Passenger car "Qashqai" and "X-Trail"

Recall published
Product title
Passenger car "Qashqai" and "X-Trail"
Product description
Passenger Car
A potential out-of-specification casting dimension on the heat sink of the electric power steering (EPS) control unit has been identified. As a result of this dimensional issue, with continued use and in extreme cases, the EPS motor may no longer function. If this occurs, the driver will experience a sudden loss of power steering assistance which could lead to an accident.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Qashqai (J10) and X-Trail (T31).
Production date: 06/08/2010 to 12/08/2011.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Country of origin
Japan, United Kingdom
RAPEX Reference
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country

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