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Thanks a million, my FX35 2003 suddenly stopped at the stop sign yesterday and the VDC off light with Slip light came on. I quickly drove it to a Machanic workshop when it started again after a few munites. But the Mechanic man was as ignorant as I was. He opened the hood began to touch the belts. He said we need to tighten the belts. I asked how long will that take him as I was on my way to work and don't want to be late to work. He said a couple of hours. I told him that I will be back tomorrow morning as I can't wait now. Well as soon as I left his workshop the the light got turned off. Today as I was on way back from work the engine stopped fireing but the car was still rolling, all of a sudden it started again. Bless God I began praising God till I got home. Only to google the problem now and was very impressed at the solutions here. I do believe this was true with mine. Tomorrow morning I will top the brake fluid and do a complete service. I am optimistic that that is it. Praise you Jesus. Thanks to all of you who comment here. God bless you. +Bona Abraham.
 

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If i were you i wouldn't ever go back to that mechanic. I tightened my belts a couple weeks ago at my cousins place and it took not even 5 minutes. He will rob you
 

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Vdc off /slip

My 2007 FX35 Sport started acting up this summer. VDC OFF Light came on and stayed for a day or two. Then went out for a day or so. It started to come on more often and staying longer. Finally it was staying on all the time. Infiniti manual says it could a one of many things. I discovered that my rear brake pads, especially the right rear were getting quite thin. Fronts were still good. Put new pads on the back and light went out.
 

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The VDC OFF and SLIP light came back on a few days later, and stayed on until I disconnected the battery completely to reboot the computer. All is well now. I still believe that the worn brake pads in the rear was the cause of it all. Maybe had I disconnected the battery before changing the brakes, it may have reset and been OK for a while.
 

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YES. Worn brake pads will cause those sorts of glitches. Worn pads will also prevent your cruise control from engaging or from staying engaged.
 

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Amazing forum, thanks guys. I had the VDC and SLIP lights coming on for a week or so on my 2007 FX35 and finally googled it. I already knew my front brake pads were very low so I got new brake pads. Lights immediately went out. Hopefully they will stay out!
 

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I have a 03 FX45 ans my ABS, VDC, BRAKE, AWD, and SLIP lights are on. I took it to the Nissan dealership here, as I do not have a Consult, They said it was the rear left ABS Wheel Sensor. I bought the sensor and changed it. Took it back to the dealer to get the codes cleared and they wouldn't clear. they just kept coming up with the same codes. I have new cross drilled and slotted rotors, New Hawk HPS pads, fresh transmission flush, differentials flush, transfer case flush, and new brake fluid. All fluids are Nissan OEM. Any Ideas?
 

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My 2008 Infiniti FX35 has started to (very occasionally) make a thunk sound when putting it into gear and a vibrating sound and brakes briefly don't grab. It goes away immediately, but is scary. I am sick of spending a fortune on major repairs on this car. Is this a common problem with FX35 cars? Any warranty or recall on it?
 

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Vdc off light, abs light and slip light on, car starting issues

I am having some strange problems with my 2007 G35 Infiniti Sudan AWD:(... as the weather got colder my car would have problems starting. The battery was changed and after two weeks the starting problem reoccured. After bringing it to the shop and charging the battery the car started but the VDC OFF, Slip lights and ABS light turned on and then the tires stopped turning. The mechanic thought it was a brake problem, the brakes were very old and worn, he changed the brakes and the brake flex hose but the problem still exists. We put the car on the scanner and got the C1142 code for an ABS malfunction. I am reading and realizing that it may be either the wheel sensors or the actuator. I am hoping it is not the actuator as they are very expensive to replace. Was anyone else's cars having trouble starting. My car will not start and then when I eventually get it to start the VDC OFF, Slip light and ABS light will turn on and the ABS kicks in effecting the movement of the wheels. Can anyone help me?
 

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on my 2004 FX35 I had the same issue VDC OFF, SLIP, BRAKE lights on after I replaced ABS cable, wheel sensor (aftermarket) on my front right wheel. I thought there was problem in the connector. But after filling brake fluid to MAX (was MIN), this problem was resolved immediately.
 

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This VDC light is back on again for me. This time it happens if I try to move the steering column. If column is all the way in and up, light won't come on. As soon as I touch level, light goes on. Also, the column and driver's seat quit moving to programmed setting a few months before. And then on occasions it will work again. There must be something loose in the column. I guess there can be many reasons for this light to come on.
 

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Assuming you already read most of this thread and your brake pads are fairly new?
 

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After driving around with the steering wheel parked in the up position for 4 months in order to keep the VDC OFF SLIP light from coming on, I finally decided to fix the problem. After testing about 40 wires or so, several times, that connect to the steering wheel, I found a broken black wire in the white pin connector left bottom side on column. It was broke nearly 12" up from connector ahead of the front part of the harness bend. If it was any higher, I would not have been able to get to it. Everything is good now. I had to reset the air bag error light, though. That was an easy fix. I may consider turning off the "Lift Steering Wheel When Exiting Vehicle" feature. The wiring in this model is not flexible or strong enough to handle the constant raise and lowering of the steering column each time you get in and out of the vehicle. I developed this problem with only 45k miles on the vehicle. I wonder how many more wires are weak and will break. Bad design. This harness cluster goes to everything that is on the steering wheel, such as cruise, remote radio, Bluetooth, wipers, airbag, etc.
 

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I had the same problem, took the car to dealership and luckily they were honest enough to tell me the truth,, it was the connectors on the firewall came loose. Re-connected and works five-o till now. Good luck
 

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My 2004 infinity fx35 keeps shutting off while on motion, when I restart the engine will restart with VLC OFF and SLIP ON, this lights will stay on until I park the car and turn off the engine for a very long time, then everything will be normal when I start again, but once I'm on motion for couple of minutes it will happen again, when this lights are on I notice the automatic gear doesn't function, please can any one help?
 

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Don't remember if the same lights come on but go get a code pulled... If your FX stalls, it's most likely the cam sensor... There are two of them... You can replace both, or try to find out which one is bad, but pulling an error code will direct you in the right direction...
 
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