• The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has reported a plan to recall greater than 200,000 Nissan Titan (above) and Frontier vehicles to deal with an issue that would lead the autos to roll away unexpectedly when parked.
  • The downside entails a faulty parking pawl, which is meant to carry the automobile in park, Nissan mentioned in paperwork filed with NHTSA.
  • Owners shall be notified beginning November 1.

Nissan shall be recalling greater than 200,000 of its 2020 by means of 2023 mannequin Frontier and Titan pickups over a defect that would make the vehicles roll away whereas parked. In documents filed with NHTSA, the automaker mentioned the issue is “non-engagement of the parking pawl” on vehicles from 2020 by means of 2023 mannequin years, which have a nine-speed computerized transmission.

Nissan noticed the issue at its Canton, Mississippi, plant and had it confirmed by means of testing by Jatco, the maker of the nine-speed transmission. The provider mentioned “inadequate lifting drive of the parking pawl, on account of friction” was believed to be the issue, in response to NHTSA filings.

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2022 Nissan Frontier.

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Included within the recall are vehicles constructed between December 13, 2019, and June 14, 2022. There have been no reported accidents, the automaker mentioned. Nissan mentioned it should notify homeowners by November 1, and within the meantime homeowners are requested to make use of the parking brake each time they park the autos. In the meantime, homeowners can decide whether or not their automobile is included within the recall by visiting the NHTSA recalls website.

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