Nissan Motor Co (Australia) Pty Ltd — W41 Civilian Bus MY1999-2002

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)
See attached VIN list

What are the defects?

The internal grip assist handle located on the A-Pillar was not manufactured to the correct durability specification and may detach or break during use.

What are the hazards?

Should the grip assist handle detach or break this may pose a risk of injury to vehicle users.

What should consumers do?

Nissan Motor Co Australia will contact owners of affected vehicles requesting that the owners contact a Nissan dealer to book an appointment to carry out the free repair, which involves fitting a reinforcement panel to prevent the A-pillar cracking. Parts will not be available until September 2019.

For further information, consumers should contact the Nissan Customer Service Centre on 1800 035 035 or contact your nearest Nissan dealer via

Traders who sold this product

Nissan Australia Dealers

Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
  • 1 June 1999 - 30 September 2002

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
Product category