Infiniti Repair and Maintenance
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Infiniti ProblemsDrivability Issues Due to Failing Crankshaft Angle Sensor
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»
An abnormal noise may develop from the timing chain area, Our technicians tell us it may be necessary to replace the variable valve timing camshaft shaft sprockets to correct this concern.
Infiniti QuestionsHas anybody ever heard that a bad catalytic converter can either cause or contribute to engine failure? (1 answer)
My engine builder has had two new engines fail, one with 580miles, the other with 1860miles, and is warrantying the second engine but is telling me that my cats are bad and led to this second engine failure. I told them that I suspected that the first engine's bolts were overtorqued (cam seal...
I put in Premium gas the other day when I was real low in my tank and about 5 minutes after I left the gas station the Check Engine Soon light came on. As I was pullling out of the street i was on I pressed the gas and the car didnt seem to pick up like it usually does. Since then the RPMs are go...
Changed all ignition coils and plugs, but idle's rough and will hesitate big time 45-55 accleration. Timing chain so says don't mess with that? ..(i have 200k miles)...whats next? Is there a timing adjustment I could perform or is that a complete new chain, (2K?)...thanks for any help...Bam
Infiniti RecallsPassenger Front Air Bag Does Not Deploy In An Accident
The occupant classification system may malfunction, resulting in the front passenger air bag not deploying when needed in an accident. Dealers will update the system software free of charge to resolve the concern.
A problem with the steering column may cause a failure in the upper steering bearing, which can lead to increased play in the steering wheel and a loss of vehicle control, either of which can result in an unsafe driving condition. Dealers will replace affected steering wheel column parts free of charge.
In certain vehicles the hood release cable may have been installed incorrectly, as a result the latch may not fully engage, leaving the secondary latch in the open position with the hood is closed. If the primary hood latch is released and the secondary latch fails while driving the hood could open unexpectedly, blocking the driver's vision and increasing the risk of a crash. To correct this concern dealers will modify the angle of the hood release mechanism to provide additional length to the release cable.