A "tapping sound" may develop from the drivers side of the engine. The noise may be associated with the variable valve event and lift actuator. Our technicians tell us a software update for the powertrain control module (PCM) is available to correct this issue.
A "tapping sound" From the Drivers Side of the Engine on Infiniti G37
Average mileage: 43,495 (6,323–100,000)
20 people reported this problem
2011 Infiniti G37 6,500 mi, Visitor
Yes, get that tapping also, used to be louder. Oil brand change helped but the dealer went back to Mobil. The big fear is, is there enough oil getting to certain parts or is the oil volume too small at low RPM?
2010 Infiniti G37 6,323 mi, Visitor
After the car runs for over 15 minutes maybe 30 it has a tapping sound or I call it a knocking sound in the engine
When I make a stop or get to red lights i notice a tapping sound by the drivers side
2008 Infiniti G37 75,800 mi, Visitor
same knocking sound coming from the driver side and its on idle
havent done anything yet, it runs exc. just has that tapping valve sound.?? oil is always changed.
Problem only noticeable when engine is at idle and in gear. I have not had it corrected yet.
2008 Infiniti G37 100,000 mi, Visitor
Tapping sound on the drivers side. Lift Actuator?
2012 Infiniti G37 61,400 mi, Visitor
I have the same tapping noise on my 2012 G37s. It's random and most definitely on the driver's side area. I truly hope the PCM (ECM) update will fix it.
I have the same problem . Had it looked at twice and told all infinities' sound this way
2008 Infiniti G37 31,000 mi, Visitor
i get a tapping noise on drivers side of engine.