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Nissan recalls UK-built Qashqai

Nissan is recalling around 7,000 Qashqais in the UK after it discovered a fault that could result in drivers losing control of the steering. Steering wheels will need to be replaced after a incident of one coming away from its mounting in an incident in Finland.

Nissan is advising owners of all Qashqai and Qashqai+2 models made between February 27 and May 16 to contact their dealer for a free replacement.

The Qashqai is manufactured at Nissan’s Sunderland plant, and it's the best-selling car made in the UK.

Around 48,000 cars are to be recalled worldwide, including the UK-built Qashqai and the NV200 van, built in Spain.

There are also suggestions the Finnish owner filmed the fault. See below.

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