INFINITI Q50 HYBRID 2016: STEERING: ADAPTIVE STEERING

Make : INFINITI Model : Q50 HYBRID Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2012-12-10 - 2015-12-17
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V430000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-08-12 Date Received by ODI: 2016-06-13 Date Added to Database: 2016-06-13
Manufacturers Involved: Nissan North America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: STEERING: ADAPTIVE STEERING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 28182
Summary:
      Nissan North America, Inc.'s "Nissan" is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 Infiniti Q50 vehicles manufactured December 26, 2012, to December 11, 2015, and Infiniti Q50 Hybrid vehicles manufactured December 10, 2012, to December 17, 2015. The Direct Adaptive Steering system may experience an error at vehicle start up altering the vehicle's steering responsiveness and turning radius.
Consequence:
      If the vehicle does not steer as the driver anticipates, there is an increased the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the Direct Adaptive Steering ECU software, free of charge. The recall began on August 12, 2016. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.