Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
Manufacturer's Report Date:

November 10, 2006

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

06V348000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected:

13,184

Summary:

CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 135, 'PASSENGER CAR BRAKE SYSTEMS.' THE BRAKE FLUID RESERVOIR CAP IS MISSING PART OF THE REQUIRED BRAKE FLUID WARNING.

Consequence:

THE PURPOSE OF THIS STANDARD IS TO ENSURE SAFE BRAKING PERFORMANCE UNDER NORMAL AND EMERGENCY DRIVING CONDITIONS.

Remedy:

NEW BRAKE FLUID RESERVOIR CAPS WILL BE MAILED TO VEHICLE OWNERS ALONG WITH INSTRUCTIONS FOR INSTALLATION. THE LETTERS WILL INSTRUCT OWNERS WHO DO NOT WANT TO REPLACE THEIR OWN BRAKE FLUID RESERVOIR CAP TO TAKE THE CAR TO A DEALER FOR THE REPAIR. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 10, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261.

Notes:

CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration