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 S

New Listing
$12,950

2008 NISSAN ALTIMA S

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 69925 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Alamogordo, NM
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

2008 Nissan Altima

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2008 NISSAN ALTIMA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 98070 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Black
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Oklahoma City, OK
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

2008 Nissan Altima SE

$17,495

2008 NISSAN ALTIMA SE

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 75353 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Black
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Portland, OR
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

2008 Nissan Altima SE

$20,988

2008 NISSAN ALTIMA SE

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 55690 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Eugene, OR
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

2008 Nissan Altima SE

$18,888

2008 NISSAN ALTIMA SE

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 37963 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Black
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Las Vegas, NV
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

2008 Nissan Altima SE

$14,000

2008 NISSAN ALTIMA SE

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 85487 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Black
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Las Vegas, NV
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

2008 Nissan Altima

$12,900

2008 NISSAN ALTIMA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 61643 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Denver, CO
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

2008 Nissan Altima SE

$19,491

2008 NISSAN ALTIMA SE

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 38312 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Portland, OR
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

2008 Nissan Altima

$9,500
Price Reduced

2008 NISSAN ALTIMA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 107218 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

2008 Nissan Altima

$9,777
Price Reduced

2008 NISSAN ALTIMA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 117940 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Fishers, IN
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

2008 Nissan Altima SE

$15,990
Price Reduced

2008 NISSAN ALTIMA SE

  • Bodystyle: Coupe
  • Mileage: 17451 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

2008 Nissan Altima

$8,955

2008 NISSAN ALTIMA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 103223 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Fishers, IN
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

2008 Nissan Altima

$11,995

2008 NISSAN ALTIMA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 93025 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Cedar Rapids, IA
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

2008 Nissan Altima

$10,346

2008 NISSAN ALTIMA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 95015 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Black
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Sioux Falls, SD
  • MPG: 23 City / 31 Hwy

2008 Nissan Altima

$17,772

2008 NISSAN ALTIMA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 45489 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Bellingham, WA
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy
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