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2014 Nissan Altima Recalls & Reliability

Recalls

There have been 2 safety recalls issued from NHTSA.

LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCHRecall Date: 02/26/2015
  • Summary: Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Nissan Altima vehicles manufactured March 1, 2013, to December 31, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the secondary hood latch may bind and remain in the unlatched position when the hood is closed.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 625400
  • Consequence: If the primary latch is inadvertently released and the secondary latch is not engaged, the hood could unexpectedly open while driving, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
  • Remedy: Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will be instructed to modify the bend angle of the hood actuation lever to eliminate potential interference with the hood inner panel. In addition, dealers will clean and lubricate the latch joint as needed. If significant corrosion is observed, the latch assembly will be replaced. This repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in April 2015. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261. Note: This recall is an expansion of recall 14V-565.
  • Dates of Manufacture FEB 28, 2013 to DEC 30, 2014
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 15V116000
AIR BAGS:FRONTALRecall Date: 03/24/2014
  • Summary: Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Altima, LEAF, Pathfinder, and Sentra, model year 2013 NV200 (aka Taxi) and Infiniti JX35 and model year 2014 Infiniti Q50 and QX60 vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the occupant classification system (OCS) software may incorrectly classify the passenger seat as empty, when it is occupied by an adult.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 989701
  • Consequence: If the OCS does not detect an adult occupant in the passenger seat, the passenger airbag would be deactivated. Failure of the passenger airbag to deploy during a crash (where deployment is warranted) could increase the risk of injury to the passenger.
  • Remedy: Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will update the OCS software, free of charge. The recall began on April 14, 2014. Owners may contact Nissan at 1-800-647-7261.
  • Dates of Manufacture MAR 05, 2012 to FEB 11, 2014
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 14V138000

Reliability

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Predicted Reliability Score 3_0
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  • 4 Better Than Most
  • 3 About Average
  • 2 The Rest

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Warranty

The 2014 Nissan Altima comes with a three-year/36,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty and a five-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty.

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