Safety Ratings
2002 Nissan Maxima
Front Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Number of Recalls14
Number of Complaints360
Number of Investigations0
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2002 Nissan Maxima vehicles

2002 Nissan Maxima (4/12/2013)  

Campaign Number: 13V136000

Component Name: AIR BAGS

Manufacturer: Nissan North America, Inc.

Description: Nissan is recalling certain model year 2001-2003 Maxima, Pathfinder, and Infiniti I35; model year 2002-2003 Infiniti QX4; and model year 2003 Infiniti FX35 and FX45 and model year 2002 and 2003 Sentra vehicles to address a safety defect in the passenger side frontal air bag which may produce excessive internal pressure causing the inflator to rupture upon deployment of the air bag. This recall addresses both the passenger side frontal air bags that were originally installed in the vehicles, as well as replacement air bags that may have been installed as replacement service parts. A replacement air bag may have been installed, as one example, if a vehicle had been in a crash necessitating the replacement of the passenger side frontal air bag.

Defect: In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking and potentially seriously injuring the passenger seat occupant or other occupants.

Corrective Action: Owners of all vehicles on which a defective air bag may have been installed either as original equipment, or as a replacement, will be notified. Dealers will inspect vehicles, and where a defective air bag inflator is identified, the inflator will be replaced, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during August 2013. Owners may contact Nissan Customer Service at 1-800-647-7261.

2002 Nissan Maxima (5/11/2009)  

Campaign Number: 09E025000

Component Name: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Manufacturer: Nissan North America, Inc.

Description: DOPE, INC. IS RECALLING 42,540 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.

Defect: DECREASED LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Action: DOPE, INC. WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 28, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DOPE, INC. AT 1-626-272-1798.

2002 Nissan Maxima (4/7/2009)  

Campaign Number: 09E012000

Component Name: EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Manufacturer: Nissan North America, Inc.

Description: SABERSPORT IS RECALLING 16,270 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.

Defect: DECREASED LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Action: SABERSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 11, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SABERSPORT AT 1-909-598-7589.

2002 Nissan Maxima (11/17/2003)  

Campaign Number: 03V455000

Component Name: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Manufacturer: Nissan North America, Inc.

Description: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE CIRCUIT BOARD FOR THE CRANK POSITION SENSOR OR CAM POSITION SENSOR MAY HAVE AN IMPROPER SOLDER JOINT DUE TO SOLDER DEFORMATION CAUSED BY HEAT STRESS ACCELERATED BY THE EXISTENCE OF FLUX RESIDUE DURING THE SOLDERING PROCESS.

Defect: THIS COULD CAUSE THE "SERVICE ENGINE SOON" WARNING LIGHT TO COME ON, CREATE A NO START CONDITION, CAUSE REDUCED ENGINE POWER, OR CAUSE THE ENGINE TO STOP RUNNING WITHOUT WARNING DURING VEHICLE OPERATION, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE CRANK POSITION SENSORS. CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSOR(S), AND IN SOME CASES, THE VARIABLE TIMING CONTROL SENSOR(S). VEHICLES INVOLVED IN A PREVIOUS RECALL CAMPAIGN, 01V357, ARE ALSO INCLUDED IN THIS NEW CAMPAIGN. THE REPLACEMENT SENSORS USED IN THAT CAMPAIGN ARE ALSO AFFECTED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON DECEMBER 22, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261 OR INFINITI AT 1-800-662-6200.

2002 Nissan Maxima (5/30/2002)  

Campaign Number: 02V146000

Component Name: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM

Manufacturer: Nissan North America, Inc.

Description: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE PIN AT THE END OF THE FRONT SUSPENSION TRANSVERSE LINK (LOWER CONTROL ARM) COULD BREAK WHERE IT IS MOUNTED TO THE FRAME.

Defect: THIS CAN CAUSE A KNOCKING SOUND AND ABNORMAL STEERING. THIS COULD RESULT IN DIFFICULTY CONTROLLING THE VEHICLE AND INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TRANSVERSE LINKS ON THE LEFT AND RIGHT SIDES WITH NEW ONES. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 29, 2002. 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 OR INFINITI AT 1-800-662-6200.

2002 NISSAN MAXIMA for sale

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2002 Nissan Maxima SE

$6,990

2002 NISSAN MAXIMA SE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 112765 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Englewood, CO
  • MPG: 17 City / 24 Hwy

2002 Nissan Maxima GLE

$6,991

2002 NISSAN MAXIMA GLE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 69958 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Pembroke Pines, FL
  • MPG: 17 City / 24 Hwy

2002 Nissan Maxima GLE

$6,400
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2002 NISSAN MAXIMA GLE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 100368 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Rome, GA
  • MPG: 17 City / 24 Hwy

2002 Nissan Maxima SE

$6,488

2002 NISSAN MAXIMA SE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 150433 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Pasco, WA
  • MPG: 17 City / 24 Hwy

2002 Nissan Maxima GLE

$8,279

2002 NISSAN MAXIMA GLE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 89881 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Banning, CA
  • MPG: 17 City / 24 Hwy

2002 Nissan Maxima SE

$3,500

2002 NISSAN MAXIMA SE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 238706 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Franklin, TN
  • MPG: 17 City / 24 Hwy

2002 Nissan Maxima

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2002 NISSAN MAXIMA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 121903 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Decatur, AL
  • MPG: 17 City / 24 Hwy

2002 Nissan Maxima

$4,632

2002 NISSAN MAXIMA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 150429 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Idaho Falls, ID
  • MPG: 17 City / 24 Hwy

2002 Nissan Maxima

New Listing
$5,900

2002 NISSAN MAXIMA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 105183 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Milwaukee, WI
  • MPG: 17 City / 24 Hwy

2002 Nissan Maxima

New Listing
$3,999

2002 NISSAN MAXIMA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 153708 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Milwaukee, WI
  • MPG: 17 City / 24 Hwy

2002 Nissan Maxima

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2002 NISSAN MAXIMA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Mount Vernon, OH
  • MPG: 17 City / 24 Hwy

2002 Nissan Maxima SE

$5,000

2002 NISSAN MAXIMA SE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 159710 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Clearwater, FL
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

2002 Nissan Maxima SE

New Listing
$4,300

2002 NISSAN MAXIMA SE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 146157 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: White
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Westbrook, CT
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

2002 Nissan Maxima SE

$2,992

2002 NISSAN MAXIMA SE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 175544 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: White
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: New Smyrna Beach, FL
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

2002 Nissan Maxima SE

$6,149

2002 NISSAN MAXIMA SE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 123359 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Albany, GA
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy
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