I am contacting my local news station and my state ag for resolution. Make sure you detail the dangers of this defect e. The vehicle was not repaired. Story -Pregnant woman traded it in on a family vehicle at my neighborhood Honda dealership. I talked to a guy at Town North Nissan in Austin and he has 5 Altimas waiting for the part. The part will arrive at the dealership in about a week there are so many being recalled. A couple tried to buy it ahead of me but I knew the sales guy and he got me the deal instead of them.
Once I take in my car and learn details on the current Steering Lock part number and the part number of the part that they would replace it with in the event that I did have a faulty Steering Lock I will update this blog again. Anyone can submit so have all members of your family at risk due to this issue submit. Does it matter that when it failed my wheel wasnt locked? I'm hoping others have had their replacement part fail and that a class action lawsuit may occur. So in short, I am and you are if you are a 2009 Nissan Altima driver driving a ticking time bomb! My phone was charging and it was also damaged due to this failure. Their focus is on safety-related issues. The Green wire with a red stripe going into pin 8 of the Steering column lock module is for the lock condition 2. This is the original steering lock.
The Firm designates its principle office to be the Los Angeles office, and designates Mark Greenstone to be the attorney responsible for this website. Our vehicles are still having this problem. The steering wheel has become gummy, making steering unsafe, and the rubbery material on the shift handle has become gummy, making it difficult to safely shift gears accuarately. Been having problems with the steering wheel lock coil the car did not want to start so a person walking by told me that he had the same problem with the steering wheel lock coil. The vehicle was towed to the dealer to be diagnosed.
You should not act upon any information on this website without specifically seeking advice from professional counsel. This lets them know that the driver is attempting to start the vehicle. Please select all of the following that apply to your experience: My 2009 Nissan Altima experienced steering lock failure. But I have been online and seen many people with this same problem from their 2009 Nissan Altima. Whelp, I tried the hammer method along with moving the steering wheel up and down for a few hours the other night, and nothing. The car was unable to turn on. Now, I'm pretty sure the fuse I need to pull is the 10A which is the first red fuse on the bottom left of the box, right? You should be able to start the car.
If you or anyone you know has had this same issue on the same model please comment below so that we can get in touch with you. If a recall is performed all users who paid for the repair will be refunded. I am a single mom and this repair is going to cost me if I can't get it to release for me. Thanks for the DiY Ken This will be very helpful np! But the key fob programming does not work past step 2. I think its under this pannel? On the third message I and told him I would escalate the call if I did not hear back from him. We may also release information submitted when the disclosure of that information is required by law. Nissan never informed me that the warranty on my steering lock was extended.
Mine broke 11 weeks later. The problem won't occur while driving, but the problems that do occur have caused owners a ton of grief and expense. Consequence: Overheated batteries could result in a fire. Consequence: If the strut insulator is cracked, there is a potential for the strut rod to come out of its mounting position, which could affect vehicle stability and increase the risk of a crash. I need it replaced immediately.
We never got that call. If you do not wish to accept cookies or if you wish to remove cookies that remain in your browser following the close of your browser session, you may adjust the settings on your web browser to prevent cookies from being placed on your hard drive. It is a big safety issue. Since many of the complaints I have read so far are relatively recent I expect that they are reaching a breaking point and I expect more will be looking form more information. Once it's in that mode, all I have to do is pull the Steering lock fuse, right? My car would not start and I was forced to sit in my car for hours as the stores had closed and it took over a hour to have my car towed.
And if it has failed like most of them, you will be able to turn the steering wheel back and forth even with the Intelligent Key removed and away from the vehicle. So I looked it up and it was recalled when I called Nissan they told me yesterday was the last day. The key symbol popped up on the dash. If a recall is performed all users who paid for the repair will be refunded. There isn't a fast clicking sound like it could be the starter. Once I spoke to gene at Nissan company said the dealer never notified them I was a Nissan owner.