PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – According to CBS News, Nissan will be recalling more than 3 million vehicles worldwide, the company announced Friday.
The recall is due to an issue with air bag sensors in some models. So far at least two accidents and one injury have been linked to the problem.
In a statement, Nissan said it is committed to customer safety and a plan to fix the vehicles is being developed. "The planned remedy varies by vehicle and will include software reprogramming in some models and hardware replacement in other models," the statement said.
The company says the issue is with the Occupant Classification System, the sensor that disables the passenger seat air bag if the seat is empty. The sensor sometimes fails to detect that there is an adult in the car's passenger seat, leaving the air bag disabled. This means it would not deploy in a crash.
Documents from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show there were more than 1,200 complaints about the sensor issue, and nearly 3,300 warranty claims.
Nissan said it will begin notifying dealers of its remedy plan in late May, and owners should then receive notification within 60 days.
See below for a list of all vehicles being recalled:
2015-2016 Chevrolet City Express
2013 Infiniti JX35
2014-2016 Infiniti Q50
2014-2016 Infiniti QX60
2013-2016 Nissan Altima
2013-2016 Nissan Leaf
2016-2017 Nissan Maxima
2015-2016 Nissan Murano
2013-2016 Nissan NV200
2014-2016 Nissan NV200 Taxi
2013-2017 Nissan Pathfinder
2014-2017 Nissan Rogue
2013-2016 Nissan Sentra
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