Nissan, a Japanese automaker, announced that it will recall over 13,000 vehicles that may cause injury in the event of an accident, according to a report from The Los Angeles Times on Tuesday, August 6.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said that Nissan will recall 7,707 vehicles of the 2014 Note that have loose or missing bolts in the lower body sill and 7,782 other vehicles with defective latch bolts in the back seat. The agency said these defects can cause injuries should a car crash occur. Nissan confirmed that there are 13,000 hatchbacks affected by the recall.
Owners of the affected vehicles are advised to contact their dealers to have the problems fixed for free.
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