About Infiniti FX45
Infiniti FX45 is a mid-size luxury crossover Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) manufactured by the Japanese automaker Infiniti division of Nissan from 2003 to 2008. The first Infiniti FX45 was introduced in 2002 as the Infiniti FX's V8 models. Infiniti FX45 combines sports-car performance with SUV functionality, so it is a very popular vehicle with mixed flavors. Then after February 2008, Infiniti FX45 stopped production.
The Infiniti FX45 was designed based on the 2001 Infiniti FX45 Concept that was introduced at the North American International Auto Show in January 2001 and the 2002 Infiniti FX45 Concept vehicle that was unveiled at the 2002 North American International Auto Show as a S50. Until January 24, 2003, the production version Infiniti FX45 was finally released at the 2003 North American International Auto Show. It was offered in Infiniti FX45 four-wheel drive and Premium Package trim levels. And Infiniti FX45 had been powered by the 4.5 L 32-valve DOHC VK45DE V8 engine that could produce 320 horsepower and 200 pound-feet of torque. And this engine was fitted along with a 5-speed automatic transmission with manual mode.
Infiniti FX45 Common Problems & Maintenance Tips
However, maybe just because Infiniti FX45 has sports-car performance and SUV functionalities, it endures a lot. And some problems are easy to go for it including common in sports cars and common in SUVs:
First, excessive oil consumption. This is actually a very common problem in sports cars as they need more oil to reach better performance. And this problem appears on Infiniti FX45 as well. Infiniti FX45 owners told that they have to add oil more often owing to the bad gas mileage and leaking oil. What's more, engine performance reduces a lot as stalling, misfiring, hard starting and loud knocking or squealing sound. If your Infiniti FX45 is also suffering from these and the Check Engine Light also comes on, then the FX45 catalytic converter, FX45 engine control module, FX45 oil pump, FX45 camshaft position sensor, FX45 crankshaft pulley and FX45 drive belt all need a thorough inspection.
Second, problems in suspension, transmission and braking systems. These are some common problems in most vehicles, so you still pay more attention to these in your Infiniti FX45 as it also has these problems. Infiniti FX45 drivers said the suspension failure would manifest as abnormal tire wear normally the front tires and brakes wear more seriously. Grinding and rattling sounds also warn them to replace the wheel bearing, sway bar link, shock and strut mount, coil spring insulator and sway bar bushing. As for transmission failure, it can be solved easily by replacing the old FX45 valve body. Braking failure however is caused by the faulty FX45 brake disc and defective FX45 brake pad set.
However, keeping the Infiniti FX45 at the top-notch condition all the time is not that easy. Taking reaction measure simply is far more enough. The right way is always taking preventative measures in advance. In Infiniti FX45, you need keep closer eye on some vulnerable auto parts. Some electrical parts such as window regulator, seat switch, power steering pressure switch, cruise control switch and mirror switch are easy to go wrong if being exposed to long-time repeated using. And other auto parts in Infiniti FX45 such as fan blade, fan clutch and washer pump are also essential for a perfect driving trip.
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