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Nissan Recalling Frontier Trucks to Address Fire Risk

February 22, 2014

A 2013 Nissan Frontier pickup truck.
A 2013 Nissan Frontier pickup truck.

Nissan North America Inc. is recalling 13,535 2012-2014 model-year Frontier pickup trucks to address a potential fire risk arising from the way a circuit breaker was installed.

The recall affects trucks manufactured from Nov. 28, 2012, through Dec. 17, 2013. A circuit breaker may have been installed incorrectly, causing the main wire harness connected to it to face outward. Contact with a metal bolt located on the A-pillar might cause the bolt to wear through the wire harness covering, resulting in an electrical short, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports. This poses a fire risk. 

Nissan dealers will inspect the circuit breaker orientation. If there’s a problem, dealers will repair the vehicle free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin in early March. Truck owners can reach Nissan at 1-800-647-7261.

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