Nissan will recall over 345 thousand cars because of Takata airbags

Nissan will recall over 345 thousand cars because of Takata airbags

January 16, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

The Japanese company will recall all over the world its cars equipped with defective airbags.

Press Room Nissan Motor Co. reports that the company will recall all over the world the cars Maxima (2001-2003 onwards), Sentra (2002-2006 onwards), Pathfinder (2002-2004 onwards), Versa sedan and hatchback (2007 -2011 onwards), Infiniti I30 and I35 (2001-2004 onwards), Infiniti QX4 (2002-2003 onwards), Infiniti FX35 and FX45 (2003-2008 onwards) and M35 ( 2006-2010 onwards), which are equipped with Takata pillows.

The reason for the recall is that Takata airbags can explode and metal fragments of the squib can damage people in the cabin. It is reported that the number of victims in the US is 307,962, according to NHTSA documents submitted by Nissan on January 2.

“Nissan Group is committed to ensuring the safety and protection of our customers and their passengers. The Nissan Group is implementing the next phase of the recall of Takata airbags in accordance with the predetermined agreed-upon corrective action schedule established by the NHTSA, ”said a spokeswoman for Nissan.

NHTSA documents say Nissan will begin to notify customers in February and will replace airbags with new ones “made by another supplier,” free of charge for owners.