Recall List for the 2010 Nissan Pathfinder

Official recalls have been issued for the 2010 Nissan Pathfinder 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. 2010 Nissan Pathfinder EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM) NHTSA Campaign #10V401000

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 10, 2010
    • Vehicles Affected: 7,948

    Summary: Nissan is recalling certain vehicles that were equipped with a garmin nuvi model 750 navigation system. The batteries contained in the affected gps units can overheat.

    Consequence: Overheated batteries could result in a fire.

    Actions: Nissan will notify owners and the repairs will be performed by garmin technicians by replacing the battery and inserting a spacer on top of the battery free of charge. The safety recall began on September 16, 2010. Owners may contact garmin directly at 1-866-957-1981 or Nissan at 1-800-647-7261. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #10V401000 »

  2. 2010 Nissan Pathfinder SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM NHTSA Campaign #10E019000

    • Date Announced: MAY 20, 2010
    • Vehicles Affected: 1,873

    Summary: Nissan is recalling certain front and rear lower links, P/nos. 54501zq00A, 54500zq00A, 551A1zq00A, 551A0zq00A, 54501ea00A, 54500ea00A, 551A1ea500, 551A0ea500, 54501zr00A, and 54500zr00A, sold between November 25, 2009 and May 14, 2010 as replacement parts for model year 2004 through 2010 titan, armada, and QX56, and model years 2005 through 2010 frontier, xterra, and Pathfinder vehicles. The lower control link assembly has two cylindrical collars forming the inboard attachment points to the chassis. Due to an improper welding process some collars may contain welds that do not meet strength specifications.

    Consequence: If the collar weld separates, the vehicle handling will deteriorate, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Nissan will notify owners and dealers will replace any affected lower link free of charge. The safety recall began on July 12, 2010. Owners may contact Nissan at 1-800-647-7261. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #10E019000 »

  3. 2010 Nissan Pathfinder SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM NHTSA Campaign #10V208000

    • Date Announced: MAY 14, 2010
    • Vehicles Affected: 41,649

    Summary: Nissan is recalling certain model year 2010 titan, armada, QX56, frontier, xterra, and Pathfinder vehicles manufactured from November 19, 2009 through March 3, 2010. The lower control link assembly has two cylindrical collars forming the inboard attachment points to the chassis. Due to an improper welding process some collars may contain welds that do not meet strength specifications.

    Consequence: If the collar weld separates, the vehicle handling will deteriorate, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Nissan will notify owners and dealers will repair the vehicles free of charge. The safety recall began on May 20, 2010. Owners may contact Nissan at 1-800-647-7261. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #10V208000 »

  4. 2010 Nissan Pathfinder STEERING:GEAR BOX:SHAFT SECTOR, AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE NHTSA Campaign #10V115000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 24, 2010
    • Vehicles Affected: 4,038

    Summary: Nissan has notified NHTSA of a defect in certain model year 2010 frontier, Pathfinder, and xterra vehicles manufactured from February 22, 2010 to March 13, 2010. On some of the potentially affected vehicles, the fasteners securing the passenger front air bag module, and also the fasteners securing the steering shaft positioning bracket may not have been tightened to the proper torque specification.

    Consequence: In the event of a crash, the passenger front air bag deployment trajectory might be affected. The fasteners could possibly come out of the steering column positioning bracket increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Dealers will inspect the steering column and the passenger front air bag fasteners and any missing fasteners will be replaced and all loose fasteners will be retightened to the proper torque specifications free of charge. The safety recall began on April 19, 2010. Owners may contact Nissan at 1-800-647-7261. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #10V115000 »

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