Nissan Xterra Recalls
Get technical and plain English recall information for 23 Nissan Xterra recalls between 2000 and 2015. Learn if your Nissan Xterra is part of a recall and what to do about it.
The incorrect vehicle weight capacity may be shown on the tire information label.
This could be considered a medium priority recall, changing to high if you consistently overload your vehicle. Owners of affected vehicles have been mailed the correct tire information labels. if you need more information regarding your vehicle and this recall, please contact your Nissan dealer. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.
A reduction in braking effectiveness could occur without warning, increasing the risk of a crash.
This should be considered a high priority recall; braking efficiency could be reduced without warning. Please contact your Nissan dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.
The force needed to apply the brakes may be greater than expected.
Vehicle manufacturers have not determined a notification schedule as of this time. If you are experiencing braking issues and don't receive notification, please contact your dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call.
On certain sport utility vehicles equipped with a Nissan tow hitch, improper welding may result in failure failure of said hitch. Resulting in loss of item in tow, possibly causing an accident.
Nissan notified customers of affected vehicles on October 17, 2005 advising them to not use the hitch until it was repaired. Nissan sent a second notification on November 21, 2005 advising them to bring the vehicle in for a repair. If you have not been contacted and feel this recall applies to you, you should contact your local dealer. It is helpful to have your VIN Vehicle identification Number ready when doing so.
There is insufficient welding on some trailer hitches. This my cause the hitch to break and item in tow may be lost, causing an accident.
Valley Industries will contact customers of affected hitches beginning November 3, 2005. If you have a hitch that has not been replaced and feel it falls under this recall you should contact Valley Industries at 290-368-8881
On 131 vehicles, the accessory tow hitch may not have been tightened properly. If the tow hitch loosens and separates from the vehicle, a crash could occur without warning.
Please contact your Nissan dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.