Xourque Posted August 23, 2016 Share Posted August 23, 2016 (edited) Hello awesome forum! I have a 2003 Nissan Pathfinder LE with 171k miles on it. Simply put, my front end feels loose. What should I look for in my front-end in terms of common things happening to an aging Pathfinder of this year? If I were to jack up my front end and take the wheels off, where should I look and what/how should I pull on to check for issues? My guess is it's tie-rod and sway bar ends wearing out? Symptoms: When I hit a bump, the wheel quickly goes in another direction, compared to other SUVs. If a road is sloped, even slightly, the car will turn itself down that slope. For the most part, I constantly have to hold my wheel to keep the car straight down the road. Nothing wobbles. Nothing clunks when turning. I don't notice any control issues when cornering. I had the death wobble and fixed it with new upper/lower trailing control arms on the rear end. Here is what I've done over the past two years to it in an effort to fix it: Replaced front struts and rear shocks with KYB brand units. Replaced both the upper and lower trailing control arms on the rear end. This fixed the death wobble I was also having perfectly. Replaced the rear coil springs. I had an alignment after I got new Michelin LTX M/S tires. Tires are all inflated properly and appear to be wearing evenly. Thank you all in advance! Tony Simply put, my front-end feels loose when driving at any speed. Edited August 23, 2016 by Xourque Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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