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1998 Infiniti QX4

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1998 Infiniti QX4 Problems

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

Failure of the EVAP System charcoal canister may allow charcoal debris to infiltrate the EVAP system causing other failures. Cleaning the vapor lines to ensure the system is clear of debris is important when repairing EVAP system failures.

Engine -- Verified

Carbon deposits on the throttle body may cause any of the following issues: Idle speed fluctuation, incorrect idle speed, difficulty accelerating way from a stop, and or increased accelerator pedal resistance. Our technicians tell us a revised throttle body and associated parts are available to resolve this issue.

1998 Infiniti QX4 Recalls (Recent)

Engine, November 26, 2007

Summary: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES ORIGINALLY SOLD IN OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE STATES OF CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, IOWA, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, KENTUCKY, MASSACHUSETTS, MAINE, MARYLAND, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, TENNESSEE, VERMONT, VIRGINIA, WEST VIRGINIA , WISCONSIN AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, DURING THE COATING PROCESS OF THE FUEL FILLER TUBE ASSEMBLY, AN INSUFFICIENT AMOUNT OF COATING MAY HAVE BEEN APPLIED AT THE LOWER MOUNTING BRACKET. THIS COULD RESULT IN AN OPENING IN THE COATING WHICH CAN ALLOW WATER TO ENTER AND MAKE CONTACT WITH THE BARE METAL OF THE TUBE.

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Suspension & Steering, April 20, 2011

RepairPal Expert Overview:

In areas where winter road salt is used, a mixture of snow/water and salt may enter an assembly location hole in the upper strut housing. This corrosive mixture can collect on the mating surface of the strut housing panel and the inner hood ledge assembly; over time, this can cause rusting of the strut tower housing. The rust can weaken the housing, causing it to crack and pull away from the inner hood ledge assembly. This can lead to grinding noises and increased steering effort, which, if severe enough, can cause the steering column to break. This would result in a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the strut housing and repair the vehicles as necessary. An interim notification letter should be mailed to owners prior to May 16, 2011.

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1998 Infiniti QX4 Questions and Answers

gturnage, 1998 Infiniti QX4, Richmond, VA

winding and clunking noise while in park

jdean, 1998 Infiniti QX4, 3.3L V6, Morristown, TN

I have a 1998 Infinity QX4. I recently had to put a water pump on it which required taking the timing belt off. I put the belt back on going by some info I found online saying to line up the Cranks...

TheChad, 1998 Infiniti QX4, 3.3L V6, Springfield, MO

When I turn my headlights on...all my dash lights go off...the radio display, heat/ac disply etc...why? when I turn the headlights off they all come back on! I checked all the fuses there good, and...

yogagirl, 1998 Infiniti QX4, 3.3L V6, Tucson, AZ

Last night after returning home, I went back out to the car and noticed a lot of fluid on the ground, seemed to be leaking form the middle when I checked underneath, I put my finger in it to check ...

Visitor, 1998 Infiniti QX4, 3.3L V6, Tucson, AZ

Discovered a major leak in engine
after removing hose learned that the alternator belt had rubbed it, how long it has been doing this? the alternator belt is tight, tried to lift the hose by placi...

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1998 Infiniti QX4 Reviews

I have had this car for 12 years. It has 267,000 miles and I just started to have problems with it. Nothing major that would have gone out on most cars with half those miles. Great car and the mechanics that have worked on them say it is one of the best cars made.

Probably the best car I have ever owned. Approx 180,000 miles just took to Infiniti dealer for strut housing recall. Has been a wonderful car. Would definitely buy another.

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