The engine may stall at times due to a failed crankshaft position sensor and/or camshaft position sensor, These sensors can fail intermittently as they warm with the engine. Sensors on certain models have been recalled by Nissan and will be replaced as necessary. Please visit our recall section for this model to see if your vehicle is covered by this recall.
Car Problem Reports
Nissan 350Z Nissian Crankshaft and Camshaft Sensor Recall
Nissan 350Z Problem
Average Mileage: 89,304 mi (64,000 mi - 134,000 mi)
Visitor, 2003 Nissan 350Z, 80,000 mi
Visitor, 2003 Nissan 350Z, 90,904 mi
Car randomly shut off after making a very slow U-turn.. also later shut off while car was idling in drive way..
Visitor, 2004 Nissan 350Z, 84,000 mi
Stalling periodically and "service engine soon" light is on. Diagnostic test says knock sensor and camshaft position sensor.
Visitor, 2003 Nissan 350Z, 68,000 mi
Camshaft position sensor A bank 2
Not fixed yet. Am going to try Nissan dealer with recall number.
Car is fully stalling at any speed and showing faults as described.
NB Car is in Australia
NOT COVERED IN AUSTRALIA UNDER RECALL BY NISSAN..However..knock sensor and cam sensors both were faulting + misfire and stalling engine..
I LUCKILY FIXED IT EASILY..merely replaced the two cam sensors..coet about $100 and about a ten minute job..
Visitor, 2003 Nissan 350Z, 78,250 mi
I just had my clutch replaced yestreday and now my service light came on today and I am getting a camshaft imbalance code. It was reset once today and lasted appx 15 - 20 and came back on again while driving in city traffic.
Visitor, 2003 Nissan 350Z, 83,200 mi
Poor Idle, puffing in intake manifold and exhaust. Diagnostic test shows Intake/camshaft over-advanced.