Nissan Motor Co Ltd <7201.T> intends to recall 498,793 March/Micra hatchbacks in Japan to fix a problem with the rear cabin light.

No accidents or injuries have been reported due to the fault, which only occurred in cars sold in Japan, a Nissan spokesman said.

The company did not disclose any estimate of the cost of the recalls.

(Reporting by Kentaro Sugiyama and James Topham; Editing by Michael Watson)