It has been confirmed to Autoblog that Nissan issued a stop-sale and delivery hold order on the 2023 Nissan Z model, more specifically the version equipped with an automatic transmission. The order was issued last month and came in response to a reported potential rollaway risk.
The problem can be traced to the auto transmission, the same unit found in the 2020-2022 Nissan Frontier and Titan models, which also suffered from rollaway issues. Two recalls have been issued in those cases.
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The notice by Nissan stopped all shipping of the auto-equipped Z out of its Tochigi plant in Japan starting on August 29, and models in transit prior to that are being withheld from delivery to dealers and customers.