Reason for recall: It has been identified that the possibility exists that a needle bearing has been omitted from the steering shaft. Additionally the cover screw may not have been tightened to the correct torque. This may result in the cover screw becoming loose initiating free play and noise within the steering system. Ultimately steering control may be lost.
When was it announced?
Jun 23, 2008
What action are Nissan taking?
Recalled vehicles will have the steering gear inspected. The steering gear will be replaced should this be found to be necessary.
Does this affect your Qashqai?
This issue affects QASHQAI & XTRAIL, this particular recall is for the Qashqai.
Nov 1, 2006 - Jun 30, 2007
If your car is affected please get in touch with your Nissan dealer and quote reference R/2008/061