Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) today was formally notified by Bridgestone/Firestone that the voluntary recall announced by Firestone does not involve any Nissan vehicles.

As outlined in a letter dated August 9, 2000 from Bridgestone/Firestone President, O.E. Sales Division, Arthur W. Stuart, to Nissan, "none of the tires included in this action were supplied at any time to your company (Nissan) and no aftermarket tires other than P235/75R15 size are affected."

"At Nissan, customer safety, security and satisfaction are our highest priorities," said Debra Sanchez Fair, vice president, corporate communications, NNA. "While we are relieved that the Bridgestone/Firestone tire recall does not affect any Nissan customers, we nonetheless urge all consumers to properly care for tires and to maintain proper tire inflation according to the specifications called out on the vehicle tire placard and owner's manual. Should any customers have concerns regarding their tires, Bridgestone/Firestone has established a toll-free customer service number at 1-800-465-1904 for further assistance."

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