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2006 Nissan Quest Base 4dr Van

2006 Nissan Quest
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Reg WB, 2WD Minivans
19 mpg city / 26 mpg hwy
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March 9, 2013, 1:39 pm

Diedra R
 

Question: Oil leak and battery/brake lights on/ power surging

I have a 1994 Nissan Quest minivan. It began a oil leak about a month ago when I had to put 3 quarts of oil in it. Since I have had to put a quart in a week. The leak is on the passenger side. It is very wet underneath. Also, last night I experienced a surging in power where the lights flickered and the brake and battery lights came on. When stepping on brakes lights go out, and when stepping on gas lights come on. (brake/battery lights). I went to gas station and put a quart of oil in an


March 20, 2013, 3:14 pm

Elizabeth K
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Being low on oil should not affect the brake or battery lights. Check the brake fluid level, and have the charging system tested. If those are both OK, then you may have an electrical problem in the dash.

And it sounds like you have a serious oil leak that you need to have repaired.


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