Nissan Recalling Pathfinder and Infiniti QX4 Vehicles with Defective Takata Air Bag Inflators

In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, the inflators may rupture

Nissan Recalling Pathfinder and Infiniti QX4 Vehicles with Defective Takata Air Bag Inflators
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February 13, 2017

Nissan North America has announced a recall affecting certain model year 2002 Pathfinder and Infiniti QX4 vehicles.

These vehicles are equipped with Takata air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment.

In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture. This could result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants, resulting in serious injury or death.

Nissan will notify owners of the affected Pathfinder and Infiniti QX4 vehicles, and local dealers will replace the front passenger air bag assembly, free of charge.

Nissan has not yet provided a notification schedule for this recall. For further information, vehicle owners can contact Nissan customer service at (800) 647-7261.