Nissan has issued a recall of certain model year vehicles due to a mass air flow sensor defect that can cause engine stalling. The recall affects certain models of Nissan cars, trucks, and SUVs. This article will discuss the recalled sensor model, symptoms of the malfunction, the recall timeline, repair options, and Nissan’s response to the recall.
Nissan’s Mass Air Flow Sensor Recall
In June 2020, Nissan issued a recall for certain model year vehicles due to a mass air flow sensor defect. The recall affects certain model year Nissan Altima, Maxima, Murano, Pathfinder, Rogue, Sentra, and Versa vehicles. The defect can cause the engine to stall or misfire, which increases the risk of a crash.
Recalled Sensor Model
The recalled sensor model is the mass air flow sensor, which is responsible for controlling the amount of air entering the engine. The affected vehicles were built between 2011 and 2017.
Symptoms of Malfunction
The symptoms of a malfunctioning mass air flow sensor can include engine stalling or misfiring. This can increase the risk of a crash, as well as reduce the vehicle’s fuel economy.
The recall was issued in June 2020 and Nissan has begun notifying owners of affected vehicles. Owners can take their vehicles to a Nissan dealership for inspection and repair.
Nissan will replace the defective mass air flow sensor free of charge. The repair should take about an hour to complete.
Nissan has responded to the recall by issuing a statement that it is committed to the safety of its customers and will take the necessary steps to address the issue.
Nissan’s recall of certain model year vehicles due to a mass air flow sensor defect is a serious issue that needs to be addressed. The recall affects certain models of Nissan cars, trucks, and SUVs. Nissan has responded to the recall by issuing a statement and offering free repairs to affected vehicles. It is important to take the necessary steps to address the issue and ensure the safety of those driving the affected vehicles.