DETROIT (AP) – Nissan is recalling 60,000 Infiniti luxury sedans worldwide because the electronic steering can malfunction.
The recall covers certain Q50 gasoline and hybrid cars from the 2014 and 2015 model years. It includes more than 28,000 in the U.S.
The company says a combination of low battery voltage and parking the cars with the wheels turned can confuse the steering control computer. That can change steering responsiveness and the turning radius, as well as cause the steering wheel to be off-center.
Owners will see a dashboard warning light if the issue happens. But if it’s ignored, Nissan says it could increase the risk of a crash.
Dealers will reprogram the steering computer starting Aug. 9