May 8, 2003
Infiniti Has Recalled the 2003 FX35 and FX45
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released the
Make : INFINITI Model : FX35 Year : 2003
Make : INFINITI Model : FX45 Year : 2003
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 03V164000
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 164
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE BOLTS WHICH ATTACH THE PROPELLER
SHAFT(S) TO THE TRANSAXLE AND
DIFFERENTIAL(S) MAY NOT HAVE BEEN ADEQUATELY TIGHTENED.
IF THE BOLTS COME LOOSE, THE PROPELLER SHAFT MAY COME OFF THE VEHICLE WHICH
COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE PROPELLER SHAFT BOLTS AND TIGHTEN THE BOLTS TO THE
PROPER SPECIFICATION. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY
2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED
UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE
TIME SHOULD CONTACT INFINITI AT 1-800-662-6200.
Regarding Auto Recalls
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auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.
Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
How many did you hear
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