Nissan is recalling 712,458 Rogue and Rogue Sport crossover SUVs for a key fob that can collapse while in the ignition, and inadvertently shut off the engine while in motion, Automotive News reported on Tuesday. 

The issue encompasses base S models equipped with a jackknife style key that flips out of the key fob with a button push. Over time the pivot holding the key blade in place could weaken, and the weight of the attached fob could force it to rotate downwards and collapse. In that position, the driver could brush against it and turn the ignition to the off position, shutting down power to the engine while in motion. 

The recall affects the 2017-2022 Nissan Rogue Sport small crossover as well as the 2014-2020 Nissan Rogue compact crossover. Vehicles manufactured after these dates use a pushbutton ignition, as do upper trims of the Rogue Sport and Rogue. Those vehicles…

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