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2005 Infiniti QX56
5.6L 8-cyl Engine Code VK56DE Engine Code VK56DE
315 bhp. @ 4900 rpm / Torque: 390 ft. lbs. @ 3600 rpm
32 Valves Double Overhead Camshaft
5.6L - V 8-cyl (5552 cc) Code: VK56DE (Gasoline)
Compression Ratio: 9.8:1

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  1. Engine Oil

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

  3. Transfer Case

  4. Front Differential

  5. Rear Differential

  6. Power Steering Fluid

  7. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HB

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

    [1] SAE 5W-30 is preferred.
    [2] DEXRON-III Automatic Transmission Fluid
    [3] Hydraulic Brake Fluid, DOT 3

  9. Capacities (Drive Train Fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  6.2 liters [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  14.4 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, RE5R05A Initial Fill  »  Not Specified
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    5 speed RE5R05A  »  10.6 liters
    Differential, Front  »  1.6 liters
    Differential, Rear  »  1.7 liters
    Transfer Case, U/K TRC  »  3 liters
    ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
  10. Chassis Lubrication

    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
  11. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  25 ft/lbs
    Transfer Case
    Fill Plug 26 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug 26 ft/lbs

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

  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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ASL 5W-30 Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil (ASL)

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...
XLF 5W-30 Extended Life Synthetic Motor Oil (XLF)

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...
OEF 5W-30 OE Series Synthetic Motor Oil (OEF)

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...
ATL Signature Series Fuel-Efficient Synthetic ATF

A fuel efficient automatic transmission fluid recommended for GM, Ford and Toyota transmissions where lighter viscosity oil is required. Provides the same excellent protection and performance as AMSOIL Signature Series Multi-Vehicle ATF. Recommended ...
OTL OE Series Fuel-Efficient 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...
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...
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 air filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Air Filters

WIX panel element air filters have a linear path through the filter for low airflow restriction & an exclusive pocket pleat for the filter media. Radial air filters are constructed of mesh screen on the inside wall diameter for element strength and media protection from backfire.
wix cabin filter WIX Cabin Air Filters

WIX offers high-efficiency cabin air filters for passenger cars, light trucks, heavy trucks, buses & off-highway vehicles. Trap & eliminate harmful microbes in the filter medium and reduce the opportunity for those microbes to be released into the air of vehicle occupants.

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
3,750 miles (6,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.22
Parts Units:
5.5
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:
3,750 miles (6,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
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:
3,750 miles (6,000 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:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system
Interval in Month(s):
6
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:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Steering & suspension
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.7
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:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Rotate
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake system
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.5
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. Components in a basic brake system are the master cylinder, calipers and/or wheel cylinders, linings or pads or shoes, rotors and/or drums.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive shaft and boots
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
4WD
Description: Rubber seals covering the central shaft that the wheels rotate on.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Transfer case fluid
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
4WD
Description: Lubricant used in the transfer case.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Cabin air filter
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A filtering system that meters out pollen, road dust and other particles before they can reach the passenger cabin.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Fuel lines & hoses
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The tubing that carries fuel throughout a vehicle.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
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:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
48
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
3.7
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:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
1
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.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
2005-03-01
Bulletin Number:
05012
NHTSA Item Number:
10012869

Component Description: Steering.

Service Bulletin Summary: Easy entry exit function inoperative steering wheel and seat don't return to auto drive position. ( nhtsa item number - 10012869 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-03-01
Bulletin Number:
05014
NHTSA Item Number:
10012878

Component Description: Vehicle speed control:accelerator pedal.

Service Bulletin Summary: Brake pedal feel - pedal height adjustment. ( nhtsa item number - 10012878 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-03-01
Bulletin Number:
05015
NHTSA Item Number:
10012879

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:cooling unit and lines.

Service Bulletin Summary: Atf is leaking from a transmission air cooler line. ( nhtsa item number - 10012879 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-07-01
Bulletin Number:
04026D
NHTSA Item Number:
10015836

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic.

Service Bulletin Summary: Brake judder. ( nhtsa item number - 10015836 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-09-01
Bulletin Number:
05054
NHTSA Item Number:
10017404

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Voluntary service campaign body control module sub-harness. Enhanced electronic circuitry which may help further protect a vehicle from damage or fire caused by a short circuit in the electrical system of a towed trailer. ( nhtsa item number - 10017404 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-09-01
Bulletin Number:
04061
NHTSA Item Number:
10017594

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engine will not crank and/or start and/or transmission improper operation. ( nhtsa item number - 10017594 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-10-01
Bulletin Number:
05059
NHTSA Item Number:
10017481

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:cooling system:fan.

Service Bulletin Summary: Rattle from condenser fan mount. ( nhtsa item number - 10017481 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-11-01
Bulletin Number:
03056A
NHTSA Item Number:
10006124

Component Description: Service brakes, air:antilock:wheel speed sensor.

Service Bulletin Summary: Essential tool j-45741-inf abs active wheel sensor checker. ( nhtsa item number - 10006124 ).

Bulletin Date:
2006-01-01
Bulletin Number:
04041A
NHTSA Item Number:
10009179

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Overhead roof console cracked. ( nhtsa item number - 10009179 ).

Bulletin Date:
2006-03-01
Bulletin Number:
06004
NHTSA Item Number:
10019293

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Malfunction indicator lamp with diagnostic trouble code u1000 or u1010 stored in engine control unit. 2002 - 2006 infiniti vehicles with can communication. ( nhtsa item number - 10019293 ).

Bulletin Date:
2006-03-01
Bulletin Number:
06007
NHTSA Item Number:
10019411

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic.

Service Bulletin Summary: Groan noise from front brakes. ( nhtsa item number - 10019411 ).

Bulletin Date:
2006-05-01
Bulletin Number:
06011
NHTSA Item Number:
10020027

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:antilock:abs warning light.

Service Bulletin Summary: Abs and/or brake warning light on with dtc c1179. ( nhtsa item number - 10020027 ).

Bulletin Date:
2007-04-01
Bulletin Number:
03031
NHTSA Item Number:
10021509

Component Description: Exterior lighting.

Service Bulletin Summary: Exterior lamp fogging. ( nhtsa item number - 10021509 ).

Bulletin Date:
2007-06-01
Bulletin Number:
07023
NHTSA Item Number:
10021696

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Low power with wide open throttle. ( nhtsa item number - 10021696 ).

Bulletin Date:
2007-07-01
Bulletin Number:
05060
NHTSA Item Number:
10022431

Component Description: Wheels:lugs/nuts/bolts.

Service Bulletin Summary: Cam bolts for front wheel alignment. ( nhtsa item number - 10022431 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-04-01
Bulletin Number:
ITB08-022
NHTSA Item Number:
10024688

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Infiniti; special automatic transmission fluid requirement. 2004 to current infinit vehicles. ( nhtsa item number - 10024688 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-06-01
Bulletin Number:
ITB08-031
NHTSA Item Number:
10025005

Component Description: Seats.

Service Bulletin Summary: Seat back board removal/installation. ( nhtsa item number - 10025005 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-07-01
Bulletin Number:
ITB08-024A
NHTSA Item Number:
10025521

Component Description: Air bags:frontal:sensor/control module.

Service Bulletin Summary: Srs precautions during service; incorrect removal and installation of the srs, can lead to a serious injury or death caused by unintentional activation of the srs on all infiniti models with the srs systems. ( nhtsa item number - 10025521 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-07-01
Bulletin Number:
ITB-03-051C
NHTSA Item Number:
10032304

Component Description: (A) Exterior lighting., (B) Exterior lighting:brake lights., (C) Exterior lighting:headlights., (D) Exterior lighting:headlights:concealment devices., (E) Exterior lighting:tail lights.

Service Bulletin Summary: Infiniti: exterior lamp fogging. Water in the exterior lamps. This is generally not due to a defect. All current exterior lamp assemblies are vented to the atmosphere (not sealed). Moisture in the air sometimes travels into and out of ( nhtsa item number - 10032304 ).

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:
2009-11-01
Bulletin Number:
ITB-01-003B
NHTSA Item Number:
10033008

Component Description: Seat belts:front.

Service Bulletin Summary: Infiniti: d ring residue can cause slow seat belt retraction. Seat belt retraction of the front seat belt(s) is slow, caused by residue build up on the d rings. Models fx35/fx45(03-08); g35 coupe(03-07); g35(03-06); i30/i35 (00-04); q45( ( nhtsa item number - 10033008 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-12-01
Bulletin Number:
ITB-04-051B
NHTSA Item Number:
10032790

Component Description: (A) Power train:axle hubs., (B) Suspension:rear:axle:non-powered axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Infiniti: clicking noise from rear axles during take-off/acceleration. ( nhtsa item number - 10032790 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-02-01
Bulletin Number:
ITB-10-006A
NHTSA Item Number:
10033227

Component Description: Power train:manual transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Infiniti: 5 speed a/t dtc diagnoses for p1701, p1702, p1703, p1704, p1705, p1754, p1759, p1764, p1769, p1774. Applies to re 5r05a only transmissions (5 speed a/t). If one or more dtcs listed are found stored in self diagnosis, use the ( nhtsa item number - 10033227 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-04-01
Bulletin Number:
ITB-10-025
NHTSA Item Number:
10032629

Component Description: (A) Electrical system., (B) Equipment:other:owners/service/other manual.

Service Bulletin Summary: Infiniti: the propeller shaft u joint (journal/journal bearings) is the source of noise and/or vibration on an applied vehicle. Diagnose by evaluating the u joint with the propeller shaft removed. ( nhtsa item number - 10032629 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-04-01
Bulletin Number:
ITB-08-044B
NHTSA Item Number:
10032993

Component Description: Fuel system, other:storage:fuel gauge system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Infiniti: fuel gauge does not read full, is slow to respond, or is inaccurate. ( nhtsa item number - 10032993 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-04-01
Bulletin Number:
ITB-10-027
NHTSA Item Number:
10032994

Component Description: Exterior lighting:headlights.

Service Bulletin Summary: Infiniti: a xenon headlamp is not functioning because of an issue inside the headlamp assembly (an internal issue). Refer to the appropriate service manual, follow the diagnostic and repair information for xenon headlamps. ( nhtsa item number - 10032994 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-10-01
Bulletin Number:
ITB-10-035A
NHTSA Item Number:
10034905

Component Description: Suspension:front.

Service Bulletin Summary: Infiniti: front suspension noise. A noise (clunking, squeaking, popping) can be heard when performing at least one of the following actions-turning steering wheel left/right; driving over speed bumps; driving on rough roads; accelerating/ ( nhtsa item number - 10034905 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-03-01
Bulletin Number:
ITB-12-014
NHTSA Item Number:
10043815

Component Description: Steering:electric power assist system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Infiniti: power steering hose service part change. The hose now comes without the pressure sensor. If only pressure sensor needs replacement do not replace any hoses. ( nhtsa item number - 10043815 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-04-01
Bulletin Number:
ITB12-018
NHTSA Item Number:
10043948

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition:module.

Service Bulletin Summary: Infiniti: the electronic control module (ecm) needs to be replaced on a 2004 my and later vehicle. ( nhtsa item number - 10043948 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-07-01
Bulletin Number:
ITB-11-049-B
NHTSA Item Number:
10044526

Component Description: Electrical system: software.

Service Bulletin Summary: Infiniti: reprogramming electronic control unit (ecu) on all qualifying vehicles. No models listed. Model years 1998-2013. ( nhtsa item number - 10044526 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-10-01
Bulletin Number:
IPSB-12-051
NHTSA Item Number:
10047579

Component Description: Air bags: alleged counterfeit air bag.

Service Bulletin Summary: Infiniti: information is being provided regarding consumer alert on dangers of counterfeit air bags, not made to standards of durability, reliability and quality, being installed, or used, in vehicles, that are a potential safety issue in ( nhtsa item number - 10047579 ).

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 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

#
1
Make(s):
INFINITI, NISSAN
Model(s):
ARMADA, QX56, TITAN
Year(s):
2005, 2006
Manufacturer:
NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC.
NHTSA ID:
08V284000
Recall Date:
June 27th, 2008
Units Affected:
180,664

Affected Component: Equipment:air conditioner.

Summary: Nissan is recalling 180,664 my 2005-2006 titan, armada and infinity qx56 vehicles manufactured after march 17, 2005, that are equipped with a visteon air conditioning condenser fan motor. The fan motor may not be properly sealed allowing excessive water intrusion and inadequate drainage of moisture. .

Conequence: This could cause corrosion in the motor leading possibly to overheating and a fire. .

Remedy: Dealers will install a 'thermal protector kit' and test the air conditioning condenser fan motor and replace it if necessary. The recall began on august 2, 2008. Owners may contact nissan at 1-800-647-7261. .

Notes: Customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

#
2
Make(s):
INFINITI, NISSAN
Model(s):
ARMADA, QX56, TITAN
Year(s):
2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
Manufacturer:
NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC.
NHTSA ID:
10V074000
Recall Date:
March 3rd, 2010
Units Affected:
340,000

Affected Component: Fuel system, other:storage:fuel gauge system.

Summary: Nissan is recalling certain model year 2005-2009 titan, armada, and infiniti qx56 vehicles. The instrument panel fuel gauge may inaccurately display that the vehicle still has some fuel, typically about one quarter tank, when the fuel tank is empty. .

Conequence: This could cause the vehicle to run out of gas and stall on the highway, which could cause a crash. .

Remedy: Dealers will replace the fuel sender unit inside the fuel tank with a new improved sender card. This service will be performed free of charge. The safety recall began on march 22, 2010. Owners may contact nissan at 1-800-647-7261. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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Make(s):
INFINITI, NISSAN
Model(s):
ARMADA, FRONTIER, PATHFINDER, QX56, TITAN, XTERRA
Year(s):
2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
Manufacturer:
NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC.
NHTSA ID:
10E019000
Recall Date:
May 20th, 2010
Units Affected:
1,873

Affected Component: Suspension:front:control arm:lower arm.

Summary: Nissan is recalling certain front and rear lower links, p/nos. 54501zq00a, 54500zq00a, 551a1zq00a, 551a0zq00a , 54501ea00a, 54500ea00a, 551a1ea500, 551a0ea500, 54501zr00a, and 54500zr00a, sold between november 25, 2009 and may 14, 2010 as replacement parts for model year 2004 through 2010 titan, armada, and qx56, and model years 2005 through 2010 frontier, xterra, and pathfinder vehicles. The lower control link assembly has two cylindrical collars forming the inboard attachment points to the chassis. Due to an improper welding process some collars may contain welds that do not meet strength specifications. .

Conequence: If the collar weld separates, the vehicle handling will deteriorate, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash. .

Remedy: Nissan will notify owners and dealers will replace any affected lower link free of charge. The safety recall began on july 12, 2010. Owners may contact nissan at 1-800-647-7261. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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Make(s):
INFINITI, NISSAN
Model(s):
ARMADA, FRONTIER, PATHFINDER, QX56, TITAN, XTERRA
Year(s):
2004, 2005, 2006
Manufacturer:
NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC.
NHTSA ID:
10V517000
Recall Date:
October 28th, 2010
Units Affected:
747,480

Affected Component: Engine and engine cooling.

Summary: Nissan is recalling certain model year 2004-2006 armada, titan, infiniti qx56 and model year 2005-2006 frontier, pathfinder and xterra vehicles. The intelligent power distribution module (ipdm) assembly contains an engine control module (ecm) relay that has a diode for electrical current noise reduction. The ecm relay may allow silicon vapor to form and, over time, the silicon evaporates from the diode molding which causes silicon oxide to develop on the ecm relay contact due to arcing. .

Conequence: This could cause engine stalling increasing the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Dealers will replace the ecm relay inside the ipdm assembly. This service will be performed free of charge. The safety recall began on december 6, 2010. Owners may contact nissan at 1-800-647-7261. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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