1998 Infiniti QX4 Repair and Maintenance
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1998 Infiniti QX4 ProblemsThe 4WD Light May Flash On and Off Intermittently
The 4WD light may flash on and off intermittently with no transfer case related fault code stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). Our technicians recommend to ensure the correct Nissan/Infiniti approved fluid is present in the transfer case if this condition occurs.
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.
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.
1998 Infiniti QX4 QuestionsBattery installed wrong. Replaced fuses/main fuse. Still won't start. (1 answer)
Replaced alternator. Couldn't get it to boost off. When trying a different battery, it was installed wrong. Blew fuses/ replaced them. Still won't start. And trying to boost it off blows main fuse again.
clicking noise under the hood from fuse box. any information would help tremendously. thank you
including replacing fluids
1998 Infiniti QX4 RecallsRust May Form on the Strut Tower Housing
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.