Nissan North America, Inc. has issued a recall for the Nissan Pathfinder.
Description of Recall
Nissan North America Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2014 Pathfinders manufactured from July 25, 2013, to September 5, 2013 with almond interiors only. The instrument panel tear seam on the passenger frontal air bag was incorrectly cut on the back side of the instrument panel which could cause the air bag to not deploy properly.
Severity of the Defect
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger’s frontal air bag, the improper air bag deployment may increase the risk of personal injury.
Nissan’s Recommended Action
Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected instrument panel assemblies, free of charge. The recall began on November 18, 2013. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.