2008 Infiniti QX56 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Infiniti QX56
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2008 Infiniti QX56 ProblemsThe Fuel Gauge May Read Incorrectly
The fuel gauge may be slow to register, fail to read full when the gas tank is actually full, or read inaccurately. Our technicians tell us there is a redesigned fuel tank sender unit to remedy this problem.
A clunking or popping noise may develop when driving over pot holes or rough roads, the front coil springs may be the source of the noise. Our technicians tell us updated parts are available to address this problem.
The airbag (SRS) light may illuminate with code B1177 and/or B1182, related to the front seat belt pre-tensioners. Our technicians tell us revised front seat belt buckles are available to correct this concern.
2008 Infiniti QX56 QuestionsHeadlight not working, replaced bulb, dealer says replace ballast $900. Really? (1 answer)
Tried replacing bulb, but that didn't help. Dealer says ballast controls voltage and headlight is not getting power,so wants to replace ballast for $900. Is that reasonable? Does it make sense to buy the part online and have another repair person install it or is that just asking for more ...
occasionally, when i turn the key, there's a click but the engine doesn't turnover. On the 2nd try, it cranks.
Since only the driver' side window not working can it be the fuse or something more serious
2008 Infiniti QX56 RecallsInside Windshield Pillar Trim Pieces May Impede Side Curtain Air Bag Deployment
The A-pillar trim finishers may impede proper side curtain air bag deployment. This could cause occupant injury during a collision. Dealers will replace the A-pillar finishers. This recall began on August 16, 2010.
Nissan is recalling certain 2004 - 2010 Titan, Armada, & QX56 vehicles. Also included are 2005 - 2010 Frontier, Xterra, and Pathfinder vehicles for faulty front and/or rear suspension lower control arms. The problem is the control arm's attaching point to the vehicle's chassis. During the manufacturing process, some control arms may contain welds that do not meet Nissan's strength specs, and if they break, it may result in loss of vehicle control, and a possible crash.
The instrument panel fuel gauge may show fuel in the fuel tank when there is none, typically about 1/4 when the tank is empty. This could cause the vehicle to run out of gas and stall, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the fuel sender unit inside the fuel tank to correct this concern. This recall is expected to begin on March 22, 2010.