Nissan announced the recall for repair about 835,000 cars in Japan, about 755,000 in U.S. and 355,000 in Europe by an electrical contact problem in the engine control system, according to documents sent to the Nipponese authorities.
In the Japanese case, there are involving nine models of various types produced between August 2003 and July 2006, including the compact Micra, Tiada and Cube.
The defect found corresponds to a manufacturing defect of a diode built into a contact of the motor control system, a situation which can cause malfunctions.
In Japan, 60 cases were reported, but authorities have not reported any accidents, according to data released by the Ministry of Transport.
Just a week ago, the other two Japanese groups and competitors, Nissan, Toyota and Honda announced the recall for repair another two million vehicles because of a brake fluid leak, months after Toyota had to do the same with other 10 million vehicles by various technical problems