Jul. 30, 2012 (China Knowledge) - Dongfeng Nissan Auto Co, a joint venture between China's Dongfeng Automobile Co Ltd<600006
> and Japan's Nissan Motor Co, will recall 11,277 units of Teana in China from Aug 22, due to the engine sensor defects, said the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine
in a statement published on its website.
The quality watchdog said the affected Teana autos were manufactured between July 27, 2005 and April 23, 2008 with engine model of QR20.
The automaker said the defect engine sensor may cause the vehicle flameout when driving slowly which could pose potential risk, adding that all affected Teana models will be fixed free.
In the first half of 2012, Dongfeng Nissan sold a total of 454,800 vehicles in China, reflecting a YoY increase of 21.7%, of which, 60,880 units were Teana vehicles.