Check Engine Light and Engine Stalling on Infiniti Q45

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: 118,290 (17,700–188,000)
5 model years affected: 1998, 2001, 2002, 2003, more2004
20 people reported this problem
4 people shared problem details
2003 Infiniti Q4596,000
2003 infiniti q45. white smoke out the end of the tail pipe, on start up in the morning. some time poor drive(power) performance. some times motor wont sart.
engine light came on and the car stalled out and cut off start back up after 5 minutes
2001 Infiniti Q45156,000
There is a loud clicking sound on driver side of engine. Car shut down while driving 70mph. Not much power but it will crank no smoke out of tailpipes
2004 Infiniti Q4589,000
camshaft position went ban turn the engine light and stalled my car out
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