Nissan Juke Recalled for Timing Chain Issue

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

Add Nissan to the list of automakers issuing recalls this month.

The Japanese automaker will be conducting a voluntary service campaign on 2011-2013 model year Jukes to have their engine timing chains replaced. According to the recall notice, a total of 104,439 units are affected by the issue, which is deterioration of the timing chain. If the condition occurs, a warning light will illuminate on the instrument cluster.

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In extreme cases, the timing chain can snap. Owners of affected vehicles are being notified and will have to head to their local dealership to have the chain replaced at no cost.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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  • John John on May 15, 2014

    Anyone else alarmed at the rate of recalls lately? Its insane...

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    • John John on May 16, 2014

      Exactly! People say GM is getting better and their reputation for unreliability doesnt apply anymore, but the recalls say otherwise. The japanese know whats up.