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2005 Nissan 350Z / 370Z Repair Histories

81 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2005 Nissan 350Z / 370Z. 23 of these members (28.4%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 59 repairs to 2005 Nissan 350Z / 370Zs--an average of 0.7 per vehicle--have been reported.

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2005 Nissan 350Z 2dr Hatch

287-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed manual RWD

Nissan 350Z in Ireland
May 2009 - Jun 2011
48360 mi   replacement bottom drag link 
68200   Electric window motor replaced 
Nissan 350Z in California, United States
Apr 2009 - Jul 2012
34000 mi   replaced both rear hub bearings due to premature wear. 
35000 US $100 Rear right hub bearing went out shortly after installing a wheel spacer to provide a clearance between the wheel and aftermarket caliper(akebono bbk). The new bearing only lasted three months before went bad again. 
40000   Clutch fluid flushing. Clutch pedal gets soft and won't return all the way up when engine is hot, after driving for a while. It worked for 2 weeks before went back to soft again. 

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2005 Nissan 350Z 2dr Hatch

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

Nissan 350Z in Pennsylvania, United States
Aug 2009 - Sep 2014
64000 mi US $600 The camshaft position sensor died while I was driving on the highway. The car shut off after all the CEL's flashed. The car then had to be driven in limp mode until it was repaired. 
87300   Brakes were very worn down. 
103000   There was ana exhaust leak at the weld connecting the exhaust pipe to the muffler. I purchased a catback system online and had it installed. 
Nissan 350Z in Virginia, United States
Jul 2008 - Sep 2012
39000 mi US $50 Rear axle was making a clicking noise. The axle nuts needed to be tightend. After tightening the nuts the clicking noise went away. My shop billed me $50 to thighten them. 
66000   Struts and shocks were leaking hydraulic fluid and the back two had lost all preassure. All 4 had to be replaced, $1000. Another $300 to do the 60K service. 

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2005 Nissan 350Z 2dr Convertible

287-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed manual RWD

Nissan 350Z in Hawaii, United States
Oct 2008 - Sep 2014
6624 mi   Reattach trunk lid to straighten. Replace missing rubber stopper on pass. door. Repair leak at top of pass. door. Repair grease streaks on both windows. 
7096   Inside pass. door handle not working - cable popped out and was reattached. Center glove box latch sticking - cleaned latch. 
7400   Clunking sound when going over bumps coming from rear pass. side. Reported to dealer during previous 2 visits but they couldn't hear it. Finally had mechanic ride with me, who immediately recognized the noise as a bad strut-replaced strut-no noise. 
11000   Driving on freeway, car overheated. Towed to dealership. Dealership called the next day to say that cooling fan motor was replaced. <1 week prior rec'd letter from Nissan extending warranty for the exact item. Dealer said Nissan won't pay for towing. 
17000 US $725 Clutch pedal wouldn't always completely return to the top. Mechanic diagnosed and replaced leaking master and slave cylinders. 
Nissan 350Z in Florida, United States
Jul 2008 - Jun 2011
40000 mi US $48 Clutch was sometimes sticking halfway up, when car or weather temperature was high. Replaced/bled OEM clutch fluid with Motul - solved the problem. 
40000   Dealer replaced driver's seat side airbag and diagnostic unit for the 4th time, at no cost to owner. 
43000   Airbag light on again. Problem with driver's seat side airbag. Replaced 4 times already, over 4 years. Said they'd contact Nissan and then call me. 
44000   Check engine light on; code was P1283 - O2 sensor. Dealer ordered the sensor. Installed O2 sensor; problem again in 10 miles. Adjusted idle; problem again in 10 more miles. 2nd dealer ordered replacement catalytic converter. Replaced catalytic converter which had "bracket cracked at weld". Solved the problem. 
45000   Replaced under warranty - Camshaft Position Sensor. Symptoms were: 3 warning lights on - Service Engine, SLIP, TCS Off - difficult to start. 
Nissan 350Z in Arizona, United States
Jun 2008 - Mar 2010
24000 mi US $890 Took the car in for a few TSB's, dealer could not replicate problems. While the car was there, had battery replaced and new rotors and pads put on the car. 
Nissan 350Z in Massachusetts, United States
Nov 2008 - Sep 2014
59000 mi US $1600 New clutch/flywheel. I have been driving manual for years, and the clutch went. 
60000   Brake Caliper became stuck. Needed to replace Caliper, Rotors and Brakes. 
69000   Temperature Gauge Broke, Car overheated on the highway. Engine froze, needed to be towed. 
100000   Exhaust muffler and midpipe replaced. 
118000   2 02 Sensor Airbag Light turn off 
129000   Replace Thermostat. 
143700   Replace Rotors and Pads 
152700   New Clutch 
158000   Rear brake calipers, pads and rotors 

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2005 Nissan 350Z 2dr Convertible

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

Nissan 350Z in Florida, United States
Apr 2009 - May 2013
25000 mi US $150 needed new brakes 
55000   Replace converible top motor, brakes 
Nissan 350Z in California, United States
Jun 2008 - Sep 2014
12000 mi US $120 Primary driver noticed that A/C was not cold enough on hot days. Mechanic, unable to find a leak, suggested to fill up coolant. So far, that solution has worked adequately. 
17000   The car's A/C apparently has a tiny leak, because it no longer blew cool air. Our mechanic urged us NOT to try to find it, and to replace the Freon periodically instead. 

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