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Nissan Fuel Leak Recall – Is Your Nissan on the List?

December 16th, 2014 by

Nissan Fuel Leak Recall

Nissan Fuel Leak Recall Alert

Nissan Motor Company is issuing a global recall of 470,000 SUV’s and cars for possible fuel leaks. 134,000 of the vehicles being recalled are in the United States. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the vehicles are being recalled due to fuel pressure sensors that may have not been fully tightened. This could loosen during vehicle usage, and result in a fuel leak which increases the chance of fire. According to Nissan no fires or injuries have been reported.

The specific models that are being recalled are:

  • Nissan Juke SUV’s 2012-2014
  • Infiniti M56 and QX56 SUV’s 2012-2013
  • Infiniti Q70 Sedans and QX80 SUV’s 2014-2015

To fix the recall, certified Nissan dealerships will tighten the fuel pressure sensor on affected vehicles free of charge. In the United States, owners can expect to be notified by mail in January to bring in their cars. This recall is an expansion of the recall (12V-069) in 2012 for the same problem. If your vehicle was recalled in 2012, then your vehicle already had the repairs needed.

Not sure if your vehicle needs repairs? Check here to see if there are any recalls specific to your Nissan.

Injuries Can Happen

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) defective products cause nearly 30 million injuries and over 22,000 fatalities every year. Many claims have been filed for the GM Ignition Switch Recall as of September including 143 death claims and 675 injury claims. So far Nissan hasn’t reported any injuries associated with this recall.

How 1-800-THE-LAW2 Could Help

If you experience any injuries from the Nissan fuel leak recall, contact 1-800-THE-LAW2 product liability lawyer right away to handle your claim. You have a limited window to file a claim. One of our experienced lawyers could help you receive maximum compensation, risk free! You get paid or you don’t pay at all. Call 1-800-380-8080 for your free consultation. Our call center is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and our call intake specialists can help you in English and Spanish.

SOURCES:

  1. ABC News. Nissan Recalls 470k Vehicles for Fuel Leak Problem. Retrieved December 9, 2014.
  2. NHTSA. RECALL Subject: Fuel Pressure Sensor May Leak. Retrieved December 10, 2014.
  3. NHTSA. Recall Acknowledgement. Retrieved December 10, 2014.

ADDITIONAL LINKS:

Nissan Recall Look-Up

 

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