1993 NISSAN Maxima

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

6 Recalls for 1993 NISSAN Maxima

Recall Date Component Summary
December 15, 1995 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP

IT IS POSSIBLE FOR A MIXTURE OF MUD AND SALT TO GET TRAPPED BETWEEN THE FUEL FILLER TUBE AND WHEEL HOUSING. THE TRAPPED MUD AND SALT CAN RESULT IN CORROSION OF THE FUEL FILLER TUBE AND THE WHEEL HOUSING.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THESE VEHICLES AND CORRECTIVE ACTION WILL BE TAKEN DEPENDING UPON THE EXTENT OF THE CORROSION.

October 5, 1994 WHEELS

THE ALUMINUM WHEELS WERE CLEAR COATED SEVERAL TIMES TO PROTECT THE METAL FINISH. SOME EXCESSIVE COATING CAN LEAVE THE WHEEL NUTS AN EXCESSIVE DISTANCE FROM THE WHEEL HUB WHEN TIGHTENED, ALLOWING THEM TO LOOSEN OVER TIME.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE CLEAR PLASTIC COATING FROM THE BRAKE ROTOR MATING SURFACE ON THE BACK OF EACH WHEEL AND FROM THE WHEEL NUT MATING SURFACES. THE WHEELS WILL BE REINSTALLED AND THE WHEEL NUTS TIGHTENED. WHEELS, HUB BOLTS, AND NUTS WILL BE REPLACED IF NECESSARY.

January 12, 1994 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

IN SOME UNDERBODY IMPACTS THE AIRBAG SENSOR ACTIVATES AND SENDS A SIGNAL TO THE AIRBAG, LOCATED IN THE CENTER OF THE STEERING WHEEL, CAUSING THE DRIVER’S SIDE AIRBAG TO INFLATE.

Remedy:

A TUNNEL SENSOR OF DIFFERENT DESIGN WILL BE INSTALLED ON THE AFFECTED VEHICLES.

May 11, 2009 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

DOPE, INC. IS RECALLING 42,540 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, “LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.” THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.

Remedy:

DOPE, INC. WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 28, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DOPE, INC. AT 1-626-272-1798.

April 7, 2009 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

SABERSPORT IS RECALLING 16,270 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, “LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.” THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.

Remedy:

SABERSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 11, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SABERSPORT AT 1-909-598-7589.

March 23, 2006 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

CERTAIN PRO-A MOTORS CORNER LAMPS, TURN SIGNALS, AND HEADLIGHTS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. SOME COMBINATION LAMPS THAT ARE NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.

Remedy:

PRO-A MOTORS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER TO REPURCHASE THE LAMPS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 3, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PRO-A MOTORS AT 323-838-2988.

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1 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1993 NISSAN Maxima

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80 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1993 NISSAN Maxima

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS | TIRES
ODI Number: 507216
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 506127
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 506127
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS
ODI Number: 513020
AIR BAGS | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS | TIRES
ODI Number: 506974
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 508820
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 487422
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11078794
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10516113
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 10186620
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10161853
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ODI Number: 10142219
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP
ODI Number: 10117096
TIRES:SIDEWALL
ODI Number: 10107024
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 10108242
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 10068698
STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD
ODI Number: 10065672
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10055928
TIRES
ODI Number: 10021283
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10018185
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS | STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10012209
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10009136
PARKING BRAKE:INDICATOR LIGHT | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 10003387
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 8014571
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS
ODI Number: 8002035
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 979336
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 980510
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 980508
STEERING:LINKAGES:KNUCKLE:SPINDLE:ARM
ODI Number: 976430
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS
ODI Number: 980695
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 978545
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 971005
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 972383
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 971782
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT
ODI Number: 973416
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 895910
WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
ODI Number: 958764
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 895051
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 880353
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 875021
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
ODI Number: 868191
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 860217
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:LINKAGES
ODI Number: 856671
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 847624
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 851955
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 847918
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 851509
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 838764
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 830895
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 825309
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD
ODI Number: 826337
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:LINKAGES
ODI Number: 820778
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 818598
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 806287
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 784634
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 750334
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 746371
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 738427
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 738065
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE | VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
ODI Number: 731432
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 730663
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH | EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:CARRIER/RACK
ODI Number: 729504
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 722072
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 720237
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 719099
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 716786
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 713555
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 707514
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD
ODI Number: 701501
STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
ODI Number: 701012
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 567189
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 541717
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS
ODI Number: 525820
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WARNING LIGHT/DEVICES | SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WARNING LIGHT/DEVICES
ODI Number: 526503
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
ODI Number: 522846
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 524098
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 524098
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 514833
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 480659
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 483329
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1 Investigations for 1993 NISSAN Maxima

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
AIR BAGS
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

26 Service Alerts for 1993 NISSAN Maxima

Date Description
December 7, 2021 020000 SUSPENSION

STRUT AND SHOCK ABSORBER REPLACEMENT GUIDELINES This bulletin has been amended. See AMENDMENT HISTORY on the last page. Please discard previous versions of this bulletin.

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February 12, 2021 020000 SUSPENSION

STRUT AND SHOCK ABSORBER REPLACEMENT GUIDELINES This bulletin has been amended. See AMENDMENT HISTORY on the last page. Please discard previous versions of this bulletin.

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January 27, 2014 140000 AIR BAGS

SERVICE INFORMATION Information necessary to service the Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) safely is included in the “RESTRAINTS” section of the Electronic Service Manual (ESM) for each vehicle. IMPORTANT: Turn the ignition switch OFF

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January 27, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

SERVICE INFORMATION Information necessary to service the Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) safely is included in the “RESTRAINTS” section of the Electronic Service Manual (ESM) for each vehicle. IMPORTANT: Turn the ignition switch OFF

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July 23, 2013 010000 STEERING

If YOU CONFIRM: A vehicle needs to have the brake rotors resurfaced (front or rear). ACTION: Use the ProCut PFM Series on-car brake lathe to perform brake rotor resurfacing and follow the tips listed in this bulletin. – The ProCut P

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July 23, 2013 200000 WHEELS

If YOU CONFIRM: A vehicle needs to have the brake rotors resurfaced (front or rear). ACTION: Use the ProCut PFM Series on-car brake lathe to perform brake rotor resurfacing and follow the tips listed in this bulletin. – The ProCut P

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July 23, 2013 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

If YOU CONFIRM: A vehicle needs to have the brake rotors resurfaced (front or rear). ACTION: Use the ProCut PFM Series on-car brake lathe to perform brake rotor resurfacing and follow the tips listed in this bulletin. – The ProCut P

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July 23, 2013 010000 STEERING

SERVICE INFORMATION – This bulletin is to assist you in responding to customer questions about brake operation, and provides diagnostic and repair information for each item listed, if any should occur. – Most brake incidents fall into

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July 23, 2013 020000 SUSPENSION

SERVICE INFORMATION – This bulletin is to assist you in responding to customer questions about brake operation, and provides diagnostic and repair information for each item listed, if any should occur. – Most brake incidents fall into

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July 23, 2013 200000 WHEELS

SERVICE INFORMATION – This bulletin is to assist you in responding to customer questions about brake operation, and provides diagnostic and repair information for each item listed, if any should occur. – Most brake incidents fall into

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July 23, 2013 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

SERVICE INFORMATION – This bulletin is to assist you in responding to customer questions about brake operation, and provides diagnostic and repair information for each item listed, if any should occur. – Most brake incidents fall into

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August 27, 2013 200000 WHEELS

Nissan Original Equipment or Genuine Accessory Alloy wheels, along with their finish coating (clear, chrome, titanium, etc.), are specifically developed to achieve Nissan design and performance standards. These Original Equipment or Genuin

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August 27, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

Nissan Original Equipment or Genuine Accessory Alloy wheels, along with their finish coating (clear, chrome, titanium, etc.), are specifically developed to achieve Nissan design and performance standards. These Original Equipment or Genuin

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March 19, 2013 020000 SUSPENSION

SERVICE INFORMATION This bulletin provides information to identify: – A leaking strut or a shock absorber that qualifies for replacement under warranty. – A strut or shock absorber that has slight oil seepage, a condition wh

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July 1, 1995 034520 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS

NEW NON-ASBESTOS REPLACEMENT PADS AND SHOES. *TW

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October 1, 1994 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SLIPPING. *TW

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September 30, 2010 199000 TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

NISSAN: TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS) WARNING LIGHT ON/FLASHING. NO MODELS OR MODEL YEARS LISTED. *PE UPDATED ON 08-11-2011. *KB

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April 3, 2013 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

NISSAN: LOCK/UNLOCK REQUEST BUTTON ON OUTSIDE HANDLE DOES NOT RESPOND. *JS

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September 13, 2010 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

NISSAN: VENT CONTROL VALVE REPLACEMENT. WHEN REPLACING THE EVAP CANISTER VENT CONTROL VALVE FOR REASON: USE THE ONE LISTED ON PAGE 2; FOR VENT CONTROL VALVE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE, REFER TO THE APPROPRIATE SECTION OF THE ELECTRONIC SERVICE

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November 1, 1993 138000 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM

LITTLE OR NO HEAT FROM THE AUTOMATIC HEAT CONTROL. *TW

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March 1, 1999 034520 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS

SERVICE INFORMATION ON KEY VALUE BRAKE PADS. *TT

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April 6, 2009 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

NISSAN: THE 12 VOLT BATTERY IS AN IMPORTANT PART OF THE VEHICLE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM AND IS REQUIRED TO STAY CONNECTED WHEN THE ENGINE IS RUNNING. TO PREVENT DAMAGE TO VEHICLE ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS/CAUTIONS. NO MOD

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April 6, 2009 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

NISSAN: THE 12 VOLT BATTERY IS AN IMPORTANT PART OF THE VEHICLE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM AND IS REQUIRED TO STAY CONNECTED WHEN THE ENGINE IS RUNNING. TO PREVENT DAMAGE TO VEHICLE ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS/CAUTIONS. NO MOD

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April 6, 2009 111100 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES

NISSAN: THE 12 VOLT BATTERY IS AN IMPORTANT PART OF THE VEHICLE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM AND IS REQUIRED TO STAY CONNECTED WHEN THE ENGINE IS RUNNING. TO PREVENT DAMAGE TO VEHICLE ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS/CAUTIONS. NO MOD

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June 17, 1999 034520 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS

KEY VALUE BRAKE PAD SERVICE INFORMATION. *TT

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December 1, 1994 203000 WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS

BROADCAST MESSAGE TO DEALERS ANNOUNCING THE BACKORDER OF RECALL REPAIR PARTS DUE TO HEAVY PRE-CAMPAIGN ORDERING – RECALL 94V-194. *TW

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