Nissan recalling close to 196,000 Pathfinder, Infiniti QX SUVs

2003 Infiniti QX
2003 Infiniti QX

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said that Nissan will recall at least 195,991 Nissan Pathfinder and Infiniti QX4 SUVs that are sold in 20 cold-weather states over concerns that rust could cause the steering column to break and cause a crash.

The recall covers model year 1996-2004 Pathfinder and QX4 models registered in 20 states that use heavy amounts of road salt.

Earlier this year, the NHTSA opened an investigation after receiving 35 reports alleging a corrosion related failure of the driver’s side front strut tower. 18 of the reports alleged that failures impacted the vehicles steering

– By: Omar Rana

Source: Detroit News