NISSAN Pathfinder Fuel System, Gasoline,storage,tank Assembly,filler Pipe And Cap Recall | Sept 18, 2007

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2007 NISSAN Pathfinder Fuel System, Gasoline,storage,tank Assembly,filler Pipe And Cap Recall | Sept 18, 2007

On Certain Vehicles Originally Sold In Or Currently Registered In The States Of Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia , Wisconsin And The District Of Columbia, During The Coating Process Of The Fuel Filler Tube Assembly, An Insufficient Amount Of Coating May Have Been Applied At The Lower Mounting Bracket. 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.

This May Result In Surface Rust But Not Perforation Of The Tube. However, In Those Areas Of The Country Which Use Heavy Concentrations Of Road Salt In The Winter, 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.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Replace The Fuel Filler Tube Assembly With A New One With An Improved Coating Process. The Recall Began On November 26, 2007. Owners May Contact Nissan At 1-800-647-7261.

Customers May Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Hotline At 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), Or Go To Http://www.safercar.gov.

This recall was issued on Sept 18, 2007 for 2007 NISSAN Pathfinder, manufactured by NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC., in response to Fuel System, Gasoline,storage,tank Assembly,filler Pipe And Cap problems.

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