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1997 Infiniti Q45 Base 97.5 Luxury Performance Sedan

1997 Infiniti Q45
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Rear-Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Mid-Size
18 mpg city / 24 mpg hwy
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Recall Details
Issued: 1998-12-23
DESCRIPTION OF ISSUE

VEHICLE DESRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE IGNITION KEY CAN BE REMOVED WHEN THE ENGINE IS TURNED OFF WITHOUT PLACING THE TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER IN THE "PARK" POSITION. THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 102, "TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER SEQUENCE, STARTER INTERLOCK, AND TRANSMISSION BRAKING EFFECT."
IF THIS OCCURRED AND THE DRIVER FAILED TO MOVE THE SHIFT LEVER TO 'PARK' OR ENGAGE THE PARKING BRAKE, THE VEHICLE COULD ROLL AWAY IF PARKED ON A SLOPE.

DESCRIPTION OF COMPONENT

POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

RESOLUTION

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SHIFT LOCK CONTROL UNIT.

NOTES

THIS RECALL SUPERSEDES PREVIOUS RECALL CAMPAIGN 98V-215.OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN FEBRUARY 16, 1999.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 1-800-647-7261 (1-800-NISSAN1). ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).


To Address this issue, please contact your local dealer or Infiniti directly for assistance

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