The crankshaft angle sensor or the camshaft position sensor can fail and cause loss of engine power, an engine that cuts out, and other drivability problems. This will cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate. Certain models have been involved in a recall to replace the camshaft and crankshaft sensors. For more information on this recall, please click here»
Check Engine Light and Engine Stalling on Infiniti G35
Average mileage: 108,881 (10,334–230,000)
110 people reported this problem
59 people shared problem details
2004 Infiniti G3565,000Visitor
This just started for me, I was driving along, when all of sudden my car just died, when I stopped, I couldn't get the vehicle started, it was acting like it didn't have gas, but I did. A light saying VDC (slipped) turned on as well as the service engine soon. I let it sit for a few minutes and it started, it keeps doing it now. I looked on line and saw this recall, so I am taking it in to Infiniti dealership to check.
2003 Infiniti G3591,000Visitor
While sitting at a light, my car shut off, engine light came on as well as VDC off and slip light. Car started up up little hesitatation. Repeated next day.
2007 Infiniti G35110,000Visitor
Check engine light came on, car started dragging through mid range rpm's. Car feels like it has no bottom end power, no torque. I replaced the sensor myself 8 months ago, since then, the sensor has thrown the check engine light 3 times and each time my car feels like crap. Every time i have auto zone check it , it is the same code, Camshaft sensor bank 1. i tried disconnecting the electrical clip and putting it back on in case it wasnt seated fully. Weird thing is, it started working right and my car felt better than ever for 3 days, full power, no hesitation. Then out of the blue, the light comes on again and my car feels like a dog. I have an 07 6mt and its aggravating that its not on the recall list. wth is the deal with that?
2004 Infiniti G35115,000Visitor
Car started shaking. Pulled over to check tires. Hard time restarting car and check engine light came on, but it got me home. Took it to shop who said was the camshaft sensor. Contacted Infinity Customer Service to check on recall. Surprise surprise, VIN not on "the list". Seems like with all the reports on this website of the same problem and all of the VIN's not "being on the list" maybe a new recall should be called.
2003 Infiniti G3587,000Visitor
SLIP + VDC off and check engine soon lights on. feels as though the car looses power, then "lurches" as though almost stalling. twice stalled out while vehicle in motion.
2004 Infiniti G3585,000Visitor
I parked my Car, and after 30 mins, turn on Car, SLIP light on, Check Engine Soon, VDC Off, losing power, was able to move it 100 yards, played my reverse drive seems to work, but decided to turn off Car for few minutes with my Emergency lights on. After a few minutes, I started the Car again and suddenly, it started to Drive Forward with full power, but the Check Engine Soon Remain on, the Slip light & VDC Off went away, what's wrong with my Car?
Check engen light flashes on my car and sometimes stays on and when I have it checked at my local O'Reillys it comes up as the crankshaft position sensor camshaft position sensor
2006 Infiniti G35107,000Visitor
Just like the others, the car was difficult to start all of a sudden and the dashboard lights came on. This happened on a Saturday. After reading other reviews of the same issue I thought it would be fine to drive it over the weekend and take it to a shop on Monday. While driving it on Sunday I experienced the total loss of power while accelerating. Needless to say it's going to the shop today. 2006 is not a year impacted by the recall yet I'm having the same issue.
2003 Infiniti G35133,000Visitor
Replaced all sensors twice now and it just went out a third time
2005 Infiniti G3575,000Visitor
Took my 2005 G35 coupe to Infiniti of Tampa for front axle issue. Found out there was a recall. Delaership changed the part without conferring with me. I didn't think anything of it. 6 months later I notice car will have idle issue and occasionally stall out. I've had the car stall out twice while driving. The latest was this morning as i was turning right into my office. Due to the stall there was no power steering and brakes were mushy. I barely made the turn and was able put the gear in neutral and start the engine again. I had to apply gas to keep the rpm above idle and engaged to "D". Problem persisted and had to apply more gas to keep above idle and park safely.
2005 Infiniti G3573,000Visitor
engine will shut off at idle with no warning. VDC, check engine, and slip light will come on. will have to turn over engine for a couple seconds before it starts up again. will run fine after that, until it shuts off at idle again. at a cold start, sometimes it will start up fine other times it will take a few seconds. engine turn over is fast, so i doubt it is the battery.
2005 Infiniti G35110,000Visitor
Car stalled on reverse. Restarted w/Check Engine, SLIP & VDC lights remained on. Took to dealer, said the Passenger side Cam Sensor had oil in it and was faulty.
2003 Infiniti G35115,630Visitor
Few days back my car loss power wont accelarate i replace it 3 sensor camshaft worked fine for a day but after that day start doing rhe same
2003 Infiniti G35156,000Visitor
car would stall occasionally while driving and have weak power, had mechanic scan engine for error codes. changed the camshaft sensors bank 1 first and seem to have fixed the issue.
2005 Infiniti G35135,000Visitor
While driving, I experienced loss of power to the engine then the engine shut off. I had to coast to the side of the road. Fortunately, I was not in the left passing lane. Dealer says it's a cam shaft sensor failure.
2004 Infiniti G35149,000Visitor
Engine hard to start.
2005 Infiniti G3565,000Visitor
Car engine shut off and check engine light on. Dangerous! Dealership fixed it with replacement of sensor but I was charged for it! Incompetence. Will never buy Infiniti again.
2006 Infiniti G35110,000Visitor
The car began to buck at highway speeds. As soon as I turned the car off then back on my service light and VDC light came on. The car lost performance and would shut off while driving. I went ahead and had both camshaft position sensors replaced. $330.
2003 Infiniti G3555,000Visitor
Engine service soon light
2003 Infiniti G35162,334Visitor
Cut off an jumping
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