Nissan recalls about 2.1 million vehicles worldwide due to faulty ignition relay


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Nissan is recalling its 2.1 million vehicles worldwide over faulty ignition relay. A defect in the ignition system that can result in an engine to stall while operating, and in extreme cases, a stalled engine cannot be started. So far, no related injuries or accidents have been reported.

Within the U.S. and Canada, the recall includes the 2004-2006 Nissan Armada and Titan, 2005-2006 Infiniti QX56, the 2003-2006 Nissan Frontier, Pathfinder and Xterra models. Many other models in the worldwide recall include the Cube, March, Micra and Tiida-Latio, Lafesta, Note, Serena, Wingroad, and Sylphy.

Out of 2.14 million vehicles affected by the recall, Japan alone reported for 834,759, North America for 761,528, Europe for 354,170, and China and Taiwan for 194,409 units.

Nissan said the recall is voluntary done, and it will notify the owners of the affected vehicles to come in its dealerships for an inspection and repair. The whole process takes about 25 minutes in which an ignition relay is replaced.