NISSAN XTERRA Service Brakes problems : 2.
Had To Brake Hard On The Express Way, Brake Pedal Went To The Floor, Avoided An Accident. The Cause Of The Brake Failure Is A Hole In The Hard Brake Line On The Front Passenger Side By The Heat Exhaust Shield. *tr
0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 168000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):5N1ED28Y72C. NISSAN XTERRA 2002 problem was reported in OAK LAWN, IL. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 CYLINDERS. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 55 mph.
Sept 14, 2012
On 5/2/2012 At Approximately 2:30pm In The Afternoon Vehicle Traveling On A Divided Highway In Moderate Traffic At Approximately 30mph. While Braking For Traffic At A Stop Light Operator Felt A Sudden Drop In The Brake Pedal And Loss Of Stopping Ability Requiring Them To Swerve Onto The Shoulder To Avoid The Car In Front Of Them. The Vehicle Was Drivable But Required More Stopping Distance To Brake. Light Smoke Noted While Stopped But None At Speed. Upon Stopping To Investigate The Light Smoke, Which Was Coming From The Front Right Wheel Area The Hood Was Opened To Investigate And A Small Flame Was Noted On The Exhaust Manifold Which Was Extinguished With An Abc Extinguisher. Brake Fluid Noted To Be Low In The Master Cylinder. Vehicle Towed To Shop For Investigation And Repair. Brake Line Found To Have Been Rubbing Against Exhaust Manifold Shielding Which Rubbed Away The Rubber Protective Liner Over Time Allowing Water/rain To Slowly Rust The Brake Line Which Burst And Squirted Brake Fluid Onto The Manifold Where It Ignited. Online Research Shows This To Be A Known Problem Experienced/reported By Other Owners Of Same Make/model. High Potential For Bodily Harm Via Accident (inability To Stop) And Loss Of Property (fire).
Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 126781 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):5N1ED28Y72C. NISSAN XTERRA 2002 problem was reported in PAWLING, NY. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 30 mph.
May 02, 2012
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