Safety Ratings
2008 Nissan Altima
Front Crash Driver Side 4.5000
Front Crash Passenger Side 4.5000
Side Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Number of Recalls8
Number of Complaints506
Number of Investigations2
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2008 Nissan Altima vehicles

2008 Nissan Altima (9/10/2010)  

Campaign Number: 10V401000

Component Name: EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

Manufacturer: Nissan North America, Inc.

Description: NISSAN IS RECALLING CERTAIN VEHICLES THAT WERE EQUIPPED WITH A GARMIN NUVI MODEL 750 NAVIGATION SYSTEM. THE BATTERIES CONTAINED IN THE AFFECTED GPS UNITS CAN OVERHEAT.

Defect: OVERHEATED BATTERIES COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Action: NISSAN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND THE REPAIRS WILL BE PERFORMED BY GARMIN TECHNICIANS BY REPLACING THE BATTERY AND INSERTING A SPACER ON TOP OF THE BATTERY FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 16, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GARMIN DIRECTLY AT 1-866-957-1981 OR NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261.

2008 Nissan Altima (10/7/2008)  

Campaign Number: 08V521000

Component Name: AIR BAGS

Manufacturer: Nissan North America, Inc.

Description: NISSAN IS RECALLING 204,361 MY 2007-2008 ALTIMA, ALTIMA HYBRID, 350Z, 350Z ROADSTER, MY 2008 ALTIMA COUPE, ROGUE, MY 2009 MURANO, AND INFINITI MY 2007-2008 G35 SEDAN, MY 2008 G37 COUPE AND EX35 PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH CONTINENTAL AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS' OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM (OCS) CONTROL UNITS. A VARISTOR IN THE OCS CONTROL UNIT LOCATED IN THE PASSENGER SEAT CUSHION MAY HAVE BEEN MANUFACTURED OUT OF SPECIFICATION. UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, THIS COULD CAUSE AN INTERRUPTION OF SIGNAL BETWEEN THE OCS AND THE AIR BAG CONTROL UNIT (ACU).

Defect: THIS COULD RESULT IN THE PASSENGER AIR BAG BEING SUPPRESSED WHICH COULD FAIL TO PROVIDE ADEQUATE PROTECTION IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL TEST THE SIGNAL BETWEEN THE OCS AND ACU SYSTEMS USING A SPECIAL TOOL TO CHECK THAT IT IS FUNCTIONING AS DESIGNED. IF NECESSARY, THE SEAT CUSHION (CONTAINING OCS HARDWARE) WILL BE REPLACED WITH A NEW ONE MANUFACTURED TO SPECIFICATION. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 4, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261 OR INFINITI AT 1-800-662-6200.

2008 Nissan Altima (10/7/2008)  

Campaign Number: 08V521000

Component Name: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

Manufacturer: Nissan North America, Inc.

Description: NISSAN IS RECALLING 204,361 MY 2007-2008 ALTIMA, ALTIMA HYBRID, 350Z, 350Z ROADSTER, MY 2008 ALTIMA COUPE, ROGUE, MY 2009 MURANO, AND INFINITI MY 2007-2008 G35 SEDAN, MY 2008 G37 COUPE AND EX35 PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH CONTINENTAL AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS' OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM (OCS) CONTROL UNITS. A VARISTOR IN THE OCS CONTROL UNIT LOCATED IN THE PASSENGER SEAT CUSHION MAY HAVE BEEN MANUFACTURED OUT OF SPECIFICATION. UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, THIS COULD CAUSE AN INTERRUPTION OF SIGNAL BETWEEN THE OCS AND THE AIR BAG CONTROL UNIT (ACU).

Defect: THIS COULD RESULT IN THE PASSENGER AIR BAG BEING SUPPRESSED WHICH COULD FAIL TO PROVIDE ADEQUATE PROTECTION IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL TEST THE SIGNAL BETWEEN THE OCS AND ACU SYSTEMS USING A SPECIAL TOOL TO CHECK THAT IT IS FUNCTIONING AS DESIGNED. IF NECESSARY, THE SEAT CUSHION (CONTAINING OCS HARDWARE) WILL BE REPLACED WITH A NEW ONE MANUFACTURED TO SPECIFICATION. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 4, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261 OR INFINITI AT 1-800-662-6200.

2008 Nissan Altima (7/31/2008)  

Campaign Number: 08V363000

Component Name: SUSPENSION

Manufacturer: Nissan North America, Inc.

Description: NISSAN IS RECALLING 1,018 MY 2008 ALTIMA VEHICLES. THE LEFT SIDE FRONT SUSPENSION TRANSVERSE LINK BOLT MAY NOT HAVE BEEN TIGHTENED TO SPECIFICATION. THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE THE BOLT TO BECOME LOOSE WHILE THE VEHICLE IS BEING DRIVEN.

Defect: IF THE BOLT WERE TO COME OUT, THE DRIVER MAY EXPERIENCE DIFFICULTY CONTROLLING THE DIRECTION OF THE VEHICLE WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL TIGHTEN THE TRANSVERSE LINK BOLT TO SPECIFICATION FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 11, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261.

2008 Nissan Altima (12/28/2007)  

Campaign Number: 07V599000

Component Name: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

Manufacturer: Nissan North America, Inc.

Description: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES THAT HAVE HAD THE BODY CONTROL MODULE (BCM) REPLACED DURING SERVICE AT A DEALERSHIP, THE TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS) MAY HAVE BEEN INADVERTENTLY DEACTIVATED DUE TO AN ISSUE WITH THE DEALER SERVICE SOFTWARE. IF THE TPMS IS TURNED OFF, IT WOULD NOT ALERT THE DRIVER TO A DECREASE IN THE TIRE PRESSURE AS DESIGNED.

Defect: DRIVING ON UNDER-INFLATED TIRES IS UNSAFE AND COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL CHECK THE TPMS FUNCTION AND REACTIVATE IT IF NECESSARY. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 18, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261.

2008 NISSAN ALTIMA for sale

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2008 Nissan Altima

$9,877
Price Reduced

2008 NISSAN ALTIMA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 134544 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Beech Island, SC
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

2008 Nissan Altima

$13,995

2008 NISSAN ALTIMA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 59578 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Anchorage, AK
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

2008 Nissan Altima

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2008 NISSAN ALTIMA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 168450 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Beech Island, SC
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

2008 Nissan Altima

$11,495

2008 NISSAN ALTIMA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 110324 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Saint Louis, MO
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

2008 Nissan Altima SE

$19,450
Price Reduced

2008 NISSAN ALTIMA SE

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 38307 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Portland, OR
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

2008 Nissan Altima

$13,995

2008 NISSAN ALTIMA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 72702 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Hiawatha, IA
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

2008 Nissan Altima

$9,900

2008 NISSAN ALTIMA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 96775 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Chantilly, VA
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

2008 Nissan Altima SE

$11,977

2008 NISSAN ALTIMA SE

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 119979 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Salisbury, MD
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

2008 Nissan Altima

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$11,688

2008 NISSAN ALTIMA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 93616 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Nicholasville, KY
  • MPG: 23 City / 32 Hwy

2008 Nissan Altima S

$12,998

2008 NISSAN ALTIMA S

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 74060 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Santa Rosa, CA
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

2008 Nissan Altima SE

$10,995

2008 NISSAN ALTIMA SE

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 155847 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Sioux Falls, SD
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

2008 Nissan Altima S

$12,275

2008 NISSAN ALTIMA S

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 75093 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Orchard Park, NY
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

2008 Nissan Altima

$12,707

2008 NISSAN ALTIMA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 84239 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Saint Louis, MO
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

2008 Nissan Altima SL

$11,985

2008 NISSAN ALTIMA SL

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 100100 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Kingston, MA
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

2008 Nissan Altima S

$10,977

2008 NISSAN ALTIMA S

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 110243 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Abington, MA
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy
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