Nissan to Recall 48,000 Trucks and SUVs for Suspension Problems

Nissan to Recall 48,000 Trucks and SUVs for Suspension Problems

Nissan is preparing to recall 48,700 trucks and SUVs for issues relating to the suspension on the U.S.-built vehicles. Some of, but not all 2010 Nissan Armada, Frontier, Titan, Pathfinder, Xterra and Infiniti QX56 models are expected to be involved in the recall. No official recall has been issued yet, however, as Nissan awaits information from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

The issue with the trucks and SUVs involves a lower suspension control link that may not have been welded properly and as a result cause the bushing collar to crack, creating a rough and noisy ride. The potential recall isn’t so much a safety issue as a driveability issue and no accidents have been reported.

In the wake of the Toyota recall crisis, NHTSA has also been under increased scrutiny, issuing an alarmingly high number of recalls.

[Source: Associated Press]

  • TitanCrewCab2004

    Nissan and NHTSA have a greater concern. Older models of the Titan series trucks have suspension/differential issues also. I have taken my 2004 in for serious concerns regarding 4WD attempted engagements while in 2WD and what may be broken bushing collars, but uncertain at this stage, my dealer seems to be unwilling to be definitive, stating only that the differential needs to be replaced. I have never towed, off roaded, or driven much. It has 47K miles and wow damaged drive-train issues.