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 ProblemsFailing Engine Mounts Will Cause Thumping in Floor
A thumping heard and felt in the floor is often caused by failing engine mounts. A failing mount allows too much movement of the engine, and will require replacement.
The distributor shaft bearing can become rusty, and seize causing the engine to stall or not start. The failed distributor will commonly require replacement.
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.