really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
20,960 miles

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2001 Nissan Quest wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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2001 Nissan Quest Owner Comments

problem #4

Jun 032008


  • 58,000 miles


The contact owns a 2001 Nissan Quest. The vehicle has tbc classic radio sr tires, size 215-65R16 (na). While driving 25 mph, the tread completely separated from the front driver side tire. The contact lost control of the vehicle, but was able to pull over and replace the tire. He took the tire to a tire shop and was informed that the failure was due to a manufacturer defect. The current and failure mileages were 58,000.

- Tulsa, OK, USA

problem #3

Sep 092005

(reported on)

Quest 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
2001 Nissan Quest tires experiencing tread separation. When the tire separated it caused the driver to lose control of the vehicle and resulted in the vehicle spinning off the highway. The rear of the vehicle sustained damage.

- Abilene, TX, USA

problem #2

May 052004

Quest Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 11,139 miles
3 of the 5 tires that came on the vehicle have failed, forming severe blebs. 1 ruptured. The first was last year. The other 2 occured on 05/05/04. The vehicle jack broke while the ruptured tire was being changed. There are less than 12,000 miles on the vehicle.

- Coffeeville, MS, USA

problem #1

Oct 302002

Quest 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 14,700 miles
In the last 4 months the four original equipment tires on my vehicle have had tread separation. My car is approx 1.5 years old and 17000 miles. I have had the problem occur as I take a 200 mile trip on the turnpike. On each of three trips a tire has gone bad, on the last trip two tires went bad. The first tire I replaced on my own, the second tire I contacted Continental and they sent me to an authorized dealer where they found the tire defective (tread separation). I was offered a pro-rata price for the tire. Currently I contacted Continental once again and they told me to go to the authorized dealer to check the tires. I feel that this is not an isolated occurance and having the four tires with the same problem within this short time frame is unusual and dangerous. The trips I have taken include my whole family, this is a seriouly safety concern.

- Hialeah, FL, USA

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