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Nissan Quest, Electrical, Engine, Van
#1347 of 2128 TRANSMISSION, DOOR RATTLING, ROTAR PROBLEM, SQUEEKY BRAKES
Jul 05, 2005 (5:29 pm)
I CANT BELIEVE SO MANY NISSAN QUESTS HAVE THE SAME PROBLEMS AS MINE ! WHAT IS GOING ON HERE . MY 1998 NISSAN QUEST HAS ALL DOORS THAT RATTLE LIKE CRAZY!! I JUST HAD NEW BRAKE PADS INSTALLED AND THEY SANDED OR DID SOMETHING SIMILAR TO MY ROTORS BUT AFTER 3 WEEKS THEY SQUEAK LIKE HELL AND GET LOUDER BEY THE DAY! THEN MY TRANSMISSION GIVES ME PROBLEMS AT FIRST IT FELT LIKE WHEN I REACHED SPEED IT WOULD PULL BACK A BIT AFTER 5 VISITS TO THE REPAIR SHOP AND HAVING DONE EVERYTHING FROM A TRANSMISSION TUNE UP TO A TRANSMISSION FLUSH BUT THEY CANT FIND THE PROBLEM WHEN DRIVING MY VAN JUMPS IT FEELS AS IF I RAN OVER SOMETHING!!!! WHAT IS THE PROBLEM???????
#1348 of 2128 Just took a long road trip
Jul 05, 2005 (5:53 pm)
I have a 04' SL (Jan '04) with 22,000 miles. Had a family drive from NJ to Florida (2,500 miles in all). We are all still talking to each other. Here are some notes:
1) A/C worked fantastic. Had to keep shutting off the back as it got too cold. 95+F every day with 95% humidity.
2) DVD kept the kids entertained, even played my DVD from a DVD burner (DVD -RW)
3) Got 21.9 without Cruise Control. 22.5 with cruise control. Measered by calculation at each fill-up (200 - 250 miles each).
No rattles, squeks etc.
What a joy. Got the luggage for Five (3 adults, 2 children and toys into the van with no blockage of isles or rear window.
This was a lot better then I expected.
#1349 of 2128 2005 S - Hot air from foot vent
Jul 05, 2005 (6:43 pm)
I have 2005 S; Today I notice that there was little amount of flow of very hot heat was coming out from foot vent. I have turn on the fan, turn off the AC, and set fan at only at body (Not at foot), and from upper vent you get a good cool breeze (Of course, if its cool air from outside) but some how it was still blowing very hot air from foot vent even though it was not set up for foot at all.
Does any one notice this problem with 2005 Quest, I know they had this type of problem with 2004.
#1350 of 2128 Re: 2005 S - Hot air from foot vent [njdude101]
Jul 06, 2005 (8:10 am)
I could be wrong but I believe people have had this problem and found a fix for it. Change the fan to 'recirculate' as opposed to 'outside' (or whatever the other one is). Its a known design flaw and to my knowlege there is no know fix. Aditionally no dealer will really take it that seriously. Sorry if it's that much of a hassle, but thats the only way I know around it.
Let us know how it turns out. Of course you limit your fresh air options with recirc, but thats the solution as I know it.
#1351 of 2128 RE; just took a long road trip(plashenick)
Jul 06, 2005 (9:33 am)
Glad to here you had a great road trip with your Quest. I too have had many enjoyable road trips in my Quest. I'm on one now ( in san Diego.) I'll share some
of my experiences at another time. Did you experience any steering wheel vibration at highway speeds?
#1352 of 2128 RE: a/c brakes, slippage-info provided & input requested(value911)
Jul 06, 2005 (10:06 am)
I am sorry you are having so many problems. I did a quick check of the temp coming from my a/c. ( I have an 04 SL) Car warmed up and driving. On fan setting # 4, in recirculate, 54 degrees. On fan setting # 3, in recirculate, 46-48 degrees. I'm not sure why fan setting # 3 gets cooler than #4. I live in Phoenix, AZ, so in the summer everyday is over 100 degrees.
Back around post # 830, Notcool, did get Nissan to buy back his Quest for a/c problems. His was, however, more extreme than yor reading. His van would only cool to 75-80 degrees in Phoenix, AZ heat.
I hope you get your problems resolved.
#1353 of 2128 Re: New tires, steering wheel vibration [eyeblind]
Jul 06, 2005 (11:31 am)
What you are experiences is definitley the tires. They could be out of balance, uneven wear, etc. Without spending too much money, i would try rotating and balancing the tires first before replaicng all four tires. If you read other car forums, this is common problem unfortunately. Also check your tire warranty that came with the owner's manual.
#1354 of 2128 Re: A/C, Brakes, Slippage-Info Provided and Input Requested [value911]
Jul 06, 2005 (11:38 am)
Last summer I had some issues with my AC then I started using the recircualtion mode and now we ahve to turn down the AC. I live in the Northeast and we have had 7 or 8 days already where it has been over 90 and high humidity. e have been fine. Most of the time I leave the fan speed at 2 and have to switch to "outside" air to warm it a bit.
You also have to take into account the rear air conditioning (kids love this) and the huge area to cool.
If you go to www.nissanhelp.com, I beleive they have a "fix" for the warm air at the floor vent issue.
#1355 of 2128 Hot Foot help
Jul 06, 2005 (11:47 am)
There is a known fix for hot air coming from the footwell posted on nissanhelp.com
Service Bulletin Num : 04020
Date of Bulletin: MAR 05, 2004 View Document
Component: AIR CONDITION SYSTEM: HEATHER
Summary: 2004 QUEST; A/C BLOWS OUT WARM AIR FROM FLOOR
#1356 of 2128 Re: FREE - extra warranty on 04 Quests [ahightower]
Jul 06, 2005 (5:31 pm)
DID YOU EVER GET ANYTHING IN WRITING FROM NISSAN. I AM A RECENT QUEST OWNER AND WOULD LIKE TO LOOK INTO THIS