The wiring connecting the belt tension sensor and the occupant detection sensor control unit under the passenger front seat can move, causing wear and oxidization of the wire connector terminals. These terminal issues can result in interruption of the electrical signal. In the event of a crash, the passenger airbag may not deploy, increasing the risk of injury. Dealers will perform the necessary repairs to correct this issue. This recall is expected to begin on July 12, 2010.
Infiniti G35 Recalls
This recall affects certain vehicles equipped Occupant Classification System (OCS) control units manufactured by Continental Automotive Systems. A varistor in the OCS control unit may have been manufactured out of specification. Under certain conditions, this could interupt the signal between the OCS and the air bag control unit (ACU), causing the passenger air bag to be suppressed in an accident. If the air bag does not deploy when needed in a crash, the risk of injury is increased. Dealers will test the signal between the OCS and ACU with a special tool to verify proper function. The seat cushion containing the OCS hardware will be replaced as necessary. The recall began November 4, 2008.
Certain vehicles may contain headlights that do not meet Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards. Specifically # 108 "Lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment. This may increase the risk of accidents both during the day and at night. Dealer will replace headlight assemblies. The Infiniti recall # is N/A - Service bulletin # is 06V394000
The fuel filler hose may crack and result in fuel leaking while filling the gas tank. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can cause a fire. Dealers will replace the fuel filler hose. The recall began on March 13, 2006. The Infiniti recall number is R0508 and the Nissan recall number is R0505.
The circuit board for the crank position sensor and cam position sensor may have improper solder joints. This could cause the Service Engine Soon lamp to come on, the engine may not start, you could experience reduced power, or the engine may stall without warning, which could result in a crash. Dealers will replace the the crank position sensor, cam position sensors, and in some cases, the variable timing control sensors. The recall began on December 22, 2003. The Nissan recall number is R2022 and the Infiniti recall number is R3021.
The brake stop lamp switch may malfunction, which means the brake lights may not illuminate when the brake is pressed. This could result in a crash without warning. Dealers will replace brake lamp switch. The recall began June 23, 2003. The Nissan recall number is R3011.
Tamperproof caps may be missing from the headlamp adjusters. This is against the Federal Safety Standard. Dealers will install the missing tamperproof caps on the headlight assemblies. The recall began on January 20, 2003.
During manufacturing, the fuel hose connection at the fuel pump outlet may not have been secured properly. The connection could come loose when starting the engine or while driving. This could create a large fuel leak and the engine will stall from lack of fuel. If the engine stalls without warning, this could cause a crash, and a fuel leak could result in a fire in the presence of an ignition source. Dealers will inspect the fuel hose connection, and properly attach it if necessary. The recall began October 7, 2002.