Nissan Issues Recall for Overheating Garmin GPS Batteries

The overheating battery saga courtesy of Garmin and explored by Suzuki last week has spread to Nissan as well. Nissan is set to recall its 2008-2010 Altima, Frontier, Pathfinder, Rogue, Sentra, Versa, and Xterra with Garmin Nuvi navigation systems.

2008-2010 Nissan Altima, Frontier, Pathfinder, Rogue, Sentra, Versa, Xterra

The Problem: The supplied Garmin Nuvi 750, 760, and 765 portable nav systems' batteries are prone to overheating. A fire may start if the temperatures get hot enough.

The Fix: The free solution will be to replace the batteries and install a spacer in the Nuvi 750, 760, and 765 systems' battery compartment.

Number of Vehicles Affected: To be announced

Source: NHTSA

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