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#573992 - July 14th 2012 10:54 am Re: 95 Nissan Quest [Re: ABorBust]
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Registered: October 02nd 2008 4:23 pm
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HAHAHA Uncle_Fester you are pretty slick LOL. That isn't a bad idea at all. ;)
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#574006 - July 14th 2012 1:01 pm Re: 95 Nissan Quest [Re: ABorBust]
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Now the other part of what frustrating, Last 2 mornngs I have run my son to work. Small town only a couple miles right. Well since the temp outside has dropped the van is not sputtering. Why would the weather have anything to do with the van running or not? Just makes no sense at all to me.


Edited by ABorBust (July 14th 2012 1:01 pm)
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#574084 - July 15th 2012 12:06 am Re: 95 Nissan Quest [Re: ABorBust]
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Engines work best at something like 68* , someone correct me on best temp if I am wrong there please. That's why racers prefer night time racing, they run better. :-)
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#574085 - July 15th 2012 12:07 am Re: 95 Nissan Quest [Re: ABorBust]
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Originally Posted By: ABorBust
HAHAHA Uncle_Fester you are pretty slick LOL. That isn't a bad idea at all. ;)



Hey, if it works! No one on here works for AAA, right?!?!
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#575665 - July 24th 2012 11:28 am Re: 95 Nissan Quest [Re: ABorBust]
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Registered: June 10th 2003 12:00 pm
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The black stuff can be from the rubber connector from the tank to the filler tube breaking down, and yes ethanol will do that ...Also gunked up the old pump.....

Instead of using Crappy Tire fuel treatment spend the extra bucks on Seafoam..It is available at Canadian Tire, Walmart and every truck stop...It works..

But dropping the tank and cleaning it is a great idear....and change that connection hose...
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#575807 - July 24th 2012 11:32 pm Re: 95 Nissan Quest [Re: ABorBust]
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Registered: October 02nd 2008 4:23 pm
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Thanks for all the info and ideas guys. Going to have 2 almost completely free checks this month ( I swear the van knows right when to go after the purse LOL) Going to try and get everything taken care of.
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#576197 - July 27th 2012 8:08 am Re: 95 Nissan Quest [Re: Uncle_Fester]
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Originally Posted By: Uncle_Fester
Okay, no help here from me as to fixing this, other than what has been suggested already.
I do have a idea for a tow to better mechanic for you, get AAA. It will cost you ABOUT $100 for a year, but that gives you three tows at 100 miles for free, plus one 200 mile tow also. Only thing is they will not tow from your house to mechanic, so drive towards mechanic a few miles and park it, call AAA and say it broke down, needs towed to mechanic. Cheating some, but works. I look at it like this, one 100 mile tow costs more than the annual cost of the AAA. best of luck and keep us posted.


I use my AAA up every year...Twice for breakdowns, once to relocate a new purchase, and once when liquid lunch turned into a midnight " I better get home without driving " thang ;)
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#578705 - August 12th 2012 7:29 pm Re: 95 Nissan Quest [Re: ABorBust]
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Registered: December 17th 2003 12:00 pm
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Loc: Calgary Alberta. Canada
Ok, I took the van for a drive... it died. Tryed to restart and heard backfiring so I checked the Distributer and found this...









I think I may have stumbled upon the problem, There was no center contact left in the Distributer cap. I was amazed it ran as good as it did.
The previous owner had this van inspected just before Kim bought it just over a year ago, not sure what in hell he checked but if he checked this he forgot to mention it.
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#578740 - August 12th 2012 11:15 pm Re: 95 Nissan Quest [Re: ABorBust]
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WOW, and it started like that? REALLY? lol
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#578989 - August 14th 2012 11:01 am Re: 95 Nissan Quest [Re: ABorBust]
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Registered: October 02nd 2008 4:23 pm
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parts have been ordered, I'm going to try and do the repair myself. Relaxedvanner made it look easy peasy when he explained it to me. So on about the 20th will find out how easy it is ;) . Boy do I hope this is the last of the mechanical troubles for a while. I would really like to spend a little on making curtians and stuff for the interior...
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