Nissan PH Recalls Certain Models for Defective Airbags
Nissan Philippines, Inc. (NPI) is urging the owners of some of its products to have their airbags replaced as part of the Japanese carmaker’s efforts to implement the global service campaign for selected Nissan vehicles with potential defective airbags.
The recall involves defective airbags manufactured by Takata that, as of February 2017, has already caused at least 16 deaths and more than 180 injuries worldwide. The ongoing service campaign, which launched in 2015, continues to address any potentially affected vehicles in Philippines. Affected models and production year include the Nissan Grand Livina from 2008-2014, the Nissan Navara from 2007-2014, the Nissan Frontier from 2003-2008, the Nissan Teana from 2006-2007, and the Nissan X-Trail and Nissan Patrol Super Safari from 2003- 2012.
Customers with the aforementioned models are encouraged to visit the Nissan website at www.nissan.ph, select the “Owners” tab, click on “Service Campaign”, and input their Vehicle Identification Number or Chassis number to determine if their vehicle is affected by the issue. Affected customers are advised to call the 24/7 Nissan Customer Assistance Center (NCAC) hotline at (02) 403-65- 93 or 0927-600- 9557 (Globe) or visit an authorized Nissan Dealership nearest them.