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Gee, another software problem. This article almost makes me glad that Infiniti flies under the radar most of the time. I have yet to read a major article about the DAS problems and the recall. When problems like this hit Toyota, the press seems to be all over it. At least with the DAS failures, it's when the car isn't moving, unlike the Toyotas!:eek: I wonder what the consumers have been saying about this on the Toyota and Lexus sites.

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OH WOW! First, they wouldn't stop. Now, they stop all of a sudden; you want to talk about an over-correction.
 

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Don't worry, my Q50 already does this. It slammed the brakes on while traveling at 65mph Saturday on the highway with nothing and no one in front of me. Then it displayed, go figure, an error message for the radar. My wife was with me and says she will no longer ride in the car. It scared the **** out of her--and it was pretty unsettling to me as well.

Yesterday it slammed the brakes on when I was backing out of a parking spot so hard that I thought I had hit something. I got out to check; nothing there. It did it again after I got back in. Odd, since as I understand it that's a totally different system than the collision avoidance in the front.

In any event, as of yesterday, I've formally asked Infiniti to take the car back. I'm awaiting a reply.
 

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The nannies have a mind of their own? Tsk tsk.

Words I passed along to my son:
Try not to place yourself so outside forces can screw you.
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Oh no! This can't be happening! All cars except Infiniti are always perfect!!!!!! How dare them????!!!!!:cool:
 

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Gee, another software problem. This article almost makes me glad that Infiniti flies under the radar most of the time. I have yet to read a major article about the DAS problems and the recall. When problems like this hit Toyota, the press seems to be all over it. At least with the DAS failures, it's when the car isn't moving, unlike the Toyotas!:eek: I wonder what the consumers have been saying about this on the Toyota and Lexus sites.

Toyota recalls 2.1 million vehicles - Feb. 12, 2014
I'm also surprised that the DAS issues are not reported in the mainstream
media. If it was Toyota we would have congressional hearing by now.
I guess someone has to die before it becomes news.
 

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The nannies have a mind of their own? Tsk tsk.

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No, Elmendorf's car has a mind of its own. If there is any potential problem with a Q50, Mike will experience it first, most frequently, and most severely. Seriously, if even half the things he complains of are accurate, his car is haunted.
 

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Sinecure -

I have photos and videos of just about every incident that can be so documented. Obviously I don't have video of the brakes slamming on, but my wife was in the car with me at the time and as a result it was the last time she plans to ride in it. I gave Infiniti a DVD with these and several pages of documentation. I feel like a professional product tester with this car.

Not sure if you were trying to be funny or to question the accuracy of my reports, but for what it is worth, I have mentioned to others that I feel like I'm the main character in the sequel to a certain Stephen King novel.

When they spent the first week going through my car with the specialist, they said there were several faulty grounds and one that was rusted that could have caused this wide variety of odd problems, beyond the InTouch issues that most are experiencing to varying degrees. My front radar and rear sonar modules were also replaced on different occasions because of documented problems. Apparently these fixes have not stopped the issues.
 

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Trying to be funny - a bit. I'll admit that at times I've wondered if it is possible that one car can evidence as many problems as yours has. If I had a car with as many issues, I'd be livid.
 

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I have photos and videos of just about every incident that can be so documented. Obviously I don't have video of the brakes slamming on, but my wife was in the car with me at the time and as a result it was the last time she plans to ride in it. I gave Infiniti a DVD with these and several pages of documentation. I feel like a professional product tester with this car.

Not sure if you were trying to be funny or to question the accuracy of my reports, but for what it is worth, I have mentioned to others that I feel like I'm the main character in the sequel to a certain Stephen King novel.

When they spent the first week going through my car with the specialist, they said there were several faulty grounds and one that was rusted that could have caused this wide variety of odd problems, beyond the InTouch issues that most are experiencing to varying degrees. My front radar and rear sonar modules were also replaced on different occasions because of documented problems. Apparently these fixes have not stopped the issues.
I feel your pain.....you need to admit to yourself that Infiniti screwed up with the Q50, get rid of it and get a different car. Having driven the G37x for years (that was an outstanding vehicle) and then moving on to the Q50, I can't tell you how happy I have been since I got rid of the Q50 and picked up an Audi A4. It's amazing to be back in a car where things actually work!!
 

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Gee, another software problem. This article almost makes me glad that Infiniti flies under the radar most of the time. I have yet to read a major article about the DAS problems and the recall. When problems like this hit Toyota, the press seems to be all over it. At least with the DAS failures, it's when the car isn't moving, unlike the Toyotas!:eek: I wonder what the consumers have been saying about this on the Toyota and Lexus sites.

Toyota recalls 2.1 million vehicles - Feb. 12, 2014

Remember, Toyota was the parent of automobile Hybrid Technologies. All manufacturers have their down fall, but at the least Toyota-Lexus always take the correct measurements approach, and re-act with speed.

Lexus is the current most reliable in both Mechanical and customer services

Has their been any bad accidents yet ?

This problem is another proof of how well Toyota is handling their problems. Well done
 

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Unfortunately, I can attest that it is possible. I was livid. Now I'm just tired of it. I will be livid and then some if they don't agree to repurchase. I've already talked to my attorney who thinks beating them is a slam dunk if they don't handle things amicably.

The fact that I've been told things like "it is normal for the InTouch to lock up several times a month" or "your steering behaves erratically because of the settings you use" (that would be "Standard") has not helped matters.

The whole thing is really pretty rotten. I really wanted to love this car--and when it just works and doesn't do weird or even unsafe things, I do. But, enough is enough. I've got a lot of other things to do than spend my time documenting and dealing with this car.
 

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Unfortunately, I can attest that it is possible. I was livid. Now I'm just tired of it. I will be livid and then some if they don't agree to repurchase. I've already talked to my attorney who thinks beating them is a slam dunk if they don't handle things amicably.

The fact that I've been told things like "it is normal for the InTouch to lock up several times a month" or "your steering behaves erratically because of the settings you use" (that would be "Standard") has not helped matters.

The whole thing is really pretty rotten. I really wanted to love this car--and when it just works and doesn't do weird or even unsafe things, I do. But, enough is enough. I've got a lot of other things to do than spend my time documenting and dealing with this car.
If it was Lexus, this vehicle would have been repurchased at full price, and even discount Voucher for the next Purchase of other Lexus Vehicle. I have Lexus, and I know the ways they work things around.

A forum fellow ordered an RX400H, he was eagerly waiting for it to arrive at the show-room, after the wash and prep, the paint one the Driver Doors looked Sprinkling....like the Paint was not dried and set, but the Clear-coat was applied. He tried to put up with it for a few weeks, but he could not anymore. One call to Lexus HQ, a qualified Lexus Tech made an appointment to inspect the car, and the car was Bought back, with the Voucher of 1500 off on any new Lexus car he purchase next.

If this is what Infiniti is treating their fellows. I was waging between IS-350-F-sport, and the Q50S Hybrid. Infiniti has lost it for me. :( :( :(
 

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Remember, Toyota was the parent of automobile Hybrid Technologies. All manufacturers have their down fall, but at the least Toyota-Lexus always take the correct measurements approach, and re-act with speed.

Lexus is the current most reliable in both Mechanical and customer services

Has their been any bad accidents yet ?

This problem is another proof of how well Toyota is handling their problems. Well done
Not really dude.
Weren't they the one's with the ill fitting carpet mats that were causing the accelerator to get stuck and causing crashes.
They didn't handle that one so well.
Their sales took a nice dive after that.


This latest recall goes back to 2010 cars for Toyota.
So how long has it been lingering.

Are you just here to bash infiniti?

Because what your saying about toyota recalls doesn't necesarrily jiv with some of their recalls over the past 10 year.
 

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Not really dude.
Weren't they the one's with the ill fitting carpet mats that were causing the accelerator to get stuck and causing crashes.
They didn't handle that one so well.
Their sales took a nice dive after that.


This latest recall goes back to 2010 cars for Toyota.
So how long has it been lingering.

Are you just here to bash infiniti?

Because what your saying about toyota recalls doesn't necesarrily jiv with some of their recalls over the past 10 year.
I am not here to bash Infiniti at all, in fact, I am a possible customer. You should already know people who can afford luxury vehicles are not kids
 

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Remember, Toyota was the parent of automobile Hybrid Technologies. All manufacturers have their down fall, but at the least Toyota-Lexus always take the correct measurements approach, and re-act with speed.

Lexus is the current most reliable in both Mechanical and customer services

Has their been any bad accidents yet ?

This problem is another proof of how well Toyota is handling their problems. Well done
Actually Honda was the first to start using hybrid technology in a production vehicle. The technology has actually been around in other applications before that. Lexus/Toyota followed up with the Prius shortly after that and really started to popularize it, so in that sense you could consider them sort of a parents, but they have the worst hybrid set up now for performance. The GS450h has two powerful electric motors that do nothing to increase the car's performance. It's a tick slower than a GS 350 and way less sporty in feel from the CVT. One motor is strictly dedicated to starting and recovering energy while the other is used to propel the vehicle. It's an unnecessarily complex system compared to Porsche's, BMW's, and Infiniti's much more direct setup up that uses the same motor mated to an inverter to charge and propel. Additionally, the Lexus 600h is only available in AWD, gets one extra combined MPG, is slower, and costs over $40K more than the 460 F Sport 2WD. It's performance is half a second better than the AWD LS 460 F Sport, but again is $38,000 over that car and gets 2 more MPG. Toyota has to know they don't have a good hybrid architecture when every other company is a following a much more direct and simple set up, but I don't imagine they want to concede that they went the wrong direction any time soon, but the sooner they start the better.
 

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If it was Lexus, this vehicle would have been repurchased at full price, and even discount Voucher for the next Purchase of other Lexus Vehicle. I have Lexus, and I know the ways they work things around.

A forum fellow ordered an RX400H, he was eagerly waiting for it to arrive at the show-room, after the wash and prep, the paint one the Driver Doors looked Sprinkling....like the Paint was not dried and set, but the Clear-coat was applied. He tried to put up with it for a few weeks, but he could not anymore. One call to Lexus HQ, a qualified Lexus Tech made an appointment to inspect the car, and the car was Bought back, with the Voucher of 1500 off on any new Lexus car he purchase next.

If this is what Infiniti is treating their fellows. I was waging between IS-350-F-sport, and the Q50S Hybrid. Infiniti has lost it for me. :( :( :(
My experience with Lexus was different. Took my car in for a coolant smell inside the car after driving for more than 10 minutes. They gave me the car back twice telling me it was a "new car smell". LMFAO

Car had 500 miles. Noticed the "new car smell" at 380 miles after driving on the freeway. It started off as a burning wire smell coming out of the A/C vents. Lasted for about 5 minutes. Then the coolant smell started to linger in the cabin.

Since they refused to do anything about it besides calling it a "new car smell". I got rid of it and traded it for the Q50. Of course that didn't work out too good. But at least I can actually drive this car without getting light headed, headaches and my legs numbing".
 

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My experience with Lexus was different. Took my car in for a coolant smell inside the car after driving for more than 10 minutes. They gave me the car back twice telling me it was a "new car smell". LMFAO

Car had 500 miles. Noticed the "new car smell" at 380 miles after driving on the freeway. It started off as a burning wire smell coming out of the A/C vents. Lasted for about 5 minutes. Then the coolant smell started to linger in the cabin.

Since they refused to do anything about it besides calling it a "new car smell". I got rid of it and traded it for the Q50. Of course that didn't work out too good. But at least I can actually drive this car without getting light headed, headaches and my legs numbing".
Oh, man. You've been on a rough ride. I get why you're frustrated.
 
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