Nissan is recalling more than 226,000 additional vehicles over a defective air bag that has affected much of the global auto industry.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Saturday that Nissan North America Inc. is recalling certain lines of its Infiniti, Maxima, Pathfinder and Sentra cars for the model years 2002 to 2004.
Faulty air bags have already been blamed for the recall of millions of cars around the world in recent years, including those made by BMW, Chrysler, Ford, Honda, Mazda and Toyota.
Dealers will replace any faulty inflators that are identified, free of charge.
The National High Traffic Safety Administration said owners of all affected vehicles will be notified. Owners may also contact Nissan Customer Service at 1-800-647-7261.
The affected models are: – Infiniti FX35, 2003 – Infiniti FX45, 2003 – Infiniti I35, 2002-2003 – Infiniti QX42, 2002-2003 – Maxima, 2002-2003 – Pathfinder, 2002-2003 – Sentra, 2002-2004