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05-30-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,545
Posted By monty2003

Checked the FSM. It's called a one touch fitting....

Checked the FSM. It's called a one touch fitting. Looks like a special tool is needed to disconnect and it also looks like the part that would fail is on the high pressure hose side. Anyone have any...
05-30-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,545
Posted By monty2003

Air Conditioning Blew Up

2009 Sedan XS
143k miles

started the car up after a heat soak and POW heard a pop, heard a hiss, and saw steam like gas spraying from the front driver's side of the car. Pulled over and saw green...
Forum: G37 Sedan
05-23-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,703
Posted By monty2003

Fixed by new catalytic converter so not so much a...

Fixed by new catalytic converter so not so much a fix but a replacement. Went with one from Rock Auto. $250 shipped. Bolted right up no problem. Even had the bracket for the mount. If you're going...
05-20-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By monty2003

Fixed it. Thanks

Fixed it. Thanks
05-20-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By monty2003

Demon Bolt Defeated

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Took a 2 ft breaker bar and a 6" cheater pipe to break it...
Forum: G37 Sedan
05-20-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,703
Posted By monty2003

This is exactly what my catalytic converter...

This is exactly what my catalytic converter sounded like. I removed it yesterday and the aft mesh was intact (not melted / damaged) on the driver's side converter but was able to slide fore / aft in...
05-20-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By monty2003

Just an update on this. Ended up needing the...

Just an update on this. Ended up needing the small ring. Used a pacesetter OEM style catalytic converter from Rock Auto. Bought one at advance auto for $5,

Brian
05-16-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By monty2003

Gaskets required for catalytic converter replacement

My driver's side cat has been rattling for years now and it has annoyed me to the point of replacement. I have the new part and have started to soak the bolts in penetrating oil.


What I can't...
04-04-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 201
Posted By monty2003

Need basic catalytic converter recos (bank II)

09 sedan with 133k miles here.
About two years ago the bank II (drivers side) catalytic converter started rattling. The car runs / drives fine but it's annoying when idling. Confirmed it with a...
Forum: G37 Sedan
08-31-2017, 09:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,882
Posted By monty2003

I cleaned it with lacquer thinner and then primed...

I cleaned it with lacquer thinner and then primed and pained it. On the RHS of the beam air conditioning condensation keeps the area wet which is why I think it rusted so quickly. Not my best work...
Forum: G37 Sedan
08-25-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By monty2003

Looked in my tap kit and had an M11x1.5 but could...

Looked in my tap kit and had an M11x1.5 but could not find an M11 bolt anywhere.

Found M10 x 1.25 thread repair kit at Napa for $65 bucks (the right bolt). Amazon had the kit for $29 but I didn't...
Forum: G37 Sedan
08-25-2017, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By monty2003

Brake judder can be caused by a bunch of things...

Brake judder can be caused by a bunch of things and the most common is being too thin. In many cases folks use new pads with an old rotor that has been cut to thin or has been worn. Cheap rotors are...
Forum: G37 Sedan
08-24-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By monty2003

Stripped front crossbar bolts

I forgot that the torque listed in the FSM is Newton Meters (NM) and the second value in the brackets is Ft. Lbs. I torqued the two outer mount bolts (attempted to anyhow) on the front crossbar (AWD)...
Forum: G37 Sedan
08-24-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,882
Posted By monty2003

Forgot that the torque reading in the FSM is NM...

Forgot that the torque reading in the FSM is NM and the second number in the bracket it Ft-lbs. the right torque was 46 ft lbs (63 NM) and I used 63 ft lbs.

Dumbass.

Brian
Forum: G37 Sedan
08-24-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,882
Posted By monty2003

Decided to get it welded up. Went to a local...

Decided to get it welded up. Went to a local place that charges $70/hour expecting it to be about an hours worth of work. They were backed up two weeks so I ended up paying $200 to get it done within...
Forum: G37 Sedan
08-17-2017, 10:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,882
Posted By monty2003

Rusty Front Cross Beam (AWD)

Successfully completed a power steering rack replacement for my '09 G37XS. Part of that operation required the removal of the front cross beam. Mine was very rusty and upon removing the flakes I...
07-23-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 751
Posted By monty2003

Thanks guys. I ended up connecting with an...

Thanks guys. I ended up connecting with an infiniti mechanic on justanswer.com and he used my VIN. I ended up needing the one that is before the cutoff in 2009. Ordered from rockauto for about $250....
07-18-2017, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 751
Posted By monty2003

Need help selecting rack and pinion assembly

My power steering leaks out of the end seals and I go through a quart of fluid every 4-6 months. Since I plan on keeping this car for some time I will fix it.

The car is a 2009 G37XS sedan with...
03-06-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,822
Posted By monty2003

So does your car shake and throw codes all the...

So does your car shake and throw codes all the time or does it come and go. If it comes and goes, under what conditions does it occur? If it runs poorly all the time, there is a chance that misfires...
03-04-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,822
Posted By monty2003

I'm not able to connect the dots between a...

I'm not able to connect the dots between a catalytic converter that rattles a few misfire codes and a new engine. WHY do you need a new engine? What was damaged if the cat material did get ingested?...
03-04-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 16,088
Posted By monty2003

One more note on knock sensor. THe engineers...

One more note on knock sensor. THe engineers creating timing algorithms based on all of the inputs but they know it will be imperfect so one or two knock sensors exist on the engine. It's there to...
03-04-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 16,088
Posted By monty2003

Sure sounds like knocking to me. Retarding the...

Sure sounds like knocking to me. Retarding the timing 2 degrees is a bubba band aid fix as they did not figure out WHY it is happening.

Knock or pinging can occur for many reasons and it is...
Forum: G37 Sedan
08-04-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,636
Posted By monty2003

That's more of a crease than a dent. Not a body...

That's more of a crease than a dent. Not a body shop expert here but I don't see that being fixed without being completely removed. At that point, replacement is probably more economical and will be...
07-22-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,183
Posted By monty2003

Most pads have a simple wear indicator which is a...

Most pads have a simple wear indicator which is a slot down the middle of the pad. Once the pad wears to where the slot is gone, it's time for replacement. Like Mathnerd says I just eyeball it and...
Forum: G37 Sedan
07-14-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,242
Posted By monty2003

Mine was fixed under warranty. The service...

Mine was fixed under warranty. The service manager captured it as "cup holder fails to return to original position" or some nonsense like that. He said that if he captured it as "broken" it wouldn't...
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