Nissan North America (Nissan) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Nissan Altima, Armada, Frontier, Kicks, Leaf, Maxima, Murano, NV, NV200, Pathfinder, Rogue, Rogue Sport, Sentra, Titan, Titan Diesel, Versa Note and Versa Sedan vehicles, as well as Infiniti Q50, Q60, QX30 and QX80 vehicles. Additionally included are 2019 Nissan GT-R and Taxi and Infiniti QX50, QX60, Q70, Q70L vehicles. The back-up camera and display settings can be adjusted such that the rear view image is no longer visible and the system will retain that setting the next time the vehicle is placed in reverse. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 111, “Rear Visibility.”
Affected models: Infiniti Q50, Infiniti Q60, Infiniti QX30, Infiniti QX80, Nissan Altima, Nissan Armada, Nissan Frontier, Nissan Kicks, Nissan Leaf, Nissan Maxima, Nissan Murano, Nissan NV, Nissan Pathfinder, Nissan Rogue, Nissan Sentra, Nissan Titan, Nissan Versa
|Report Received Date||20190912|
|Consequence Summary||The lack of an image in the back-up camera display increases the risk of a crash.|
|Corrective Action||Nissan will notify owners in phases, having dealers update the back-up camera settings software, free of charge. The recall began November 11, 2019 and all affected VINs should be activated. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-867-7669 or INFINITI customer service at 1-800-662-6200.|
|Recall Code||NR (Not Reported)|
|Fire Risk When Parked||No|
|Do Not Drive||No|
|Recall Link||Go to Recall (https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=19V654000)|
What the owner should do?
You can check if your specific car is affected by a recall by entering your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) on the NHTSA website. The VIN is a unique code that identifies your vehicle and can be found on your car's registration, insurance documents, or near the base of the windshield on the driver's side.
If the recall involves your car, you should make immediate contact with a dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer and ask for the details.