Open the drivers door. Lower right; the info on Gross weight, etc has the date of manufacture (month/year) on the second line. I am assuming this is correct. Also open the hood and on top of the radiator there is a date and in back of that, behind the radiator cap there is another date. The two may not agree. All of mine were Sept of 00 however.
And Click on the search link and search for 2001 Sentra. The recall will come up. Here is the text of it:
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 01V174000
Component: SUSPENSION:INDEPENDENT FRONT CONTROL ARM:LOWER
Manufacturer: NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 80000
Manufactured From: JUL 2000 To: APR 2001
Year of Recall: '01
Type of Report: Vehicle
Vehicle Description: Passenger vehicles. One or more of the three bolts used to attach each front suspension lower control arm to the body on the left and right sides may not have been properly manufactured.
The bolts could fracture, increasing the risk of a crash.
Dealers will replace the lower control arm attachment bolts. Owner notification is expected to begin by the end of June 2001. 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. Also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Auto Safety Hotline at 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
My local dealer couldn't find anything in his recall database,
but he did find it when he realized it was a "CAMPAIGN."
Make sure you stress that it's a campaign when you go in.
I'm in the Midwest, and my dealer had no knowledge of the
"CAMPAIGN," nor did he have any parts. He did find it
on Nissan's computer system, so he told me to wait for
the mailed notice, and then call to make sure he has the