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NISSAN FRONTIER 2003

Frontier

The Nissan Frontier has lengthy been a well known choice with customers that do not require the greater towing and carrying capabilities of the full-size pickup. Debuting in regards to a decade . 5 ago, the Frontier has offered four-cylinder or V6 energy inside a rugged yet livable package. There has been two decades. The present truck is larger and much more effective compared to original and is considered much more of a midsize pickup than the usual compact, but each one should work out well for any broad spectrum of customers.


Issues With STEERING:COLUMN


Nissan is recalling certain model year 2002-2004 frontier vehicles manufactured from july 9, 2001 through october 20, 2004, and model year 2002-2004, xterra vehicles manufactured from july 9, 2001, through january 6, 2005. over time corrosion may form in the lower steering column joint and limit movement of the joint. the limited movement of this joint may create excessive load on the lower steering column shaft. if the vehicle continues to be driven in this condition, it may lead to cracking of the shaft during low speed maneuvers that require large steering inputs.

The shaft may break which could result in loss of steering control during these low speed maneuvers increasing the risk of a crash.

The steering column shaft and joint will be replaced with a shaft of a different design. this service will be performed free of charge. the recall began on december 13, 2010. owners may contact nissan at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan safety recal no. r1037.owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .

Issues With EXTERIOR LIGHTING


Sabersport is recalling 16,270 combination corner and bumper lamp assemblies of various part numbers sold for use as aftermarket equipment for various passenger vehicles. these headlamps fail to conform to the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment." these lamps do not contain the required amber side reflectors.

Decreased lighting visibility may result in a vehicle crash.

Sabersport will notify owners and offer a full refund for the noncompliant combination lamps. the safety recall began on may 11, 2009. owners may contact sabersport at 1-909-598-7589.

This recall only pertains to aftermarket replacement equipment and has no relation to any original equipment installed on vehicles produced by the vehicle manufacturer.in order to determine if your aftermarket lamp assembly is affected by this noncompliance, please review the list of model numbers provided to us by sabersport.the list can be found under "document search" located at the bottom of your screen.owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .

Issues With EXTERIOR LIGHTING


Certain tradesonic combination lamps sold as replacement lamps for use on the above listed passenger vehicles. combination lamps not equipped with amber side reflectors fail to conform with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 108, lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment.

Lack of amber side reflectors in the lamps will decrease lighting visibility to other drivers and may possibly result in a vehicle crash.

Tradesonic will notify owners and replace the lamps free of charge. the recall is expected to begin during july 2006. owners may contact tradesonic at 626-934-8884.

This recall only pertains to tradesonic aftermarket lamps and has no relation to any original equipment installed on the listed passenger vehicles.for more information on the lamp model numbers, click on document search and view document titled "lamp model numbers."customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www.safercar.gov.

Issues With FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP


On certain pickup trucks equipped with six cylinder engines and sport utility vehicles equipped with four or six cylinder engines, the fuel pump terminal on the fuel-sending unit can develop a crack in the plastic molding. this can cause the terminal strip to corrode under some environmental conditions.

If corrosion occurs, the terminal strip could eventually break causing the fuel pump to stop operation. this will result in not being able to start the engine or cause the engine to stop running without warning, which can result in a crash.

In the following states, dealers will replace the fuel-sending unit. these states are connecticut, delaware, illinois, indiana, iowa, kentucky, maine, maryland, massachusetts, michigan, minnesota, new hampshire, new jersey, new york, ohio, pennsylvania, rhode island, tennessee, vermont, virginia, west virginia, wisconsin, and the district of columbia. in the other states, the dealer will inspect the fuel pump terminal on the sending unit for corrosion. if corrosion is present, the dealer will replace the unit. if there is not corrosion, the dealer will apply sealant to the terminal housing to help prevent corrosion in the future. owner notification began on june 28, 2004. owners should contact nissan at 1-800-647-7261.

Customers can also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

Issues With WHEELS:RIM


On certain sport utility vehicles equipped with a v6 engine, an incorrect size wheel rim for the spare tire was provided in these vehicles. the wheel rim does not fit properly as a replacement for a front wheel.

When installed on the front of the vehicle, the wheel rim will contact the brake caliper causing a loud rubbing noise and could result in wear on the caliper and/or wheel rim if driving continues. continued usage of the spare tire wheel at the front location can also result in loosening of the lug nuts and deterioration in braking performance. this could eventually cause the wheel assembly to separate form the vehicle and result in loss of control and a crash.

Dealers will replace the spare tire wheel rim with a new one, and remount the spare tire on it. owner notification began january 13, 2003. owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact nissan at 1-800-647-7261.

Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

Issues With EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS


Certain anzo combination headlamp assemblies sold as replacement lamps for use on certain passenger vehicles. some combination lamps are not equipped with amber side reflectors which fail to conform to federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment."

Without the amber reflectors, the vehicle will be poorly illuminated, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash.

Anzo will notify owners and replace the headlamps free of charge. the recall began may 9, 2006. owners may contact anzo usa at 909-468-3688.

This recall only pertains to aftermarket headlamp assemblies manufactured by anzo and has no relation to any original equipment installed on the listed passenger vehicles.customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www.safercar.gov.

Issues With SUSPENSION:REAR


On certain pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles, water may enter the rear axle housing due to inadequate sealing of the anti-lock braking system (abs) sensor.

This can result in corrosion and eventual failure of the wheel bearing. if this occurs, the wheel assembly could separate from the vehicle increasing the risk of a crash.

Dealers will inspect the rear axle for water intrusion and any affected components will be replaced. the abs sensor will be resealed to prevent water intrusion. owner notification began december 10, 2003. owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact nissan at 1-800-647-7261.

Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

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