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2004 Nissan 350Z / 370Z Problems and Repair Histories

96 TrueDelta members own a 2004 Nissan 350Z / 370Z. 23 of these members (24%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 43 repairs to 2004 Nissan 350Z / 370Zs--an average of 0.4 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Don't infer 2004 Nissan 350Z / 370Z problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2004 Nissan 350Z / 370Z repairs by problem area

35% of the 2004 Nissan 350Z / 370Z repairs were to the engine, 9% to the transmission, 9% to the brakes, 7% to the suspension, 33% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 5% to the body and trim, and 2% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 43 repairs.

2004 Nissan 350Z / 370Z repair cost distribution

Of the 2004 Nissan 350Z / 370Z repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 10% cost less than $100, 50% between $100 and $499, 35% between $500 and $999, and 5% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 20 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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Repair costs are in local units.

2004 Nissan 350Z 2dr Hatch

287-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed manual RWD

Nissan 350Z in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2008 61000    
62000 125 Shutter valve not working properly. Self diagnosis after reading responses on 350Z forums. Dealer fixed the problem and I paid for the total cost. 
63000 115 Clicking in the rear axles. Dealership repaired them after I read a TSB regarding the issue. The TSB is: NTB04-065b. 
71000 600 350Z threw a SEL. Mechanic diagnosed it as a P1283/1284 code. Rear 02 sensor was replaced, but SEL continued to show. Spark plugs replaced, however, a new code appeared; P1273 P1273 code was diagnosed. Possible exhaust manifold leak. Gaskets replaced, code reset, but after mechanic drove it, code reappeared. Mechanic then found NTB04-26 which states the "Self Learning must be cleared or the DTC may be stored again." 
 
Nissan 350Z in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2009 29760    
33480 0 Something was fixed in order to correct the fluctuating gas gauge 
42160 1000 Pads. Brakes. Rotors. Tires. Oil change. Etc.  
 
Nissan 350Z in Maryland, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2008 43000    
51000 2 Blown fuse for passenger compartment power outlets (cigarette lighters). $1.76 easily replaced fuse. 
Nissan 350Z in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2008 65000    
66000 430 Replacing Fuel Dampers 
 
Nissan 350Z in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2008 50000    
61000 0 Rear brake pads and rotors required replacement. Previous work: Pads only replaced by dealership at 16,850 
88000 100 Brake pads required replacement - wear indicators hitting rotors. Replaced brake pads with Hawk HPS pads and new rotors from R1 Concepts. 
93300 225 Replaced rear brake pads. Resurfaced rear rotors. 
97000  

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2004 Nissan 350Z 2dr Hatch

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

Nissan 350Z in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2010 69000    
71000 243 Very bumpy ride  hatchback falling down 
89700 556 Mass airflow sensor was bad and replaced. It has been dirty or bad since I bought the car because an intermittent rough idle was resolved, for the first time since I've owned the car, with the mass airflow sensor replacement. 
91000  

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2004 Nissan 350Z 2dr Convertible

287-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed manual RWD

Nissan 350Z in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2008 49000    
66000 300 passenger side window lift motor failed. had to be replaced (by me). 
76000 0 Rear axle click. Disassemble, lube, reassemble, fixed! 
83000 12 While changing spark plugs, discovered oil in #3 spark plug well. A Nissan mech advised to let it be. So I did. 
85500 3 drivers side window lift motor stopped working. Repaired electric motor with #540 upright uncut brushes from the hobby shop. See the step by step pic tutorial on the Nissan Ztech web site. Total cost...$3.49. 
90000  
Nissan 350Z in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2010 94000    
95000 60 Preventive maintenance, decided to replace original spark plugs, installed new Bosch Platinum 2. New potential problem discovered, have oil in spark plug well, from what I read online, there are some gaskets in valve cover leaking. Both Window motors needed to be cleaned (debris on brushes), windows would fail to actuate. Owner self repaired motors, will see how long they now last. 
98000 750 Replace front right wheel bearing 
105000 650 Radiator developed a leak, replaced the radiator 

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2004 Nissan 350Z 2dr Convertible

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

Nissan 350Z in Idaho, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2009 64000    
66000 687 Driver side power window motor and regulator replaced. First noticed problem of window staying in down position and not going up at request. Stop lamp switch on brake pedal had short in it, sometimes not turning the brake lights on when the brakes were applied. 
 

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2004 Nissan 350Z / 370Z

Engine not specified

Nissan 350Z in British Columbia, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2008 31000    
32860 0 Oil consumption test, and test failed. 
 

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