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Recalled: 2000-2001Infiniti QX4

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) today released a list of auto safety recalls announced in November and December 2000 and urged consumers to have the problems fixed promptly

Nissan North America, Inc.

Models: Infiniti QX4 Years: 2000-2001

Number Involved: 9,200

Dates of Manufacture: October 1999 - March 2000

Defect: Certain passenger vehicles may have an ignition lock assembly with improperly seated key cylinder cap connector pins. Vibration can cause the connecting pins to loosen and/or fall out, allowing the key cylinder cap to disengage from the key cylinder. If this occurs, the steering wheel lock rod can move and lock the steering wheel.

Remedy: Dealers will inspect the ignition lock assembly and assemblies with loose or missing end cap connector pins will be replaced. A ring clip will be installed on all others to prevent loosening of the pins. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began Dec. 22, 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Nissan at 1-800-647-7261. [NHTSA Recall No. 00V410]