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Recall 17V184000

Power Steering Fluid Leaks Causing Fire Hazard

Recall Details

The high pressure power steering hose may leak fluid due to a failed hose clamp, Dealers will install a high pressure steering hose kit free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

Power steering fluid may leak from the high pressure steering fluid hose due to an insufficient clamp securing the hose. This can cause a fire hazard, as power steering fluid may leak onto exhaust or hot engine components.

What Should You Do?

Recall repairs on your Nissan must be performed by a Nissan dealership. Nissan will notify known owners of affected vehicles (a timetable of this notification is unavailable as of the time of this writing). 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 incomplete 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

Suspension & Steering, March 16, 2017

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
March 16, 2017
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
56,766
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
17V184000
Component
STEERING

Summary
Nissan North America (Nissan) is recalling certain 2013-2014 Murano vehicles. The power steering hose clamp may not adequately secure the hose, allowing the hose to detach and leak power steering fluid.
Consequence
If the power steering fluid leaks onto a heat source such as hot engine or exhaust components, there could be an increased risk of a fire.
Remedy
Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will install a power steering high pressure hose kit, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. 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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