance of the piston rings.

    Consequence: If the oil is not maintained at least at the minimum level, engine damage can occur and in extreme cases result in an engine fire.

    Fix: Dealers will reprogram the electronic control module (ECM or engine computer). Your vehicle will also be inspected to determine if it has been consuming engine oil at a higher than normal rate. In a small percentage of vehicles, engine replacement will be needed. On June 9, 2006, Nissan notified owners of the possibility of excessive oil consumption and the importance of maintaining the oil at a proper level. Follow-up letter to owners advising them of the status of the recall was sent during August 2006. Followup letter to owners was sent on November 15, 2006. Owners may contact Nissan at 1-800-647-7261.

    For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06V223000 »

  • SUSPENSION:REAR Recall for 2006 Nissan Altima

    • Recall Announced FEBRUARY 13 2006
    • NHTSA Reference #06V046000
    • Number Affected 759

    Summary: On certain vehicles, the rear subframe may have been manufactured incorrectly, which could result in a crack in a bracket which holds part of the rear suspension.

    Consequence: If the bracket is cracked, the stability of the vehicle may be affected under severe driving conditions. This could lead to a loss of control of the vehicle which could result in a crash.

    Fix: Dealers will inspect the rear subframe to determine if it was manufactured incorrectly and replace it, if necessary. The recall began on February 27, 2006. Owners may contact Nissan at 1-800-647-7261.

    For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06V046000 »

Nissan Consumer Affairs

P.O. Box 191 Gardena CA 90248

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