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2010 Nissan Xterra Recalls

RepairPal provides easy-to-read analysis of 4 official 2010 Nissan Xterra recalls. Find out if your 2010 Nissan Xterra needs service due to a recalled defect and learn how to fix it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 16, 2010
RepairPal Expert Overview on July 12, 2010

Nissan is recalling certain 2004 - 2010 Titan, Armada, & QX56 vehicles. Also included are 2005 - 2010 Frontier, Xterra, and Pathfinder vehicles for faulty front and/or rear lower control arms in the vehicle's suspension systems. According to the automaker, the problem lies in the control arm's attaching point to the vehicle's chassis. These are called "Cylindrical Collars" and they are welded to the control arm. During the manufacturing process, some collars may contain welds that do not meet Nissan's strength specifications, resulting in the collars possibly separating from the control arm/s. Should this happen, the vehicle handling might possibly diminish to the degree that a crash could occur.

Owners are advised to call their local dealer with their vehicle's VIN number and dealers will conduct a database search to determine if the vehicle is involved in this recall from Nissan. Additionally, owners can access recall info from Nissan's website at: http://www.nissanusa.com/recalls-vin?next=site_search.best_match.link#/. Nissan can be reached via phone at: 1-800-647-7261 and Infiniti at: 1-800-662-6200. Another route one can take is to go to NHTSA's website @ www.safercar.gov and conduct a recall database search or call the NHTSA's Vehicle Safety Hotline at: 1-888-327-4236.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 20, 2010

One or both front control arms on the front suspension can fail, increasing the risk of a crash. 

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall. A front lower control arm could fail 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.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 19, 2010

Steering column and passenger air bag fasteners may not have been tightened correctly. The steering column may become loose, increasing the risk of a crash. Additionally, the passenger air bag may not deploy as designed.

We at RepairPal have designated this as a high priority recall. Steering ability could be lost without warning and/or the passenger air bag may not deploy correctly. Please contact your Nissan dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you as to what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.