As one investigation on the Nissan Versa closes, a new one opens.
The Japanese automaker has closed its investigation on the 2003-2014 Nissan Versa for braking issues, but now older models of the Versa are being probed for a possible suspension problem.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Nissan Versa from the 2008-2010 model years are reportedly having an issue with its suspension that can potentially cause tire or brake line damage. The agency has received 93 reports of suspension coils breaking without warning, with one report involving a failure at 65 mph, causing a sudden tire problem by cutting the inner sidewall of the tire.
A total of 120,000 vehicles are involved in the Nissan Versa safety investigation that has one reported crash related to the issue. NHTSA will investigation to determine if there is enough evidence to upgrade the issue to an engineering analysis, a necessary step before it can demand a recall from the automaker.
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