NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC.

NISSAN ALTIMA 1997

SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY

36000
manufacture start date 06/09/1996, end of manufacturer 09/19/1996
CERTAIN BUCKLE ASSEMBLIES WERE PRODUCED WITH A "BUCKLE BASE" THAT WAS IMPROPERLY HEAT TREATED. THIS CAN CAUSE THE "BUCKLE BASE" TO BE BRITTLE FAILING TO COMPLY TO FMVSS NO. 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES."

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE BUCKLE ASSEMBLIES AND REPLACE THEM IF NECESSARY.
OWNER NOTIFICATION:OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING OCTOBER 1996.NOTE:OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT NISSAN AT
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