Nissan Recalls 91,000 Titan Pickups Over Electrical Woes

Matt Posky
by Matt Posky
nissan recalls 91 000 titan pickups over electrical woes

Nissan Motor Co. is recalling 91,319 Titan pickups over an electrical short risk that could cause the vehicle to stall. It’s believed by the manufacturer that some alternator harnesses were damaged during the trucks’ motor installation and, if it starts flailing around inside your engine bay, you might find yourself more than a little annoyed. Otherwise, you’ll probably just end up with a dead battery.

No injuries or accidents have been reported relating to the recall and the fix is rather simple. According to the recall notice, Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the alternator harness for the proper routing and any damage. The harness will be clipped back into the correct position or replaced entirely if needed.

“This condition may prevent the battery from charging and, over time, the battery could lose voltage causing the vehicle’s electrical components to flicker and turn off,” Nissan said in a statement to Automotive News. “The vehicle will operate at reduced power and if the condition worsens, an engine stall may occur while driving. In a worst-case scenario, the short may result in a localized thermal incident.”

“Localized thermal incident” is industry jargon for a small fire.

The affected trucks are all supposed to be light-duty gasoline trucks from 2017-2019 model years. The recall is expected to begin on July 23rd but owners that don’t want to wait can contact Nissan’s customer service line (1-800-867-7669).

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  • WhatsMyNextCar WhatsMyNextCar on Jul 18, 2019

    I feel like the bigger story is... There's 91,000 of these out there?!

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    • Cprescott Cprescott on Jul 22, 2019

      @Carlson Fan Damn, someone beat me to the real story. I am getting old.

  • Cprescott Cprescott on Jul 22, 2019

    The news is not about the recall. I didn't know that there were 91k units of these fake F-150's on the road. Seriously! Are there that many fools?

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