Recalls for 2012 Nissan Frontier

There are currently 3 recalls for your car.


What Should You Do?

Bring your car to a dealer immediately. Recalls are issued because the defect might make the car unsafe in some way. Your nearby service center can help verify if the repairs can be performed free of charge.

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls


Recall Number: 14V052000

Recall Date: 02/12/2014

Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS

Problem 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.

What Owners Should Do: 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 IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN EARLY MARCH 2014. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261.

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Recall Number: 12V462000

Recall Date: 09/20/2012

Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:HUB

Problem 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.

What Owners Should Do: NISSAN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACED THE LEFT AND RIGHT SIDE FRONT WHEEL HUB ASSEMBLIES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING OCTOBER 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-647-7261.

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Recall Number: 11V592000

Recall Date: 12/19/2011

Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Problem 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.

What Owners Should Do: 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.

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