Nissan—Nissan D40 Navara Towbar

Identifying features

Recall no: RA031
Target: 9800
Part no: G9162-EC000AU and G9162-EC100AU

VIN range:
VSKCLAD40A0025460 to VSKCLAD40A00366783
VSKCLND40A0033906 to VSKCLND40A0369626
VSKCVND40A0025461 to VSKCVND40A0369632

What are the defects?

The attachment points on the Nissan genuine accessory towbars can create excessive stress upon the chassis frame rails over time. As a result, cracks can occur at the ends of the rails.

What are the hazards?

In extreme cases, sections of the chassis rails around the towbar attachment points may bend when heavy loads are applied.

What should consumers do?

Letters have been sent to owners of affected vehicles.

Irrespective of whether your vehicle is fitted with one of the above towbars, you are advised to contact your Nissan dealer to arrange for an inspection and, where required, rectification of your vehicle. The inspection and necessary work will be performed free of charge where a genuine Nissan towbar is being replaced.

For further information, please contact your Nissan dealer or the Nissan Customer Service Centre on 1800 035 035.

Nissan Motor Co (Australia) Pty Ltd
Traders who sold this product

Authorised Nissan Dealers

Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
  • 1 July 2005 - 30 January 2010

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission