qx4 – rpmGo.com

Nissan is recalling 372,250 Infiniti QX4s and Nissan Pathfinders made in the 1997-2001 time period, to replace a faulty fuel filler tube assembly. The problem could result in a fire, especially in areas of the country that use heavy concentrations of road salt in the winter, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

“This could result in an opening in the coating which can allow water to enter and make contact with the bare metal of the tube. If a mixture of snow/water and salt makes contact with the bare metal, corrosion may occur to a degree which results in perforation of the tube. In this case, fuel leakage may occur when filling the tank. Fuel leakage, in the presence of an ignition source, could result in a fire.”

Nissan dealers will replace the fuel filler tube assembly with a new one with an improved coating process. The recall is expected to begin on November 26 and owners can contact Nissan at (800) 647-7261.

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