Question about 2004 Nissan Quest

1 Answer

Nissan oil pump

My car is not accelerating well on the expressway and the engine is making a clicking noise. The check engine light is on and the oil light is flickering on and off. There is oil in the engine but it looks thin.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Top Expert:

    An expert who has finished #1 on the weekly Top 10 Fixya Experts Leaderboard.

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

  • Nissan Master
  • 75,814 Answers

I suspect you have low oil pressure from either a worn engine bearing or a defective oil pump. Do not drive this until the oil pressure is checked with a test gauge, you can destroy the engine, about a $3000.00 job to repair..

Posted on Mar 19, 2014

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

  • 87 Answers

SOURCE: 2001 nissan pathfinder- car wont start

bad starter

Posted on Mar 12, 2009

  • 3 Answers

SOURCE: Nissan Almera

Drive till it breaks is the best i can tell you...rackenpinion is the problem..

Posted on Sep 24, 2008

  • 3 Answers

SOURCE: 2003 Nissan Altima 2.5S, Check Engine Light Problem.

this problem could be caused by the mass air flow censor, i had the same problem with my car. it is really pricey at the dealer so you might want to check elsewhere for this part. I found one at a scrap yard for 85% less that the dealer and i also got life time warranty, the dealer does not offer any warranty on this part.

Posted on Oct 22, 2008

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: i have an 03 nissan altima engine makes loud clicking noise

1st check the the oil level and the vehicle's oil type.(owners manuel) 5w30-10w30
10w 30 is a thicker oil and could possibly be causing this.(Moves more freely through the engine heats the oil)

Posted on May 17, 2009

  • 8 Answers

SOURCE: Nissan Altima 2000 - Engine oil leaking problem.

replace the front oil seal. first i would clean the engine with purple power (degrease etc.) then look at the engine and make sure the leak is not coming from above like possibly the valve cover gasket or from the oil sending unit. try to tighten the bolts on the valve cover and even the oil pan. you never know, you may get lucky. i don't know where you are but front seals are cheap but the labor on the job is what costs you.

Posted on Jun 16, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

The e t c is buzzing what is causing this


ANSWERS: Oil Loss, Buzzing Noise, ETC. - Nissan Forum ' Nissan Forums

forums.nicoclub.com/answers-oil-loss-buzzing-noise-etc-t323273.html
Mar 20, 2008 - 3) Yet another buzzing, rattling or whinning noise. If you own a Quest van, Maxima, Altima 3.5 and some Z/G/FX vehicles, and get a loud ... Mysterious no-spark situation with a buzzing transmission
Mar 31, 2013
ABS brake fault light on, buzzing sound
Feb 7, 2011
ECU making loud buzzing noise
Oct 6, 2009
Buzzing noise under the hood towards the back of the engine ...
May 8, 2008
More results from forums.nicoclub.com

Buzzing noise at 2000-3000 RPM - Nissan Forums : Nissan Forum

www.nissanclub.com/...nissan-altima.../128490-buzzing-noise-2000-300...

Oct 28, 2003 - 6 posts - ‎3 authors
The "buzzing noise"; I can tell that I am not alone in having this problem but has someone figured out ... I fit does, that eliminates the brake rotors, tires, wheelbearings, CV's etc. ... BUT with an Altima it is probable the pre-cats. Loud humming noise when driving
7 posts
Aug 29, 2009
Noise when accelerating
13 posts
Jul 21, 2009
engine noise/whine - 05 3.5SE
15 posts
Nov 17, 2006
My altima has a humming noise under my hood
15 posts
Jan 17, 2005
More results from www.nissanclub.com

Jan 05, 2016 | 2000 Nissan Altima

1 Answer

Shaking when accelerating


with driving with low oil it may have damaged the oil pump or oil pressure sensor have vehicle checked for fault code and go from there

Jan 29, 2014 | Volkswagen Jetta Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

Ticking sound with accelerating and coolant running out everyday... any solution?? thanks.


Hi there:


A clicking or tapping noise that gets louder when you rev the engine is probably "tappet" or upper valvetrain noise caused by one of several things: low oil pressure, excessive valve lash, or worn or damaged parts.

First, check the engine dipstick to see if the oil level is low. If low, add oil to bring it back up to the full mark. Is the engine still noisy? Check your oil pressure. A low gauge reading (or oil warning light) would indicate a serious internal engine problem that is preventing normal oil pressure from reaching the upper valvetrain components. The cause might be a worn or damaged oil pump, a clogged oil pump pickup screen or a plugged up oil filter. Using too thick a viscosity of motor oil during cold weather can also slow down the flow of oil to the upper valvetrain, causing noise and wear.






Hope this helps; also keep in mind that your feedback is important and I`ll appreciate your time and consideration if you leave some testimonial comment about this answer.

Thank you for using FixYa, have a nice day.

Jun 04, 2012 | Hyundai Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Clicking Noise Coming From Engine


oil pump may have to be replace or clean the oil pump strainer must remove oil pan

Apr 12, 2010 | 2001 Dodge Stratus

1 Answer

The oil pressure gauge goes from 0 to all the way up and the needle moves back and forth while driving it checked oil its good now its clicking underneath the car and it felt like the transmission was...


First we would need to know when this occurs. Asuming the oil level is at the full mark!. If the pressure goes up during acceleration and down at idle when engine is fully warmed up, then this is normal. An engine requires 10 psi of oil pressure per 1,000 rpm ( ex. 20 psi at 2,000 rpm, 25 psi at 2,500 rpm, and so on ) . If the gauge is moving back and forth erratically at idle , i would say the gauge is bad. If it drops to 0 while accelerating I would say your oil pump is bad. If from time to time it seems to work and other times it seems not to work, I would say the oil pressure sending unit for the gauge is bad. If the pump failed you would start to here a Knocking noise from the engine in a short period of time. Use the above scenario's to narrow down what it may be.

Mar 27, 2010 | 2005 Nissan Altima

2 Answers

The 1990 Camry V6 I am wanting to buy from a friend has a rattling noise in the engine, but not a constant knock. during acceleration, the oil light comes on....can this be the oil pump? Or maybe it needs...


Hi..
If the Oil light come ON when the car is running .
It can be the oil pump or the Oil added is to Think.
I recomend ,
Go to Your Nearest auto repair garage.
Explain the problem.
And if is possible to Put an Analogo gauge to check the oil pressure.
Analogo gauge is a tool that we use to see the OIL pressure on cars.
After this procedure they will recomend or give suggestion to the problem..

OK.. I hope this can be a anitial point to answer you question.

Thank you for use fixya...

Feb 03, 2010 | 1990 Toyota Camry

2 Answers

I have an 03 nissan altima engine makes loud clicking noise


1st check the the oil level and the vehicle's oil type.(owners manuel) 5w30-10w30
10w 30 is a thicker oil and could possibly be causing this.(Moves more freely through the engine heats the oil)

May 17, 2009 | 2003 Nissan Altima

1 Answer

89 Nissan Sentra making a trrrrrr noise


sounds like a case of closing the horse after the barn ran away...Pretty good chance that you have lost an engine bearing (yes, that means it's new engine time)
To avoid this in the future regard your oil light as a "you just blew your engine" light. Check your oil at least every two weeks, and this will never happen again (not for lack of oil anyway!!!)

Feb 24, 2009 | 1984 Nissan Sentra XE

Not finding what you are looking for?
2004 Nissan Quest Logo

66 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Nissan Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75807 Answers

Phil Lovisek
Phil Lovisek

Level 3 Expert

713 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22133 Answers

Are you a Nissan Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...