The failure occurred continuously whenever he made a right turn. I had one repaired after I reported it to my insurance company who then charged me a point on my license for the accident. . He was able to successfully turn the vehicle to the right but the steering wheel was very stiff. Initial repair specialist advised not operating vehicle due imminent failure causing loss of vehicle control. Replaced the front struts on my 2001 Pathfinder, with 250,000km. Handling of the vehicle became very poor, and steering became more difficult.
I had to use a welding torch to toast the sway bar nut and it came off with an impact gun. The vehicle was taken to a mechanic who stated that the strut tower separated and was leaning against the steering column. Now they refuse to pick up the phone. I feel they at least owe me the amount for the repairs and the surcharge I am still paying. Restore your vehicle's steering precision and handling characteristics with this affordable replacement for maximum safety and stability. All Replacement brand items are backed by 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty. Dealership identified major corrosion on both front strut towers.
Founded in 1916, Monroe manufactures. While driving approximately 15 mph and trying to turn the steering wheel to the right he experienced heavy resistance. The most difficult problem was the rusty bolts. I used lots of grease during assembly, which should be good for another 250,000km. The vehicle had not been repaired. I thew a wet rag over the rubber boot to protect it. They even gave me a bogus e-mail account to send the paper work for the reimbursement.
The contact stated that the power steering seemed to grind. Specialist reported major corrosion under entire front end of vehicle. These assemblies are ready to install, cutting down your installation time from 4 hours to just an hour or less. With over four decades of manufacturing experience, Unity Automotive has become a distinguished aftermarket leader in suspension components. While the contact was driving approximately 25 mph, there was difficulty turning the steering wheel in the right direction. 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 vehicle was taken to an independent repair shop on four different occasions where they were unable to diagnose the failure.
The failure and current mileages were 135,000. The vehicle was towed to an authorized dealer and the dealer offered to repair it at the contact's expense. The contact called the manufacturer who offered no assistance as the vehicle was no longer under warranty. All Replacement brand items are backed by 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer who informed him that the strut tower housing was completely covered with rust which resulted in a fracture.
There is a heavy amount of corrosion around the area, and the thin metal, once corroded, ripped like paper around the base of the tower. Taken to authorised Nissan dealership. The failure mileage was 180,000. Replacement Shock Absorber is a high quality product to replace your old or damaged factory unit. Restore your vehicle's steering precision and handling characteristics with this affordable replacement for maximum safety and stability. 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. The current and failure mileages were approximately 90,000.
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. I then had it towed to my local shop and found out the whole of both strut towers were corroded beyond belief. The vehicle had not been repaired. . . .
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