"Nissan is conducting a Voluntary Recall Campaign on approximately 48,000 Model Year 2012 Nissan Qashqai, Qashqai+2 and 3,000 Model Year 2012 NV200 vehicles in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America & Caribbean, Middle East and Oceania markets to inspect the casting date of the steering wheel armature and where necessary replace the steering wheel. The number of affected steering wheels which require replacement is approximately 600 parts."
"Nissan plans to begin notifying customers in September. Nissan retailers will inspect the casting date of the steering wheel armature and where necessary replace the steering wheel at no cost to the customer. Nissan is committed to a high level of customer safety, service and satisfaction and is working with its dealers to promptly address this issue."
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