PC523 & PC526 – OCS ECU Replacement – 2013-2015 Nissan Altima, 2015-2016 Rogue, & 2016 Maxima

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V911
Manufacturer Nissan North America, Inc.
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 757

 

Air Bag May Not Deploy Due to Software Issue

If the front passenger seat occupant is misclassified, the air bag may deploy incorrectly in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury.

 

Summary

Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Altima vehicles manufactured January 3, 2013, to July 29, 2013, 2015-2016 Rogue vehicles manufactured October 14, 2014, to August 12, 2016, and 2016 Maxima vehicles manufactured June 4, 2015, to August 19, 2015.

An incorrect Occupant Classification System (OCS) Electronic Control Unit (ECU) may have been installed in the front passenger seat.

The incorrect ECU and seat combination may misclassify the front passenger seat occupant.

 

Remedy

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the ECU and update the OCS software free of charge.

The is expected to begin by February 12, 2017.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

 

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

 

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