Nissan recalling nearly 768,000 SUVs worldwide to fix electrical shorts, faulty hood latches

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Nissan is recalling nearly 768,000 SUVs worldwide to fix faulty hood latches and electrical shorts that could cause fires.

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The largest recall covers more than 552,000 Rogue small SUVs worldwide from 2008 to 2014. Snow and salty water can seep through the driver's side carpet to a wiring harness, causing electrical shorts. Nissan says there were reports of shorts but no fires or injuries.

Dealers will inspect the wiring and replace or seal it.

The second recall covers nearly 216,000 Nissan Pathfinders from 2013 and 2014, and Infiniti JX35s from 2013 and QX60s from 2014. The secondary hood latch could stay open when the hood is closed. Nissan says some hoods have been damaged but no crashes or injuries were reported. Dealers will fix the latches for free.