Last post on Feb 06, 2009 at 10:49 AM
You are in the Infiniti QX56
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Infiniti QX56, Nissan Armada, Accidents, SUV
#4 of 6 Re: Infiniti QX56 hit while parked? [andyb4]
by Stever@Edmunds HOST
Dec 07, 2008 (8:17 am)
Is there something unique about your Q? Fancy wheels, bumper stickers, whip antenna? Do you keep it especially shiny? Is it the biggest vehicle on the block?
Skiers are told to look for the gaps when they ski in trees, but it's human nature to stare at the object you intend to avoid. Then you wind up hitting the tree.
Drivers tend to drive closer to cyclists who wear helmets for some reason - either they notice the helmet and veer closer because of that or they think helmeted riders are more predictable and they won't get in their way, so they don't have to move over when they pass.
Maybe drivers think a small car is tinny so they move over passing one of those but they think your SUV is rugged and they can pass by it more closely.
#5 of 6 Re: Infiniti QX56 hit while parked? [andyb4]
Feb 06, 2009 (10:49 am)
I too had my 2007 QX56 hit in a grocery store parking lot. I didn't know (no noticeable marks on bumper) that it was hit until my front tires started rubbing against the wheel wells when backing up. The dealer told me that the bumper was pushed back and the service tech bent it back out. It's fine now but I'm wondering what other damage was done that I haven't noticed yet.
Besides the sunroof has been rattling against the roof of the car since 2 months after I bought it in April 2007. The dealer can't seem to replicate the problem and I'm about to call the general manager. My front windows also rattle when they are only down slightly and the front springs/struts/shocks sound like I'm running over a steel drum when I go over a speed bump. I could go on.....