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Recall: No. 4 of 10
Recall Ref: R/2008/061
Exact Model: Qashqai & X-Trail
Build Date: 1/3/07 to 30/6/07
Numbers: 9362
Defect: It has been identified that the possibility exists, that a needle bearing has been omitted from the steering shaft. Additionally, the cover screw may not have been tightened to the correct torque. This may result in the cover screw becoming loose, initiating free play and noise within the steering system. Ultimately, steering control may be lost.
Action: Recalled vehicles will have the steering gear inspected. The steering gear will be replaced should this be found to be necessary.
Launch Date: 23 June 2008
Recall: No. 5 of 10
Recall Ref: R/2011/159
Exact Model: Qashqai & X-Trail
Build Date: 6 aug 2010 to 12 aug 2011
Numbers: 2693
Defect: It has been established that the casting for the heat sink on the Electric Power Steering (EPS) control unit may be out of specification. In extreme cases, this can cause a failure of the EPS motor, which will illuminate a warning light on the dash. Whilst directional control is not affected, it is possible that the driver will experience a sudden loss of power assistance.
Action: Recall all affect vehicles and replace the EPS control unit.
Launch Date: 23 January 2012
Recall: No. 6 of 10
Recall Ref: R/2009/106
Exact Model: Qashqai & Xtrail
Build Date:
Numbers: 8746
Defect: The cover screw securing the pinion shaft may loosen causing noise during steering operation. Continued use in this condition could result in the screw coming out of the gear housing and, in certain circumstances, cause a loss of steering control.
Action: Recall the potentially affected vehicles to fit a locking plate to the cover screw that secures the pinion shaft.
Launch Date: 23 November 2009

Manufacturer contact details:
Nissan Motor (GB) Ltd
The Rivers Office Park, Denham Way, Maple Cross, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 9YS
01923 899334


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