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Infiniti QX56 The Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) and/or Brake Warning Light May Illuminate

Infiniti QX56 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2004, 2005, 2008

Average Mileage: 89,081 mi (80,000 mi - 107,000 mi)


The anti-lock brake system (ABS) and/or brake warning light may illuminate, this may or may not be associated with a brake pedal pulsation. If a trouble code C1179 is stored, reprogramming the ABS system may be necessary to correct this concern.

  • Visitor, , 80,244 mi

    This happens every now and then when parked at an angle. When I start vehicle and brake warning light comes on, we have very little brake. When you apply brake it feels like the ABS is barely working and there is little braking available. You can turn ignition off and back on and the warning goes away and full brake power is available. 2005 Infiniti QX56 has many electrical issues. It is a great vehicle if you are mechanically inclined and can troubleshoot problems.

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  • Visitor, , 80,000 mi

    ABS light comes on for no apparent reason. dealer can not identify the problem. stated that it was something to do with the sensor on the front of the vehicle. The only way you can clear the ABS light is to stop the car turn off the ignition, pump the brake paddle and restart the vehicle.

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