2006 NISSAN SENTRA - AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE
Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2002-2006 Sentra vehicles whose passenger air bags were previously inspected and may have been released without replacing the Takata air bag inflator. In the event of a crash, Takata frontal passenger air bag inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity, high temperatures, and high temperature cycling.
HazardAn inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Consumer ActionNissan will notify owners, and dealers will re-inspect the vehicle and, if necessary, replace the air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 5, 2021. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-867-7669. Nissan's number for this recall is PM964.