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