Nissan Motor Company (Australia) Pty Ltd—T31 Nissan X-Trail and J10 Nissan Dualis

Identifying features

Production dates:
T31 Nissan X-Trail: 6 August 2010 - 30 October 2010 (JN1TANT31A0101544 -JN1TANT31A0101995)
J10 Nissan Dualis: 5 October 2010 - 31 January 2011

What are the defects?

Manufacturing defect in the power steering control unit, which can stop power assisted steering.

What are the hazards?

The electric power steering (EPS) control unit can stop functioning suddenly, causing the power steering warning lamp to come on. The steering system will continue to remain functional, but will require increased steering effort, particularly at low speeds. This can lead to potential loss of steering control.

What should consumers do?

Nissan will contact owners of potentially affected vehicles. The consumer will be required to bring the affected vehicle to a Nissan Australia franchise location for rectification and repair.

Traders who sold this product

Nissan Australia franchise network (national)

Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
  • 6 August 2010 - 28 November 2011

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development
Product category