Recalls for 2013 Nissan Pathfinder

There are currently 8 recalls for your car.


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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: 15V033000

Recall Date: 01/26/2015

Component: STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS

Problem Summary: Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Nissan Pathfinder vehicles manufactured June 20, 2012, to November 18, 2013, 2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid vehicles manufactured July 18, 2013, to November 18, 2013, 2013 Infiniti JX35 vehicles manufactured November 29, 2011, to June 14, 2013, and 2014 QX60 vehicles manufactured May 16, 2013, to November 18, 2013, and 2014 Infiniti QX60 Hybrid vehicles manufactured July 18, 2013, to November 18, 2013. In the affected vehicles the hood release cable assembly may have been installed incorrectly preventing the latching claw from fully engaging. The secondary latch may remain in the open position when the hood is closed.

Consequence: If the primary hood latch is released and the secondary latch fails during operation of the vehicle, it could cause the hood to open during vehicle operation impairing the driver's vision, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

What Owners Should Do: Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will modify the angle of the hood release mechanism to provide additional length to the release cable, free of charge. The recall began on March 9, 2015. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

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Recall Number: 14V142000

Recall Date: 03/26/2014

Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES

Problem Summary: NISSAN NORTH AMERICA (NISSAN) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 PATHFINDER VEHICLES MANUFACTURED APRIL 18, 2012, THROUGH OCTOBER 3, 2012, AND EQUIPPED WITH A CONTINUOUSLY VARIABLE TRANSMISSION (CVT). IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE INTERNAL OIL COOLER (ITOC) HOSE MAY DETACH FROM THE COOLER DUE TO INADEQUATE CLAMPING FORCE, ALLOWING TRANSMISSION FLUID TO LEAK.

Consequence: THE LOSS OF TRANSMISSION FLUID COULD CAUSE THE TRANSMISSION TO FUNCTION IMPROPERLY AND THE VEHICLE TO STOP ACCELERATING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: NISSAN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSTALL AN OIL HOSE REPAIR KIT, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL WILL BEGIN IN MAY 2014. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261.

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Recall Number: 14V138000

Recall Date: 03/25/2014

Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

Problem Summary: NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC. (NISSAN) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013-2014 ALTIMA, LEAF, PATHFINDER, AND SENTRA, MODEL YEAR 2013 NV200 (AKA TAXI) AND INFINITI JX35 AND MODEL YEAR 2014 INFINITI Q50 AND QX60 VEHICLES. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM (OCS) SOFTWARE MAY INCORRECTLY CLASSIFY THE PASSENGER SEAT AS EMPTY, WHEN IT IS OCCUPIED BY AN ADULT.

Consequence: IF THE OCS DOES NOT DETECT AN ADULT OCCUPANT IN THE PASSENGER SEAT, THE PASSENGER AIRBAG WOULD BE DEACTIVATED. FAILURE OF THE PASSENGER AIRBAG TO DEPLOY DURING A CRASH (WHERE DEPLOYMENT IS WARRANTED) COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY TO THE PASSENGER.

What Owners Should Do: NISSAN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL UPDATE THE OCS SOFTWARE, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN MID-APRIL 2014. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261.

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Recall Number: 14V138000

Recall Date: 03/25/2014

Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Problem Summary: NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC. (NISSAN) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013-2014 ALTIMA, LEAF, PATHFINDER, AND SENTRA, MODEL YEAR 2013 NV200 (AKA TAXI) AND INFINITI JX35 AND MODEL YEAR 2014 INFINITI Q50 AND QX60 VEHICLES. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM (OCS) SOFTWARE MAY INCORRECTLY CLASSIFY THE PASSENGER SEAT AS EMPTY, WHEN IT IS OCCUPIED BY AN ADULT.

Consequence: IF THE OCS DOES NOT DETECT AN ADULT OCCUPANT IN THE PASSENGER SEAT, THE PASSENGER AIRBAG WOULD BE DEACTIVATED. FAILURE OF THE PASSENGER AIRBAG TO DEPLOY DURING A CRASH (WHERE DEPLOYMENT IS WARRANTED) COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY TO THE PASSENGER.

What Owners Should Do: NISSAN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL UPDATE THE OCS SOFTWARE, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN MID-APRIL 2014. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261.

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Recall Number: 13V445000

Recall Date: 10/17/2013

Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

Problem Summary: NISSAN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013-2014 NISSAN PATHFINDER VEHICLES MANUFACTURED APRIL 18, 2012, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 20, 2013; MODEL YEAR 2013 INFINITI JX35 VEHICLES MANUFACTURED SEPTEMBER 15, 2011, THROUGH JANUARY 16, 2013; AND MODEL YEAR 2014 INFINITI QX60 VEHICLES MANUFACTURED JANUARY 17, 2013, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 20, 2013. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, DURING LIGHT BRAKING ON ROUGH ROADS, THE ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) BRAKE PRESSURE OUTPUT SOFTWARE MAY LEAD TO AN INCREASE IN STOPPING DISTANCE.

Consequence: THE INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCE MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: NISSAN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE ABS, FREE OF CHARGE. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED A NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261.

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Recall Number: 13V445000

Recall Date: 10/17/2013

Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK

Problem Summary: NISSAN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013-2014 NISSAN PATHFINDER VEHICLES MANUFACTURED APRIL 18, 2012, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 20, 2013; MODEL YEAR 2013 INFINITI JX35 VEHICLES MANUFACTURED SEPTEMBER 15, 2011, THROUGH JANUARY 16, 2013; AND MODEL YEAR 2014 INFINITI QX60 VEHICLES MANUFACTURED JANUARY 17, 2013, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 20, 2013. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, DURING LIGHT BRAKING ON ROUGH ROADS, THE ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) BRAKE PRESSURE OUTPUT SOFTWARE MAY LEAD TO AN INCREASE IN STOPPING DISTANCE.

Consequence: THE INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCE MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: NISSAN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE ABS, FREE OF CHARGE. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED A NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN AT 1-800-647-7261.

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Recall Number: 13V139000

Recall Date: 04/12/2013

Component: SERVICE BRAKES

Problem Summary: NISSAN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 PATHFINDER AND INFINITI JX VEHICLES MANUFACTURED DECEMBER 3, 2012, THROUGH JANUARY 29, 2013. THE FRONT BRAKE TORQUE MEMBER WAS IMPROPERLY CAST RESULTING IN STRUCTURAL WEAKNESS. THIS CAN LEAD TO PREMATURE FAILURE AND CRACKING.

Consequence: IF THE BRAKE TORQUE MEMBER FAILS, THE BRAKE CALIPER MAY MOVE AND CONTACT THE INSIDE OF THE ROAD WHEEL, RESULTING IN REDUCED BRAKING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: NISSAN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE MANUFACTURING DATE OF THE TORQUE MEMBERS AND REPLACE THEM, AS NECESSARY, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN EARLY MAY 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-647-7261.

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Recall Number: 13V069000

Recall Date: 03/01/2013

Component: AIR BAGS

Problem Summary: NISSAN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 ALTIMA, LEAF, PATHFINDER, SENTRA, AND INFINITI JX35 VEHICLES. SENSORS WITHIN THE PASSENGER OCCUPANT DETECTION SYSTEM (ODS) MAY HAVE BEEN MANUFACTURED OUT OF SPECIFICATION. THIS MAY CAUSE THE SYSTEM TO MALFUNCTION AND PERMANENTLY SUPPRESS THE PASSENGER AIRBAG.

Consequence: IF THE VEHICLE IS INVOLVED IN A CRASH NECESSITATING AIRBAG DEPLOYMENT AND THE PASSENGER AIRBAG IS SUPPRESSED, THERE MAY BE AN INCREASED RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY.

What Owners Should Do: NISSAN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE ODS SENSORS AND REPLACE THEM AS NECCESSARY, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN EARLY APRIL 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT NISSAN CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-647-7261.

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