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