Nissan—Nissan T32 X-Trail

Identifying features

The Recall Campaign reference is R1605.
Target: 28 162
VIN Range JN1***T32A0000005 to JN1***T32A0503959
Not all VIN's in the above range are affected.

Vehicles with power assisted opening tailgates are NOT affected.

What are the defects?

The paint coating applied during the supplier's manufacturing process of the Back Door Gas Stay does not comply with the design requirement for anti-corrosion. In extremely rare circumstances, the outer tube of the Gas Stay may corrode and crack resulting in the loss of the pressurised gas inside the Gas Stay.

What are the hazards?

If the defect occurs, the Gas Stay would be unable to support the opening of the Back Door posing a potential injury hazard.

What should consumers do?

A letter will be sent to affected owners when parts are available, which is likely to occur in Fourth Quarter 2016.

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

Nissan

Where the product was sold
Nationally

Responsible regulator

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

Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
Product category