ECM Relay Program Details


Dear Nissan Armada, Titan, Frontier, Pathfinder or Xterra Owner:

This notice is sent to you in accordance with the requirements of the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act. Nissan has decided that a defect which relates to motor vehicle safety exists in certain 2004-2006 Model Year Nissan Armada and Titan & 2005-2006 Model Year Nissan Frontier, Pathfinder and Xterra vehicles. Our records indicate that you own or lease one of the potentially affected vehicles.

Reason for Recall

On some of the affected vehicles, an issue with an Engine Control Module relay may, over time, cause engine performance issues, and in some instances, can cause the engine to stop running while the vehicle is in motion, increasing a risk of a crash.

What Nissan Will Do

Your Nissan dealer will replace the ECM relay with a new one. This service, free of charge for parts and labor, should take less than an hour to complete, but your Nissan dealer may require your vehicle for a longer period of time based upon their work schedule.

What You Should Do

Contact your Nissan dealer at your earliest convenience in order to arrange an appointment to have your vehicle repaired. Please bring this notice with you when you keep your service appointment. Instructions have been sent to your Nissan dealer.

If you have previously paid for repairs related to this issue prior to this notification, you may be eligible for reimbursement of the related expense. Complete information and instructions are available at You may also contact Nissan via a dedicated toll free number at 1-800-647-7261.

If the dealer fails, or is unable to make the necessary repairs free of charge, you may contact Nissan Consumer Affairs at:
PO Box 685003
Franklin, TN 37068-5003
Phone: 1-800-647-7261

You may also submit a complaint to the Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590; or call the toll-free Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); or go to

Federal law requires that any vehicle lessor receiving this recall notice must forward a copy of this notice to the lessee within ten days.

Thank you for your cooperation. We are indeed sorry for any inconvenience this may cause you.