Nissan recalls 215,000 vehicles for fire concern, tells drivers to park outside

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Nissan North America is recalling 215,124 vehicles in the United States due to a breakdown of an antilock brake pump that can increase the risk of fire.

The recall relates to certain 2015-17 Nissan Muranos, 2016-17 Nissan Maximas, 2017-18 Nissan Pathfinders and 2017 Infiniti QX60s, according to the safety recall report. The automaker advises owners to park their vehicles outside and away from other vehicles or constructions.

The recall includes another 19,761 vehicles in Canada, said Nissan Canada.

The seal on the anti-lock brake pump may leak brake fluid onto the circuit board, causing an electrical short circuit and in rare & # 39; can lead to fire, according to the report.

"If this happens, an ABS warning light will light continuously on the instrument panel to alert the driver," the report says.

Dealers inspect the serial number of the ABS actuator on the vehicles involved and if it falls within a certain range, they replace the brake pump, according to the report.

No deaths or injuries in connection with the recall have been reported to the automaker, Nissan spokesman Steve Yaeger wrote in an e-mail to Automotive News.