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Anyone else remember what the world felt like before all these Takata recalls? I’m starting to forget considering the first one came all the way back in May of 2013. I’m pretty sure the air smelled sweeter, the birds all sang in harmony, an … continue reading
Ugh, Takata – amirite?
The automakers are sick of it. I'm sick of it. I sure as heck know you're sick of it too. But here we are – staring down another recall of 152,000 Nissan and Infiniti vehicles.
By now I'm guessing you've heard about t … continue reading
If you're a 2013 Rogue owner looking for some help with your late-deploying airbags, don't count on the government. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is closing their investigation.
"Safety regulators specific … continue reading
Well, that didn't take long. The 2017 Nissan Versa has been recalled because of problems with the side-curtain airbags-and-seat-belts.
"Airbag supplier Autoliv was conducting routine testing in August when a side curtain airbag tore d … continue reading
When airbag supplier, Autoliv, was conducting some routine side curtain airbag testing they noticed something alarming --- the reinforcement stitching in the airbags sent to Nissan wasn't securing the airbag properly.
"The improper st … continue reading
2012 Versa owners say the side airbags can deploy simply from shutting the door. Does that mean all Versa owners have superhero strength? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) intends to find out.
"Safety regulato … continue reading
Nissan is recalling 402,000 vehicles, mostly Infiniti vehicles, with dangerous Takata airbag inflators.
This latest round of recalls has been split into what the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is calling "zones& … continue reading
Anyone else getting the feeling there's a major issue with Nissan's Occupant Classification System (OCS)? For roughly the 103rd time – ok, 4th – Nissan is recalling their defective OCS.
And this one is a doozy at 3.8 million vehicles.
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A lawsuit says airbags in the Nissan Frontier are deploying without any reason, from CarComplaints.com:
"Nissan Frontier side airbag deployments have led to a proposed class-action lawsuit alleging the Frontier side airbags deploy for … continue reading
Earlier this year, Nissan was sued for issuing Occupant Classification System (OCS) recalls without a working solution. Well, Nissan just issued its third recall for the faulty airbag sensors ... hopefully this time with a solution that, yo … continue reading
Nissan's Occupant Classification System (OCS) has been the subject of two recalls in the past couple years, but a lawsuit says the fixes aren't working.
"Plaintiff Matthew Senci filed the proposed class-action lawsuit that alleges the … continue reading
Well, this is terrifying --- a 2006 Sentra owner suffered hearing loss and multiple cuts and burns from flying metal shrapnel when the passenger airbag exploded during a minor accident. The issue is due to dangerous Takata airbag inflators. … continue reading
It's March and that means it's time for Nissan's annual screwing up their airbags event. Just take a look at this not so glorious run from the last few years:
March 2013 --- Nissan recalls 82,000 vehicles because the passenger side airbag … continue reading
You know the phrase "better late than never"? I don't think that's universally true. Take airbags, for example. An airbag that doesn't deploy when it's supposed to is dangerous, but an airbag that deploys after you've been in an a … continue reading
Nissan is calling back 52,000 additional vehicles to repair the passenger-side Takata airbags that can explode and injure occupants. About 1,800 Infiniti vehicles were recalled for the same issue just a couple days ago.
The newest air bag r … continue reading
Last month we learned that a whopping 35–40 million vehicles will need to be recalled because of Takata airbag inflators. Yikes, remember when 3 million vehicles seemed like a big number? … continue reading
Nissan is recalling 1 million vehicles because a defective Occupant Classification System (OCS) might stop the passenger-side frontal airbags from working.
If that sounds familiar, it's because they issued the same – albeit smaller – recall … continue reading
Nissan is part of a massive 3-million vehicle recall for explosive, unstable airbag inflators manufactured by Takata.
To be clear, when an airbag deploys there's always going to be a miniature explosion to make the inflation possible. But t … continue reading
Nissan is recalling 82,000 vehicles for a faulty Occupant Classification System (OCS) that could cause the passenger-side frontal airbags to fail in a crash.
"Nissan says sensors within the passenger occupant detection system may have … continue reading