Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

INFINITI QX80 2014 – AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE

Make : INFINITI Model : QX80 Year : 2014
Build Dates : 2013-06-18 – 0204-02-11
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 14V668000
Date Owner’s Notified: 2014-12-01 Date Received by ODI: 2014-10-24 Date Added to Database: 2014-10-24
Manufacturers Involved: Nissan North America, Inc.
Manufacturer’s Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1848
Summary:
      Nissan North America, Inc. “Nissan” is recalling certain model year 2013 Infiniti QX56 vehicles manufactured September 1, 2012, to April 26, 2013, and 2014 Infiniti QX80 vehicles manufactured June 18, 2013, to February 11, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the driver’s frontal air bag inflator may have been manufactured with an incorrect part.
Consequence:
      In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver’s air bag, the incorrect part may block the flow of propellant to the air bag and the air bag’s inflator may rupture. The rupture could cause metal fragments to strike and potentially seriously injure the vehicle occupants.
Remedy:
      Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front driver air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began on December 1, 2014. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
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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