2012 infiniti fx35- no backup lamps, no rear camera

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2012 infiniti fx35- no backup lamps, no rear camera

Postby stalljs » Mon Jun 20, 2016 8:19 pm

Hi. Hope someone can help. All fuses checked with multimeter and all test good. There is no backup switch on top of or on the side of transmission. There is no backup lamp relay. I contacted infiniti dealership parts department and was told that it was probably the auto trans shift lock solenoid valve and park switch located to left of shifter. Has anyone ever known of this to stop voltage to backup camera and lamps? Thank you


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Re: 2012 infiniti fx35- no backup lamps, no rear camera

Postby centralcoaster33 » Mon Jun 20, 2016 9:14 pm

Yes, I think it could be the switch in your shift assembly. I would guess the switch is external (on top of and outside of the transmission housing). Did you spill some coffee in there? Maybe you can clean it if you can get to the contacts. Maybe a replacement will be easy to install. The FSM will help (see your other thread for a link).

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Re: 2012 infiniti fx35- no backup lamps, no rear camera

Postby stalljs » Tue Jun 21, 2016 9:25 am

Thank you for the input. For reasons beyond my ability to understand,nissan removed all reverse switches from exterior of trans.but when I read that on some models they had the reverse lamp switch directly on top of trans which required a dropping of trans to replace it, I was naturally elated to not find anything on the transmission. Now, with the 2012 and maybe the 2010 & 2011,the reverse switch is gone as well as the relay that at one time became energized and provided current to backup camera and lamps. Nothing has been spilled on these interior components. And the component that was suggested by infiniti parts department (trans shift lock solenoid valve & park switch) seems to be mostly involved when you can't get shifter out of park.which is its main function,I think. But I don't know .....does it also have a function of sending current to lamps and reverse camera. Anyone? Help

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Re: 2012 infiniti fx35- no backup lamps, no rear camera

Postby PandA3 » Sat Jun 25, 2016 3:41 am

Hi. My cameras have stopped working also.
Can I ask, whether your proximity detectors still work?
Or do your cameras work when you manually select the function on the dash module?
I have nothing at all which makes me believe it can't be related to the transmission switch?
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Re: 2012 infiniti fx35- no backup lamps, no rear camera

Postby centralcoaster33 » Sun Jun 26, 2016 9:50 am

From my understanding, the key position switch and the transmission position switch are the two things that control your camera and backup lamps. I don't think I'd just start replacing switches and solenoids without checking the book first. The FSM (factory service manual) discusses the backup camera system and diagnoses. There's a fuse to check, the camera could be bad, a switch or solenoid? Maybe. Best way to save some $ is to do some diagnoses and you'll need the FSM for that. If one of you two find the issue and fix it, please write back for others. Thanks.

http://www.nicoclub.com/infiniti-service-manuals

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Re: 2012 infiniti fx35- no backup lamps, no rear camera

Postby centralcoaster33 » Sun Jun 26, 2016 10:05 am

There is possibly some camera calibration through the diagnostic menu that you might be able to use to check your camera.

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Re: 2012 infiniti fx35- no backup lamps, no rear camera

Postby stalljs » Mon Jun 27, 2016 12:00 pm

3rd post without getting through so this will be brief. I am original poster. My problem is backup lamp relay. I had no back up lamps, great fuses, and no rear camera,but would work when button pressed on dash.Located behind dash, low right of monitor. It's blue and yours is the top one. You're welcome.

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Re: 2012 infiniti fx35- no backup lamps, no rear camera

Postby centralcoaster33 » Fri Jul 01, 2016 1:07 pm

So, you simply had to push a blue button on your dash to get the lights and camera to work?

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Re: 2012 infiniti fx35- no backup lamps, no rear camera

Postby PandA3 » Thu Jul 28, 2016 2:53 am

I think he means the problem was the reverse lamp relay, which is blue and behind the dash etc.
the cameras worked when he pressed the manual button on the dash. so it was only an auto camera activation when reverse selected problem.
My issue is complete malfunction of ALL cameras and proximity detectors. I need to find out if the proximities are controlled via the camera control module....if so then I guess that's my problem.


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