In a press statement, Nissan, in accordance with the guidelines of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), announced the voluntary safety recall of the company’s 2011 Rogue vehicles due to the improper installation of the electric power steering (EPS) circuit board which may result in sudden loss of power steering assistance. This defect significantly increases the risk of collision in these crossover vehicles for the motorist. Nissan will began the recall of the 2011 Rogue vehicle in December. Owners are encouraged to contact their local dealerships, where a replacement EPS control unit in will be installed free of charge.
As a Bellevue personal injury attorney, I understand the challenges that manufacturers face when producing quality products for their customers and have seen the resulting injuries from the use of similar defective auto products. If you were injured in an accident that you believe was the result of a defective auto product, it may be in your interests to consult a personal injury lawyer with experience in these matters.