1995 Nissan Quest Q&A
1995 Nissan Quest Question: car will not crank
my car started turning off when i would put it in drive and press the gas, but i assumed iti was b/c i need my front motor mount replace. But later today I tried to turn the van on but it wouldn't start. My lights turn on so i know it isnt the battery. I sat for a moment and tried it agian, it started. What can be the problem - roseredheart
Does the engine crank over when it "wont start"? If not it sounds like a starter.If this car has a blue colored starter relay I have seen them give problems on Nissans around this time, relay is out in the engine compartment, you need a wiring diagram to test for voltage when the car is cranked over and that is transfers power out to the starter. If you know you have a bad front engine mount I have seen the air induction boot from the air filter housing to the throttle housing split and cause stalling. It so hard to guess without being able to do any sort of diagnoses or experience the problem first hand. - patrick mannion
I changed the filthy fuel filter and the quest continued to run horribly, I went to check distributor foer metal residue inside of the cap. While taking off the little screw which was way overtight...
I TRY TO START THE VAN, IT CRANK BUT WILL NOT FIRE UP, I DONT KNOW WHAT TO DO
van shut off while driving with no warning...I have changed the fuel pump..(thinking that was it,,because my wife drives the thing all the time with no gas)I have changed crank and cam sensors....P...
the car ran out of oil through the cranck case lock nut and stalled.since then refuses to start.could be the timimg belt or some other serious damage?
The distributor shaft bearing can become rusty, and seize causing the engine to stall or not start. The failed distributor will commonly require replacement.