About Infiniti QX56
Infiniti QX56 is a full-size luxury Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) manufactured by the Japanese automaker Infiniti division of Nissan from 2004 to 2014. The first Infiniti QX56 was introduced in 2004 to replace the Infiniti QX4. Until now, it has been produced through two generations, but now it has been called as Infiniti QX80 since 2014.
The first generation Infiniti QX56 (JA60; 2004-2010) was introduced in 2004 and designed based on Nissan Armada full-size SUV. As a 5-door SUV coming in one trim level, Infiniti QX56 then was powered by only one 5.6 L VK56DE V8 engine, which could produce 320 horsepower and 390 pound-feet of torque. And this exclusive engine was fitted along with a 5-speed automatic transmission. On 31 March 2010, the second generation Infiniti QX56 (2010-2013) was unveiled at the 2011 New York International Auto Show. It did not share platform with Nissan Armada any more but became a luxury version of the Nissan Patrol. Still available in one trim level, but Infiniti QX56 got a more powerful engine - 5.6 L VK56VD V8 engine with direct injection and VVEL variable valve timing. This engine could produce 400 horsepower and 413 pound-feet of torque and was attached to a new 7-speed automatic transmission.
Infiniti QX56 Common Problems & Maintenance Tips
Infiniti QX56 is a very popular and good-quality SUV; however, it is still unavoidable that it may wear out as accumulation of mileage. In order to maintain your Infiniti QX56 in a good way, you should know some signs of common problems:
First, electrical parts worn out. It is very common that modern vehicle equipped with many electrical parts without exception for Infiniti QX56. Some Infiniti QX56 complained the QX56 would show dim and flickering gauges, inaccurate or erratic readings from the voltage regulator and remind you that your OX56 instrument cluster is inoperable. QX56 door lock actuator is also very easy to go wrong. At the same time, if your cruise control and the light does not illuminate or your Infiniti QX56 cannot maintain a set speed, the your QX56 cruise control switch also needs to be replaced.
Second, engine, suspension and steering failures. Many other problems would also happen on Infiniti QX56. Engine failure would have signs such as whining or squealing noises from the engine, engine overheating, and engine performance decreased as poor fuel economy and hard starting. The most obvious warning is the illuminated Check Engine Light to warn you to check the fuel pump, intake manifold gasket, drive belt and cylinder head gasket. As for suspension failure and steering failure, you could pay more attention to the QX56 steering wheel, QX56 drive shaft, QX56 wheel bearing and QX56 power steering hose.
What's more, there are some other easy-to-get-ignored auto parts in Infiniti QX56 need your attention. For example, you may only think of your headlight at night, as you do not need it at other time. But it is a very important part not only in lighting road ahead but also act as a warning to other drivers and pedestrians. So once your QX56 headlight dims or flickers, you should get it replaced of your safety. Other parts such as wiper arm and wiper blade, they always work under harsh conditions such as downpour, snowy and so on, so they should get replaced at least once a year. Cabin air filter and fog light bulb also should be maintained routinely.
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