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Nissan Versa Recall

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
NISSAN VERSA 2012
Manufacturer: NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC.Mfr's Report Date: JAN 31, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V032000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:SHIFT PATTERN INDICATOR
Potential Number of Units Affected: 36,608
Summary:
 NISSAN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 VERSA VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AN AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION AND MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 9, 2011, THROUGH JANUARY 13, 2012 FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 114,”THEFT PROTECTION.” DUE TO INTERFERENCE BETWEEN THE SHIFTER ROD AND THE SHIFT KNOB, THE VEHICLES MAY BE SHIFTED OUT OF THE PARK POSITION WITHOUT DEPRESSING THE BRAKE PEDAL.
Consequence:
 THE OPERATOR CAN INADVERTENTLY SHIFT THE VEHICLE INTO GEAR WITHOUT THE BRAKE PEDAL BEING DEPRESSED, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH OR INJURY TO A NEARBY PEDESTRIAN.
Remedy:
 NISSAN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE SHIFTER KNOB OR THE SHIFTER ASSEMBLY

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