Nissan Recalls Nearly 30,000 Nissan LEAFs

By · April 03, 2014

2014 Nissan LEAF

2014 Nissan LEAF

Nearly one million Nissan vehicles are being recalled this month, due to issues with airbag sensors. Approximately 29,165 Nissan LEAF electric cars are included in the recall. The affected LEAFs were manufactured between Nov. 21, 2012 and Feb. 6, 2014. They are both 2013 and 2014 model year vehicles.

The recall will fix an issue with the software regulating airbag deployment during a crash. The software is responsible for determining whether or not there’s someone in the front passenger seat. If the system determines that the seat is empty, the airbag for that seat may not deploy in a crash.

The fix is free of charge, and should be available by mid-April. At that time, owners can take their vehicles to Nissan and Infiniti dealers to update the software free of charge.

If owners of affected vehicles have questions, they can contact Nissan at 800-647-7261 or NHTSA at 888-327-4236. Ask about recall campaign 14V138000.

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