Nissan recalling 1.8 million older Altimas over hood latch issue

first_img None of the cars with replaced hood latches have reported any problems. However, Nissan has received some “16 claim reports involving a minor crash and/or minor injury for vehicles that did not receive the repair,” a spokesperson told Automotive News. RELATED TAGSAltimaNissanSedanNon-LuxurySafety and MaintenanceMaintenanceNew VehiclesNon-Luxury In the original recall, the fix involved replacing the hood latch with a new one; Nissan has not announced whether it will make the same repair during this campaign. Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.2 The 2015 through 2017 Nissan Altima is subject to a recall, where open rear windows might force the door open. Buy It! Princess Diana’s humble little 1981 Ford Escort is up for auction An engagement gift from Prince Charles, the car is being sold by a Princess Di “superfan” Nissan is recalling more than 1.8 million Altima sedans, mostly in the U.S. and Canada, over an issue that may prevent their hood latches from closing properly.The campaign is an expansion of an older 2016 recall on 2013- to 2015-model-year Altimas; the new recall covers Altimas up to model year 2018. In Canada, it covers 49,225 sedans.On affected vehicles, a secondary hood latch may get stuck in an open position due to corrosion; this means it may not hold the hood closed while the car is driving. The Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car ever PlayThe Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car everPlay3 common new car problems (and how to prevent them) | Maintenance Advice | Driving.caPlayFinal 5 Minivan Contenders | Driving.caPlay2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge | Ministry of Interior Affairs | Driving.caPlayThe 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning is a new take on Canada’s fave truck | Driving.caPlayBuying a used Toyota Tundra? Check these 5 things first | Used Truck Advice | Driving.caPlayCanada’s most efficient trucks in 2021 | Driving.caPlay3 ways to make night driving safer and more comfortable | Advice | Driving.caPlayDriving into the Future: Sustainability and Innovation in tomorrow’s cars | virtual panelPlayThese spy shots get us an early glimpse of some future models | advertisement COMMENTSSHARE YOUR THOUGHTS Trending Videos Trending in Canada We encourage all readers to share their views on our articles using Facebook commenting Visit our FAQ page for more information. See More Videos ‹ Previous Next ›last_img read more