Nissan Brake Defect Class Action Settlement

Class Eligibility

Class Members include U.S. residents who currently own or lease, or who previously owned or leased, a model year 2004-2008 Nissan Titan (equipped with VDC), Nissan Armada, or Infiniti QX56 vehicle.

Estimated Amount

Up to $800

The amount each Class Member is eligible to receive from the Nissan brake defect settlement depends on the mileage at the time of repair of the DSS issue. The settlement offers a partial reimbursement for the out-of-pocket costs associated with repairing or replacing the active brake booster and/or VDC control unit.

Proof of Purchase


Class Members must provide documentation reflecting the specific C1179 diagnostic code associated with the DSS issue, proof that the out-of-pocket expenses were actually paid by the Class Member, and proof that the Class Member owned or leased the vehicle at the time of repair of the DSS issue.

Case Name

Banks v. Nissan North America Inc.,
Case No. 4:11-cv-02022-PJH
District Court for the Northern District of California

Case Summary

According to the settlement Nissan North America Inc. did not notify consumers that the failure of a brake booster component in certain Nissan and Infiniti vehicles could cause a reduction in braking power.

Settlement Pool





Banks v. Nissan North America Inc. Settlement Administrator

P.O. Box 43344

Providence, RI 02940-3344

Phone: 1-877-790-2122

Fax: 1-866-519-2764