About Nissan Quest
Nissan Quest is a minivan manufactured by the exceptional Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Company Ltd since 1992 in North America. The first Nissan Quest was introduced at the 1992 North American International Auto Show as the replacement for Nissan Vangette, Nissan Largo and Nissan Serena. Up to now, it has been produced through four generations though the first two generations Nissan Quest were manufactured with Ford and marked as a rebadged variant of Mercury Village.
The third-generation Nissan Quest (series V42; 2003-2009) was introduced at the 2003 North American International Auto Show for the 2004 model year. It was offered in S, SV, and SL trim levels. Built at the Nissan FF-L platform and as a 4-door minivan, Nissan Quest was powered by a 3.5 L VQ35DE V6 engine that could produce 240 hp and 242 pound feet of torque. And this engine was fitted along with either a 4-speed or a 5-speed automatic transmission. And the fourth-generation Nissan Quest (series RE52; 2010-present) designed based on the Nissan Forum concept went on sale in North American market in early 2011 as a 2011 model. It now still is powered by the 3.5 L VQ35DE V6 engine, but this engine could generate 260 hp now. And the available transmission becomes Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT).
Nissan Quest Common Problems & Maintenance Tips
As a minivan like Nissan Quest, it is very popular among vendors, caterers and families. But in view of its multifunction, some problems may be easier to find it:
First, rattling noise from the engine. This is obviously an engine problem but also happens very commonly on Nissan Quest. Many Nissan Quest owners put forward that this rattling sound coming from the engine would distract their attention while driving. At the same time, other symptoms such as vehicle suffered from no starting and overall reduction in quality, intermittent stalling, overheating, and poor or high idle appeared as well. Once Check Engine Light on your Nissan Quest comes on, please get the Quest camshaft position sensor, crankshaft sensor, engine control module, intake manifold gasket, serpentine belt, drive belt and throttle body gasket inspect right away.
Second, transmission jerking and failing while driving and braking failure. Transmission failure on Nissan Quest is complained quite a lot by Nissan Quest drivers. They told that transmission failure would also influence engine performance so that engine may shake and make abnormal noises. The Quest motor and transmission mount, CV boot and automatic transmission shifter are often the culprits. As for braking failure, you can easily get the conclusion the brake disc and brake pad set need replacements as brakes become noisy and poorly responded and brake pedal become pulsating.
In order to guarantee your absolute safe driving trip, you have a lot to prepare in advance on your Nissan Quest. First, you need to make sure your seat belt is in prime condition every minute so that it could protect occupants well in any collisions. Wiper arm as the key component of wiper blade, they should be in good order so you can sweep off any blocks of visibility and you can drive safely. Wheel cover is responsible for stopping accumulation of dirt or moisture in wheels so that wheels could roll smoothly. All of them are important for your safe driving trip, so pay enough attention and put them on your routine maintenance list now!
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