I could have suffered a fatal accident that day. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. The failure recurred numerous times. The vehicle is not subjected to extreme operating conditions and the struts were replaced approximately 10,000 miles prior to coil spring failure. If continued at that rate of speed the sway gets worse to the point where it feels like the truck is going to flip over. May 07, 2013 The Contact Owns A 2001 nissan pathfinder.
Specialist Reported Major Corrosion Under Entire Front End Of Vehicle. The Contact Stated That There Was A Hole On The Upper Strut Housing And There Was Corrosion Present. He Was Able To Successfully Turn The Vehicle To The Right But The Steering Wheel Was Very Stiff. Even When These Bushings the Same Material Bushings Are Replaced It Can And Will Happen Again. Since Then, I Have Not Had A Response From nissan To Help Me With My Situation. It's getting worse, and feels unsafe to continue to drive, unless I slow down and get the wobble under control. The failure mileage was approximately 82,000.
The dealer has not inspected the vehicle. The Manufacturer Was Notified Of The Failure. Five Months Later, The Consumer Noticed Damage To The Driver;s Side Front Strut Tower. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. They Stated The Consumer Should Not Have Any Problems With The Strut Tower.
The manufacturer had not been notified. I Have Parked The Vehicle And Need To Find Out If This Is Covered By The Recall. In my case I escaped injury when it caused me to lose control of the vehicle. It Felt Like It Was Going To Roll Over Until I Had To Put On Brakes Going 65 Miles Per Hour. The Approximate Failure Mileage Was 90,000. The Manufacturer Was Contacted About The Failure. The Vehicle Was Taken To The Dealer Where It Was Found That The Strut Housing Had Failed.
The vehicle was not repaired. The vehicle was repaired but the failure persisted. The failure occurred on multiple occasions. Thousands of these vehicles sway uncontrollably from the rear without any action by the driver. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.
Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. The Contact Stated That While Driving At Approximately 55 Mph And Going Over A Bump, The Vehicle Shook Violently. The contact was informed that there was a manufacturer recall and to take the vehicle to a dealer. This is a problem on all Nissan Pathfinders after approximately 100k miles. I can not believe it, I have been in a dangerous situation driven my car in that matter. The Strut Tower Was Disconnected From The Body Due To The Rust.
The contact stated that while driving at approximately 55 mph and going over a bump, the vehicle shook violently. The failure mileage was 180,000. You can find many people that own this vehicle and have had this problem, they need to do something before someone really gets hurt or killed with a shock tower failure. May 22, 2013 The Contact Owns A 2001 nissan pathfinder. The Approximate Failure Mileage Was 185,000.
It Caused Also Damage To The Suspension Components. When The Consumer Returned To Pick Up His Vehicle, He Was Informed, It Was Not Safe To Drive. The approximate failure mileage was 150,000. Sept 20, 2013 My Car Body Structure Was Broken Into Two Pieces, And It Is Not Operable. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for diagnostic testing where it was confirmed that the vehicle needed new tires and an alignment.
I have had this vehicle since 2001 and have done all the oil changes, brakes, tires, it is in great shape, an this failed because of a problem in workmanship. Feels like I'm losing control of the vehicle. The Contact Stated That When The Vehicle Traveled Over A Road Bump Or Uneven Road Surface, The Rear Of The Vehicle Would Shake Uncontrollably. The Drivers Side Coil Spring Had Sheared Off At The Base But Was Still Resting On The Pad. The approximate failure mileage was 138,000. Mar 23, 2013 Vehicle Has Spent Its Life In Upstate New York Ware Weather Conditions Wet And Roads Are Salted I Washed Under Carriage Regularly To Prevent Corrosion But After Winter The Vehicles Front Support Bracket Connected To The Frame That Holds The Front Axle And Lower Control Arm To The Frame Separated From The Frame Causing The Front Wheel To Separate As Well I Was Very Lucky I Noticed The Noise And Did Not Take Drive It At Any Speed Because The Result Would Have Been Catastrophic I Feel That It Is A Flaw In The Design And That A Recall Should Mandatory For nissan. Each Time I Spoke To A Representative, They Said That My Case Is Still In Process, And I Need To Wait For A Decision.
Dealership Identified Major Corrosion On Both Front Strut Towers. 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 Shaking Is So Bad It Is Sometimes Difficult To Keep Control Of The Steering Because The Steering Wheel Shakes Just As Much. The contact stated that the window pulsated on the front windshield due to corrosion on the firewall. There is a significant amount of rust on the driver side under carriage of the vehicle as well as the rest of the frame body structure. Haven't been able to get it to pass emissions.