Nissan Frontier Recall Affects 13,535 Models in U.S.
Nissan is recalling certain 2012-2014 Frontier trucks due to a problem that may cause an electrical short or fire. Workers may have incorrectly installed a circuit breaker, according to a report filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Because of the error, the main wire harness connected to the circuit breaker faces outward, which may result in contact with a metal bolt on the A-pillar. "The bolt may wear through the wire harness covering, resulting in an electrical short which could cause a fire," the recall notice said. No injuries or accidents have been reported in connection to the problem, Nissan said. The Nissan Frontier recall affects 13,535 models. All affected Frontier models were manufactured between November 28, 2012 and December 17, 2013. To remedy the issue, Nissan will notify owners. Owners can then take their vehicles to dealers for a free inspection, and if necessary, a free repair. The Nissan Frontier recall begins in early March 2014. In the meantime, consumers can contact Nissan at (800) 647-7261 or call the NHTSA Vehicle Safety Hotline at (888) 327-4236. For information on all vehicle recalls in the U.S., visit www.safercar.gov. Source: NHTSA
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