Around 3.2 million vehicles in the United States are being recalled by large manufacturer Nissan due to the fact that the airbag might not properly inflate during a crash the national highway traffic safety administration announced on Friday. Over the past couple years automakers have tried to fix the common airbag problems here in the United States and overseas increasing the amount of air bag recalls to the largest amount ever recorded. One of the main problems is that the detection system cannot determine whether there’s a passenger sitting in a seat if a child or small adult is sitting in it.
Because of this issue there have been three significant crashes where the passengers have incurred injuries Nissan explained. They however failed to mention whether children were involved in these crashes and the incidents are still not totally known by the public. The recall with Nissan Sentras begin in 2014 and extends to vehicles manufactured in 2013 through 2016. there is a risk that the airbag will go off when it’s smaller size passengers sitting in them which poses a significant risk to children a federal report claims.
Large vehicle recall started because of airbags
Many of Nissan’s most popular vehicles have been recalled including Infiniti models, Altima, Maxima, Pathfinder and many other makes. There was an investigation of whether this airbag defect properly been resolved by Nissan in which the response was to increase the amount of vehicles recalled by nearly 3 million. Gordon & Doner also claim that it’s possible that some dealerships don’t know how to handle the problem and might not yet be able to replace all of the malfunctioning airbags in Nissan vehicles. Although the malfunction is primarily reported in United States Nissan vehicles there are about .3 million Vehicles affected in the rest of the world. If you have a Nissan vehicle from the year 2013 to 2016 it’s recommended that you check the national highway traffic safety administration report to see if your vehicle is affected.