Brake Disc Caliper Problems of Infiniti FX35

Infiniti FX35 owners have reported 4 problems related to brake disc caliper (under the service brakes category). The most recently reported issues are listed below.

car image   Brake Disc Caliper problem of the 2005 Infiniti FX35 1
Failure Date: 11/13/2008

The contact owns a 2005 Infiniti Fx35. The contact stated that the vehicle was taken in every 5,000 miles to have the brakes repaired over the past four years. The contact stated that the brakes pads, rotors, and calipers had all been replaced twice. Over the past two years, the contact had to take the vehicle in every 5,000 miles to have the rotors glazed and resurfaced. The dealer and manufacturer stated that there was no repair for the failure and the repair process would be repeated every 5,000 miles. The failure mileage was 39,900 and the current mileage was 96,000.

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car image   Brake Disc Caliper problem of the 2006 Infiniti FX35 2
Failure Date: 10/01/2008

The right front tire would seem to have the wobbly sound and feel after going 15 miles an hour. I believe this problem is the same recall of 11/14/2003 and now happening to my 2006 Fx35 Infiniti SUV where the service brakes, hydraulic foundation component:disc;caliper. The front brake caliper mounting bolts may not be adequately tightened, this could result in one or both of the caliper mounting bolts loosening. If this occurs, it would allow the caliper to rotate or separate from its mounting bracket. This could cause the brake to fail, reducing the vehicle's ability to stop, it could also damage the wheel, causing the tire to go flat. Either one of these conditions could result in a crash.

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car image   Brake Disc Caliper problem of the 2003 Infiniti FX35 3
Failure Date: 09/12/2005

Brake failure. Rotors continually being cut. Dealer claims rear brakes "completely worn" at 19,900 miles, and front rotors again need to be cut.

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car image   Brake Disc Caliper problem of the 2003 Infiniti FX35 4
Failure Date: 12/16/2003

It used to be that the first initial brake driving in a 15-20 mph, that my vehicle makes a rattling noise from the front tires, now it does it for the first 2 to 3 braking pattern. I am just worried that after my warranty expires and the same problem arises, the dealer or the manufacturer won't have anything to do with the damages it might cause. I have taken my vehicle to the dealer several times to correct the braking problem it creates. A couple of months after the service, the same problem occur. The dealer keeps giving me analogies about a wine glass, water on your finger tips and running them over the tip of the glass. . . . What has that got to do with the braking system of the car! after 3 months leasing the vehicle, the problem started to show but was fixed. The second incident was the worst. Wherein even backing up made the noise like the wheel would separate. This was remedied when the caliper was recalled. The third time I took the vehicle, the mechanic told me that it was the abs that makes the noise. I understand that abs applies in a sudden brake. But this whole incident happens even driving at 10-15 mph. Although, every couple of months, I still have to take my SUV back to the dealer due to the same rattling noise. The service manager keeps on insisting that this is normal. This is not normal in any circumstance because it does not do to my friends vehicle, which has the same year and model as I have. Not to mention, when I took the vehicle for a 30,000 miles service. My regular mechanic for my other car noticed, that the cabin filter was missing. He also mentioned that the vehicle as if has not been serviced at all due to oil being so dirty.

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