NASHVILLE, Tenn. --- Nissan Motor Co. is recalling 16,365 Murano and Infiniti EX35 SUVs to correct a software program that could potentially lead to air bag failure. 

The recall affects 11,511 Muranos from model year 2009 and 4,854 Infiniti EX35s from 2008, according to a Feb. 12 letter from Nissan posted on the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Web site.

In a collision, the air bags may fail to inflate because of incorrectly programmed software.