NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V452
Manufacturer Nissan North America, Inc.
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 233
Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode
If an inflator were to explode it may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2007-2008 Nissan Versa sedan and Versa hatchback vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
The passenger air bag inflators may explode due to propellant degradation due to exposure to humidity and temperature cycling.