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You are in the Infiniti I30/I35
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Infiniti I30, Sedan
#1821 of 1851 Re: 2002 I35 Bose CD Player Skips when it's cold or damp [prashv]
Feb 06, 2008 (4:59 pm)
I would imagine that it would be under your car's warantee, but unfortunately I don't have one of those. I am going to try to find the model number of the in-dash and see if I can call Bose about it. I'll DEFINITELY let you know what I find out.
#1822 of 1851 Recommended replacement schedule
Feb 18, 2008 (2:01 pm)
Anyone know what the recommended replacement schedule for the water pump and/or timing chain is? I heard the latter does not need to be changed as long as you do regular oil changes but what about the water pump? Thanks.
#1823 of 1851 Re: 2002 I35 Bose CD Player Skips when it's cold or damp [listen]
Feb 29, 2008 (7:17 am)
I have an '03 I35 and just spoke with a service writer about the CD player skipping this morning. He indicated there was nothing they'd do, even if the car was under warranty, which I find hard to believe. Because it's weather related, he indicated, it's not a "persistent" problem. That's why I ended up here, of course. He also recommended a cleaning disc, but I see that's been only slightly effective.
I'm also going to try to contact BOSE about this. Perhaps with enough consumer interest, they or Infiniti will work to resolve the problem.
#1824 of 1851 Re: 2002 I35 Bose CD Player Skips when it's cold or damp [mak5587]
Feb 29, 2008 (7:30 am)
To be honest, I have had this problem for atleast the last ten years. Both my maxima's had that same problem, then I bought a I35 which currently has the same problem. A friend of mine has a Acura, and his CD player doesn't play for the first 20 minutes if its really cold outside. I was told by that even with a new Bose CD player eventually it's going to happen again.
#1825 of 1851 Re: 2002 I35 Bose CD Player Skips when it's cold or damp [mak5587]
Feb 29, 2008 (11:02 am)
Well, it's all just too sad that BOSE - one of the best sound system companies in the world - can't produce better quality than a weather conditioned stereo that skips to a bit of chill. And what a crock that the Bose package that people pay to have on this car is such a low quality for the price. I think I have learned that Bose is BEST left inside the house.
Mar 01, 2008 (1:17 pm)
It should be pointed out here that Bose doesn't actually manufacture these units: they are produced under license by Clarion.
The only skips I have encountered on my 2000 I30 were from CD-Rs of perhaps questionable provenance; commercially-produced discs work just fine. (So far.) After consulting some tech types, I believe that even the CD-R issues can be mostly avoided by (1) burning at slower speeds and (2) sticking to 74-minute (650 mb) discs, which are easier to track than the ubiquitous 80-minute discs.
#1828 of 1851 Re: 2000 I30 Transmission Buzz [gus19]
Nov 08, 2008 (8:24 pm)
I read your post with regards to the buzzing sound. I am having the exact problem with my 2003 I35. I was wondering if you were able to determine problem and if you could share the solution
#1829 of 1851 Re: 2000 I30 Transmission Buzz [rre]
Nov 10, 2008 (5:16 am)
This turned out to be a problem with the Electronic Motor Mounts - which one of the other guys had suggested to me.........
If you disco the battery for a bit and reconnect - the noise should go away
But - the next time you hit the gas hard - the problem will return
I got the parts from Infinity and had my local guy do the work - less labor but the parts were 400. There was a service bulletin for my car on this problem.
Hope this helps - GUS
Jan 31, 2009 (8:32 am)
Hello everyone, I am considering buying a used 98 i 30 standard. It has 164,491 miles. The car is in good condition and runs good. the only problem i see is that upon initial start up the belt squeals. If i turn off and restart the belt does not squeal.
Also does anyone have any recommendations or suggestions that I should know or consider for this vehicle. Thanks to all replies