Nissan is recalling 211 model year 2014 Nissan LEAF electric vehicles in the US and another 65 in Canada manufactured February 28, 2014, through March 12, 2014.
The front structural member assembly may be missing welds, which could reduce the structural integrity of the vehicle if the vehicle is involved in a crash, increasing the risk of injury to the vehicle’s occupants.
Missing welds may effect the vehicle’s integrity in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury to the vehicle’s occupants.
Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will inspect to see if any of the welds are missing.
According to the official recall notice from the NHTSA, if any welds are missing, the vehicle is to be replaced.
Despite the potential severity of this recall, there have been no accidents or injuries reported due to this problem. The recall doesn’t go into effect until the middle of June, but in the meantime, owners can contact Nissan at 1-800-647-7261 or NHTSA’s Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153).