Infiniti Vehicle Shut off


Infiniti owners have complained of stalling and vehicle shut-off.  A recent complaint stated,


the vehicle would suddenly slow and the engine would stall out. She would have to restart the vehicle to be able to continue driving.   After that date, plaintiff experienced the same problem on many occasions. When that happened, an error message would appear on the dash screen. On those occasions, plaintiff sent a text message to her service representative at Infiniti San Francisco. The service representative replied with a text message saying to just keep driving the vehicle saying it was nothing to worry about.

Attempted Repair 

The tech who inspected the car wrote stated the following: “Found past codes for pedal position sensor malfunction and fuel rail system pressure abnormal, performed DTC confirmation, was able to clear codes, possible accel pedal related, checked data monitor, found accel pedal sensor 0% fully released and 100% fully depressed ….contacted tech line for further assistance. Per tech line tested [various components]. As per tech line request continue to operate vehicle in similar conditions and attempt to duplicate concern. Able to duplicate concern after extended road test. Found terminal 1 and 5 of connector E95 out of spec. Replaced… confirmed operation.

Some have suggested the vehicle should be recalled for the problem.


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2013 Infiniti QX56 defective engine

Nissan Infiniti owners have complained of problems with the engine and other components of the QX56.  Owners may be entitled to compensation for loss of use, repair costs, or other damages.


Here is a typical complaint from Nissan Infiniti owners.

“Last week when I was on the highway in my ’11 QX56 (56K miles) my SES light started flashing, the engine started misfiring, and would barely stay running at idle when I pulled to the side of the road. I shut it down, restarted it, and much to my surprise the engine ran perfectly. The SES light was no longer flashing, but stayed on for the remainder of the day. The next day I fired it up and poof, no SES light. Regardless, I called the dealer to schedule an appointment.

Once Infiniti took a look at it, I was told that it needed a new timing chain and that parts were ordered.  I asked the service manager if the replacement parts were improved, and thus will permanently solve the problem, or if this may be a chronic concern/problem area for the vehicle… He said they’ve already done a handful of timing chain replacements, but due to the age of the vehicle it was too soon to tell. I then asked about warranty coverage of a repeat occurrence and he confirmed that the next repair would be on me if the 70k mile powertrain warranty was up. This is understandable; however, it has caused me to evaluate my long-term ownership of the vehicle, due to the potential repair cost. The timing chain is roughly a $2k repair out of warranty.

Does anyone know if the timing chain repair/replacement is a permanent fix? Anything else to consider/think about, or any other facts regarding timing chain issues known? I really like the vehicle, but am considering trading it off for another brand.”


The Law Office of Howard Gutman has been handling defective vehicle claims for over 30 years.  Call (973) 598-1980 for a free consultation.  Most claims handled on contingency with no payment required unless we secure a settlement.

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