Nissan recalls 153,000 Pathfinder, Infiniti JX35/QX60

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150_150_towpixNissan Motor Co is recalling 188,000 sport utility vehicles globally, mostly in the United States, to fix faulty brake control software that may increase the risk of a crash, the Detroit News reported.

In the United States, the recall affects about 151,000 Nissan Pathfinders from model years 2013 and 2014, as well as Infiniti JX35 SUVs from model year 2013, and QX60 SUVs from model year 2014, the company said. Smaller numbers of SUVs are affected in Canada, China, Russia, Mexico and other countries.

Nissan said there have been no reports of accidents or injuries related to the problem.

In the affected vehicles, on rough or uneven roads, software settings in the anti-lock braking system may lead to stopping distances that are longer than drivers expect, Nissan said.

Nissan will notify owners within the next 60 days, and dealers will reprogram the anti-lock braking system at no cost, according to documents filed online with the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.


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