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Nissan and Infiniti Lemon Law Alert! Nissan Issues a Recall for Cars with Defective Brake Software

Nissan issues yet another recall in the past month.  This time the Japanese multinational auto maker issues a recall for defects with the software of the braking systems with the Nissan Pathfinder, Infiniti JX35 and Infiniti QX60.  The recall was issued to address a defect with the antilock braking system software that can result in an accident.

Specifically, the recall affects the model years 2013-2014 Nissan Pathfinder, 2013 Infiniti JX35 and the 2014 Infiniti QX60.  The problem lies with the pressure output software of the antilock brake system (ABS).  Apparently, the software is flawed requiring an increase in stopping distance, which can result in taking longer to stop the car and thereby increase the risk of a collision.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that approximately 190,000 Nissan and Infiniti cars are subject to the recall.  The 2013 Nissan Pathfinder and 2013 Infiniti JX are also being investigated tor potential defects with the transmission systems.

The Lemon Law Experts have been contacted by several Nissan and Infiniti consumers regarding this recall.  Some of the questions that we have received and our answers are below:

  • When will I be notified by Nissan of this recall?
    • Nissan has not provided a date on which they will send out recall notices to their consumers. However, Nissan has indicated that they will be notifying consumers soon.
  • What am I supposed to do if my car is part of the recall?
    • If you own or lease one of these potential Infiniti lemon or Nissan lemon cars, you are encouraged to drive carefully and allow plenty of stopping space between yourself and other vehicles.
    • Take your vehicle to an authorized Nissan or Infiniti dealership that will provide the necessary recall repair work to your vehicle.
  • Do I have a Nissan Lemon or Infiniti Lemon What if I have experienced problems with my antilock brake system?
    • If you own or lease a 2013 or 2014 Nissan or Infiniti and you have experienced problems with your antilock brake system or your transmission, you may be driving a Nissan lemon or an Infiniti lemon and you may be entitled to a refund, replacement car or cash compensation.
    • If you have experienced brake problems with your Nissan or Infiniti, you should speak with a lemon law attorney who can assist you with your potential lemon law claim against the manufacturer.
  • Do I have to pay you for a consultation?
    • The Lemon Law Experts of Consumer Law Experts have will provide you with a fast and free case evaluation.

If you suspect you are driving a Nissan lemon or Infiniti lemon, call our lemon law attorneys at (877) 885-5366 to learn more about your consumer rights.  Our lemon law attorneys will be able to tell you whether you have a lemon law claim against Nissan or Infiniti for the issues that you have experienced with your car.