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Recall 14V582000

Transmission Housing Damaged During Manufacturing

Recall Details

The transmission housing may have been damaged during manufacturing and may fracture. This can disable the vehicle create road debris. Dealers will inspect the transmission assembly for cracks and replace them as needed free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The housing of the transmission equipped in the vehicle may have been damaged during manufacturing. The housings can fracture and disable the vehicle.

What Should You Do?

Infiniti notified owners of affected vehicles starting in November 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.

Drive Train, September 22, 2014

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
September 22, 2014
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
817
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
14V582000
Component
Summary
Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain model year 2014 Infiniti Q50 hybrid vehicles manufactured October 16, 2013, to January 27, 2014, and Infiniti Q70 hybrid vehicles manufactured November 7, 2013, to December 10, 2013. The affected vehicles may have been assembled with transmissions whose housings were damaged during their manufacturing.
Consequence
The damaged housings could crack and fracture, creating road debris and disabling the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy
Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the transmission assembly and replace it if cracks are found, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in mid-November 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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