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2013-05-23 12:12

LOCAL RECALL: Nissan is recalling 841 000 Micra and Cube models between 2004 and 2006 of which 7000 local models are affected. Image: Nissan SA

TOKYO, Japan - Japan's No.2 automaker Nissan is recalling 841 000 small cars worldwide due to a steering wheel glitch.

The recall will cover Micra and Cube models produced in Britain from 2002 to 2006 and sold in Japan, Europe, Asia, Oceania,Latin America, the Middle East - and South Africa, a company spokeswoman said.

South African Micras built in the UK are affected and the vehicles will be recalled to tighten the steering-wheel fixing bolt to the correct torque.

Nissan SA says: "About 7000 vehicles are affected and customers will be contacted in due course. Nissan dealers will tighten the steering wheel fixing bolt to the correct torque at no cost to the customer.

"Nissan is working with its dealers to promptly address this issue.”

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