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Please post your: Mileage when failed Vehicle info Steering Lock info let's just keep this thread to informational purposes for discussion of the issue look here http://www.the370z.com/nissan-370z-g...sarcastic.html for those interested

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Old 01-22-2012, 12:10 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Those of you who have had Steering Lock Failure

Please post your:

Mileage when failed
Vehicle info
Steering Lock info


let's just keep this thread to informational purposes

for discussion of the issue look here

Z Looked Awesome on a Tow Truck (Sarcastic)

for those interested in a DIY fix for the problem and tips for what to do if/when it happens to you check out Kenchan's thread here

DIY: Replace dreaded steering-lock on 2009s and early 2010s.








Post# Mileage Year Rev
02 _____ 23000 _____ 2009 ?
03 _____ 44000 _____ 2009 A
06 _____ 30000 _____ 2009 A
07 _____ 33000 _____ 2009 ?
14 _____ 25000 _____ 2009 ?
15 _____ 15000 _____ 2009 ?
16 _____ 17000 _____ 2010 ?
19 _____ 26350 _____ 2010 C
20 _____ 11800 _____ 2010 B (Europe)
21______ 23000 _____ 2009 ?
22______ 14000 _____ 2009 ?
23______ 23000 _____ 2010 ?
30______ 44000 _____ 2009 ?
33______ 42000 _____ 2009 ?
34______ 31000 _____ 2009 ?
46______ 27000 _____ 2009 B
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Old 01-22-2012, 01:32 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Mine was at just over 23K. Got an 09 base/touring 7AT. dont know **** about the steering lock other than I've got a new one now.
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Mine is 2009
Failed at 44000 miles
Rev A wheel lock
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Haven't seen any 2011 models with this issue. Knock on wood...
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Mine failed at 30K. 2009 non-touring 7AT with sport pkg. Had an "A" unit. Now have a "D" unit.

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2009 touring Manual failed at 33k
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2009 with revision B lock
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Has not failed (yet).
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thechids- good thread, i reverse linked from my DIY.


btw, i recommend only victims post at this point to keep a log.
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looks like 2009 issues. Nissan gotta look into this
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I think the data should also contain if your car is a DD or weekend warrior.
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everyone who has had the failure should report it to the NHTSA, this is one way to get a recall started.

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/ivoq/index.cfm
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Had mine replaced at 25k. Have a 2009 Base w/ sport.
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Mine failed at 15K. 2009 5 speed touring with sport pkg

At dealership as I type. Will get word tomorrow how long it will be there.
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