Nissan Issues Recall for Versa Due to Coil Spring Defect
The coil springs are again proving to be a problem for one Nissan sedan.
Nissan is recalling certain model year 2007-2012 Nissan Versa vehicles manufactured between May 8, 2006 and November 12, 2012 after reports that road salt may corrode the front coil springs, possibly resulting in a fracture. If this happens, the coil spring may contact the tire, possibly puncturing it, increasing the risk of a crash.
About 218,000 Versa vehicles are impacted by this recall.
The recall applies only to cars that were sold or ever registered in the District of Columbia, Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
Nissan will notify owners of the recalled vehicles, and local Nissan dealers will replace both front coil springs, free of charge. This recall is expected to begin by mid-November 2015.
Owners with questions about the recall can contact Nissan customer service at (800) 647-7261.