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More than 125,000 Nissan Rogue SUVs are at risk of fire

Nissan has issued a recall program affecting 125,215 Rogue SUVs in the US and Canada that are suspected of being at risk of fire due to water leaks. The recall has been issued by the automaker claiming that a potential water leak can lead to corrosion of the dashboard side harness connector. This could result in the power windows or driver’s seat becoming inoperable, triggering the AWD warning light, discharging the battery, or resulting in thermal connector failure. The Japanese car brand also claims that in rare cases, vehicles can catch on fire due to this problem.

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December 3, 2022, 15:47 pm

The recall of the Nissan Rogue SUV is limited to the United States and Canada.
The recall of the Nissan Rogue SUV is limited to the United States and Canada.

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affected person NISSAN Rogue SUVs were manufactured between July 26, 2016 and September 27, 2017. The automaker has stated that no other Nissan or Infiniti models are affected by this issue. . It also said dealers were notified of the recall on November 29, and owners will be notified in person on or around January 20 of next year.

The automaker further states that affected vehicle owners will have to bring their vehicles to a dealer, who will inspect the dashboard-side belt connector for corrosion and replace the head. connect with a belt repair kit if necessary. It adds that lithium grease will also be applied to all potentially affected connectors to prevent any moisture ingress.

This issue was first discovered almost a year ago, and Nissan issued a recall of the affected vehicles on January 13, 2022. However, at the time, the recall was limited to limited vehicles. 2014-2016 Nissan Rogue model, in which water and salt were deposited in the driver’s footrest. Later that month, the automaker received a report from Transport Canada of corrosion detected in the dashboard side belt connector of a 2017 Rogue SUV. Opened an investigation and confirmed four models are affected with this issue. This prompted the company to recall the 2017 Nissan Rogue models.

First published date: December 3, 2022, 15:47 pm IST


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