Q45 Knock Sensors By: Wes Stinson A common problem that has plagued many Nissan and Infiniti vehicles is problems with the knock sensors (also called KS). Bad KS will not throw a CEL (Check Engine Light). Symptoms include loss or poor acceleration and can also cause bucking/jerking problems. Generally, knock sensors do not cause the […]
By: Q_SHIP First off, You do not need to buy a whole new strut for a non-touring car. All you need to order is a new non-touring shock cartridge. The cartridges WILL fit into a touring lower strut. You will lose the adjustable ride control but the savings is worth it. (The whole non-touring strut […]
Y33 O2 Sensor Replacement By:bullittandy Just finished the O2 sensors (all 4) on my 97 Q45. Here’s a heads up for others attempting the job. WD-40 / PB Blaster MUST be used! Don’t try to do anything until the sensor nuts have soaked for at least 30 minutes but the longer the better (I soaked […]
By: Brian (bigdog76) http://forums.nicoclub.com/zerothread?id=156041 1.Fixing the Heater was not all fun I will admit. 2.However it is possible and it’s not to hard to do. It took me much longer than I wanted but can be done in 2-4 hours, for under $10 if you have the tools to do it. 3.First start by removing […]
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Infiniti Q45 Rear Sway Bar Installation and Upgrade Steps Typically, your rear sway bar bushings will be hard and worn and deformed from years of use, so while you’re installing your new 20mm Active rear sway bar, I recommend new polyurethane bushings. Old and new side by side. Notice how much longer the OEM link […]
If your airbag light on your 90-96 Q45 or similar year Infiniti vehicle is blinking, chances are it has been inadvertently been set into self diagnosis mode.It does not indicate a problem with the airbag system.Unplugging the battery will NOT clear the self diagnosis status. To do this procedure, turn the vehicle on (engine not […]
By: Wes Stinson Diagnosis of bad motor mounts: – Set the parking brake – Put the car in drive – Place foot on brake as firmly as possible – Floor the gas pedal, release quickly – Have a helper (standing to the side) approximate the distance the engine moved – Anything over 1 inch and […]
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By: Tangalora Prepare your work environment: – Wear full coveralls & safety glasses (to keep grease out if nothing else); – Shove a shop rag in your back pocket & a digital camera in your front pocket; – Sweep the floor of your work area clean (you *will* repeatedly drop stuff); – Place the Q45 […]