Nissan Ireland issue a recall over child lock fault
Nissan Ireland has issued a voluntary recall on five of their models over a fault with the child lock.
The manufacturer said in a statement that the “child lock on the rear doors could be faulty and it might be possible to open the door even when the child lock is activated”
The recall notice affects the Nissan Pulsar, Navara NP300, Note, Juke and Qashqai cars, with the affected vehicles produced between September 28, 2015 and March 14, 2018
At the moment there are 20,770 such vehicles on the Irish market andNissan said that it would be writing to affected car owners to arrange for an inspection of the child lock mechanism.
Customers can also proactively contact their local Nissan dealer or authorised repairer to see if their vehicle is affected by the recall. Here is what Nissan Ireland state on their website with regards to vehicle recalls:
“On occasion, in order to ensure the safety and high quality of Nissan vehicles, Nissan will recall customers for a free of charge repair or service campaign update of their vehicle.
“Recalls are preventative checks that we sometimes take out on a specific group of vehicles in order to check for a fault. We urge you to contact your Nissan dealer as soon as possible if you are notified that you are eligible for one, to arrange for a free repair of your vehicle.
“What to expect from Nissan if you are affected by a Recall or Service Campaign:
- A free of charge repair or update to prevent anything impacting your Nissan vehicle experience.
- We will use only genuine Nissan parts, at a Nissan dealer.
- All repairs come with our standard service warranty.
- We'll do our best to schedule an appointment at your convenience.
- Contact through your preferred method of communication; Letter/Email/Phone.
- Automatic updates for customers registered on the You+Nissan website or App.”
Customers affected can contact Nissan Ireland Customer Relations directly on 1850 302 302 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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