Recall List for the 2012 Nissan Frontier

Official recalls have been issued for the 2012 Nissan Frontier by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Nissan service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Nissan customer service.

  1. 2012 Nissan Frontier ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS NHTSA Campaign #14V052000

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 12, 2014
    • Vehicles Affected: 13,535

    Summary: Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain model year 2012 through 2014 Frontier vehicles manufactured from November 28, 2012, through December 17, 2013. In the affected vehicles, a circuit breaker may have been installed incorrectly causing the main wire harness connected to the circuit breaker to face outward, potentially contacting a metal bolt located on the A-pillar.

    Consequence: The bolt may wear through the wire harness covering, resulting in an electrical short which could cause a fire.

    Actions: Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the circuit breaker orientation. If the circuit breaker orientation is incorrect, dealers will repair the vehicles free of charge. The recall began on March 17, 2014. Owners may contact Nissan at 1-800-647-7261. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #14V052000 »

  2. 2012 Nissan Frontier SUSPENSION:FRONT:HUB NHTSA Campaign #12V462000

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 20, 2012
    • Vehicles Affected: 2,417

    Summary: Nissan is recalling certain model year 2012 Frontier, Pathfinder, and Xterra two-wheel drive vehicles manufactured from June 19, 2012, through July 12, 2012. These vehicles may have been equipped with front wheel hubs that may not meet the design hardness specifications. A wheel hub that was manufactured below hardness specification may wear prematurely and eventually crack.

    Consequence: If the vehicle is driven in this condition, the wheel hub may break, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replaced the left and right side front wheel hub assemblies free of charge. The safety recall began on October 22, 2012. Owners may contact Nissan Customer Service at 1-800-647-7261. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #12V462000 »

  3. 2012 Nissan Frontier ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING NHTSA Campaign #11V592000

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 19, 2011
    • Vehicles Affected: 14,718

    Summary: Nissan is recalling certain model year 2011 infiniti fx, model year 2012 infiniti M, model year 2011-2012 Nissan Frontier, model year 2011-2012 Nissan xterra, model year 2011-2012 Nissan pathfinder, and model year 2012 Nissan nv vehicles. Some of the bolts that connect the engine oil cooler and the engine oil filter to the engine in these vehicles may have been manufactured to below specification strength. As a result, the bolt may break at the oil filter attachment point and can cause an engine oil leak.

    Consequence: If there is an engine oil leak, the engine oil pressure would drop and the engine could seize, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the connector bolts free of charge. The safety recall began on January 30, 2012. Owners may contact Nissan at 1-800-647-7261. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #11V592000 »

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