NISSAN ANTI-LOCK BRAKE (ABS) ACTUATOR SAFETY RECALL


THE FOLLOWING NISSAN VEHICLES ARE SUBJECT TO THE ABS ACTUATOR RECALL:

Model
Model Years
Maxima
2016-2017
Murano
2015-2017
Murano Hybrid
2015-2016

Reason for Recall

In some vehicles affected by this recall, the Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) actuator may leak brake fluid. The leak can potentially create an electrical short, and in rare instances, may lead to a fire.

What You Should Do

Park your vehicle outdoors, away from other vehicles or structures, until your vehicle has been inspected and repaired by a Nissan Dealership.

If the ABS warning lamp in your vehicle (shown below) illuminates continually for more than ten (10) seconds after engine start:

Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) warning light

Please stop driving your vehicle immediately and call Nissan Roadside Assistance at 1-800-647-7261 (option 1) to arrange towing your vehicle to a Nissan dealer at no cost to you.

Next Steps

Contact your Nissan dealer at your earliest convenience in order to arrange an appointment to have your vehicle remedied. You may find your nearest dealer using this link: Dealer Locator

If you have questions regarding the safety recall, you may contact Nissan Consumer Affairs at 1-800-NISSAN1 (1-800-647-7261).

Nissan is committed to the safety and security of our customers and their passengers. We are indeed sorry for any inconvenience this may cause you.

If you are not sure if your specific vehicle is affected, please enter your vehicle VIN on the previous page for confirmation.

This page will be periodically updated with new information, so please check back.


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q. Is this a safety recall?

A. Yes.

Q. What is the reason for safety recall?

A. Due to a supplier issue that has since been corrected, the ABS actuator pump seal may leak, causing the electric circuit board to malfunction. If the vehicle continues to be operated with this condition, the leak could cause a short, which in rare instances, could result in a fire.

Q. What will be the corrective action for this voluntary safety recall campaign?

A. The dealer will inspect the serial number of the ABS actuator and, if affected, replace the actuator with a new one free of charge.

Q. What model year vehicles are involved?

A. Certain MY2016-2017 Nissan Maxima and MY2015-2017 Murano vehicles equipped with Intelligent Cruise Control and a very limited number of Murano Hybrid vehicles.

Q. Are you experiencing this condition on any other Nissan (or Infiniti) models?

A. No.

Q. How can I tell if my vehicle is affected?

A. You may enter your VIN to see if your vehicle is affected by visiting the Nissan VIN look up website at http://www.nissanusa.com/recalls-vin/ or contact Nissan Consumer Affairs at 1-800-NISSAN1 (1-800-647-7261).

Q. When will parts be available to repair my vehicle?

A. Parts are now available. Contact your Nissan Dealership for the inspection and repair.

Q. Will a rental vehicle be provided while the dealer is servicing the vehicle?

A. If after inspection your vehicle requires the ABS Actuator to be replaced, a rental will be provided while parts are on order.

Q. Is my vehicle safe to drive until it is repaired?

A. Yes, however, until your vehicle has been inspected and repaired by a Nissan Dealership, and as a precaution, park your vehicle outdoors, away from other vehicles or structures. Follow the instructions above if the ABS warning light comes ON. Contact your Nissan dealer at your earliest convenience in order to arrange an appointment to have your vehicle remedied.

Q. Is there anything owners can do to lessen this condition?

A. Please continue to check the ABS lamp per instructions above. (Park your vehicle outdoors, away from other vehicles or structures, until your vehicle has been inspected and repaired by a Nissan Dealership.)

Q. Is there any charge for the repair?

A. No, the repair will be performed for the customer free of charge for parts and labor.

Q. Will I have to take my vehicle back to the selling dealer to have the service performed?

A. No, any authorized Nissan dealer is able to perform the recall campaign.