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Recall 15V775000

Vehicle Shift Lever Moves Out Of Park Without Brake Pedal Depressed

Recall Details

The shift lever may move out of park without depressing the brake pedal. This can cause the vehicle to roll unexpectedly. Dealers will inspect and replace the shift selector knob as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The shift lever may be moved from park without depressing the brake pedal. This can cause a safety concern, as the vehicle could unexpectedly be out of the park gear and begin rolling.

What Should You Do?

Recalls on your Nissan must be performed by a Nissan dealership. Nissan will notify owners of affected vehicles in December, 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 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.

Affected Cars

Drive Train, November 20, 2015

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
November 20, 2015
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
33,880
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
15V775000
Component
POWER TRAIN
Summary
Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain model year 2015 Rogue vehicles manufactured February 10, 2015, to May 13, 2015. In the affected vehicles, due to a problem with the shift selector knob, it may be possible to shift out of the "Park" position without depressing the brake pedal. As such, these vehicles fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 114, "Theft Protection and Rollaway Prevention."
Consequence
If the shift selector can be moved out of the "Park" position while the brake pedal is not depressed, the vehicle may unexpectedly roll, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy
Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the shift selector knob, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in December 2015. 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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