Nissan Recalls More than 2 Million Vehicles – The Japanese carmaker Nissan is retrieving 2.1 million vehicles worldwide due an ignition problem.
The recall includes almost 84,000 Micra and Infiniti models that were built at Nissan’s Sunderland factory between January 2004 and March 2006. Furthermore, the global recall involves nine models which includes the Cube, March and Tiida.
Meanwhile, Nissan said that there had been no reports of accidents caused by the fault, which can lead the engine to stall while running. Car owners have been informed to take their vehicle to a dealer for checks. In addition, the company would be contacting the owners of affected vehicles for the work to be carried out. The repair would only take around 20 minutes and will be at no cost to the customer.
The majority affected are in Japan itself and North America. In Europe, 354,170 vehicles are being recalled. In Japan alone, the company will recall a total of 834,759 vehicles with another 762,000 units being recalled in the US and Canada. An additional of 194,409 is also being recalled in China and Taiwan.
Nissan will exchange for free defective parts on certain models because the fault may cause the engine to stall while running.