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Nissan Rogue Service Brakes, Hydraulic Safety Report | June 03, 2011



Reported on June 03, 2011


TL*THE CONTACT OWNS A 2011 NISSAN ROGUE. THE CONTACT STATED WHILE DRIVING IN BUMPER TO BUMPER TRAFFIC UPHILL AND HAVING HIS FOOT ON THE BRAKE THE VEHICLE BEGAN ROLLING BACKWARDS. HE APPLIED PRESSURE TO THE BRAKES SEVERAL TIMES BUT IT FAILED TO STOP THE VEHICLE. IN ADDITION, HE STATED THAT WHILE DRIVING INTO THE GARAGE WITH HIS FOOT ON THE BRAKES THE VEHICLE SUDDENLY ACCELERATED. HE WAS ABLE TO STOP THE VEHICLE APPLYING PRESSURE TO THE BRAKE PEDAL. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO A DEALER WHO WAS UNABLE TO DUPLICATE THE FAILURE. THE MANUFACTURER WAS MADE AWARE OF THE PROBLEM AND REFERRED HIM TO THE DEALER WHO ADVISED HIM TO HAVE A DIAGNOSTIC TEST PERFORMED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 3,030 AND CURRENT MILEAGE WAS 3,078. UPDATED 07/08/11 *BF THE CONSUMER STATED THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO ANOTHER DEALER AND THERE WAS NO MATCHING OF CONDITIONS AT WHICH THE DEFECT OCCURRED. IT WAS THE CONSUMERS OPINION THAT THE DIAGNOSTIC TESTING WOULD NOT PICK UP THE DEFECTIVE COMPONENT UNLESS THE OPERATING TEMPERATURE REACHED THE TEMPERATURE THE TIME OF BRAKING RELEASING. ALL THE COMPONENTS THAT CAN RELEASE PRESSURE TO THE PADS SHOULD BE EXAMINED, SUCH AS THE SENSORS, ANTI-LOCK DEVICE, ANTI-SKID DEVICE AND THE DEVICE THAT RELEASES PRESSURE TO THE PADS. THE CONSUMER ALSO BELIEVED THE REASON FOR DEALER NOT FINDING THE DEFECT, WAS BECAUSE THE TIRES WERE OVER-INFLATED BY THE DEALER. UPDATED 08/16/11 UPDATED 08/23/11. *JB THE CONSUMER STATED THE SUDDEN ACCELERATION OCCURRED AGAIN AS HE WAS ENTERING HIS DRIVEWAY. THE VEHICLE ACCELERATED AS HE TOOK HIS FOOT THE ACCELERATOR AND TRIED TO APPLY THE BRAKE ABOUT SIX FEET FROM THE GARAGE DOOR, BUT THE PEDAL WENT TO THE FLOOR. UPDATED 04/17/12. *JB
Make: Nissan
Model: Rogue
Manufactured by: NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC.
Year: 2011
Was a crash reported? N
Was an injury reported?
Was a death reported?
Was a fire reported? N
Location: SAVAGE MN
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN): JN8AS5MT3BW
Mileage: 3030 miles.
Speed:
Number of cylinders: 4
Vehicle type: FWD
Vehicle fuel: GAS Fuel injection.
Was a police report filed? N
Tire size:
Dealer name and location: BERT OGDEN NISSAN MCALLEN TX 78501
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