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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
89,426 miles

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2006 Nissan 350Z engine problems

engine problem

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2006 Nissan 350Z Owner Comments

problem #2

Sep 102016


  • 121,000 miles


Issue with cam shaft sensor failure. Replaced bank 2 and now bank 1. this is a known issue according to all of the people complaining. This was part of a recall for 2003 models, but not for 2006 models. Car has 121,000 miles and runs smooth, except for the cam shaft sensor failures. It is becoming dangerous, because it is killing the engine when it trips and having that happen at 70mph on the interstate is a concern for injury.

- La Center, KY, USA

problem #1

May 172012

350Z 6-cyl

  • 57,852 miles
The date is when I received my car from the body shop after 3-car wreck. Drove it to work and the car had no power to climb a hill. Called insurance company, took it back they did no repairs to the engine, so it went to the dealership. Shortly afterwards the car wasn't downshifting properly, then it started making a sound like it was stuck in a spin cycle and shoot out causing the car to go faster. Took it back to the dealership nothing. So with the car doing the spin cycle and shooting out fast, it started making this thumping noise from under the hood when coming to a stop. This was so frequent I thought the engine was about drop out, so I took it to transmission shop; they found a code for an electrical solenoid and reset it. I was instructed to take it to the dealership if it happens again. A week later it did but all the time. Took the car back to the dealership, this time they witness the problem and called the corporation tech's; who recommended to replace idle relearn and odometer cluster (miles off). They were replaced but my check engine light came on, insurance company sent a third party inspector out. He found out that the transmission and engine are bad and is not related to the accident. I called Nissan corporation received a claim number, a month later they called to say they are not going to pay for the repairs. I asked the dealership to checkout my parking brake because the light for it didn't come on with the old odometer cluster because I drove my car home from their shop and it was engaged but nothing indicating that it was. My airbags did not explode from the wreck either and also the car tires will not maintain the proper air pressure. Had to get my oil recheck several times after getting the oil changed. The car is unsafe to drive here in Hawaii with all this traffic, still at the dealership. I have the report from the inspector if you want it.

- Kapolei , HI, USA

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