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I have a 2012 Infiniti FX35. Had a dead battery recently which I replaced and it continued to die. I knew something had to be draining the battery. One day I noticed (by luck) that the dash lights weren’t turning off when the car was off and locked. Another sign was when I unlocked the car (while it had juice) my radar detector would start beeping without the car being on.
Long story short, after a week at the shop, they narrowed it down to Fusable Link E, fuse #6 - which controls the little clock feature, not the dash lights. They checked for a cross circuit and found nothing. They put the car back together without the fuse and it doesn’t have a draw anymore. The dash lights are turning off now too.
So it’s not “fixed” but they believe it may be due to a water leak around the A-Pillar that’s causing moisture in a fuse box located inside on the driver side.I’m supposed to take it to a body shop to repair the leak before the shop will replace the fuse. I’m sure more issues will arise soon if I don’t fix this asap. Especially because of how much rain we are getting in California right now.

Before I spend anymore money, I’d really like to know if anyone out there has suggestions, experiences, or any input at all. Or, even if it sounds like the shop could be on the right track?
 

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What about replacing the fuseable link? Here's a new one on Ebay. Or maybe you just needed to clean the contacts of your old fuseable link?

Me and several other owners have had no-start like symptoms that seem to go away (for a while) after using a jump-pack to start the engine.

Does anyone know if this fusible like is a "auto reset" type?

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What about replacing the fuseable link? Here's a new one on Ebay. Or maybe you just needed to clean the contacts of your old fuseable link?

Me and several other owners have had no-start like symptoms that seem to go away (for a while) after using a jump-pack to start the engine.

Does anyone know if this fusible like is a "auto reset" type?

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That's the wrong fusible link something similar happend to me last week, except mine was an Alternator issue.

I think the FX 35 and 45 have two wire connections which require two bolts after the Terminal bolt, the one posted here has a single bolt post. I ordered from that same seller and it was the wrong one.

I got this one- Genuine Infiniti Part # 24380-79913 Worked like a charm for my FX45 Not sure if 35 may have a single post after the Terminal post and the seller think it works for an FX45 8Cyln ?

eBay Link- Seller is FactoryPartsDirect Genuine OEM Nissan Infiniti 24380-79913 Fusible Link Positive Battery Terminal | eBay

Do yourself a favor, if you can find the genuine one get it, that's what I did and ordered it at about $62.99 I think.

Hope it's ok to post eBay links, if not please remove.
 

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I have a 2012 Infiniti FX35. Had a dead battery recently which I replaced and it continued to die. I knew something had to be draining the battery. One day I noticed (by luck) that the dash lights weren’t turning off when the car was off and locked. Another sign was when I unlocked the car (while it had juice) my radar detector would start beeping without the car being on.
Long story short, after a week at the shop, they narrowed it down to Fusable Link E, fuse #6 - which controls the little clock feature, not the dash lights. They checked for a cross circuit and found nothing. They put the car back together without the fuse and it doesn’t have a draw anymore. The dash lights are turning off now too.
So it’s not “fixed” but they believe it may be due to a water leak around the A-Pillar that’s causing moisture in a fuse box located inside on the driver side.I’m supposed to take it to a body shop to repair the leak before the shop will replace the fuse. I’m sure more issues will arise soon if I don’t fix this asap. Especially because of how much rain we are getting in California right now.

Before I spend anymore money, I’d really like to know if anyone out there has suggestions, experiences, or any input at all. Or, even if it sounds like the shop could be on the right track?
Your pillar leak maybe coming from your sunroof, I had that issue a while ago also, my Sunroof drains were clogged up.

I opened up the Sunroof and at the left and right sides of the sunroof,at the corners of the track area, their is one drain on each side. clean all the dirt from the tracks either with a vacuum or Wet cloth, then get a thin metal hanger and straighten it out some, putting some black tape on the tip of the hanger wire so it's not sharp and break your rubber drain line that's connected to the sunroof and drain near pillar.

Then get some hot soapy water and pour it down the drains, look under your car and you should see water coming down the drain that is right after the door where your fender begins Drivers door and passengers door. Clean it once a year, it will save you headaches.


That was my issue with my right pillar being soaked and drivers side floor soaked as well.

Hope that's your issue and hope that helps 🤗
 
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