Headlight not working. Where's the fuse?

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Headlight not working. Where's the fuse?

Postby tjrob2000 » Mon May 07, 2018 6:20 am

2007 G35 Journey sedan. Right headlight is out. I thought it was just the bulb (the old one is showing age) so I replaced it. Still no go. Went looking for the fuse, but can't find it. I'm guessing it's in the larger box in the battery compartment, but I'm at a bit of a loss as to how to open it. Anyone able to give some advice on this? I figure it it's not the fuse then the ballast must have failed, but I don't want to buy a part I may not need.


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Re: Headlight not working. Where's the fuse?

Postby audtatious » Mon May 07, 2018 9:19 am

The fuse is next to the battery itself. It's in the black box of the image below. You will probably have to take off the surround to get to it.

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You can always test the power going into the ballast to see if the ballast is getting power.

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Re: Headlight not working. Where's the fuse?

Postby audtatious » Mon May 07, 2018 9:20 am

Here's a how to on removing the panels and such: http://infinitig37.com/G37-battery-replacement.html

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Re: Headlight not working. Where's the fuse?

Postby tjrob2000 » Mon May 07, 2018 2:05 pm

Thanks Audtatious. I found the fuse and it was blown. Replaced it and it worked, but later it wasn't. I suspect the ballast so will order later. At Rockauto it's about $240, Infiniti online parts source and Autozone it's around $350, but I can find it for about $50 on Amazon. I take it the Amazon parts are some cheap knock-offs? Oh, by the way, the fuse is in the larger box next to the battery not the one your arrow is pointing at. It's a bit of a bear to get at as you have to use a tool to get the cable free so you can actually have access.

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Re: Headlight not working. Where's the fuse?

Postby audtatious » Mon May 07, 2018 2:37 pm

The picture is from a how-to on replacing the battery, I knew it was around the battery and made an assumption. It's in the others I assume.

Glad you are tracing it down. Personally I prefer OEM parts.

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Re: Headlight not working. Where's the fuse?

Postby tjrob2000 » Thu Jul 05, 2018 11:45 am

Sorry for not posting sooner. The ballast was the culprit for blowing the fuse. I was not, however, able to replace it without removing the headlight. No room for a screwdriver for the front screw.


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