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2012 Nissan Pathfinder
2 Recalls & Safety Reports
Recall List for the 2012 Nissan Pathfinder
Official recall notices have been issued for the 2012 Nissan Pathfinder by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions. It's important to note that most recalls won't cost you anything to get fixed, so if your car is affected you should call an authorized Nissan service shop immediately!
2012 Nissan Pathfinder SUSPENSION:FRONT:HUB NHTSA Campaign #12V462000
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 »
2012 Nissan Pathfinder ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING NHTSA Campaign #11V592000
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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