I Requested Them To Help Me With A Provisional Car To Keep My Life Style On, But They Denied It. Billy I changed both the front and rear shocks in my 99 Q. The Failure Continued To Recur Intermittently So The Vehicle Was Taken To Another Independent Repair Shop Where He Was Informed The Strut Tower Was Separated From The Frame Of The Vehicle. I believe it also put stress on the brake lines, as I could feel pulsing in the brake pedal while going over bumps with the bad tower. The Manufacturer Was Notified Of The Failure. I Then Traded The Vehicle In Order To Avoid Paying Through The Nose For The Other Strut Tower Repair, I Then Find Out nissan Did A Recall On The Problem.
Nov 01, 2011 2001 nissan pathfinder. The Technicians Replaced The Strut Tower, The Abs Brakes Sensor And The Steering Column. The Vehicle Was Not Repaired. Nov 27, 2009 The Driver Side Strut Tower On My 2001 pathfinder Completely Rusted Through. The Vehicle Was Not Repaired.
While The Contact Was Driving Approximately 25 Mph, There Was Difficulty Turning The Steering Wheel In The Right Direction. I Was On The Frwy. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. I took the first strut out, compressed the spring, and tried to loosen it with the assembly on my garage floor. The struts took a little while longer you'll need a spring compressor which can be rented at most autoparts stores which is just a piece of all thread with teeth at each end, it's not a powered compressor. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.
Apr 19, 2010 The Driverside Strut Tower Has Become Unattached From The Frame. The Contact Was Concerned That The Crack In The Strut Housing Would Cause The Steering Column To Fracture And Possibly Cause A Crash. The recall was issued as a result of a corrosion issue underneath the vehicle, which could have resulted in a catastrophic failure of the struts and or the steering mechanism. The fronts are actually strut assemblies which hold the spring, hence you need to remove the entire thing and compress the spring to remove the strut the shock part and replace. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.
My Car Was Not Drivable, So I Called To The Towing Truck To Pick And Drop It Off To The Dealership On Dec 26, 2013. Since Then, I Have Not Had A Response From nissan To Help Me With My Situation. The Vehicle Was Previously Repaired Under Nhtsa Campaign Id Number 11v244000 steering, Suspension. The Bushings Need To Be Made Of Some Other Material So That This Will Quit Happening. In fact, I have seen Pep Boys offering to change the rears for free if you buy the shocks from them.
When The Tower Finally Let Go, The Steering Was Affected Causing Issues Steering The Vehicle. The Failure Mileage Was 134,000 And The Current Mileage Was 144,000. In Addition, There Was Difficulty Turning The Steering Wheel And A Reduction In The Engine Power. So I Decided To Drive The Rest Of The Way Home. The Vehicle Was Not Further Repaired. They Know There Is A Problem And Have Decided Not To Take Action. The Failure Continued After The Repair Was Performed.
Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. The contact called the manufacturer who offered no assistance as the vehicle was no longer under warranty. This Might Cause The Whole Front End To Fall While Driving And Cause An Accident. The failure was experienced frequently whenever uneven road surfaces were driven over. Jan 01, 2001 Front End Is All Rusted. Dec 14, 2000 There Is Some Shaking In Front End Between 55 Mph And 70 Mph.
While Driving Approximately 15 Mph And Trying To Turn The Steering Wheel To The Right He Experienced Heavy Resistance. The Approximate Failure Mileage Was 172,000. The service center told me both front struts were bad and the upper mounts were rusty and need replaced for safety issues as well as ride of truck. The Vehicle Was Towed To A Dealer Where The Technicians Stated The Driver Side Strut Tower Was Corroded And Broke The Steering Column. This Is A Problem That nissan Has Know About An Has Done Nothing About It. Handling Of The Vehicle Became Very Poor, And Steering Became More Difficult.
Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. The vehicle was taken to a mechanic who stated that there was a large separation in the strut housing that would need to be replaced. I'm sure it's almost if not totally identical to you car for the major repairs. The Vehicle Was Taken To The Dealer For Diagnostic Testing Where It Was Confirmed That The Vehicle Needed New Tires And An Alignment. Nov 01, 2010 The Contact Owns A 2001 nissan pathfinder. The Failure Mileage Was 165,000. When The Tower Finally Let Go, The Steering Was Affected Causing Issues Steering The Vehicle.
I Can Not Believe It, I Have Been In A Dangerous Situation Driven My Car In That Matter. The Consumer Is Requesting Reimbursement. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. They Stated The Consumer Should Not Have Any Problems With The Strut Tower. The Problem Was Not Only On The Passenger Side.