Homeland Security and Emergency Services

Safety Alert

NISSAN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011-2012 JUKE, INFINITI QX AND INFINITI M VEHICLES.

Report Date: February 28, 2012 at 08:18 AM
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V069000
Vehicle Make / Model / Year(s):

INFINITI / M - 2011-2012
INFINITI / QX - 2011-2012
NISSAN / JUKE - 2011-2012

Manufacturer: NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC.
Mfr's Report Date: FEB 23, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V069000
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
Potential Number of Units Affected: 79,275


Summary:
NISSAN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011-2012 JUKE, INFINITI QX AND INFINITI M VEHICLES. THE FUEL PRESSURE SENSORS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN TIGHTENED TO THE CORRECT SPECIFICATION. AS A RESULT, THE FUEL PRESSURE SENSOR MAY LOOSEN DUE TO HEAT AND VIBRATION CAUSING FUEL TO LEAK.

Consequence:
FUEL MAY LEAK FROM THE PRESSURE SENSOR, INCREASING THE RISK OF A FIRE.

Remedy:
NISSAN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL PRESSURE SENSORS, AS NECESSARY, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON MARCH 19, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 615-725-1000.

Notes:
CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.