2001 INFINITI QX4 Recall - Recall ID 42451

2001 INFINITI QX4 Recall

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 01V282000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: INFINITI 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: QX4 
Model Year: 2001 
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Mfg Component Desc: STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS 
Mfg Involved in Recall: NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC. 
Manufacture Dates: 01-08-01 through 06-08-01 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 31,000 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 09-24-01 
Recall Initiated By: MFR 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC. 
Report Recieved Date: 08-30-01 
Record Creation Date: 09-06-01 
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Defect Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. SOME OF THE BRACKETS USED TO ATTACH THE TWO GAS STRUTS TO THE REAR DOOR (HATCH) MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY MADE. AT HIGH AMBIENT TEMPERATURES, THE INCREASE IN GAS PRESSURE IN THE STRUT(S) COULD CAUSE ONE OR BOTH BRACKETS TO BEND, RESULTING IN THE STRUTS DETACHING FROM THE BRACKET(S) WHEN OPENING OR CLOSING THE REAR DOOR. 
Consequence Summary: IF BOTH STRUTS DETACH FROM THE BRACKETS, THE DOOR WILL RAPIDLY FALL DOWN, POSSIBLY STRIKING SOMEONE AND CAUSING SERIOUS INJURY. 
Corrective Summary: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE STRUT BRACKETS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 24, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261. 
Notes: ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236). 
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2001 INFINITI QX4 Recall - Recall ID 42451 for INFINITI QX4 STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS

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