Monday, November 15, 2010
Nissan Canada is recalling more than 15,000 vehicles
Mississauga-based Nissan Canada is recalling more than 15,000 vehicles across Canada to have parts replaced.
The lower steering column joint and shaft are being replaced on Frontiers and Xterras that were made between July 2001 and January 2005 at Nissan's plant in Smyrna, Tennessee.
Customers are invited to call Nissan Canada Consumer Affairs at 1-800-387-0122 or visit a Nissan dealer for more information.
Mississauga, Ontario – Nissan has announced a voluntary safety recall to replace the lower steering column joint and shaft on certain 2002-2004 Frontier and Xterra models, and the positive battery cable terminal on Sentra vehicles. The recall affects approximately 4,500 Frontier, 9,900 Xterra and 1,900 Sentra vehicles in Canada.
The lower steering column joint and shaft recall affects Frontier and Xterra vehicles that were manufactured at the company’s plant in Smyrna, Tennessee between July 2001 and January 2005. The positive battery cable terminal affects Sentra vehicles manufactured at the Aguascalientes, Mexico plant between May 22, 2010 and July 8, 2010. Customers may contact Nissan Canada Consumer Affairs at 1-800-387-0122 or visit a Nissan dealer for more information.
Around 18,500 Nissan Sentra sedans are being recalled due to a battery terminal corrosion issue. The solution to the problem – Nissan plans to replace the positive battery terminal at no cost.
The steering issue affects just over 300,000 frontier pickup trucks and around 283,000 Xterras. An issue with corrosion in the steering column is said to limit vehicle maneuverability and in some cases become cracked. Vehicles affected by this recall are generally located in North America, South America, and Africa.
2002 – 2004 manufactured from July 9, 2001 to October 20, 2004 in Smyrna, Tennessee
2002 – 2004 manufactured from November 30, 2001 to June 26, 2008 in Brazil, South and Central America and Curitiba
2010 Nissan Sentra manufactured from May 22nd 2010 to July 8, 2010 in the Aguascalientes, Mexico plant