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2005 Infiniti G repairs by problem area

Engine (28%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (9%)

Brakes and Traction Control (15%)

Suspension and Steering (16%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (18%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (7%)

Other (7%)

Chart based on 225 repairs.

2005 Infiniti G repair cost distribution

$2500+ (1%)

$1000 - $2499 (20%)

$500 - $999 (32%)

$100 - $499 (41%)

< $100 (5%)

Chart based on 75 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2005 Infiniti G

Engine not specified

Infiniti G in British Columbia, Canada
Aug 2007 - Jun 2011
Oct 2007

42780 mi
Rear window squeaking. 
Dec 2007

43400 mi
Rear window squeak finally eliminated on third attempt. 
Mar 2008

45880 mi
My car has also been having the VDC light coming on. The dealer early this year found nothing wrong with it, and they simply reset the computer. The light still came on a few times since then. But for the past few months it hasn't come on. 
Jun 2008

48360 mi
Replaced front rotors and pads myself. 
Nov 2008

51460 mi
Airbag problem 

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2005 Infiniti G 4dr Sedan

298-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed manual RWD

Infiniti G in Virginia, United States
Dec 2006 - Jun 2015
Jan 2007

30000 mi
Air bag light turned on and Weather stripping on Driver door frayed. Both replaced by Factory warranty Air bag light turned on and Weather stripping on Driver door frayed. Both replaced by Factory warranty 
Jun 2007

36000 mi
Warped rotors front and rear. 2nd time front replaced under warranty. 1st time for rear. 
Mar 2008

48000 mi
Driver air bag replacement. 
Jun 2015

137000 mi

US $85
Exhaust leak near O2 sensor, heat shield rattling caused hole. 
Infiniti G in California, United States
Nov 2006 - Aug 2009
Dec 2007

26000 mi
Vehicle would not rev above 2200rpm, no code present. Dealer could not replicate. Rear axles make clicking noise. 

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2005 Infiniti G 4dr Sedan

280-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Infiniti G in Ontario, Canada
May 2007 - Feb 2010
Jun 2007

68200 mi
Rattle noise coming from rear view mirror. 
Dec 2007

76260 mi

C $1500
Vent control valve failed. Required replacement. Front brakes needed new pads and rotors. Rear brakes required new caliper (caliper seized) 
Mar 2008

81840 mi

C $600
Whining noise when driving at speeds greater than 80km/h. Suspension or frame of vehicle rattling/thumping when going over any small to large bumps in the road. Problem occurs at any speed. 
Aug 2009

107880 mi

C $1000
replaced front and rear brakes 
Jan 2010

115320 mi
Door seams (where outer door skin meet inner door skin) were corroding. Infinti admitted it was a known problem and offered to replace all 4 doors. Infiniti would not pay for colour matching the new doors with the rest of the vehicle. 
Infiniti G in Indiana, United States
Nov 2006 - Sep 2015
Apr 2007

21000 mi
wind noise from passenger rear, present since delivery, more annoying than anything. fixed under warranty (adjust rear pass door seal) 
Dec 2007

31000 mi
wind noise from rear passenger area. dealer worked on it under warranty. improved, but still there. overall, very minor issue. unable to hear wind noise with radio on at low voume. 
Mar 2008

34000 mi
Wind noise from pass rear, better than before, replaced door seals again. 
May 2008

35000 mi
Fuel sensor malfunction. Car drove normally. Sensor replaced under warranty 
Sep 2013

67000 mi

US $300
bearing had to be replaced 
Jan 2015

87000 mi

US $1000
axle, likely wear and tear driver seat frame loose. had slowly worsened over years. likely due to my fat butt. seat frame replaced rear differential failed. can NOT understand why. diff fluid was changed every 30K miles. 

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2005 Infiniti G 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Infiniti G in North Carolina, United States
Mar 2007 - Jun 2008
Sep 2007

48000 mi
The driver side window would not stay up. It would always come down 1/4 of the way and stop. Had to take off door panel to reset the unit. 

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2005 Infiniti G 2dr Coupe

298-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed manual RWD

Infiniti G in Florida, United States
Feb 2008 - Nov 2013
Mar 2008

18000 mi
ITB05-002b. Both rear wheel areas exhibited clicking noises during starting from a stop, both forward and reverse directions. Repaired via ITB05-002b instructions -- dealer applied lubrication to driveshaft flanges. 
Feb 2010

33000 mi

US $370
Piston boots on rear brake calipers had holes/tears. Rear calipers were replaced. 
Apr 2010

35000 mi

US $200
Rattle in roof behind driver seat. Had to remove nearly all interior trim plus rear seat to get access above headliner. Found loose bolt holding sunroof rail to sunroof bracket. Applied loctite and tightened. Total time: 8 hours. $none Dealer couldn't find clutch rattle when pedal pressed in. Probably release bearing, left it alone. Release bearing - replaced under warranty Found 1 broken radiator fan, replaced under warranty... Recommended/replaced 2 belts for $200 (my mechanic says no way that was needed). 
Jul 2012

57000 mi

US $9
Foam-backed leather trim on interior door panels started separating at top of trim area. I bought foam-compatible spray adhesive and fixed it myself. It lasted about a month and has started to peel again. 
Apr 2013

65000 mi

US $500
Front brake calipers were loose on their fully engaged pins, rattled over bumps. Can't totally blame the car since I had high-friction pads and "spirited" driving. OEM calipers from online dealer were ~$500, but I put on a big brake kit. 
May 2013

66000 mi

US $522
Replaced failed master cylinder (brakes). Installed good OEM-quality (but not Nissan) part due to faster delivery time. Nissan was over a week to wait. 
Infiniti G in California, United States
Nov 2007 - Mar 2010
Jan 2008

45000 mi
Clicking noise from rear of vehicle. It was deemed that the rear axles were making the noise and there was a TSB regarding the issue. 
Jun 2008

53000 mi
After starting an oil consumption test, it was deemed that my engine was over-consuming oil. The service advisor ordered me a new engine and scheduled an install date. 
Infiniti G in Florida, United States
Oct 2007 - Nov 2008
Dec 2007

16000 mi
Clutch Pedal wont fully release 
Jul 2008

20000 mi
Fuel Gauge never reading full. Clicking in the rear wheels. 

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2005 Infiniti G 2dr Coupe

280-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

Infiniti G in Texas, United States
Dec 2006 - Dec 2009
Jul 2007

30000 mi
There was a loud rattle coming from the back passenger roof deck. It was determined that a spot weld had come loose and the the interior was removed to weld and correct the problem. It took about a week for them to locate the source of the rattle. It was 
Aug 2009

57000 mi
Wheel bearings in the front two wheels were out. They were both replaced under original warranty under the drivetrain warranty. Infiniti paid the repair cost, I as the owner did not come out of pocket for the repairs. The repair was successful. 

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2005 Infiniti G Repair Histories

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