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Recall 14V263000

Vehicle Stalls And Shuts Down Unexpectedly

Recall Details

Due to an electrical circuit board problem, the inverter may fail, and the vehicle may shut down and stall unexpectedly. Dealers will replace the inverter free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

An electrical component required to operate the vehicle called an inverter may fail, resulting in the vehicle shutting down and stalling out unexpectedly.

What Should You Do?

Nissan notified owners of affected vehicles starting in July 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.

Affected Cars

Electrical & Lights, May 16, 2014

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
May 16, 2014
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
196
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
14V263000
Component
Summary
Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain model year 2014 Nissan LEAF vehicles manufactured April 15, 2014, through April 24, 2014. Due to a problem with the motor control circuit board, the inverter may fail, causing the vehicle shut down.
Consequence
An unexpected vehicle shut down increases the risk of a crash.
Remedy
Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the inverter, free of charge. The recall began in July 2014. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.
Notify
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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