Nissan Recalling "Cube" For Gas Spills In Crashes

By Scott Sarvay

July 27, 2010 Updated Jul 27, 2010 at 11:58 AM EST

UNDATED (Indiana's NewsCenter) - Nissan is recalling its popular "Cube" vehicle because of possible problems with fuel leaks.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released tests. That found gas can spill from the 2009 and 2010 "Cubes" during rear-end crash tests at 50-miles-per-hour. Where the vehicle also spun onto its side.

Nissan said its own tests didn't show any leakage, however it agreed to issue a voluntary recall.

Owners will be contacted on August 30th on when they'll be able to have a retrofitted seal put on their cars.




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