2005-13 Nissan Trucks, SUVs With Brake Problems

2012 Nissan Pathfinder;

Vehicles affected by this service bulletin:

  • 2005 Nissan Frontier
  • 2006 Nissan Frontier
  • 2007 Nissan Frontier
  • 2008 Nissan Frontier
  • 2009 Nissan Frontier
  • 2010 Nissan Frontier
  • 2011 Nissan Frontier
  • 2012 Nissan Frontier
  • 2013 Nissan Frontier
  • Some 2014 Nissan Frontiers built before May 19, 2014
  • 2006 Nissan Pathfinder
  • 2007 Nissan Pathfinder
  • 2008 Nissan Pathfinder
  • 2009 Nissan Pathfinder
  • 2010 Nissan Pathfinder
  • 2011 Nissan Pathfinder
  • 2012 Nissan Pathfinder
  • 2005 Nissan Xterra
  • 2006 Nissan Xterra
  • 2007 Nissan Xterra
  • 2008 Nissan Xterra
  • 2009 Nissan Xterra
  • 2010 Nissan Xterra
  • 2011 Nissan Xterra
  • 2012 Nissan Xterra
  • 2013 Nissan Xterra
  • Some 2014 Nissan Xterras built before May 19, 2014

The problem: A squealing can be heard emanating from the front brakes under the following conditions: while moving forward or backward, applying light pressure to the brake pedal, after the vehicle has been sitting overnight (cold), at speeds less than 10 mph and while turning. This is due to faulty front brake caliper hardware not stopping pad vibration while the vehicle is in motion.

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Corrective action: On vehicles displaying squealing front brakes, dealers will replace the front brake caliper hardware and inspect the pads for abnormal wear.

Warranty info: Repairs are being made under the provisions of a special warranty allowance for customers. Coverage varies with each car's vehicle identification number, build date and year model.

What owners should do: Owners should call local dealers with their vehicle identification number to determine eligibility for this repair. Owners can also call Nissan at 800-647-7261. Reference TSB No. 11-021A.

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Editor's note: This is only one of dozens of service bulletins issued each month by automakers. Please check your automaker's website to see if your vehicle has any service bulletins pending.

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