Check Engine Light and Engine Stalling on Infiniti G35

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»

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Average mileage: 110,776 (10,334–230,000)
6 model years affected: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, more2007, 2008
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problem details
2004 Infiniti G35 65,000 mi,
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 G35 91,000 mi,
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 G35 110,000 mi,
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?
2003 Infiniti G35 87,000 mi,
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 G35 115,000 mi,
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.
2005 Infiniti G35 73,000 mi,
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.
2006 Infiniti G35 107,000 mi,
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.
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
2005 Infiniti G35 75,000 mi,
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.
2003 Infiniti G35 133,000 mi,
Replaced all sensors twice now and it just went out a third time
2005 Infiniti G35 110,000 mi,
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 G35 115,630 mi,
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
2005 Infiniti G35 70,000 mi,
Same problem.
2007 Infiniti G35 110,000 mi,
The vehicle does not recognize the engine power under 3,000 rpms. Over 3,000 rpms it tries to catch up with itself and speeds up excessively. If i turn the car off and back on the issue goes away for the remainder of the drive. However when i turn it off and leave it sit, it is inevitable that the issue will happen again. I have not fixed it yet, seems like it would be a recall issue.
2003 Infiniti G35 174,000 mi,
Its not been fixed yet
I was sitting at a redlight and my car cutoff after a few minutes it started and drove fine for a few feet and lost power again, and every light came and it stopped again and after a few minutes started fine. HELP!!!!
2004 Infiniti G35 125,000 mi,
my car stops out of the blue , and sometimes takes a long time to restart. I have not fixed it yet I was looking online about this problem when I came across this site.
2005 Infiniti G35 65,000 mi,
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.
i have a 2008 infinity g35s 4 door.the problem i have is when i get ready to pull off [auto madic] i will kill if i dont hit the gas some, what hell is wrong with my car,check engine light is on an a yellow light is on help me
2003 Infiniti G35 150,000 mi,
already replaced sensors 3 times lights are still on car.. it takes too long to start also called the dealer they said recall is too old and my car does not apply to the recall 2003 g35