-  Photo courtesy of Nissan.

Photo courtesy of Nissan.

Nissan is recalling certain Sentra vehicles where the brake light switch may become contaminated, preventing the circuit from closing and the brake lights from illuminating, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

The recall potentially affects 807,376 units, according to the automaker.

Nissan will notify owners of certain 2016-2019 Nissan vehicles, and dealers will replace the brake light switch and install a protective grommet, free of charge. Remedy parts are expected to become available Fall 2021.

Interim notices informing owners of the safety risk are expected to be mailed beginning April 7, 2021. Owners will receive a second notice when the remedy becomes available. Nissan's number for this recall is PM971.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800867-7769 or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236.

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