(autoinsidernews) - Nissan Motor will recall more than 130,000 vehicles globally including 80,000 in North America because of an ignition key defect. Nissan will recall 50,962 X-Trail and Murano SUV in its home market that produced from August 2004 to July 2006. Nissan also it is recalling about 70,000 Muranos in North America, 300 in Taiwan and 800 in Singapore. Nissan will also recall 10,000 Maxima sedans in North America, reports Trend.
Because of the defect the affected vehicles sometimes don't start properly, or on occasion, start even when the ignition is turned off and the driver moves the steering wheel. The recalls involve only models using Nissan's intelligent keys.
There have been no reports of injuries related to the defect.