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RECALL Subject : Brake Fluid may Leak into ABS Pump and Ignite

Report Receipt Date: SEP 02, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V636000
Component(s): SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 120,329


Manufacturer: Nissan North America, Inc.

SUMMARY:

Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Nissan Maxima vehicles manufactured February 10, 2015, to August 19, 2016 and equipped with Intelligent Cruise Control, 2015-2017 Murano vehicles manufactured August 22, 2014, to August 19, 2016 and equipped with Intelligent Cruise Control, and 2015-2016 Murano Hybrid vehicles manufactured August 22, 2014, to July 19, 2016. The affected vehicles have Anti-Lock Brake (ABS) actuator pumps that may allow brake fluid to leak onto an internal electrical circuit board.
CONSEQUENCE:
A brake fluid leak onto the circuit board may result in an electrical short, increasing the risk of a fire.
REMEDY:
Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the ABS Actuator, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261. Note: When brake fluid has leaked onto the circuit board, the ABS warning lamp will remain illuminated for more than 10 seconds after engine start up. If this occurs, owners are advised to park the vehicle outdoors away from other vehicles or structures and to not drive the vehicle.
 
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