Last post on Oct 23, 2006 at 1:23 AM
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Nissan Quest, Mercury Villager, Van
#2368 of 2519 Re: Replacing the RADIO in villager 1999 [wpaa8]
Jun 03, 2006 (12:53 am)
Back in 2004, I paid for Duane Harrison's expertise. He has a web site, instructions and parts to repair Ford and Nissan Quest radio displays. I had the same problem with the dead radio display in my 1999 Quest. I have no relationship with him except my radio display was fixed and is very bright two years later. I considered his service extremely valuable and paid for a replacement power supply rather than doing the work myself. I recall a rebuilt power supply was around $99. The cost of the instructions to do the soldering repair yourself is much less, but you have to be pretty good working on tiny soldering points. The web site is: www.shareamemory.com/radio
#2369 of 2519 abs front brakes locked
Jun 04, 2006 (11:42 pm)
Ive owned a 97 mercury villager for about a year now. When i brought it the dealer said the previous owner had said he thought there was a brake problem but when it was checked out nothing could be found. The car always seemed to grind a little when taking off from a standstill but i really didnt think much of it. This past week i noticed it shuddering more at high speed. Then my front passenger brake caught fire. I have no abs warning light showing. I replaced the calliper still it overheats. And i noticed that the right side has been overheating too. Where should i start????Thanks James
#2370 of 2519 Re: abs front brakes locked [jamesdewart]
Jun 05, 2006 (5:11 pm)
I'm no expert, but here are a couple of possibilities. If you replaced the caliper, it could be a collapsed flexible brake line. These can restrict the flow of brake fluid back to the master cylinder and cause the same symptoms as a stuck caliper.
The Villager/Quest also has some sort of valve on the master cylinder that can clog up and cause the same symptoms. I'm sorry I don't recall exactly what it's called. I belong to an email list that discusses these vans and I recall this same problem happening to a couple of other members. One (handy) person was able to get it functioning properly by removing and cleaning it.
You might want to find a place that is familiar with these vans to get it worked on. In any case, this does not sound like it necessarily has anything to do with the ABS if it is otherwise functioning, and is not tripping the ABS light.
Hope this helps.
#2371 of 2519 2004 replacement tires 235/60/15 experiences/comments
Jun 06, 2006 (5:30 am)
Hi, I have the same problem with tires as everyone else, crappy OEM Goodyear's ! I was wondering if anyone has actually put different size tires, particularly the 235/60/16, on their van and have driven a fair amount of mileage. Wanting to know what results you have gotten from driving, handling, too big for the wheelwell??, etc...and what brand tire you put on the 04 quest. I am needing some new tires here soon and looking for some info.
Thanks for the help!
#2372 of 2519 Re: 2004 replacement tires 235/60/15 experiences/comments [radconjohn]
Jun 08, 2006 (5:27 am)
I stayed with the same size on my 2k Villager and went to the Firstone FR30's (80K rating, I think). Thay have performed lightyears better than the Goodyears that cams on it. Within less tahn 35k miles, I have gone through 2 complete sets of tires due to the belts separating. I have out 25-30K on this set of Firestones and they ride and handle like new. That is just my opinion, but I happen to be satisfied with they. I use Brigestones on my 2k TC with the same results.
#2373 of 2519 no heat in the back
Jun 09, 2006 (3:19 am)
I have a 2001 Nissan Quest and cannot seem to be able to get the rear vents to blow hot air. When I turn up the temperature of the air up front, it has no bearing on the temperature of the air coming from the rear vents. Is this normal?
Also, how do you change channels on the console t.v.?
#2374 of 2519 Re: abs front brakes locked [dhoff]
Jun 09, 2006 (6:37 pm)
Thanks Dave since my last post i have replaced both right and left lines and both callipers. After road testing the right wheel now turns freely whereas the left now is locked and smoking Im thinking about looking at the valve at the master cylinder although i dont understand why only one side would stick as both the right and left front brakes run from the same line until it reaches the actuator.
#2375 of 2519 Re: no heat in the back [ggroot30]
Jun 10, 2006 (5:25 am)
The upper rear vents on the 99-02 Quest/Villager will not supply heated air, they are only for a/c or ventilation. The rear heat air is supplied through vents located under the front seats.
#2376 of 2519 96 Villager Fuel Filter-how to replace it
Jun 10, 2006 (12:26 pm)
I am new to the site and have learned so much by reading the previous posts. I have a 96 Mercury Villager and it recently started having problems gathering speed and kind of lurching if I would try to accelerate to quickly. Now, it won't even start. We are thinking that it may be the fuel filter. Where is the fuel filter located on the 96 Villager? (Keep your fingers crossed that it's not the fuel pump-I really don't want to deal with taking the gas tank out). Thanks for any help you can give me.
#2377 of 2519 no interior lights in 95 Quest
Jun 10, 2006 (3:42 pm)
I just replaced my '93 Villager with a '95 Quest GXE. I found that I have no interior lights. No dash, dome, step or cargo lights. Every other light and electrical feature works fine. I feel silly saying it but I can't find the fuse for the interior lights. I checked under the dash and hood... Nothing. The owners manual and Haynes manual say nothing about the fuse for the interior lighting. Can anyone help?? Thanks so much!!