Nissan Australia has recalled 210 examples of its 2021-2023 Navara due to an issue with the winch.
“The internal circuit board of the winches remote control can corrode if exposed to water. If corrosion of the circuit board occurs, the winch can cause the cable to stop, wind up or release unexpectedly,” says the company in its recall notice.
“If a winch stops or starts unexpectedly whilst being used, the cable or vehicle may move suddenly. The winch may also operate unintentionally while not being used, for example when parked or driving.
“If the winch operates unexpectedly, there is an increased risk of accident and serious injury to people inside the vehicle or nearby the winch.”
- A total of 210 vehicles are included in this recall
- The VIN list is attached here
- The original recall notice is attached here
If you own an affected vehicle, Nissan recommends you stop using the winch’s remote control.
You should contact your local Nissan dealership to schedule an appointment to have your winch remote control and receiver replaced, free of charge.
If you have purchased an aftermarket winch, contact your supplier or Ateco Equipment on 1300 873 487.
If you have any further questions, you can contact Nissan Australia on 1800 035 035.
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