Nissan Recalls Nearly 8,000 SUVs For Fuel System Problem

DETROIT (CBSMiami) — Nissan is recalling nearly 8,000 Infiniti SUVs because the fuel gauges can show gas in the tank when the tank is actually empty.

Affected by the recall are 2013 Infiniti JX35 SUVs built from Feb. 15, 2012 through June 22.

A tube inside the gas tank could be in the wrong place. That could prevent a float from dropping as fuel is used, causing an inaccurate reading on the dashboard fuel gauge.

The SUVs could run out of gas unexpectedly, increasing the risk of a crash, says the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Nissan will fix the problem for free. Owners will be notified by mail, and repairs are expected to start Sept. 4.

More from CBSMiami.com Team
Comments

One Comment

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Miami

Adopt-A-Family For The Holidays
Join Us For Jonathan's Day!

Listen Live