July 25, 2024

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Nissan expands Rogue recall to include 125K more crossovers

Nissan has expanded a former remember to encompass the 2017 Rogue, the NHTSA disclosed Monday. A h2o leak can corrode an electrical connector that, over time, could lead to a hearth. 

The recall of 125,215 Rogue compact crossovers from the 2017 model yr brings the overall quantity of recalled Rogues to extra than 800,000 automobiles. The first remember issued in late January of this calendar year protected virtually 689,000 Rogues from the 2014-2016 design 12 months. 

The expanded remember is confined to the 2017 Nissan Rogue manufactured at Nissan’s Smyrna, Tenn., manufacturing facility from July 26, 2016 to Sept. 27, 2017. 

Initially detected in Canada, the issue was recognized as water and street salt likely entering the footwell and performing its way up through some harness tape into an electrical connector, leading to corrosion. The electrical present-day can carry on to flow.

Nissan eradicated the tape on 2017 Rogue designs, but it occurred once more in Canadian-industry autos. Of the Rogues investigated by Nissan, four designs had been impacted, two in the U.S. and two in Canada. Nissan acknowledged 9 problems associated to the issue in the U.S., and it estimates the situation impacts a person just one-hundredth of a percent of the motor vehicles. A connector alter was produced for the 2018 design. 

Some of the indicators of a undesirable connector contain the power windows or electrical power seats no for a longer time doing work, or an all-wheel-travel warning mild illuminating in the cluster. The battery could possibly die, and in uncommon cases, a burning odor or smoke beneath the driver’s facet dash can arise.

Owners can anticipate notification in early January, 2023. For more information, visit Nissan’s recall web site or contact Nissan shopper provider at 1-800-867-7669.