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2013 Nissan Pathfinder Recalls

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Most Recent 2013 Nissan Pathfinder Recall

On May 31, 2016, Nissan recalled 79,853 Nissan Pathfinder. Nissan north america, inc. (nissan) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 pathfinder vehicles manufactured june 20, 2012, to june 13, 2013. the brake light switch may have been installed incorrectly causing the relay to make intermittent contact and repeatedly cycle. this may result in the relay remaining in the "on" position, causing the brake lights to remain illuminated even when the brakes are not applied. additionally, the brake light switch may interfere with the brake-shift interlock, allowing the driver to shift the vehicle out of the "park" position, without depressing the brake pedal.
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2013 Nissan Pathfinder Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 31, 2016

The switch that operates the brake lights and allows the gear shift lever to be unlocked from the park position may not be installed properly. As a result, the brake lights may stay illuminated, and the shift lever may be able to be moved from park without depressing the brake pedal. Both scenarios create a risk of accident or injury.

Recalls on your Nissan must be performed by a Nissan dealership. Nissan will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in July, 2016. If you do receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Nissan dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

1 model affected
RepairPal Expert Overview on April 26, 2016

The passenger frontal air bag may fail to deploy in an accident. This can occur due to the passenger seat occupant classification system not being properly calibrated, and may not detect a passenger present in the seat as appropriate. This would increase risk of occupant injury in an accident.

Recall repairs on your Nissan, Infiniti or Chevrolet must be performed by a Nissan, Infiniti or Chevrolet dealership, respectively. Nissan, Infiniti and General Motors will notify known owners of affected vehicles (a timetable of this notification is not available as of the time of this writing). If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Nissan, Infiniti or General Motors dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

12 models affected
RepairPal Expert Overview on October 20, 2015

A malfunction may occur in the occupant classification system, which determines if an adult is seated in the passenger front seat. If this occurs, the passenger front air bag may not deploy as needed in a crash, resulting in occupant injury.

Recalls on your Nissan or Infiniti must be performed by a Nissan or Infiniti dealership, respectively. Nissan and Infiniti will notify owners of affected vehicles starting in November 2015. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Nissan or Infiniti dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

6 models affected
RepairPal Expert Overview on January 26, 2015

The hood may open unexpectedly while driving.

As of this writing Nissan has not released a notification schedule for this recall. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call.

4 models affected
RepairPal Expert Overview on March 26, 2014

The hoses that attach and carry fluid to and from the transmission oil cooler may detach and leak, resulting in transmission malfunction and risk of an accident.

Nissan notified owners of affected vehicles starting in May 2014. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them.

1 model affected
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