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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
7,500 miles

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2001 Nissan Quest fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2001 Nissan Quest Owner Comments

problem #2

Mar 152003


  • Automatic transmission
  • 15,000 miles


Involved in a low impact auto accident (probably less than 40 mph because air bags weren't even deployed, no injuries whatsoever sustained by myself and other driver, miniscule damage to other vehicle) in 11/01. Immediately car was on fire which resulted in total loss of vehicle. Alleging that the Nissan Quest is inherently unsafe due to poor frontal design of vehicle (see results of insurance institute for highway safety crash test results) - this is result of minivan catching fire so easily and rapidly. Attempts to resolve matter with Nissan ignored (asked for replacement of items lost in car/amt not covered by gap insurance, approx. $5000 total). Now will seek recovery of funds via lawsuit.

- Philadelphia, PA, USA

problem #1

May 312001


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving and without warning there is a strong odor of fumes coming from outside of vehicle. Dealer and manufacturer have been notified. However, seem not to know where the problem is occurring. Added fuel treatment and fumes are still the same. The consumer states that the fuel odor from the vehicle has caused him a serious health problem.

- Silver City, NM, USA

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