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Most Common Infiniti Problems

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 Ligh...
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.
The mass air flow (MAF) sensor may fail, resulting in drivability issues and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light.
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8 Known Infiniti Brakes Problems

A brake pulsation or steering wheel vibration may be noted when braking, especially at highway speeds. Our technicians tell us that replacing the front brake backing plates, resurfacing or replacin...
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 ...
On vehicles equipped with a "foot operated" parking brake, the "brake" warning light may stay illuminated even though the parking brake is fully released. Our technicians tell is a revised park...

6 Known Infiniti Drive Train Problems

Vehicles with a 7 speed automatic transmission may experience a harsh downshift from 4th to 3rd gear on deceleration. Our technicians tell us revised control module software is available to ...
Hard shifting or wrong gear selection may be corrected by reprogramming the automatic transmission ECU.
The 4WD light may flash on and off intermittently with no transfer case related fault code stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). Our technicians recommend to ensure the correct Nissan/Infi...

6 Known Infiniti Electrical & Lights Problems

The fuel gauge may be slow to register, fail to read full when the gas tank is actually full, or read inaccurately. Our technicians tell us there is a redesigned fuel tank sender unit to remedy thi...
The brake light switch may fail to operate the brake lights; a recall was issued.
Vehicles with a 7 speed automatic transmission may experience a harsh downshift from 4th to 3rd gear on deceleration. Our technicians tell us revised control module software is available to c...

24 Known Infiniti Engine Problems

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.
A "tapping sound" may develop from the drivers side of the engine. The noise may be associated with the variable valve event and lift actuator. Our technicians tell us a software update for the pow...
It is not unusual for one or more of the Fuel injectors to fail. Common symptoms would be a rough idle and possible illumination of the Check Engine Light.

31 Known Infiniti Exhaust & Emissions Problems

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 Ligh...
The mass air flow (MAF) sensor may fail, resulting in drivability issues and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light.
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 Ligh...

1 Known Infiniti Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

The heater blower motor may only work on the high speed setting. Our technicians recommend replacing the heater blower motor and fan control amplifier to address this problem.

7 Known Infiniti Maintenance Problems

The throttle body for the Infiniti G35 is known for carbon buildup, and requires regular, light cleaning to maintain peak performance. After cleaning the throttle body, many owners notice a very hi...
The throttle body for the Infiniti FX35 is known for carbon buildup, and requires regular, light cleaning to maintain peak performance. After cleaning the throttle body, many owners notice a very h...
The throttle body for the Infiniti QX4 is known for carbon buildup, and requires regular, light cleaning to maintain peak performance. After cleaning the throttle body, many owners notice a very hi...

11 Known Infiniti Miscellaneous Problems

The rear power door may not open or close properly, or make a grinding noise from inside the rear trim panel. If this occurs our technicians recommend to check for loose or damaged hardware at the ...
The airbag (SRS) light may illuminate with code B1177 and/or B1182, related to the front seat belt pre-tensioners. Our technicians tell us revised front seat belt buckles are available to correct t...
Our technicians tell us that if a door mirror becomes inoperative due to an actuator fault, the faulty actuator may be replaced, negating the need to replace the entire door mirror.

4 Known Infiniti Suspension & Steering Problems

All wheel drive vehicles may develop a groaning type noise from the steering rack when centering the steering wheel after turning right at slow speeds, most noticeable when driven from a cold star...
A clunking or popping noise may develop when driving over pot holes or rough roads, the front coil springs may be the source of the noise. Our technicians tell us updated parts are available to add...
Owners have reported a number of prematurely worn front wheel bearings. As the bearing fails, a rotational humming or grinding noise may be noted from the front as vehicle speed increases. Replacem...

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Known Infiniti Problems & Complaints

Hard shifting or wrong gear selection may be corrected by reprogramming the automatic transmission ECU.
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 Ligh...
The GPS screen may intermittently "lock up" and the faulty can be corrected by turning off the ignition for several minutes. Our technicians tell us that updating the GPS software should correc...
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 Ligh...
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 Ligh...
Rattling and tapping in the front of the engine on the 2002-2004 Infiniti I35 is very evident, especially on cold starts. This rattling noise should not be taken lightly as it warns of upcoming tim...
Rattling and tapping in the front of the engine on the 2003-2008 Infiniti FX35 is very evident, especially on cold starts. This rattling noise should not be taken lightly as it warns of upcoming ti...
The brake light switch may fail to operate the brake lights; a recall was issued.
Vehicles with a 7 speed automatic transmission may experience a harsh downshift from 4th to 3rd gear on deceleration. Our technicians tell us revised control module software is available to ...
The mass airflow sensor may fail resulting in a loss of power and/or Check Engine Light illumination with code P0171 and/or P0174 stored. Our technicians recommend replacing the failed airflow sens...
The rear power door may not open or close properly, or make a grinding noise from inside the rear trim panel. If this occurs our technicians recommend to check for loose or damaged hardware at the ...
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 Ligh...
It is not unusual for one or more of the Fuel injectors to fail. Common symptoms would be a rough idle and possible illumination of the Check Engine Light.
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