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NISSAN 350Z Problems with Engine & Engine Cooling

 
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2003 NISSAN 350Z Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2003 NISSAN 350Z. These complaints & problems includes information received by NHTSA from consumers either directly or as recorded by the Vehicle Safety Hotline. This information may be used by NHTSA during the investigation process. You may file your own complaint for the 2003 NISSAN 350Z by calling the NHTSA Monday-Friday 8am to 8pm at (888) 327-4236, TTY: (800) 424-9153. You can also file your complaint online.

Vehicle Information (270 Complaints)
Date reported Aug 18, 2009
Location SAN DIEGO , CA
Manufacturer NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC.
Vehicle 2003 NISSAN 350Z
Transmission Not Specified
Drivetrain Not Specified
Fuel type Not Specified
Occurences 0
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
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THE CONTACT OWNS A 2003 NISSAN 350Z. THE FAILURE OCCURRED IN 2005 WHILE DRIVING 75 MPH THE VEHICLE SHUT OFF WITHOUT ANY WARNING. THE VEHICLE RESTARTED ON ITS OWN IN 3 TO 5 SECONDS. THE FAILURE RECURRED 4 TIMES DURING AN 18 HOUR DRIVE. THE NISSAN DEALER WAS UNABLE TO DUPLICATE THE FAILURE. THREE DAYS AFTER THE VEHICLE WAS DIAGNOSED, THE FAILURE RECURRED. THE DEALER LATER STATED THAT THE HEAT MAY HAVE CAUSED THE VEHICLE TO SHUT OFF. WHILE ADDING FUEL TO THE VEHICLE AND ATTEMPTING TO START THE VEHICLE, IT LOST ALL POWER AND THE CONTACT WAS UNABLE TO RESTART IT. THE CONTACT OPENED THE HOOD TO OBSERVED THAT THERE WERE NO WIRES DISCONNECTED AND WAS ABLE TO RESTART THE VEHICLE. THE CONTACT IS AWARE OF THE RISK AND STATED THAT THE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM MAY HAVE CAUSED THE FAILURE. IN DECEMBER 2007 THE DEALER CONFIRMED THAT NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID NUMBER: 03V455000 COMPONENT: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING, WAS NOT RELATED TO HIS VIN. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 2000 AND CURRENT MILEAGE WAS 35400.

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