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.
Erratic Idle Speed and Increased Accelerator Pedal Effort on Infiniti QX4
Average mileage: 175,148 (131,458–217,987)
Engine affected: 3.3L V6
7 people reported this problem
1997 Infiniti QX4 - 3.3L V6 131,458 mi, Visitor
I notice this when stopped the engine will race and I feel resistance on the brake .
1997 Infiniti QX4 - 3.3L V6 176,000 mi, Visitor
I was told by a mechanic cleaning off the throttle plate fixes the pedal 'sticking'.
1997 Infiniti QX4 - 3.3L V6 217,987 mi, Visitor
Put in park and rpm's would jump to 4000 When braking back tires skid