Voluntary Recall Campaign PC673 – Generator Harness – 2017-2019 Nissan Titan

June 26, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V495000

Alternator Harness may Short

An electrical short may cause an engine stall, increasing the risk of a crash. In addition, it increases the risk of a fire.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V495

Manufacturer Nissan North America, Inc.


Potential Number of Units Affected 91,319



Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2017-2019 gasoline, light duty, Titan vehicles. The alternator harness may have been damaged during the engine installation process, possibly resulting in an electrical short.



Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the alternator harness for the proper routing and any damage. The harness will be clipped into the correct position or replaced as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 23, 2019. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-867-7669.



Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


Check if your Nissan has a Recall



Generator Harness
Voluntary Recall Campaign

Reference: PC673
Date: June 27, 2019

Attention: Dealer Principal, Sales, Service & Parts Managers

IMPORTANT:  It is a violation of Federal law for retailers to sell or deliver vehicles in their inventory covered by this notification until the campaign action is performed. 


Affected Models/Years: Affected
Stop Sale
In Effect
MY2017-19 Titan (A61) equipped with VK56 Engine Type ONLY 91,319 512 June 27, 2019 YES


*****Dealer Announcement*****

Nissan is reclassifying the previously announced quality action (under the same campaign ID) as a Voluntary Safety Recall to inspect the generator harness on certain Titan (A61) half-ton trim level vehicles, VK56 Engine only.  Due to a manufacturing issue that has since been corrected, certain vehicles may have had the engine sub-harness damaged during the assembly process.  As a result, an electrical short may occur and may cause the customer to experience abnormal electrical activity (intermittent radio, flickering lights, battery discharge, etc.).  In rare cases, the short may result in an engine compartment thermal incident.


*****What Dealers Should Do***** 

  1. Verify if vehicles are affected by this Voluntary Safety Recall using Service Comm or DBS National Service History – Open Campaigns I.D. PC673
    • New vehicles in dealer inventory can also be identified using DBS (Sales-> Vehicle Inventory, and filter by Open Campaign).
      • Refer to NPSB 15-460 for additional information
    • Please continue to check newly arriving inventory for campaign 
  1. Dealers must not sell, lease, trade, rent, or loan any vehicles in dealer inventory affected by this recall campaign until the vehicle has been inspected and, if necessary, repaired.
  1. Dealers should use NTB19-053 to inspect and, if necessary, remedy any vehicles subject to this campaign.
  1. Upon completion of the inspection, and if necessary repair, the service department should submit the applicable warranty claim for the action performed so it can be closed on SERVICE COMM.


***** Release Schedule *****

  • Most vehicles will be inspection only and not require parts. The expected incident rate requiring parts is less than 0.25%
  • Parts for this campaign are available and are orderable as needed. Part numbers may vary and should not be stocked.
  • Parts replaced under this campaign activity may be collected. Follow the inspection procedure in the campaign bulletin prior to determining the necessity of replacing any parts.
    • Pursuant to APRM warranty parts return program policy, dealers are expected to comply with the parts return procedure. Dealers will be charged back for parts and labor found to be out of compliance with inspection and repair guidelines.
  • NOTE: Parts requested are VIN and repair order specific. It is important for dealers to return parts applicable to the VIN and repair order identified.
Repair NTB19-053
Nissan will begin notifying owners of all potentially affected vehicles in July 2019 via U.S. Mail.


***** Dealer Responsibility *****

It is the dealer’s responsibility to check Service Comm or DBS National Service History using the appropriate Campaign I.D. for the campaign status on each vehicle falling within the range of this voluntary recall campaign, which for any reason enters the service department.  This includes vehicles purchased from private parties or presented by transient (tourist) owners and vehicles in new vehicle inventory.  If a VIN subject to this recall campaign was part of a dealer trade, the letter associated with that VIN should be forwarded to the appropriate dealer for service completion.



Aftersales DIVISION

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ): 


Q. Is this a safety recall? 

A. Yes, a Stop Sale is in effect.


Q. What is the reason for the recall?

A. Due to a manufacturing issue at the plant that has since been corrected, certain Titan (A61) half-ton trim level vehicles, VK56 Engine Only, may have had the engine subharness damaged during the assembly process.


Q. What is the possible effect of the condition?

A. If the engine sub-harness was damaged, an electrical short may occur and may cause the customer to experience abnormal electrical activity (intermittent radio, flickering lights, battery discharge, etc.).

This condition may prevent the battery from charging and lead to battery discharge. If the condition worsens, the vehicle will operate at reduced power and may result in an engine stall while driving. In rare cases, the short may result in an engine compartment thermal incident.


Q. What will be the corrective action for this voluntary recall campaign?

A. Dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the damaged harness.


Q. How long will the corrective action take?

A. This free service could take less than an hour to inspect and up to two (2) hours if repairs are necessary, but your Nissan dealer may require your vehicle for a longer period of time based upon their work schedule and parts availability should the harness replacement be necessary.


Q. When will vehicle owners be notified? 

A. Nissan will begin sending notifications to owners of all potentially affected vehicles in July 2019 via U.S. Mail.


Q. Is my vehicle safe to drive?

A. If your vehicle is subject to this campaign, you will receive an Owner Notification letter from Nissan, which will provide instructions on how to remedy your vehicle. Affected owners are encouraged to have their vehicles inspected, and, if necessary, repaired as soon as possible upon notification.


Q. Is there anything owners can do to mitigate this condition?

A. No.


Q. Are parts readily available?

A. Yes. Nissan estimates less than 0.25% of vehicles will require parts. Dealers may order parts as needed after the inspection, as part numbers may vary.


Q. Will a rental vehicle be provided while the dealer is servicing the vehicle?

A. Yes. Complimentary alternate transportation is available if your vehicle requires parts replacement.

502 Rental Expense $120 (Max)
Contact the Warranty claims call center 1-800-258-7008 Option 7, if additional expense is required.  Please refer to WBI17-011 for additional information on application of rental reimbursement.


Q. Is there any charge for the inspection, and if necessary, repair?

A. No. The inspection and, if necessary, remedy will be performed for the customer free of charge for parts and labor.


Q. Will I have to take my vehicle back to the selling dealer to have the service performed?

A. No, any authorized Nissan dealer is able to perform the recall campaign.

For Consumer Affairs: Please inform us of the dealer where you would like to have the corrective action completed.


Q. I have lost confidence in the vehicle. Will Nissan replace or repurchase the vehicle?

A. The remedy will fully correct this condition. As the condition will be corrected, there is no basis for repurchasing or replacing your vehicle.


Q. What model year vehicles are involved?

A. Certain MY2017-19 Nissan Titan (A61) vehicles manufactured between April 14, 2016 and October 8, 2018 at the Canton, MS plant in the USA.


Q. Are you experiencing this condition on any other Nissan (or INFINITI) models?

A. No.


Revision History:

Date Announcement Purpose
December 13, 2018 Quality Action New campaign announcement
June 27, 2019 Voluntary Safety Recall Update to Voluntary Safety Recall Campaign Announcement Additional VINs added


3 Affected Products


NISSAN TITAN 2017-2019

5 Associated Documents

Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V495-3181.pdf 249.706KB

Download (PDF, 244KB)

Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V495-5049.PDF 213.703KB

Download (PDF, 209KB)


RMISC-19V495-0141.pdf 450.869KB

Download (PDF, 440KB)

Remedy Instructions and TSB

RCRIT-19V495-9395.pdf 769.838KB

Download (PDF, 752KB)

Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc) – NISSAN CAMPAIGN BULLETIN Generator Harness Voluntary Recall Campaign Reference: PC673 Date: June 27, 2019

RCMN-19V495-8848.pdf 179.073KB

Download (PDF, 175KB)

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