Nissan recalling 2.14 million passenger cars and light trucks

Article by Christian Andrei, on October 28, 2010

We have bad news for Nissan owners, as the Japanese manufacturer will recall 2.14 million passenger cars and light trucks, including the Titan pickup and Pathfinder SUV, in order to fix a faulty ignition relay, which could cause engine problems.

According to Nissan, 835,000 cars are found in Japan, while in the United States and Canada, a total of 762,000 units will be recalled (738,276 vehicles in the United States and 23,252 in Canada).

All of these vehicles are light trucks made in North America. The recalled morels are: Titan 227,313 units, Pathfinder 143,471 units, Frontier 123,037 units, Armada 106,003 units, Xterra 101,483 units, Infiniti QX56 36,969 units.

Furthermore, the recall in other markets, could also include March/Micra and Cube passenger cars. Nissan spokesman Mitsuru Yonekawa didn’t give the name of the supplier who made the faulty components, but he said that the company supplied the same part involved in all recalls worldwide.

Still, we have good news: no accidents were reported. Same Mitsuru Yonekawa added that the recalled vehicles were built between August 2003 and July 2006 in Japan, the United States, Britain, Spain, China and Taiwan. [via autonews - sub. required]

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