Question about 2007 Infiniti FX45 AWD New Cars
Driving along, just accelerated into traffic. 40 MPH
Notice throttle unresponsive. Engine stuck at 2000 rpm.
After several seconds which seemed like an eternity, engine quits entirely.
Heavy-armed steering and very heavy braking got the car over safely.
Try to restart many times over ten minutes: Same 'exact' cycle: Start, 1000RPM for a second, 500RPM for a second, quit. No roughness; all cylinders felt like they were firing; the motor was simply shut down.
Dealer says its bad fuel, but I doubt it; we only go to one Phillips 66 station. Our other cars are fine.
Thanks in advance!
I would also doubt bad fuel.
did the dealer scan the car to see if it set any codes?
this is a fly by wire car that means there is no throttle cable. if there were a glitch in the therottle sensor it would shut down the engine after the computer sensed the throttle not responding. but this should have set a code that would have stayed in the memory
Posted on Sep 15, 2008
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Nov 18, 2017 | Cars & Trucks
Feb 09, 2016 | Cars & Trucks
Apr 24, 2017 | 2001 BMW 3 Series
Dec 25, 2017 | 1999 Lexus RX 300
Aug 17, 2010 | 2000 Audi A4
Jan 24, 2010 | 2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
Dec 14, 2009 | 1999 GMC Sierra
Dec 03, 2009 | 2005 Dodge Ram 1500
Jul 06, 2009 | Ford Probe Cars & Trucks
Jun 16, 2009 | 2000 Ford Mustang
Mar 22, 2018 | Ford Cars & Trucks
346 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!