Nissan Recalls Frontier Pickup Over Fire Hazard

Speed Read:

Nis­san Motor Co is recall­ing 16,838 Fron­tier pick­up trucks in North Amer­i­ca to address an elec­tri­cal issue that could cause a fire

Doc­u­ments filed with U.S. safe­ty reg­u­la­tors say cir­cuit break­er may have been installed incor­rect­ly poten­tial­ly caus­ing an elec­tri­cal short and fire.

Drill-Down Details:

  • Recall effects mid-sized trucks from mod­el years 2012 through 2014 assem­bled in Can­ton, Mis­sis­sip­pi plant.
  • The pow­er seat and sun­roof func­tions might also be ren­dered inop­er­a­ble, accord­ing to doc­u­ments filed with the U.S. Nation­al High­way Traf­fic Safe­ty Admin­is­tra­tion.
  • There have been no reports of acci­dents or injuries relat­ed to the issue
  • Of the affect­ed vehi­cles, 13,535 are in the Unit­ed States, 1,930 are in Mex­i­co and 1,373 are in Cana­da.
  • Deal­ers will inspect the cir­cuit break­er wire har­ness and repair free of charge if need­ed.
  • The recall is expect­ed to begin in ear­ly March, accord­ing to the NHTSA doc­u­ments.


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