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Recall 18V156000

Fuel Pressure Sensor Loosens And Leaks Fuel

Recall Details

During a previous recall action, the fuel pressure sensor may not have been properly tightened. This could allow it to leak fuel, causing a fire hazard. Dealers will tighten the fuel pressure sensor to the proper torque free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The fuel pressure sensor may not have been properly tightened during repairs performed during a previous recall. This could allow the sensor to leak fuel, possibly causing a fire.

What Should You Do?

Recall repairs on your Nissan must be performed by a Nissan dealership. Nissan will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in May, 2018. 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

Exhaust & Emissions, March 07, 2018

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
March 07, 2018
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
49,385
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
18V156000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Summary
Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2011-2012 Nissan Juke vehicles previously remedied under recall 12V-069. During that recall remedy, the fuel pressure sensor may not have been properly tightened, potentially causing the sensor to loosen and leak fuel.
Consequence
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.
Remedy
Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will tighten the fuel pressure sensor to the proper torque, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 7, 2018. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-867-7669.
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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