NISSAN issued a recall on multiple vehicle models

Starting date:
January 1, 2010
Type of communication:
Notification type:
Safety Industry
Units affected:
Source of recall:
Transport Canada
Identification number:
Manufacturer recall number:
R168, R169

Advisory details

On certain vehicles the Intelligent Power Distribution Module (IPDM) assembly contains an Engine Control Module (ECM) relay that has a diode for electrical current noise reduction. The ECM relay may allow silicon vapor to form and over time the silicon evaporates from the diode molding which causes silicon oxide to develop on the ECM relay contact due to arcing. In certain instances, this oxidation could cause engine performance issues (hesitation, rough engine idle, slow start/no-start condition), and engine stalling at low engine speeds which may result in a crash. Correction: Dealers will replace the Engine Control Module (ECM) relay.

Affected products

Makes and models affected
Make Model Model year(s) affected
INFINITI PATHFINDER 2004, 2005, 2006
INFINITI FRONTIER 2004, 2005, 2006
INFINITI XTERRA 2004, 2005, 2006
INFINITI TITAN 2004, 2005, 2006
INFINITI ARMADA 2004, 2005, 2006
INFINITI QX56 2004, 2005, 2006