Over 100,000 Nissan Rogues Recalled in Canada

A new recall has been announced for the Nissan Rogue, more specifically 2014-2016 models. Over 793,000 units are affected across North America including 104,464 in Canada.

It appears that corrosion may develop around the electrical connector under the dash, which could increase the risk of a fire.

"If water and salt collect in the driver's side foot well, it may wick up the dash side harness tape and enter the connector," according to a document Nissan submitted to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

A corroded electrical connector may cause issues such as power window or power seat failure, a warning light notification or even battery discharge.

Photo: Alain Morin

In rare cases, the connector could overheat and spark a fire, Nissan warns. The automaker said it is aware of three "unconfirmed incidents" in the U.S. that may be related to this problem. Fortunately, no injuries have been reported so far.

Nissan engineers are currently investigating the matter and a fix is expected to be ready sometime in the spring. Affected owners will be notified beginning in March.

This latest recall adds to nearly a dozen that are listed in Transport Canada’s recall database for the 2014-2016 Nissan Rogue.

Watch: 2016 Nissan Rogue Review

Share on Facebook

More on the subject

NewsNissan to Fix Two Safety Issues on 2021 Rogue
The next-generation 2021 Nissan Rogue is an excellent product overall. In fact, it has just been named among the three finalists for AJAC’s Canadian Utility Vehicle of the Year award. The Rogue is also one of the safest vehicles of 2021 according to the U.S. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety …
NewsSmall Changes For The 2016 Nissan Rogue
The 2016 model year will bring some changes for the Nissan Rogue . Since the small SUV has been enjoying tremendous success since its last refresh, Nissan wisely chose to add a few simple things instead of reinventing the wheel. There is a new S appearance package, which adds chromed …
Test Drives2015 Nissan Rogue: When The Road Rises To Meet You
Not so long ago, someone at Nissan Canada had a brilliant idea: to invite a dozen automobile journalists for a drive down Route 66, all the way from Chicago to Santa Monica, which is just outside of Los Angeles. For the choice of vehicles, Nissan had plenty of options. It …
RecallsBrand New 2022 Nissan Pathfinder Already Faces Two Recalls
UPDATED 10/08/2021: Nissan Canada is announcing a third recall affecting 890 Pathfinders. The head restraints on the third-row seats may not have been properly welded and could move or detach from the seat in a crash. Below is the original story. Nissan has high hopes for the completely redesigned 2022 …
Comments