1997 Nissan Quest Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Nissan Quest
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1997 Nissan Quest ProblemsCoolant Leak From Plug Behind Timing Cover
A coolant leak may develop from a plug on the front of the rear cylinder head, behind the timing cover.
The exhaust manifold often warps and cracks, breaking off the studs between the cylinder head and the exhaust manifold. The noise may be most noticeable when the engine is cold.
The distributor shaft bearing can become rusty, and seize causing the engine to stall or not start. The failed distributor will commonly require replacement.