Campaign Number: 15V573000
Component Name: SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
Manufacturer: Nissan North America, Inc.
Description: Nissan (Nissan North America, Inc.) is recalling certain model year 2007-2012 Nissan Versa vehicles manufactured May 8, 2006, to November 12, 2012, that were sold or ever registered in the District of Columbia, Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin. Road salt may corrode the front coil springs, possibly resulting in the coil springs fracturing.
Defect: If a front coil spring fractures, it may contact the tire, possibly puncturing it, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Action: Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace both front coil springs, free of charge. Nissan issued an interim notification to owners on November 2, 2015. The recall is expected to begin by mid-November 2015. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.