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One or both front brake calipers may come loose and contact the inside of the wheel. This would result in an abnormal noise and reduced braking performance.
Nissan will notifying owners of affected vehicles during May, 2013. If you notice an abnormal noise from the front wheel area or reduced braking performance please contact your local dealer immediately. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call.
The brake caliper holds the brake pads in the proper position and squeezes them against the brake rotor when the brakes are applied. These Pathfinder and JX vehicles are being recalled because the one or both of the front brake caliper assemblies may have been manufactured incorrectly. These calipers can crack, causing it to move and contact the inside of the wheel. Dealers will inspect the affected parts and replace them as necessary.