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World's Best Oils & Filters for 1994 Infiniti Q45

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1994 Infiniti Q45
4.5L 8-cyl Engine Code [N] Engine Code [N] VH45DE
278 bhp. @ 6000 rpm / Torque: 292 ft. lbs. @ 4000 rpm
4.5L - V 8-cyl (Gasoline)
Compression Ratio: 10:1

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Product Cross Reference Guide: This product cross reference guide follows recommendations outlined in your owners manual and also reflects periodic service recommendation updates from the original equipment manufacturer for this particular model (1994 Infiniti Q45 with engine code [N]) show example...

For example, the manufacturer may have recommended 5W30 motor oil at the time of production (owners manual) & later revised the recommendation to 5W20. This guide will reflect latest recommendation by the manufacturer for this model. If there are no special instructions from the manufacturer, the owner can choose to follow either one of the recommendation without voiding warranty hide example.

Optional Equipment Listing This guide lists all available equipment options such as transmission options, differentials etc. for 1994 Infiniti Q45 with engine code [N] hide.
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Operating Temperature Original equipment manufacturer (OEM) sometimes provide different product recommendations based on operating environment temperature for a given equipment. This product cross reference guide will list such recommendations based on OEM guidelines. Some OEM recommended viscosity pertaining to a specific temperature range may not be available from AMSOIL.

However, AMSOIL products recommended for another temperature range can be safely used because AMSOIL synthetic lubricants are engineered to provide exceptional performance for significantly broader temperature range when compared to conventional & or other brand synthetic oils. For more information on a lubricants cold temperature performance; please refer to "Pour Point" from "Technical Properties" table located at the bottom of each lubricant product page hide.
Last Updated This product cross reference guide for 1994 Infiniti Q45 engine code [N] was last updated on 17th July 2018 hide.
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  1. Engine Oil

    Grade 1  »  SL
    Above -18C  »  10W-30, 10W-40 [1]
    Below 16C  »  5W-30
  2. Automatic Transmission

  3. Rear Differential

    Differential, Rear  »  GL-5

    Below 29C  »  80W
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Differential, Rear  »  GL-5

    -1 To 38C  »  90
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLQT)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGQT)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTQT)

    Differential, Rear  »  GL-5

    Below 10C  »  75W
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Differential, Rear  »  GL-5

    -12 To 29C  »  85W
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Differential, Rear  »  GL-5

    Above 40C  »  80W-90
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLQT)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGQT)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTQT)

    Differential, Rear  »  GL-5

    Above 10C  »  140
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Differential, Rear  »  GL-5

    Below 38C  »  75W-90, 80W-90
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGQT)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTQT)
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLQT)
  4. Power Steering Fluid

  5. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HB

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [3]
  6. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] SAE 10W-30 is preferred.
    [2] DEXRON-III Automatic Transmission Fluid
    [3] Hydraulic Brake Fluid, DOT 3

  7. Capacities (Drive Train Fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  6 liters [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  10.5 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, RE4R03A Initial Fill  »  Not Specified
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    4 speed RE4R03A  »  10.5 liters
    Differential, Rear  »  1.5 liters
    ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
  8. Chassis Lubrication

    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
  9. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  22-29 ft/lbs

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  1. Filters: Oil, Air, Cabin, Fuel, Transmission, Hydraulic & Crankcase

    Oil Filter 25, 000-Mile Ea Oil Filter (EAO38)  
    Oil Filter WIX 51361 Oil Filter  
    Air Filter WIX 46053 Air Filter  
    Fuel Filter WIX 33023 Fuel Filter  
    Transmission Filter WIX 58974 Auto Tran Filter  
  2. Gasoline Engine Fuel Additives

    Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)
    AOB Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)

    Maximizes power and improves performance in all two-cycle and four-cycle gasoline engines. Reduces engine knock, improves ignition and engine response, helps fuel burn cleaner and inhibits corrosion. Recommended for off-road and racing use. Packag...

    Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)
    AST Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)

    AMSOIL Gasoline Stabilizer (AST) reduces the oxidation process that occurs when fuel is stored for extended periods, improving performance, extending equipment life and decreasing maintenance expenses. Package sizes include: 16-oz. Bottle ...

    P.I Performance Improver (API)
    API P.I Performance Improver (API)

    P.i. improves fuel mileage an average of 2.3% and up to 5.7%. Reduces emissions such as hydrocarbons (HC) up to 15%, carbon monoxide (CO) up to 26% and nitrous oxides (NOx) up to 17%. Restores power and performance. Reduces the need for costly higher...

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ATM 10W-30 Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil (ATM)

The Top Tier of AMSOIL Synthetic Motor Oil. AMSOIL Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil delivers extraordinary lubrication in all types of automotive gasoline engines. Engineered for enthusiasts seeking maximum protection and performance. Precision-f...
XLT 10W-30 Extended Life Synthetic Motor Oil (XLT)

AMSOIL XL Synthetic Motor Oil is the choice for those who want to do something extra for their vehicle. Its boosted formulation delivers extra cleaning power, outstanding wear control, excellent high and low temperature protection and exceptional fue...
OET 10W-30 OE Series Synthetic Motor Oil (OET)

OE Synthetic Motor Oil is for mechanics and drivers seeking peace of mind protection and exceptional value in synthetic motor oil. It delivers 100 percent synthetic engine protection for advanced automotive technology, including turbochargers and dir...
ATF Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF is engineered to outperform conventional automatic transmission fluids and exceed the performance requirements of most North American, European and Asian vehicles. This sophisticated formulation pro...
OTF OE Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid provides passenger-car/light-truck transmissions excellent wear protection, sludge resistance and extreme-temperature performance throughout original equipment manufacturer (OEM)-recommended drain inte...
AGL SEVERE GEAR 80W-90 (AGL)

A multi-functional lubricant designed to surpass the requirements of equipment and automotive applications calling for an SAE 80W-90 viscosity grade. Formulated with wax-free synthetic base oils and high-quality additives, AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® res...
SVG 75W 90 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVG)

Formulated for the severe operating conditions of today’s pick-up trucks, SUVs, heavy equipment and other hard-working vehicles. AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Synthetic Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricants are premium grade gear oils specifically engi...
SVT 75W-110 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVT)

AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Synthetic Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricants are engineered for high-demand applications, including trailer towing, heavy hauling, 4X4 off-road driving, commercial use and racing. Protects gears and bearings from scoring and wea...
BFLV DOT 3 and 4 Synthetic Brake Fluid (BFLV)

*** This item is available for US customers only *** Brake fluid acts as a hydraulic fluid, transferring power and lubricating brake system components while also preventing corrosion. It must contend with extreme heat and the inevitable moi...
ANTPC Passenger Vehicle Antifreeze (ANTPC)

Ethylene Glycol 50/50 Pre-Mix Formulation AMSOIL Passenger Car/Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant provides superior heat transfer and excellent protection against corrosion, freezing and boilover. It provides maximum protection in extreme temper...
ANT Antifreeze and Engine Coolant (ANT)

AMSOIL Antifreeze & Coolant (ANT) is a low-toxicity propylene glycol antifreeze formulated to provide benefits far beyond those found in today's conventional antifreeze and coolant products. This revolutionary formulation provides maximum antifre...
amsoil oil filter AMSOIL Ea Oil Filters

AMSOIL Ea Oil Filters feature synthetic nanofiber technology for maximum efficiency. Guaranteed for up to 15,000 miles or up to 25,000 miles, depending on application, when used with AMSOIL synthetic motor oil.
wix oil filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Oil Filters

WIX Oil filters are made with full metal base plate for superior strength at the double seal & also feature a silicone anti-drainback valve. Glass enhanced media in WIX oil filters offers greater efficiency, capturing more 10 to 12 micron sized particles than other cellulose or synthetic blend medias.
wix fuel filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck and Racing Fuel Filters

wix filterWIX Fuel Filters provide an unmatched fuel cleansing performance. They prevent pump wear, injector clogging, premature engine wear and help boost fuel efficiency. Offer quick, easy filter replacement, long life and the possibility of extended service intervals.

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.26
Parts Units:
6.4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A substance that lubricates and cools the moving parts of the engine and reduces corrosion and the formation of rust.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake lines & cables
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Tubing that carries fluid or cables that are used to mechanically operate a vehicle's brakes.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brakes, front
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A vehicle's stopping mechanism comprised of a pedal connected to a hydraulic master cylinder that can actuate clamping and/or expanding devices at all four wheels that slow or stop a vehicle's rolling motion. Also used to refer to the brake system's most frequently replaced parts, brake pads and/or brake shoes.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Differential fluid
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The liquid used for lubricating gears inside the differential.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of tubing that routes exhaust gases from the exhaust manifold to the rear of the car and into the air. The exhaust system includes catalytic converters and mufflers that help reduce air and noise pollution generated by an engine.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A cartridge-filled canister placed in an engine's lubricating system to strain dirt and abrasive materials out of the oil.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Fuel & fuel vapor lines
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.15
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Flexible tubing in the fuel delivery and evaporative emissions systems.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Steering & suspension
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.15
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A vehicle's steering is the collection of components that enable the operator to direct a vehicle in a desired direction. Suspension is the assemblage of joints, links and other components between a vehicle and its wheels.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
48
Labor Units:
0.03
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
48
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
48
Labor Units:
2.7
Parts Units:
8
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
75,000 miles (120,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
60
Labor Units:
0.03
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
90,000 miles (144,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
72
Labor Units:
0.03
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
90,000 miles (144,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
72
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
105,000 miles (168,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
84
Labor Units:
0.03
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
120,000 miles (192,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
96
Labor Units:
0.03
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
120,000 miles (192,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
96
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
1993-08-01
Bulletin Number:
FC0008767
NHTSA Item Number:
39643

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline:fuel injection system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engine hard to start , hot or cold. ( nhtsa item number - 39643 ).

Bulletin Date:
1995-03-01
Bulletin Number:
ITB95010A
NHTSA Item Number:
39916

Component Description: Tires.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles equipped with dunlop sp sport d80 v4 tires may experience an inside edge shoulder wear on the front tires. ( nhtsa item number - 39916 ).

Bulletin Date:
1995-03-01
Bulletin Number:
ITB95010A
NHTSA Item Number:
4030200

Component Description: Tires.

Service Bulletin Summary: Unknown ( nhtsa item number - 4030200 ).

Bulletin Date:
1995-06-01
Bulletin Number:
ITB95040
NHTSA Item Number:
45012

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Low or rough idle. ( nhtsa item number - 45012 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-02-01
Bulletin Number:
ITB97011
NHTSA Item Number:
52154

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: 1997 qx4 wheel balance machine adapter kits. ( nhtsa item number - 52154 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-02-01
Bulletin Number:
ITB97016
NHTSA Item Number:
52158

Component Description: Air bags.

Service Bulletin Summary: Air bag harness replacement. ( nhtsa item number - 52158 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-07-01
Bulletin Number:
98025
NHTSA Item Number:
601558

Component Description: Air bags:frontal.

Service Bulletin Summary: Service procedure for instrument panel inspection after passenger air bag activation. ( nhtsa item number - 601558 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-07-01
Bulletin Number:
ITB-08-024A
NHTSA Item Number:
10032305

Component Description: Air bags.

Service Bulletin Summary: Infiniti: srs precautions during service. Included in the restraints section of the electronic service manual (esm) for each vehicle is information necessary to service the supplemental restraint system (srs) safely. Improper maintenance ( nhtsa item number - 10032305 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-04-01
Bulletin Number:
ITB-09-020
NHTSA Item Number:
10030145

Component Description: (A) Electrical system:battery., (B) Electrical system:battery:cables.

Service Bulletin Summary: Infiniti: electronic control unit damage can result from improper battery connection. The battery is required to stay connected when the engine is running. No model years listed. ( nhtsa item number - 10030145 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-09-01
Bulletin Number:
ITB-09-050
NHTSA Item Number:
10031304

Component Description: Tires:pressure monitoring and regulating systems.

Service Bulletin Summary: Infiniti: tire pressure monitoring system (tpms) warning light on/blinking. No models or model years listed. ( nhtsa item number - 10031304 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-11-01
Bulletin Number:
ITB-09-062
NHTSA Item Number:
10032524

Component Description: Equipment:other:owners/service/other manual.

Service Bulletin Summary: Infiniti: vent control valve replacement. No applied vehicles affected: all models; no model years listed. ( nhtsa item number - 10032524 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-04-01
Bulletin Number:
ITB-13-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10051765

Component Description: Latches/locks/linkages.

Service Bulletin Summary: Infiniti: lock/unlock request button on outside door handle outside door handle does not respond. Lock/unlock request button located on outside door handles of vehicles can be disabled (or enabled) through either the "comfort & conv" setti ( nhtsa item number - 10051765 ).



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