Recall Alert: 2011-2012 Nissan Altima
Nissan is recalling 20,000 2011 and 2012 Altima sedans for a faulty transverse link bolt, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. It might not have been installed properly and could come loose during driving. Owners will notice a rattling noise and vibrations if this happens. If the bolt falls out, the car will be hard to control, which could lead to a crash.
Nissan says it will begin the recall today. Owners should bring their cars to the dealer for tightening of the transverse link bolts and nuts.
The recall affects cars built in the Canton, Miss., plant between April 25 and June 10. You can check the location and dates of your cars manufacture on a label on the drivers side doorjamb.
For more info, owners can call Nissan at 800-647-7261 or NHTSAs safety hotline at 888-327-4236.