2012 Nissan Altima Suspension Service & Repair

Does Your 2012 Nissan Altima Suspension Need Inspection?

When you first bought your 2012 Nissan Altima, the ride was probably so smooth that you didn’t even think about it! But these days, things are starting to feel a bit rough. Perhaps your Altima feels bouncy, pulls to one side, or makes a weird sound when you drive over a speed bump or turn. The first sign of problems is a good time to bring your 2012 Nissan Altima in for steering and suspension services. We can pinpoint the source of the trouble.

The technicians at Firestone Complete Auto Care will start with a suspension inspection to diagnose your vehicle. We’ll take a look at the front and rear end suspension, shock dampeners, damper springs, struts, bushings, CV joints and axles, chassis, wheel hub bearings, and the power steering system. We’ll get to the source of your car problems and, if your car needs steering and suspension repairs, we'll explain all of your options and the potential cost. If parts of your Nissan Altima suspension or steering system need to be replaced because they're worn or damaged, we may also recommend a wheel alignment since replacing steering and suspension parts can change existing wheel angles and ride height.

Nissan Altima Replacement Shocks & Struts

Your 2012 Nissan Altima’s suspension system relies on its shocks and struts to function properly. They help you stay in control as your car handles bumpy roads and uneven terrain. Shocks keep the car from bouncing too much and struts support the structure of the suspension. These components work together to limit vibration and keep your Nissan up off the ground. But there's no set schedule for 2012 Nissan Altima shock and strut replacement since many factors can impact the wear rate and severity. A bouncy ride, swaying from side to side, or rocking forward and backward could all be indicators of worn Nissan Altima shocks and struts. It’s a good idea to have your 2012 Nissan Altima’s shocks and struts regularly inspected by a trusted technician. Schedule an appointment online and visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care.

2012 Altima Steering & Suspension Questions

  • Does tire pressure and tread depth impact my Nissan's suspension? Maintaining your tires can help reduce strain on the suspension, and also let you know when it's time to replace your tires. A faltering steering and suspension system could lead to uneven tire wear.
  • Why should my Nissan Altima get regular tire rotations and wheel alignments? Regularly rotate tires and adjust wheel alignment. Alignment and rotation seem like minor services, but they have a major impact on your vehicle. Both services help ensure that the right amount of pressure is being applied to all tires and that the tires connect with the road how Nissan intended.
  • When does Nissan Altima power steering fluid need to be inspected or changed? Have your power steering fluid inspected every few months or when you get an oil change. If your Altima’s power steering fluid is low, we’ll follow Nissan service specifications when topping it off to help ensure proper suspension operation.

Schedule Suspension Services for Your Nissan Altima

Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of steering or suspension problems with your 2012 Nissan Altima. From shocks to ball joints, your Nissan will be in good hands. Schedule an appointment today.