News About Nissan Problems, Recalls, and Lawsuits

A collection of stories that owners should hear about including recalls, lawsuits, investigations, and top complaints.

  1. 2019

    1. March

    2. February

    3. January

  2. 2018

    1. December

    2. October

    3. September

    4. January

      • Anyone else remember what the world felt like before all these Takata recalls? I’m starting to forget considering the first one came all the way back in May of 2013. I’m pretty sure the air smel...

  3. 2017

    1. December

    2. November

    3. September

      • Are the transmission cooling systems in Nissan’s Xtronic CVTs too small to handle the job? A recent lawsuit says so and thinks it’s time Nissan paid for their mistakes.

        The lead plaintif...

    4. July

    5. April

    6. March

    7. February

    8. January

      • GT-R owners in Florida have sued Nissan for manufacturing defective dashboards that melt under the hot sun. And if there’s one thing Floridians know, it’s hot sun.

        “According to the GT-R...

  4. 2016

    1. November

      • If you’re a 2013 Rogue owner looking for some help with your late-deploying airbags, don’t count on the government. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is closing their in...

      • If you’re the owner of a Nissan 370Z equipped with a FS6R31A manual transmission and you’re not a fan of the clutch pedals sticking to the floor, then this class-action lawsuit will probably be ...

    2. October

    3. September

      • Have you ignored a dashboard warning light? I wouldn’t blame you. I was once charged $100 to turn off a light because my stupid gas cap was loose. But Nissan is pleading – if you see a warning l...

    4. July

      • Nissan is recalling 2016 Sentras that stall while driving. Of course, that won’t be a problem for some of you since many of the same Sentras can’t start at all.

        “Nissan says in April the...

      • More than 1,500 Sentras have an engine harness that can lose its connection to the electronic control unit (ECU). As any cable company tech representative would tell you on the phone have you tr...

    5. May

      • Nissan is recalling 402,000 vehicles, mostly Infiniti vehicles, with dangerous Takata airbag inflators.

        This latest round of recalls has been split into what the National Highway Traffic...

      • The North Carolina Consumers Council (NCCC) recommends that no-one buy a 2005-2010 Nissan Pathfinder, Frontier, or Xterra. That would have been very helpful advice, say, 5 or 10 years ago. Next ...

      • Heads up, Rogue owners!

        Your rear lift-gate has “stays” that are supposed to keep the lift-gate in place when you open it. Only, they aren’t staying at all.

        So not only do you ha...

    6. April

    7. March

      • The 2014 Nissan Rogue has some fuel pump covers that just can’t seem to keep it together. From

        “[Failure] occurs because of nickel plating material that can detach or ...

      • If you’re driving a 2013-2015 Leaf, head south. That’s because cold weather has been known to freeze the electronic brake booster, making the car a whole heck of a lot harder to stop.


      • The Nissan Leaf is having some brake problems in cold weather:

        “The 2013-2015 LEAF has a relay inside the electronic brake booster that can freeze in cold weather and cause the driver to...

      • A lawsuit says airbags in the Nissan Frontier are deploying without any reason, from

        “Nissan Frontier side airbag deployments have led to a proposed class-action lawsu...

  5. 2015

    1. December

      • 45,000 Rogue owners should be careful where they park:

        “The [2015 Rogue] transmissions could move out of the “Park” position by mistake. Parking the vehicle and walking away could cause ...

    2. November

    3. October

    4. June

    5. May

    6. April

    7. March

    8. February

    9. January

      • Spring is in the air, so I hate to dredge up bad news from the depths of winter but I want to make sure you heard about Nissan and Infiniti’s January recall of problem that can quickly limit you...

      • You know the phrase “better late than never”? I don’t think that’s universally true. Take airbags, for example. An airbag that doesn’t deploy when it’s supposed to is dangerous, but an airbag th...

      • Roughly a year after an investigation was opened into inaccurate fuel gauges, Nissan has agreed conduct a “service campaign” for the 2007-2009 Quest.

        How does a service campaign differ f...

      • A class-action lawsuit aims to get to the bottom of an alleged transmission defect in the 2013-2014 Nissan Pathfinder.

        The lawsuit says Nissan installed transmissions that can shake and ...

      • Next time you leave your vehicle in park, don’t count on it being there when you get back. According to Nissan a problem with the transmission can make it impossible to actually get your vehicle...

  6. 2014

    1. November

    2. July

      • Last month we learned that a whopping 35–40 million vehicles will need to be recalled because of Takata airbag inflators. Yikes, remember when 3 million vehicles seemed like a big number?

    3. May

    4. March

  7. 2013

    1. May

    2. March

  8. 2011

    1. August

  9. 2010

    1. November

      • Nissan is recalling about 501,000 trucks in the United States because corrosion in the lower steering column joint and shaft can cause a sudden steering failure.