From website, I found this happened to so many Nissan owners. Had to ruin it and get a new one. The dealer inspected the vehicle and informed the contact that the rear axle, bushings, and struts needed to be replaced. I wish i had all these tool ready before I started replacing the suspension links. The problem is poor design by the manufacturer resulting in a very dangerous and sometimes uncontrollable driving situation.
Nissan Pathfinder suspension systems are smoother to browse at AutoAccessoriesGarage. It took around 7 hours the first time, and around 4 hours the second time. This is a job that you can do at home but be aware of the rusty bolts and the need for a press. . Feels like I'm losing control of the vehicle.
I was told by an online mechanic that it was most likely the rear suspension links for the rear differential, the bushings are torn or broken. Thus, the cost at the dealership can exceed this estimate. Give Strutmasters a call at 866-597-2397 today. No matter what you suspension needs, Strutmasters has you covered. It could happen at 15,000 miles or 90,000 miles.
I live in the New England area. I want to apologize for my English is not perfect. When broken will cause the back end of the truck to feel loose. In my case I escaped injury when it caused me to lose control of the vehicle. Or have we found more info since this post? Hi my name is Eduardo, I am from the country of El Salvador.
They pressed in the new bushings - at - no charge. At Auto Accessories Garage it's very quick to get the best Nissan Pathfinder performance suspension parts. No more sagging ride, leaking struts or bad compressor problems. The car at certain times feel as though the whole thing is going to c rash and nothing you can do about it! The contact stated that when traveling at speeds above 50 mph, the rear end would sway from side to side and become difficult to control. Then what you wanna do is polish the outsides of the new bushings a wire wheel being the fastest way and put them in the freezer over night and they will shrink.
The approximate failure mileage was 105,000. I think this should be recalled so that everyone with a 1996-1998 Pathfinder doesn't kill themselves or someone else on the road with the wobbles. Check with local pawn shops for tools needed. I am sure that I would have lost control of the vehicle if it had happened during the winter and there was snow or even worse ice on the road. The bose 6-disc changer immediately failed. Around large curves turnpike in pennsylvania feels very unstable. Overall it is 2 bolts per control arm, 4 nuts or so per brake cable, and then 2 bolts for the shield.
Need help finding your suspension solution? My car rolled forward 6 inches and the car almost came apart from the rear axle. Also, the truck will torque over to one side. Thanks for taking the time to post this. Control arms come with the bushings. This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data. It took me an hour or so to get the parts, and get organized, 6 hours of work on Saturday, and 3 hours on Sunday to finish and clean up.
One nut almost impossible to get off. Don't use Napa or Nissan Factory parts, too expensive and hard to replace. There's still some play going on but not the insane wobble that it had before. It's actually my friend's Pathfinder I'm looking for answers about. I had to saw through 3 of the 8.
And now it drives like a new car! Save even more money if you convert to our Nissan Pathfinder conversion kit for a smooth and soft ride. I just finished to same repairs by replacing only the bushings. My pathfinder will drive for a little bit and then it will stall and not start. Now clean and polish out and burrs you have made in the arm with a file. I noticed the 'death sway' when I was doing 70mph on the hwy.
If the bolts come off easily on each end which I highly doubt this could be a 1 hour job. The other day I had adult passangers in the back seat and one in the front seat next to me. The rubber isolation mount had torn and the metal sleeve that the mounting bolt goes through was hitting the link itself. Here is a diagram that will help you find where the parts are located and shows you the torque specs hey there. It woul happen out of the blue. That's why AutoAccessoriesGarage is your suspension systems resource. I have noticed that I am not the only one that has had this problem.