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Nissan Juke Nismo RS vehicles recalled

Brake fluid may leak into the brake booster

Nissan North America is recalling 415 model year 2015-2017 Nissan Juke Nismo RS vehicles.

Due to a problem within the brake master cylinder, brake fluid may leak into the brake booster, reducing brake performance.

If brake fluid leaks into the brake booster it can lengthen the distance needed to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

What to do

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the brake master cylinder, free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin March 19, 2018.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 415 model year 2015-2017 Nissan Juke Nismo RS vehicles.Due to a problem within the brake master cylinder, brake fluid...

Model year 2018 Nissan Versa Notes recalled

A component of the side airbag curtain inflator may detach during deployment

Nissan North America is recalling 111 model year 2018 Nissan Versa Notes.

During deployment of the side curtain airbag, a component of the air bag inflator may detach.

These vehicles, therefore, fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) number 214, "Side Impact Protection," and 226, "Ejection Mitigation."

If the component detaches during deployment, it may enter the passenger compartment and be a projectile within the vehicle cabin, increasing the risk of injury.

What to do

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the side curtain air bags, free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin February 8, 2018.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 111 model year 2018 Nissan Versa Notes.During deployment of the side curtain airbag, a component of the air bag infla...

Nissan recalls model year 2016 Rogues

The front passenger seat frames may be improperly welded

Nissan North America is recalling 210 model year 2016 Rogues.

The vehicles have front passenger seat frames that may be improperly welded.

As such, they vehicles fail to meet performance requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 202a, "Head Restraints" and FMVSS 207, "Seating Systems."

In the event of a crash, the improperly welded seat back frames may increase the risk of injury.

What to do

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger seat back assembly, free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin January 08, 2018.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 210 model year 2016 Rogues.The vehicles have front passenger seat frames that may be improperly welded.As such, t...

Nissan recalls model year 2012 Versa Hatchbacks

Road salt may corrode the front coil springs

Nissan North America is recalling 1,119 model year 2012 Versa Hatchback vehicles that were sold or ever registered in the District of Columbia, Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

Road salt may corrode the front coil springs, possibly resulting in the coil springs fracturing.

If a front coil spring fractures, it may contact the tire, possibly puncturing it, increasing the risk of a crash.

What to do

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace both front coil springs, free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin November 27, 2017.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261. 

Nissan North America is recalling 1,119 model year 2012 Versa Hatchback vehicles that were sold or ever registered in the District of Columbia, Connecticut...

Model year 2016-2017 Nissan Rogues recalled

The recliner joints on the lower seat frame for the rear seats may not be welded properly

Nissan North America is recalling 4,883 model year 2016-2017 Nissan Rogues.

The recliner joints on the lower seat frame for the rear seats may have improper welds.

The recalled vehicles, therefore, fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) number 207, "Seating Systems," and 210, "Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages."

The insufficient welds can increase the risk of injury to the seats' occupants in the event of a crash.

What to do

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the seat frames and replace any defective lower seat frames, free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin December 4, 2017.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 4,883 model year 2016-2017 Nissan Rogues.The recliner joints on the lower seat frame for the rear seats may have impr...

Model year 2017-2018 Infiniti QX30s recalled

The driver's air bag could inadvertently deploy

Nissan North America is recalling 17,507 model year 2017-2018 Infiniti QX30s.

The driver's air bag may unexpectedly deploy due to insufficient grounding of the steering components if an electrostatic discharge occurs and the air bag clockspring is broken.

If the driver air bag inadvertently deploys, it can increase the risk of injury and a crash.

What to do

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will add sufficient grounding to the steering components, free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin December 18, 2017.

Owners may contact Infiniti customer service at 1-800-622-6200, option 7.

Nissan North America is recalling 17,507 model year 2017-2018 Infiniti QX30s.The driver's air bag may unexpectedly deploy due to insufficient grounding...

Nissan Titan Crew Cab and Titan XD Crew Cab vehicles recalled

The rear seatbelt assembly may not adequately protect the occupant's head

Nissan North America is recalling 44,264 model year 2016-2017 Nissan Titan Crew Cab and Titan XD Crew Cab vehicles.

In the event of a crash, the rear seatbelt assembly may not adequately protect the occupant's head, allowing it to contact the D-ring bolt trim cap.

As such, these vehicles fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 201, "Occupant Protection in Interior Impact."

If the occupant's head contacts the D-ring bolt trim cap during a crash, there is an increased risk of injury.

What to do

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will install energy absorbing material to the C-Pillar Finishers and replace the seatbelt bolt and bolt cap, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 26, 2017.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 44,264 model year 2016-2017 Nissan Titan Crew Cab and Titan XD Crew Cab vehicles.In the event of a crash, the rear se...

Model year 2016-2018 Infiniti Q50s and 2017 Infiniti Q60s recalled

The fuel level in the main tank to fall too low to supply fuel to the engine

Nissan North America is recalling 14,192 model year 2016-2018 Infiniti Q50s and model year 2017 Infiniti Q60s equipped with a 2.0L engine.

Incorrect Fuel Pump Control Module (FPCM) software may allow the fuel level in the main tank to be too low to supply fuel to the engine, causing the engine to stall while driving, increasing the risk of a crash.

What to do

Nissan will notify owners, and Infiniti dealers will reprogram the Fuel Pump Control Module (FPCM) with corrected software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 21, 2017.

Owners may contact Infiniti customer service at 1-800-662-6200.

Nissan North America is recalling 14,192 model year 2016-2018 Infiniti Q50s and model year 2017 Infiniti Q60s equipped with a 2.0L engine.Incorrect Fue...

Model year 2017 Nissan Versas and Versa Notes recalled

The passenger front airbag could deploy improperly

Nissan North America is recalling 509 model year 2017 Versas and Versa Notes.

The ring plate that secures the airbag cushion to the passenger front airbag assembly may fail, possibly causing the airbag to deploy improperly in the event of a crash.

If the passenger frontal air bag does not deploy as intended, it can increase the risk of injury.

What to do

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger front airbag module, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 509 model year 2017 Versas and Versa Notes.The ring plate that secures the airbag cushion to the passenger front airb...

Nissan recalls LEAFs and Sentras

The passenger front airbag may not deploy properly

Nissan North America is recalling 25,283 model year 2015-2017 LEAFs and model year 2014, 2015, and 2017 Sentras.

Due to a manufacturing error within the airbag inflators, the passenger front airbag may not deploy properly in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury to passengers.

What to do

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger airbag inflator, free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin June 11, 2017. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 25,283 model year 2015-2017 LEAFs and model year 2014, 2015, and 2017 Sentras.Due to a manufacturing error within the...

Nissan recalls model year 2013-2014 Muranos

The power steering hose clamp may not secure the hose adequately

Nissan North America is recalling 56,766 model year 2013-2014 Muranos.

The power steering hose clamp may not secure the hose adequately, allowing the hose to detach and leak power steering fluid.

If the power steering fluid leaks onto a heat source such as hot engine or exhaust components, there could be an increased risk of a fire.

What to do

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will install a power steering high pressure hose kit, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 56,766 model year 2013-2014 Muranos.The power steering hose clamp may not secure the hose adequately, allowing the ho...

Model year 2017 Infiniti QX30s recalled

The driver-side curtain airbag may not deploy in a crash

Nissan North America is recalling 79 model year 2017 Infiniti QX30s.

The recalled vehicles have a driver-side curtain airbag inflator initiator that may fail to ignite during a crash, preventing the airbag from deploying, increasing the risk of injury.

What to do

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver-side curtain airbag assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in March 2017.

Owners may contact Infiniti customer Service at 1-800-662-6200.

Nissan North America is recalling 79 model year 2017 Infiniti QX30s.The recalled vehicles have a driver-side curtain airbag inflator initiator that may...

Nissan recalls model year 2012 Versas

The curtain and seat-mounted airbags may deploy unexpectedly

Nissan North America is recalling 54,751 model year 2012 Nissan Versas.

Degradation of the side impact sensor connector pins may cause the curtain and seat-mounted airbags to deploy unexpectedly if the door is slammed, increasing the risk of injury.

What to do

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will install a new jumper harness, and replace the side impact satellite sensors, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 54,751 model year 2012 Nissan Versas.Degradation of the side impact sensor connector pins may cause the curtain and s...

Model year 2015-2017 Nissan Altimas recalled

Lowering a rear window may inadvertently cause a rear door to unlatch

Nissan North America is recalling 341,005 model year 2015-2017 Altimas.

The vehicle's rear door latch/lock cable may have been improperly routed. As a result, lowering a rear window may inadvertently cause that door to unlatch and open.

If the rear passenger doors inadvertently open while the vehicle is in motion, it may increase the risk of injury to the rear passengers.

What to do

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will correct the rear door latch/lock cable routing, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 341,005 model year 2015-2017 Altimas.The vehicle's rear door latch/lock cable may have been improperly routed. As a r...

Nissan Altimas, Rogues and Maximas recalled

The front passenger seat air bag may deploy incorrectly

Nissan North America is recalling 757 model year 2013-2015 Altimas manufactured January 3, 2013, to July 29, 2013; 2015-2016 Rogues manufactured October 14, 2014, to August 12, 2016; and 2016 Maximas manufactured June 4, 2015, to August 19, 2015.

An incorrect Occupant Classification System (OCS) Electronic Control Unit (ECU) may have been installed in the front passenger seat. The incorrect ECU and seat combination may misclassify the front passenger seat occupant.

If the front passenger seat occupant is misclassified, the air bag may deploy incorrectly in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury.

What to do

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the ECU and update the OCS software free of charge. The is expected to begin by February 12, 2017.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 757 model year 2013-2015 Altimas manufactured January 3, 2013, to July 29, 2013; 2015-2016 Rogues manufactured October 14...

Model year 2016 Titan Diesel XDs recalled

The fuel tank may not have the proper ventilation

Nissan North America is recalling 12,112 model year 2016 Titan Diesel XDs manufactured August 7, 2015, to September 1, 2016.

The vehicles may not have had the temporary fuel tank breather tube cap removed during the vehicle's assembly and the fuel tank breather tube may not have been connected to the bed rail. As a result, the fuel tank may not have the proper ventilation, possibly causing the fuel gauge and the distance to empty meter to both display inaccurately.

If the fuel gauge reads incorrectly, the vehicle can run out of fuel without the driver being aware, increasing the risk of a crash.

What to do

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the fuel tank breather tube, replacing the fuel tank, fuel sending unit, and/or fuel tank breather tube, as necessary, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 12,112 model year 2016 Titan Diesel XDs manufactured August 7, 2015, to September 1, 2016.The vehicles may not have h...

Nissan recalls Versas with airbag performance issue

A seam in the fabric section of the side curtain airbags may tear during deployment

Nissan North America is recalling 1,754 model year 2017 Versas manufactured August 1, 2016, to August 16, 2016.

A seam in the fabric section of the side curtain airbags may tear during deployment, potentially affecting the performance of the airbag. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 226, "Ejection Mitigation", and number 214, "Side Impact Protection."

If the side curtain airbags do not deploy as intended there would be an increased risk of injury.

What to do

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the left and right side curtain airbags, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 1,754 model year 2017 Versas manufactured August 1, 2016, to August 16, 2016.A seam in the fabric section of the side...

Nissan recalls Maximas, Muranos and Murano Hybrids

The Anti-Lock Brake actuator pump may allow brake fluid to leak

Nissan North America is recalling 120,329 model year 2016-2017 Nissan Maximas manufactured February 10, 2015, to August 19, 2016 and equipped with Intelligent Cruise Control; 2015-2017 Muranos manufactured August 22, 2014, to August 19, 2016 and equipped with Intelligent Cruise Control; and 2015-2016 Murano Hybrids manufactured August 22, 2014, to July 19, 2016.

The recalled vehicles have Anti-Lock Brake (ABS) actuator pumps that may allow brake fluid to leak onto an internal electrical circuit board, resulting in an electrical short and increasing the risk of a fire.

When brake fluid has leaked onto the circuit board, the ABS warning lamp may remain illuminated for more than 10 seconds after engine start up. If this occurs, owners should not drive the vehicle, but park it outdoors away from other vehicles or structures.

What to do

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the ABS Actuator, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.  

Nissan North America is recalling 120,329 model year 2016-2017 Nissan Maximas manufactured February 10, 2015, to August 19, 2016 and equipped with Intellig...

Nissan recalls Infiniti M35 Hybrids

A system overheat condition may cause the hybrid powertrain control module to shut off the engine

Nissan North America is recalling 1,140 model year 2012-2013 Infiniti M35 Hybrids manufactured March 23, 2010, to September 9, 2013.

A system overheat condition may cause the hybrid powertrain control module to shut off the engine, increasing the risk of a crash.

What to do

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the hybrid control module, automatic transmission control unit, and inverter software, free of charge.

The recall will begin by September 6, 2016. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 1,140 model year 2012-2013 Infiniti M35 Hybrids manufactured March 23, 2010, to September 9, 2013. A system overh...

Nissan recalls model year 2016 Sentras

The vehicle may not start or the engine may stall

Nissan North America is recalling 1,522 model year 2016 Sentras manufactured April 11, 2016, through April 26, 2016.

The engine room harness may have a terminal pin too large to maintain a connection with the Engine Control Unit (ECU).

If the engine room harness loses connection to the ECU, the vehicle may not start or the engine may stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

What to do

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the terminal pin on the engine room harness, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by August 26, 2016.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 1,522 model year 2016 Sentras manufactured April 11, 2016, through April 26, 2016. The engine room harness may ha...

Infiniti Q50s and Q50 Hybrids recalled

The Direct Adaptive Steering system may malfunction

Nissan North America is recalling 28,182 model year 2014-2016 Infiniti Q50s manufactured December 26, 2012, to December 11, 2015, and Infiniti Q50 Hybrids manufactured December 10, 2012, to December 17, 2015.

The Direct Adaptive Steering system may experience an error at vehicle start up altering the steering responsiveness and turning radius.

If the vehicle does not steer as the driver anticipates, there is an increased the risk of a crash.

What to do

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the Direct Adaptive Steering ECU software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by August 9, 2016.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 28,182 model year 2014-2016 Infiniti Q50s manufactured December 26, 2012, to December 11, 2015, and Infiniti Q50 Hybrids ...

Nissan recalls model year 2013-2014 Pathfinders

The brake light switch may have been installed incorrectly

Nissan North America is recalling 79,853 model year 2013-2014 Pathfinders manufactured June 20, 2012, to June. 13, 2013.

The brake light switch may have been installed incorrectly causing the relay to remain in the "ON" position and the brake lights to remain illuminated even when the brakes are not applied. Additionally, the brake light switch may interfere with the brake-shift interlock, allowing the driver to exit the vehicle without the transmission in the "PARK" position.

If the brake lights remain illuminated, other drivers may fail to stop when the vehicle actually brakes, increasing the risk of a crash. If the driver exits the vehicle without the transmission in the "PARK" position, the vehicle may roll away, increasing the risk of injury.

What to do

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the brake light switch and, as necessary, replace the relay, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on July 25, 2016.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 79,853 model year 2013-2014 Pathfinders manufactured June 20, 2012, to June. 13, 2013. The brake light switch may...

Model year 2014-2016 Nissan Rogues recalled

The rear lift gate support stays may corrode

Nissan North America is recalling 108,503 model year 2014-2016 Rogues manufactured July 31, 2013, to January 16, 2016.

The rear lift gate support stays may corrode due to insufficient anti-corrosion treatment, which could cause a sudden release of pressure. If this occurs, the support stays may break off, increasing the risk of injury.

What to do

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear tailgate stays, free of charge. Parts are not currently available. Owners will be sent interim notifications by mid-June 2016. A second notice will be sent when remedy parts become available.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 108,503 model year 2014-2016 Rogues manufactured July 31, 2013, to January 16, 2016. The rear lift gate support s...

Nissan recalls Muranos and Maximas

Insufficient brake fluid pressure may lengthen the distance needed to stop the vehicle

Nissan North America is recalling 12,616 model year 2016 Muranos manufactured December 17, 2015, to February 11, 2016, and 2016 Maximas manufactured November 25, 2015, to February 12, 2016 and equipped with an antilock braking system (ABS) and Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC).

The ABS actuator may have a damaged O-ring that may result in a lack of brake fluid pressure, which may lengthen the distance needed to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

What to do

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the ABS actuator, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by June 4, 2016.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 12,616 model year 2016 Muranos manufactured December 17, 2015, to February 11, 2016, and 2016 Maximas manufactured Novemb...

Nissan recalls Frontier V6 vehicles

The starter harness terminal may contact the heat shield, resulting in an electrical short

Nissan North America is recalling 1,554 2016 Frontier V6 vehicles manufactured February 29, 2016, to March 7, 2016.

The starter motor wire harness may have been installed in an incorrect position, allowing the starter harness terminal to contact the heat shield resulting in an electrical short.

An electrical short increases the risk of a fire.

What to do

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and reposition the starter wire harness, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 2016.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 1,554 2016 Frontier V6 vehicles manufactured February 29, 2016, to March 7, 2016. The starter motor wire harness ...

Model year 2014 Nissan Rogues recalled

The fuel pump may fail

Nissan North America is recalling 46,671 model year 2014 Nissan Rogues manufactured July 25, 2013, to December 21, 2013, and February 1, 2014, to June 7, 2014.

Improper nickel plating of components within the fuel pump may result in the fuel pump failing.

If the fuel pump fails, the vehicle may stall without warning, increasing the risk of a crash.

What to do

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 46,671 model year 2014 Nissan Rogues manufactured July 25, 2013, to December 21, 2013, and February 1, 2014, to June 7, 2...

Nissan recalls model year 2013-2015 LEAF vehicles

The relay inside the electronic brake booster may freeze in very cold temperatures

Nissan North America is recalling 46,859 model year 2013-2015 LEAF vehicles manufactured November 19, 2012, to July 31, 2015.

In very cold temperatures, the relay inside the electronic brake booster may freeze, requiring the driver to exert more effort to slow the vehicle down. Longer distances or additional brake effort required to stop the vehicle could increase the risk of a crash.

What to do

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the Intelligent Brake Control Unit software, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 46,859 model year 2013-2015 LEAF vehicles manufactured November 19, 2012, to July 31, 2015. In very cold temperat...

Nissan recalls model year 2013-2015 Altimas

The secondary hood latch may remain in the unlatched position when the hood is closed

Nissan North America is recalling 846,000 model year 2013-2015 Nissan Altimas manufactured March 6, 2012, to December 31, 2014.

The secondary hood latch may bind and remain in the unlatched position when the hood is closed.

If the primary latch is inadvertently released and the secondary latch is not engaged, the hood could open unexpectedly while the car is being driven, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

These vehicles were recalled previously recalled, however the remedy plan may not have been performed consistently to remove the safety risk. To correct this issue, Nissan will re-notify all affected owners and dealers will replace the hood latch with a new one, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in mid-February.

Nissan North America is recalling 846,000 model year 2013-2015 Nissan Altimas manufactured March 6, 2012, to December 31, 2014. The secondary hood ...

Nissan recalls GT-Rs built to be sold in Puerto Rico

The Gross Vehicle Weight Rating and Gross Axle Weight Rating information is missing

Nissan North America is recalling 18 model year 2015-2016 GT-Rs manufactured February 24, 2014, to June 16, 2015 to be sold in Puerto Rico.

The recalled vehicles have a Certification Label that is missing the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) and Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) information. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification."

Due to the label missing the GVWR/GAWR information, the operator may overload the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will apply a corrected label, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 18 model year 2015-2016 GT-Rs manufactured February 24, 2014, to June 16, 2015 to be sold in Puerto Rico. The rec...

Nissan model year 2015 Rogues

It may be possible to shift out of the "Park" position without depressing the brake pedal

Nissan North America is recalling 33,880 model year 2015 Rogues manufactured February 10, 2015, to May 13, 2015.

Due to a problem with the shift selector knob, it may be possible to shift out of the "Park" position without depressing the brake pedal. As such, these vehicles fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 114, "Theft Protection and Rollaway Prevention."

If the shift selector can be moved out of the "Park" position while the brake pedal is not depressed, the vehicle may unexpectedly roll, increasing the risk of a crash.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the shift selector knob, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in December 2015.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 33,880 model year 2015 Rogues manufactured February 10, 2015, to May 13, 2015. Due to a problem with the shift se...

Nissan recalls 2015 Altimas and 2016 Maximas

The brakes may not function properly

Nissan North America is recalling 119 model year 2015 Altima and 2016 Maxima vehicles manufactured October 6, 2015, to October 7, 2015.

The vehicles have front brake calipers whose mounting bolts may not be properly tightened. If the bolts were not properly tightened, the caliper may detach and reduce braking ability, increasing the risk of a crash.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will check the brake caliper mounting bolts, tightening them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in early December 2015.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 119 model year 2015 Altima and 2016 Maxima vehicles manufactured October 6, 2015, to October 7, 2015. The vehicle...

Nissan recalls vehicles with OCS issue

The occupant classification system may incorrectly classify the front passenger seat as empty

Nissan North America is recalling 919 model year 2013-2015 Altima and Pathfinder vehicles, 2013-2014 Nissan Sentra vehicles, 2013 Infiniti JX35 vehicles, 2014-2015 Infiniti QX60 vehicles and 2014 Infiniti QX60 Hybrid vehicles.

The recalled vehicles received an incorrect occupant classification system (OCS) control unit during a repair. The units may incorrectly classify the front passenger seat as empty, when it is occupied by an adult.

If the OCS does not detect an adult occupant in the passenger seat, the passenger air bag would be deactivated. Failure of the passenger airbag to deploy during a crash (where deployment is warranted) could increase the risk of injury to the passenger.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will update the OCS software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in November 2015.

Owners may contact Nissan at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 919 model year 2013-2015 Altima and Pathfinder vehicles, 2013-2014 Nissan Sentra vehicles, 2013 Infiniti JX35 vehicles, 2...

Nissan expands recall of Maximas to include Altimas

Fuel may leak from the tank during a crash

Nissan North America is expanding its earlier recall of model year 2016 Nissan Maximas manufactured March 19, 2015, to June 2, 2015.

The expanded recall adds 41,388 vehicles, including certain model year 2013-2016 Altima 3.5 vehicles equipped with a V6 engine manufactured March 30, 2012, to August 18, 2015, as well as the vehicles covered by the earlier notification.

Due to an improperly installed o-ring that may not have been seated correctly at the time of assembly, fuel may leak during a crash from the area where the fuel sending unit attaches to the fuel tank. If fuel leaks from between the fuel sending unit and the tank, it may increase the risk of a fire in the event of a crash.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will install a retainer ring between the fuel tank and the fuel sending unit. The recall began on September 28, 2015.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is expanding its earlier recall of model year 2016 Nissan Maximas manufactured March 19, 2015, to June 2, 2015. The expanded recall a...

Older Nissan Versas recalled

Road salt may corrode the front coil springs

Nissan North America is recalling 218,019 model year 2007-2012 Nissan Versas manufactured May 8, 2006, to November 12, 2012, that were sold or ever registered in the District of Columbia, Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

Road salt may corrode the front coil springs, possibly resulting in the coil springs fracturing. If a front coil spring fractures, it may contact the tire, possibly puncturing it, increasing the risk of a crash.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace both front coil springs, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by mid-November 2015.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 218,019 model year 2007-2012 Nissan Versas manufactured May 8, 2006, to November 12, 2012, that were sold or ever registe...

Nissan Armadas recalled

The driver or front passenger seat belt assemblies have latching issues

Nissan North America is recalling 1,554 model year 2015 Nissan Armadas manufactured April 30, 2015, to June 5, 2015.

The vehicles may have been built with driver or front passenger seat belt assemblies that may not latch properly or may not unlatch when the release button is pressed. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection" and number 209, " Seat Belt Assemblies."

A seat belt that does not latch properly would not restrain a user, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash. A seat belt that does not unlatch when the release button is pressed may prevent the occupant from quickly exiting the vehicle in a emergency, such as after a crash, increasing the risk of injury.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will inspect both front seat belt buckle assemblies, replacing them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by early October 2015.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 1,554 model year 2015 Nissan Armadas manufactured April 30, 2015, to June 5, 2015. The d vehicles may have been built w...

Nissan recalls Versa sedans and Versa Notes

A center console trim panel issue could delay the transition from the accelerator pedal to the brake pedal

Nissan North America is recalling 298,747 model year 2012-2015 Nissan Versa sedans manufactured June 9, 2011, to March 11, 2015, and 2014-2015 Nissan Versa Notes manufactured April 23, 2013, to March 11, 2015.

The vehicles have a center console trim panel that may catch the driver's shoe and delay the transition from the accelerator pedal to the brake pedal. A delay in the application of the brake pedal would lengthen the distance needed to stop the vehicle and increase the risk of a crash.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will modify the console trim panel, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by mid-October 2015.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 298,747 model year 2012-2015 Nissan Versa sedans manufactured June 9, 2011, to March 11, 2015, and 2014-2015 Nissan Vers...

Nissan Maximas with possible fuel tank issue recalled

Fuel may leak from the tank during a crash

Nissan North America is recalling 5,458 model year 2016 Nissan Maximas manufactured March 19, 2015, to June 2, 2015.

Due to an improperly installed o-ring that may not have been seated correctly at the time of assembly, fuel may leak during a crash from the area where the fuel sending unit attaches to the fuel tank. This could increase the risk of a fire in the event of a crash.

The remedy for this recall is still under development. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 5,458 model year 2016 Nissan Maximas manufactured March 19, 2015, to June 2, 2015. Due to an improperly installed o-rin...

Nissan recalls Rogues, Sentras and Versa Notes

The driver side front and rear doors may not fully latch

Nissan North America is recalling 6,595 model year 2015 Nissan Rogue vehicles manufactured June 9, 2015, to June 10, 2015; and 2015 Nissan Sentra and Versa Note vehicles manufactured June 5, 2015, to June 13, 2015.

The driver side front and rear doors may not fully latch, which could result in the door opening while the car is moving. The distraction may increase the risk of a crash and/or vehicle occupants may fall out of the vehicle if they are not wearing a seatbelt, increasing their risk of injury.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the date, lot number, and cavity code on the left front and rear door latches, and replace them, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by mid-September 2015.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 6,595 model year 2015 Nissan Rogue vehicles manufactured June 9, 2015, to June 10, 2015; and 2015 Nissan Sentra and Versa...

Nissan recalls Versa Sedans, Cubes and Jukes

The engine start/stop button may stick

Nissan North America is recalling 14,595 model year 2014 Versa Sedan vehicles manufactured July 16, 2013, to January 29, 2014; 2013-2014 Cube vehicles manufactured July 3, 2013, to October 21, 2013; and 2013-2014 Juke vehicles manufactured July 3, 2013, to October 22, 2013.

When exposed to hot temperatures, the engine start/stop button may stick inside the button housing. If the engine start/stop button gets stuck in the housing, road vibrations may cause the engine to shut off unexpectedly while the vehicle is being driven, increasing the risk of a crash.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will modify the start/stop switch housing, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by late-August 2015.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 14,595 model year 2014 Versa Sedan vehicles manufactured July 16, 2013, to January 29, 2014; 2013-2014 Cube vehicles manu...

Nissan recalls Rogue Select vehicles

The vehicles have incorrect tire size information on the tire labels

Nissan North America is recalling certain model year 2015 Rogue Select vehicles manufactured November 17, 2014, to December 12, 2014 and equipped with seventeen-inch wheels.

The vehicles have incorrect tire size information on the tire labels. Installing tires of the incorrect size may increase the risk of a crash.

Nissan will notify owners, and will send them new labels with the corrected information, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by early August 2015.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling certain model year 2015 Rogue Select vehicles manufactured November 17, 2014, to December 12, 2014 and equipped with seve...

Nissan Muranos recalled

The solenoid valves of the Anti-Lock Braking System actuators may be contaminated

Nissan North America is recalling 9,614 model year 2015 Muranos manufactured December 4, 2014, to March 17, 2015.

These vehicles are equipped with Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) actuators which may have contamination in the solenoid valves, potentially affecting the valves' ability to completely close and allow a build up of hydraulic brake pressure, or fully open and allow the hydraulic brake pressure to completely drop.

Under some driving conditions, when the ABS is activated, the malfunctioning ABS actuator could cause a loss of vehicle stability, increasing the risk of a crash.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the ABS actuator, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by early August 2015.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 9,614 model year 2015 Muranos manufactured December 4, 2014, to March 17, 2015. These vehicles are equipped with Anti-L...

Nissan recalls Pathfinders and Sentras

The passenger side front air bag inflator could rupture

Nissan North America is recalling 263,692 model year 2004 Pathfinders manufactured January 6, 2004, to July 19, 2004, and 2004-2006 Sentras manufactured January 7, 2004, to August 26, 2006.

Upon deployment of the passenger side front air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture. Metal fragments could strike and seriously injure the vehicle occupants.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on June 15, 2015.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 263,692 model year 2004 Pathfinders manufactured January 6, 2004, to July 19, 2004, and 2004-2006 Sentras manufactured Ja...

Nissan recalls Sentras in high humidity areas

The passenger side frontal air bag inflator may rupture

Nissan North America is recalling 45,000 model year 2006 Sentras manufactured January 2, 2006, to August 26, 2006, originally sold, or currently registered, in geographic locations associated with high absolute humidity.

Specifically, vehicles sold, or currently registered, in Puerto Rico, Hawaii, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Saipan, American Samoa, Florida and adjacent counties in southern Georgia, as well as the coastal areas of Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas are being recalled.

Upon deployment of the passenger side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture during deployment, with metal fragments striking and potentially seriously injuring the vehicle occupants.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.  

Nissan North America is recalling 45,000 model year 2006 Sentras manufactured January 2, 2006, to August 26, 2006, originally sold, or currently registered...

Nissan Rogues recalled

The fuel pump could fail

Nissan North America is recalling 76,242 model year 2014 NissanRogues manufactured June 11, 2013, to June 7, 2014.

Improper nickel plating of components within the fuel pump may result in the fuel pump failing.

This could cause the vehicle to stall without warning, increasing the risk of a crash.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in April 2015.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 76,242 model year 2014 Nissan Rogues manufactured June 11, 2013, to June 7, 2014. Improper nickel plating of component...

Nissan recalls Altimas with hood latch issue

The secondary hood latch may remain in the unlatched position when the hood is closed

Nissan North America is recalling 625,000 model year 2013-2015 Nissan Altimas manufactured March 1, 2013, to December 31, 2014.

The secondary hood latch may bind and remain in the unlatched position when the hood is closed. If the primary latch is inadvertently released and the secondary latch is not engaged, the hood could open unexpectedly while while the vehicle is being driven, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

A remedy plan or a notification schedule has not yet been determined.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261. Note: This recall is an expansion of recall 14V-565.

Nissan North America is recalling 625,000 model year 2013-2015 Nissan Altimas manufactured March 1, 2013, to December 31, 2014. The secondary hood latch ...

Nissan recalls vehicles with steering issue

Extra play in the steering wheel could increase the risk of a crash

Nissan North America is recalling 16,973 model year 2008 Infiniti EX35 vehicles equipped with the power tilt/telescope option included in the premium package, manufactured June 29, 2007, to April 25, 2008; 2009 Infiniti FX35 and FX45 vehicles manufactured October 31, 2007, to April 16, 2008; and 2009 Nissan GT-R vehicles manufactured March 14, 2007, to April 25, 2008.

The steering column outer tube may not be round, resulting in extra stress being applied to the upper steering bearing. This stress may cause the bearing retainer to fracture, creating extra play in the steering wheel or a possible loss of steering. Extra play in the steering wheel or a loss of steering may increase the risk of a crash.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering shaft on the Infiniti EX35, FX35, and FX45 vehicles, and will replace the steering column assembly on the Nissan GT-R vehicles, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.

Infiniti owners may contact customer service at 1-800-662-6200. Nissan owners may contact the GT-R hotline at 1-866-668-1487.

Nissan North America is recalling 16,973 model year 2008 Infiniti EX35 vehicles equipped with the power tilt/telescope option included in the premium packa...

Nissan recalls vehicles with hood release issue

The hood release latching may not engage fully

Nissan North America is recalling 170,665 model year 2013-2014 Nissan Pathfinder vehicles manufactured June 20, 2012, to November 18, 2013; 2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid vehicles manufactured July 18, 2013, to November 18, 2013; 2013 Infiniti JX35 vehicles manufactured November 29, 2011, to June 14, 2013; 2014 QX60 vehicles manufactured May 16, 2013, to November 18, 2013; and 2014 Infiniti QX60 Hybrid vehicles manufactured July 18, 2013, to November 18, 2013.

The hood release cable assembly in the recalled vehicles may have been installed incorrectly preventing the latching claw from engaging fully. The secondary latch may remain in the open position when the hood is closed.

If the primary hood latch is released and the secondary latch fails during operation of the vehicle, it could cause the hood to open during vehicle operation impairing the driver's vision, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will modify the angle of the hood release mechanism to provide additional length to the release cable, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 170,665 model year 2013-2014 Nissan Pathfinder vehicles manufactured June 20, 2012, to November 18, 2013; 2014 Nissan Pat...

Nissan recalls Rogues

The vehicles may experience an electrical short in the harness connector

Nissan North America is recalling 468,815 model year 2008-2013 Nissan Rogue vehicles manufactured March 7, 2007, to November 26, 2013, and 2014 Nissan Rogue Select vehicles manufactured September 23, 2013, to July 2, 2014.

The recalled vehicles may experience an electrical short in the harness connector due to a mixture of snow/water and salt seeping through the carpet on the driver side floor near the harness connector. An electrical short can cause a vehicle fire.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the kick panel wiring harness connector and will -- if necessary -- install a new harness connector and waterproof seal free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 468,815 model year 2008-2013 Nissan Rogue vehicles manufactured March 7, 2007, to November 26, 2013, and 2014 Nissan Rogu...

Nissan recalls Pathfinders, Rogues and Infiniti QX60s

The front wheel hub assembly fasteners may not have been properly torqued

Nissan North America is recalling 893 model year 2014-2015 Nissan Pathfinder and Infiniti QX60 vehicles manufactured August 14, 2014, to November 5, 2014, and 2014-2015 Nissan Rogue vehicles manufactured August 12, 2014, to November 15, 2014.

During the assembly process, the front wheel hub assembly fasteners may not have been properly torqued. The under-torqued fasteners may result in a brake caliper separating from the wheel assembly causing a reduction in braking performance or reduced steering control. These conditions increase the risk of a crash.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicles and tighten any loose bolts to the proper specification, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 25, 2015.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 893 model year 2014-2015 Nissan Pathfinder and Infiniti QX60 vehicles manufactured August 14, 2014, to November 5, 2014, ...

Nissan recalls Armadas

The parking pawl may not engage fully

Nissan North America is recalling 194 model year 2015 Nissan Armada vehicles manufactured September 15, 2014, to October 14, 2014.

Due to interference between the parking rod and the transmission housing, the parking pawl may not engage fully. This condition may allow the vehicle to move with the shifter in the "Park" position, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the casting date stamp on the transmission housing and replace the affected transmissions, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1- 800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 194 model year 2015 Nissan Armada vehicles manufactured September 15, 2014, to October 14, 2014. Due to interference be...

Nissan recalls various vehicles with fuel pressure sensor issue

The fuel pressure sensor may loosen and cause a fuel leak

Nissan North America is recalling 133,592 model year 2012-2014 Nissan Juke, 2012-2013 Infiniti M56, QX56, and 2014-2015 Infiniti Q70, and QX80 vehicles.

The fuel pressure sensors may not have been sufficiently tightened during production. As a result, the fuel pressure sensor may loosen with vehicle usage and cause a fuel leak. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source could cause a vehicle fire.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pressure sensors, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on or before January 26, 2015.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 133,592 model year 2012-2014 Nissan Juke, 2012-2013 Infiniti M56, QX56, and 2014-2015 Infiniti Q70, and QX80 vehicles. ...

Nissan recalls vehicles with air bag issue

Excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture

Nissan North America is recalling 52,738 model year 2003-2004 Nissan Pathfinder, 2004-2006 Nissan Sentra, 2003-2005 Infiniti FX35 and FX45, 2003-2004 Infiniti I35, and 2006 Infiniti M35 and M45 vehicles originally sold, or currently registered, in geographic locations associated with high absolute humidity. Specifically, vehicles sold, or currently registered, in Puerto Rico, Hawaii, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Saipan, American Samoa, Florida and adjacent counties in southern Georgia, as well as the coastal areas of Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.

Upon deployment of the passenger side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger side frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking and potentially seriously injuring the vehicle occupants.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 52,738 model year 2003-2004 Nissan Pathfinder, 2004-2006 Nissan Sentra, 2003-2005 Infiniti FX35 and FX45, 2003-2004 Infin...

Nissan recalls various Infiniti hybrids with throttle issue

The vehicle may gradual accelerate unexpectedly

Nissan North America is recalling 6,562 model year 2013-2014 Infiniti M35 hybrids manufactured April 7, 2012, to September 9, 2013; 2014 Infiniti Q50 hybrids manufactured December 10, 2012, to July 15, 2014; and 2014-2015 Infiniti Q70 hybrids manufactured April 9, 2010, to May 7, 2014.

Due to a software error, the signal could be lost from one of the two throttle position sensors (TPS), sending the engine control module (ECM) into a fail-safe mode, partially closing the throttle chamber.

Should the lost signal be restored, the throttle chamber may open, regardless of the position signal from the TPS, causing the vehicle to accelerate gradually. This unexpected acceleration may increase the risk of a crash.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the ECM, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by mid-November 2014.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 6,562 model year 2013-2014 Infiniti M35 hybrids manufactured April 7, 2012, to September 9, 2013; 2014 Infiniti Q50 hybri...

Infiniti hybrids with transmission and electric motor problems recalled

Both issues could increase the risk of a crash

Nissan North America has issued a pair of recalls for Infiniti hybrids with transmission and electric motor problems.

The first involves 817 model year 2014 Infiniti Q50 hybrids manufactured October 16, 2013, to January 27, 2014, and Infiniti Q70 hybrids manufactured November 7, 2013, to December 10, 2013, that may have been assembled with transmissions whose housings were damaged during their manufacturing.

The damaged housings could crack and fracture, creating road debris and disabling the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the transmission assembly and replace it if cracks are found, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in mid-November 2014.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1- 800-647-7261.

The second recall is for 5,412 model year 2014 Infiniti Q50 hybrid vehicles manufactured December 10, 2012, to June 25, 2014, and Infiniti Q70 hybrid vehicles manufactured November 7, 2013, to May 7, 2014.

Due to a software error, the electric motor may stop working while the vehicle is being driven using the electric motor only. The stall-like condition that occurs may increase the risk of a crash.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the motor inverter software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in mid-November 2014.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America has issued a pair of recalls for Infiniti hybrids with transmission and electric motor problems. The first involves 817 model year 20...

Nissan recalls Infinitis with air bag issues

The driver's frontal air bag inflator may have been manufactured with an incorrect part

Nissan North America is recalling 1,848 model year 2013 Infiniti QX56 vehicles manufactured September 1, 2012, to April 26, 2013, and 2014 Infiniti QX80 vehicles manufactured June 18, 2013, to February 11, 2014.

The driver's frontal air bag inflator in the affected vehicles may have been manufactured with an incorrect part. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's air bag, the incorrect part may block the flow of propellant to the air bag and the air bag's inflator may rupture. The rupture could cause metal fragments to strike and potentially seriously injure the vehicle occupants.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front driver air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall will begin by late December 2014.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 1,848 model year 2013 Infiniti QX56 vehicles manufactured September 1, 2012, to April 26, 2013, and 2014 Infiniti QX80 ve...

Nissan Altimas recalled

The secondary hood latch could remain in the unlatched position

Nissan North America is recalling 220,423 model year 2013 Nissan Altima vehicles manufactured March 6, 2012, to February 28, 2013.

Interference between the hood inner panel and the secondary latch lever, in combination with debris and corrosion, may cause the secondary hood latch to bind and remain in the unlatched position when the hood is closed.

If the primary latch is inadvertently released and the secondary latch is not engaged, the hood could unexpectedly open while driving, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will be instructed to modify the bend angle of the hood actuation lever to eliminate potential interference with the hood inner panel. In addition, dealers will clean and lubricate the latch joint as needed. If significant corrosion is observed, the latch assembly will be replaced. This repairs will be performed free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 220,423 model year 2013 Nissan Altima vehicles manufactured March 6, 2012, to February 28, 2013. Interference between t...

Nissan recalls Frontier Crew Cab vehicles

The seat belt anchor bolt may not be attached as designed

Nissan North America is recalling 1,319 model year 2014 Frontier Crew Cab vehicles manufactured June 11, 2014 to June 26, 2014.

The affected vehicles were manufactured with an out-of-specification anchor nut installed on the weld nut plate where the rear seat belt anchor is attached. The seat belt anchor bolt may not be attached as designed.

This could increase the risk of injury in the event of a vehicle crash.

The remedy for this recall is still under development.

The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 1,319 model year 2014 Frontier Crew Cab vehicles manufactured June 11, 2014 to June 26, 2014. The affected vehicles wer...

Nissan recalls vehicles with air bag defect

The inflator may rupture upon deployment of the air bag

Nissan North America is recalling 226,326 model year 2002-2003 Nissan Maxima, Pathfinder and Infiniti I35 and QX4; 2002-2004 Nissan Sentra and 2003 Infiniti FX vehicles.

A safety defect in the passenger side frontal air bag may produce excessive internal pressure causing the inflator to rupture upon deployment of the air bag. This recall addresses both the passenger side frontal air bags that were originally installed in the vehicles, as well as replacement air bags that may have been installed as replacement service parts.

A replacement air bag may have been installed, as one example, if a vehicle had been in a crash necessitating the replacement of the passenger side frontal air bag.

In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking and potentially seriously injuring the passenger seat occupant or other occupants.

Owners of all vehicles on which a defective air bag may have been installed either as original equipment, or as a replacement, will be notified.

Dealers will inspect vehicles, and where a defective air bag inflator is identified, the inflator will be replaced, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 11, 2014.

Owners may contact Nissan Customer Service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 226,326 model year 2002-2003 Nissan Maxima, Pathfinder and Infiniti I35 and QX4; 2002-2004 Nissan Sentra and 2003 Infinit...

Nissan recalls 2014 Nissan LEAFs

The inverter may fail, causing the vehicle shut down

Nissan North America is recalling 196 model year 2014 Nissan LEAF vehicles manufactured April 15, 2014, through April 24, 2014.

Due to a problem with the motor control circuit board, the inverter may fail, causing the vehicle shut down. An unexpected vehicle shut down increases the risk of a crash.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the inverter, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on July 7, 2014.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 196 model year 2014 Nissan LEAF vehicles manufactured April 15, 2014, through April 24, 2014. Due to a problem with the ...

Nissan recalls Pathfinders, Rogues and Infiniti QX60s

The vehicles may have improperly tightened lug nuts

Nissan North America is recalling 334 model year 2014 Pathfinder and Rogue vehicles and 2014 Infiniti QX60 vehicles.

The right side wheels of the affected vehicles may have one lug nut each that was not properly tightened. If a lug nut becomes loose from not being properly tightened, it may fall off, allowing the other lug nuts to become loose, possibly resulting in a wheel separation, and increasing the risk of a crash.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and tighten any loose lug nuts to the correct specification, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by the end of June 2014.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 334 model year 2014 Pathfinder and Rogue vehicles and 2014 Infiniti QX60 vehicles. The right side wheels of the affecte...

Nissan recalls Rogue vehicles with steering issues

A bolt used to connect the intermediate shaft to the upper steering assembly could fall out

Nissan North America is recalling 1,644 model year 2014 Rogue vehicles manufactured January 10, 2014, to January 17, 2014.

An incorrect bolt may have been used to connect the intermediate shaft to the upper steering assembly in the affected vehicles. The incorrect bolts could loosen and fall out, resulting in a loss of vehicle control and increasing the risk of a crash.

Nissan will notify owners and, dealers will inspect and repair all affected vehicles, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by the end of June 2014.

Owners may contact Nissan at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 1,644 model year 2014 Rogue vehicles manufactured January 10, 2014, to January 17, 2014. An incorrect bolt may have bee...

Nissan recalls 2014 LEAF vehicles with structural issues

The front structural member assembly may be missing welds

Nissan North America is recalling 211 model year 2014 LEAF vehicles manufactured February 28, 2014, through March 12, 2014.

The front structural member assembly may be missing welds, which could reduce the structural integrity of the vehicle if the vehicle is involved in a crash, increasing the risk of injury to the vehicle's occupants.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will inspect to see if any of the welds are missing. Any vehicle missing welds will be replaced, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by mid-June 2014.

Owners may contact Nissan at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 211 model year 2014 LEAF vehicles manufactured February 28, 2014, through March 12, 2014. The front structural member a...

Nissan recalls Pathfinders

The internal oil cooler hose may detach from the cooler

Nissan North America is recalling 3,065 model year 2013 Pathfinder vehicles manufactured April 18, 2012, through October 3, 2012, and equipped with a continuously variable transmission (CVT).

The internal oil cooler (ITOC) hose in the affected vehicles may detach from the cooler due to inadequate clamping force, allowing transmission fluid to leak. The loss of transmission fluid could cause the transmission to function improperly and the vehicle to stop accelerating, increasing the risk of a crash.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will install an oil hose repair kit, free of charge.

The recall will begin in May 2014. Owners may contact Nissan at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 3,065 model year 2013 Pathfinder vehicles manufactured April 18, 2012, through October 3, 2012, and equipped with a conti...

Nissan recalls Infiniti QX80 vehicles

The vehicles are in danger of being overloaded

Nissan North America is recalling 468 model year 2014 Infiniti QX80 vehicles manufactured December 2, 2013, through January 27, 2014, and equipped with 20 inch wheels.

In the affected vehicles, the Certification label incorrectly lists the Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) as 4,497 lb instead of the correct 4,343 lb. An incorrect GAWR listing may result in the vehicle being overloaded which may increase the risk of a crash.

Nissan will notify owners, and will mail owners a corrected Certification label, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in April 2014.

Owners may contact Infiniti at 1-800-662-6200.

Nissan North America is recalling 468 model year 2014 Infiniti QX80 vehicles manufactured December 2, 2013, through January 27, 2014, and equipped with 20 ...

Nissan recalls nearly a million vehicles with airbag software problems

The software may incorrectly classify the passenger seat as empty when it is occupied

Nissan North America is recalling 989,701 model year 2013-2014 Altima, LEAF, Pathfinder, and Sentra, model year 2013 NV200 (aka Taxi) and Infiniti JX35 and model year 2014 Infiniti Q50 and QX60 vehicles.

In the affected vehicles, the occupant classification system (OCS) software may incorrectly classify the passenger seat as empty when it is occupied by an adult. If the OCS does not detect an adult occupant in the passenger seat, the passenger airbag would be deactivated.

Failure of the passenger airbag to deploy during a crash (where deployment is warranted) could increase the risk of injury to the passenger.

Nissan says it has not received any reports of accidents related to the problem, and that the recall affects only vehicles sold in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will update the OCS software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in mid-April 2014.

Owners may contact Nissan at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 989,701 model year 2013-2014 Altima, LEAF, Pathfinder, and Sentra, model year 2013 NV200 (aka Taxi) and Infiniti JX35 and...

Nissan recalling Frontier trucks to fix fire risk

Circuit breaker could be improperly installed, possibly causing a short

Nissan is recalling about 13,000 Frontier pickup trucks from the 2012 through 2014 models year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Agency (NHTSA) announced.

The agency said it's possible a circuit breaker was improperly installed, which could lead to a short circuit that could cause a fire. 

The problem came to light after a consumer in Mexico reported smoke in the cabin of his truck.

Nissan said it doesn't know of any accidents resulting from the problem. 

Owners will be notified when the recall begins in March.

Nissan is recalling about 13,000 Frontier pickup trucks from the 2012 through 2014 models year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Agency (NHTSA) announce...

Nissan recalls Titan King Cab and Crew Cab pick-up trucks

The Tire and Loading Information label overstates the maximum load and passenger carrying capacity

Nissan North America is recalling 183 2014 model year Titan King Cab and Crew Cab pick-up trucks manufactured August 27, 2013, through November 13, 2013.

In the affected vehicles, the Tire and Loading Information label overstates the maximum load and passenger carrying capacity of the vehicle. If the vehicle is loaded to the capacity stated on the incorrect label, and the tire load capacity is exceeded, the vehicle may experience structural damage to the tire. If this occurs, this may lead to tire failure which could increase the risk of a crash.

Nissan will notify owners and will provide owners with a correct label to install, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on January 21, 2014.

Owners may contact Nissan at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 183 2014 model year Titan King Cab and Crew Cab pick-up trucks manufactured August 27, 2013, through November 13, 2013. ...

Infiniti Q50s with Direct Adaptive Steering recalled

The electric steering system could be disabled

Nissan North America is recalling 23 model year 2014 Infiniti Q50 vehicles equipped with Direct Adaptive Steering.

The affected vehicles received a power steering software version that, should the engine compartment reach freezing temperatures, the power steering software may disable the electric steering system and also may delay the engagement of the mechanical steering backup system. The disabling of the steering systems could result in a loss of steering, increasing the risk of a crash.

Nissan notified owners and arranged to have vehicles towed to the nearest Infiniti retailer. Customers were instructed not to drive their vehicles until they were repaired. Infiniti retailers provided affected customers with loaner vehicles, while the software update remedy was applied. These services were provided at no cost to the customer.

Owners may contact Infiniti at 1-800-662-6200.

Nissan North America is recalling 23 model year 2014 Infiniti Q50 vehicles equipped with Direct Adaptive Steering. The affected vehicles received a power...

Nissan recalls Pathfinders with Almond interiors

The airbag may not deploy properly

Nissan North America is recalling 2,310 model year 2014 Pathfinders manufactured from July 25, 2013, to September 5, 2013, with Almond interiors only.

The instrument panel tear seam on the passenger frontal air bag was incorrectly cut on the back side of the instrument panel which could cause the air bag to not deploy properly. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger's frontal air bag, the improper air bag deployment may increase the risk of personal injury.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected instrument panel assemblies, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in early November 2013.

Owners may contact Nissan Customer Service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 2,310 model year 2014 Pathfinders manufactured from July 25, 2013, to September 5, 2013, with Almond interiors only. Th...

Nissan recalls Titan and Armada vehicles

The brake master cylinder may reduce the pressure supplied to the front brakes

Nissan North America is recalling 3,247 model year 2013 Titan and Armada vehicles manufactured February 22, 2013, through May 3, 2013.

The affected vehicles have a brake master cylinder which may intermittently reduce the pressure supplied to the front brakes. That could result in less braking power, requiring a longer distance to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

Nissan has notified owners, and dealers will replace the master cylinder, free of charge. The recall began on October 14, 2013.

Owners may contact Nissan at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America is recalling 3,247 model year 2013 Titan and Armada vehicles manufactured February 22, 2013, through May 3, 2013. The affected vehic...

Nissan recalls variety of vehicles with braking problems

Antilock brake system software problems could increase stopping distance

Nissan is recalling 151,695 model year 2013-2014 Nissan Pathfinder vehicles manufactured April 18, 2012, through September 20, 2013; model year 2013 Infiniti JX35 vehicles manufactured September 15, 2011, through January 16, 2013; and model year 2014 Infiniti QX60 vehicles manufactured January 17, 2013, through September 20, 2013.

During light braking on rough roads, the antilock brake system (ABS) brake pressure output software may lead to an increase in stopping distance, which could raise the risk of a crash.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the ABS, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.

Owners may contact Nissan at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan is recalling 151,695 model year 2013-2014 Nissan Pathfinder vehicles manufactured April 18, 2012, through September 20, 2013; model year 2013 Infini...

Nissan recalls Infiniti M35 and M45 vehicles

The accelerator pedal sensor signal may deteriorate

Nissan North America, Inc. is recalling 98,307 model year 2006-2010 Infiniti M35 and M45 vehicles manufactured April 4, 2004, through October 5, 2010.

Over time, the accelerator pedal sensor signal may deteriorate resulting in the output of an incorrect signal causing the engine to go into fail-safe (limp home) mode. In this mode, throttle valve deposits may cause the engine to stall when the vehicle is coming to a stop or at idle, increasing the risk of a crash.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the accelerator pedal assembly and reprogram the engine control module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in early November 2013.

Owners may contact Nissan at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan North America, Inc. is recalling 98,307 model year 2006-2010 Infiniti M35 and M45 vehicles manufactured April 4, 2004, through October 5, 2010. Over...

Problems with lower body sill bolts prompt Nissan Versa Note recall

Missing lower body bolts may increase the risk of a crash

Nissan is recalling 7,707 model year 2014 Versa Note vehicles manufactured April 23, 2013, through July 3, 2013.

The lower body sill bolts may be missing or incorrectly torqued. Missing lower body bolts may affect the vehicle's integrity in the event of a rear impact, increasing the risk of injury.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will install and tighten to specification the lower body sill bolts, as needed, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 12, 2013.

Owners may contact Nissan at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan is recalling 7,707 model year 2014 Versa Note vehicles manufactured April 23, 2013, through July 3, 2013. The lower body sill bolts may be missing ...

Nissan recalling Pathfinder and Infiniti JX vehicles

Structural front brake torque weakness increases risk of a crash

Nissan is recalling 19,258 model year 2013 Pathfinder and Infiniti JX vehicles manufactured December 3, 2012, through January 29, 2013.

The front brake torque member was improperly cast resulting in structural weakness, which could lead to premature failure and cracking. If the brake torque member fails, the brake caliper may move and contact the inside of the road wheel, resulting in reduced braking, increasing the risk of a crash.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the manufacturing date of the torque members and replace them, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in early May 2013.

Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan is recalling 19,258 model year 2013 Pathfinder and Infiniti JX vehicles manufactured December 3, 2012, through January 29, 2013. The front brake t...

Nissan recalls Titans and NVs

A possible malfunction of the brake shift interlock could lead to a crash

Nissan is recalling about 2,180 model year 2013 Titan trucks manufactured from January 22, 2013, through February 20, 2013; and model year 2013 NV vehicles manufactured from December 17, 2012, through February 20, 2013 and equipped with steering column-mounted transmission shift levers.

Chemicals used in the manufacturing of the shift lever assembly may result in the malfunction of the brake shift interlock allowing the transmission shift lever to be shifted out of Park without depressing the brake pedal.

If the vehicle is unintentionally shifted out of park, it could roll away and lead to personal injury or a vehicle crash

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will remedy the vehicles, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 8, 2013.

Owners may contact Nissan Customer Service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan is recalling about 2,180 model year 2013 Titan trucks manufactured from January 22, 2013, through February 20, 2013; and model year 2013 NV vehicles...

Nissan recalling Altimas

Steering problems could lead to a crash

Nissan is recalling 13,919 model year 2012-2013 Altimas manufactured from May 10, 2012, through July 26, 2012. The vehicles may have been equipped with transverse link bolts and power steering rack bolts that were not torqued to proper specification.

The affected bolts could become loose and fall out which may lead to a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will tighten the bolts to the proper torque specifications. The safety recall is expected to begin on, or about October 29.

Owners may contact Nissan Customer Service at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan is recalling 13,919 model year 2012-2013 Altimas manufactured from May 10, 2012, through July 26, 2012. The vehicles may have been equipped with tra...

Nissan Recalls 2012 Versa Models

May be shifted out of Park without depressing the brake pedal

Nissan is recalling about 37,000 2012 Versa models because of a problem with the shift pattern indicator.

The company said that, due to interference between the shifter rod and the shift knob, the vehicles may be shifted out of the "park" position without depressing the brake pedal, increasing the risk of a crash or injury to a pedestrian.

Nissan dealers will replace the assembly, as needed, at no charge. Owners may contact Nissan at 1-800-647-7261.

Nissan is recalling about 37,000 2012 Versa models because of a problem with the shift pattern indicator.The company said that, due to interference betwe...

Infiniti G35, Nissan 350Z Recalled

Clutch may cause car to move unintentionally

Nissan 350Z

Nissan is recalling about 200 Infiniti G35s from the 2003-2004 model years and Nissan 350Zs from the 2003-2005 model years.  The cars may have an oversized clutch disc.

The oversized disc could cause the vehicle to move unintentionally on start-up if the driver does not have the hand brake applied. 

The recall is expected to start during June 2011.  Owners may contact ZF Service at 1-800-321-0784.

Nissan is recalling about 200 Infiniti G35s from the 2003-2004 model years and 350Zs from the 2003-2005 model years.  The cars may have an oversized c...

Suit Charges Nissan Covered Up Brake Defect Since 2004

Faulty sensor in ABS control unit endangers motorists, suit alleges

A federal class action claims Nissan has sold cars with defective delta stroke sensors, a brake mechanism, since 2004

In their suit, filed in U.S. District Court in San Francisco, Brandon and Erin Banks say that a defect in the delta stroke sensor, an electronic component that controls critical safety aspects of braking, causes drivers to lose braking ability without warning.

The plaintiffs claim that as a result of the defect, Erin Banks drove through a red light at a busy intersection with her two small children in the car.

"Despite applying the brakes in a manner reasonable anticipated to bring the vehicle to a complete stop, she frighteningly and dangerously went through the intersection," the suit alleges.

The suit seeks to represent all U.S. consumers who currently own Nissan products with the allegedly defective component and those who previously owned one, excluding those who claim to have suffered personal injuries as a result.

Nissan Armada

The Banks, who live in Placer County, Calif., say they bought a 2004 Nissan Armada in October 2006, when the truck had about 23,000 miles on the odometer. They also purchased a Nissan extended warranty that covered the vehicle for 75,000 miles.

On Feb. 24, 2011, as Erin Banks approached a red light at 40 miles per hour, she applied the brakes but the vehicle did not slow down. She pumped the brakes but still coasted through the intersection, the suit says.

The Armada was taken to Future Nissan in Roseville, Calif., and inspected. A service technician advised that the vehicle had displayed a test code which indicated a failure of the deltra stroke sensor in the ABS control unit.

The technician said he had seen the problem in a number of other vehicles, the suit charges, and said that Nissan had issued an update but that vehicles were being return for repairs even after the update had been applied.

$1,000 bill

The only way to fix the problem was to replace the sensor at a cost of more than $1,000, the technician advised, but the dealership declined to do so under warranty and referred Banks to Nissan's customer hotline, the suit stated.

After numerous phone calls, Nissan declined to pay for the replacement, allegedly stating that the warranty had expired and implying that Banks was not a "loyal" Nissan customer based on the number of non-Nissan vehicles he had owned.

Banks then spent $967 to have the sensor replaced at his expense.

The suit quotes Nissan Technical Service Bulletin NTB06-040 which describes the problem and outlines steps to remedy it.

Banks charges that he would not have purchased the Armada or the extended warranty had he known of the safety hazard allegedly posed by the faulty sensor, and charges that Nissan denied customers information that could have affected their safety and that of others on the road.

The suit seeks damages, legal fees and injunctive relief.

Suit Charges Nissan Covered Up Brake Defect Since 2004 Faulty sensor in ABS control unit endangers motorists, suit alleges...

2010 Nissan, Infiniti Trucks, SUVs Recalled


Nissan North America is recalling several 2010 Nissan and Infiniti trucks and SUVs to fix a problem with the front suspension.

The company said some lower control link assemblies might not be properly welded. If the weld separates, vehicle handling could be affected, possibly causing a crash.

The affected models and model years are:

INFINITI / QX56 2010
NISSAN / ARMADA 2010
NISSAN / FRONTIER 2010
NISSAN / PATHFINDER 2010
NISSAN / TITAN 2010
NISSAN / XTERRA 2010

The affected vehicles were manufactured from November 19, 2009 through March 3, 2010.

Dealers will repair the vehicles free of charge when the recall begins in June.

Owners may contact Nissan at 1-800-647-7261.

Consumers may contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153) or at www.safercar.gov.

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2010 Nissan Altimas Recalled


Nissan is recalling a small number of 2010 Altimas because some structural welds may be out of specification, which could affect vehicle crash performance.

Dealers will inspect the vehicles and, if necessary, repair them free of charge.

The affected units were assembled from April 7, 2010 through April 13, 2010.

Owners may contact Nissan at 1-800-647-7261.

Consumers may contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153) or at www.safercar.gov.

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Nissan Recalls Cube, Murano, Rogue Models to Fix Tire Pressure Sensor

Infiniti M35, M45 also recalled for same problem

October 12, 2009
Nissan is recalling a number of models to fix a problem with the tire pressure monitoring system.

Included in the recall are:

Vehicle Make

Infiniti
Infinti
Nissan
Nissan
Nissan
Model

M35
M45
Cube
Murano
Rogue
Model Year

2008-2010
2008-2010
2009
2009
2008

The recall affects vehicles sold or registered in the following states:

CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, IOWA, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, MASSACHUSETTS, MAINE, MARYLAND, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, WASHINGTON D.C., WEST VIRGINIA AND WISCONSIN.

The company said material used to secure the tire pressure sensor may corrode and crack in areas with heavy concentrations of road salt. That could cause the tire pressure light to illuminate in error. If the light is disregarded, drivers may not be aware of dangerously low tire pressure.

Dealers will replace the part when the recall begins in November. Owners may contact Nissan at 1-800-647-7261 and Infiniti at 1-800-662-6200.

Consumers may contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153) or at www.safercar.gov.

Nissan Recalls Cube, Murano, Rogue Models to Fix Tire Pressure Sensor...

Nissan Settles GT-R Class Action

Suit alleged defects in supercar led to transmission failure


Nissan has agreed to replace the so-called launch control on its high-end GT-R sports coupe, bringing to an end a saga that started with one owner's truly horrifying story.

In October 2008, Autoblog reported that a GT-R owner took his car to the dealership after hearing loud noises in the rear end. The verdict? His transmission was finished, which Nissan said was the direct result of turning off the car's vehicle dynamic control, or VDC.

The owner had apparently disengaged the system several times in order to activate the Nissan's launch control, which allows the car to shoot from zero to 60 miles per hour in 3.3 seconds (versus a flat 4.0 with launch control turned off).

Nissan informed the owner he was out of luck, as GT-R's owner's manuals warn consumers to never turn off VDC unless trying to extract their car from the snow or mud. He would have to pay the repair costs himself, at a grand total of $20,000.

Much was made of launch control when the GT-R debuted in the States last year, and for good reason. Sixty miles an hour in four seconds would be more than satisfactory for most people, but the GT-R is an enthusiast's car; 3.3 seconds puts it ahead of the Tiptronic version of Porsche's 911 Turbo (which reaches 60 in 3.4 seconds) and even a good number of motorcycles.

Under the settlement, consumers are eligible to upgrade to a new-and-improved launch control (appropriately named LC2), which provides safeguards to reduce the likelihood of any more five-digit mechanic bills. Once GT-R owners upgrade, their warranties will be extended to five years or 60,000 miles, whichever comes first.

In spite of the new system's improved technology, however, consumers whose transmissions fail as a direct result of VDC being turned off will still not be covered.

If a consumer turns VDC off, then back on, and subsequently experiences a failure, the burden is on Nissan to prove that the VDC's disengagement was the cause of the problem. And it's not necessarily easy to game the system; Nissan has previously used black box data to determine whether problems were caused by the owner turning VDC off. 2009 GT-R owners will also get a service coupon worth $75.

The GT-R was launched in Japan in late 2007 and burst onto the American scene the following year. While Nissan has had some hits with enthusiasts before including its 350Z coupe the GT-R was the company's first American offering designed to compete with European supercars.

At a starting price of $80,790, the GT-R is not cheap by conventional standards, but pitted against, say, a Maserati GranTurino at $117,500 it's a downright steal. It also competes favorably with the 911 Carrera, which starts at a similar $76,300, and, in base form, is nearly a full second slower to 60 miles per hour. Time is money, after all.



Nissan Settles GT-R Class Action...

Mitsubishi Recalls 120,000 Endeavors

Ignition key interlock cable may allow the interlocking cam to fall forward

The National Highway Traffic Administration reports that Mitsubishi is recalling 120,00 Endeavors from the 2004 to 2006 model years because the ignition in...

Nissan and Infiniti Recall 16,000 SUVs

February 19, 2008
Nissan is recalling 16,365 Murano and Infiniti EX 35 SUVs to fix a software program that may cause passenger air bags to fail.

The recall affects 11,511 Muranos from model year 2009 and 4,854 Infiniti EX35s from 2008, according to a February 12 letter from Nissan to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

NHTSA reported on its web site that the software problem could result in the passenger air bag not inflating in a crash increasing the risk of injury if the vehicle battery is significantly discharged.

Nissan dealers will reprogram the air bag control unit when the recall begins.

Owners can contact Infiniti 1-800-662-6200 or Nissan at 1-800-647-7261. Owners can contact NHTSA at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153).

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Nissan Recall Expanded to 654,000 Sentras and Altimas

November 21, 2007
Nissan Motor Co. is expanding a U.S. recall of Sentra and Altima sedans to repair a defective crankshaft sensor in 2002 and 2005 to 2006 models. The faulty sensor could cause the engine to shut off.

Nissan reported to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that the recall covers about 653,910 vehicles with 2.5-liter engines.

The sensor's location may expose it to temperature changes that would interrupt signals the sensor sends to the engine control module, according to Nissan. Without those signals, the control module may shut off the engine in low-speed driving, Nissan said.

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Nissan Sentra Recall Announced


Nissan is recalling 276,000 Sentras to replace a faulty engine part. Recalls by General Motors and Ford were also announced by federal regulators.

The Nissan recall covers Sentras built between January 2000 and March 2003. A piece of foam insulation in a box housing the engine computer can emit sulfur, possibly causing corrosion in the computer that can lead to rough running or stalling engines.

Nissan will also recall 24,300 Infiniti FX SUVs to fix a brake caliper bolt that can come loose, leading to brake failure or a flat tire. The recall covers FX35 and FX45 models built between November 2002 and July 2003.

Other Recalls

The Nissan actions were among several vehicle recalls announced by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

General Motors will recall 95,690 Buick Park Avenue sedans built between October 2001 and June 2002 to fix a fuel regulator that can leak, potentially causing a engine fire.

Volvo will recall 36,000 S40 and V40 cars built between May 1999 and May 2000 to fix a brake vacuum pump that could fail and lead to a crash.

Nissan Sentra Recall Announced...