2005 Nissan Pathfinder Suspension Service & Repair

2005 Nissan Pathfinder Maintenance and Service Schedule

When does Nissan recommend steering and suspension service for 2005 Nissan Pathfinders?

When To Get 2005 Nissan Pathfinder Suspension Service

During the first few years you had your 2005 Nissan Pathfinder, 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. Maybe your Pathfinder bounces, 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 2005 Nissan Pathfinder in for steering and suspension repairs. We can pinpoint the source of the trouble.

We'll start by inspecting the suspension system to diagnose your vehicle. We will examine the front and rear end suspension, shock dampeners, springs, struts, bushings, CV joints and axles, chassis parts, axle bearings, and power steering components. We’ll get to the source of your car problems and, if your car needs steering and suspension repairs, we’ll explain what your car needs and how much it’ll cost to get it done. We won't begin any work without your permission. If your Pathfinder steering or suspension system requires replacement parts, we may also recommend a wheel alignment since replacing steering and suspension parts can change existing wheel angles and ride height.

Nissan Pathfinder Shock & Strut Replacement Services

Struts and shocks are a vital part of your 2005 Nissan Pathfinder’s suspension. They influence the control and handling of the vehicle, keeping it from bottoming out. While the struts support the structure of the suspension, the shocks keep the car from bouncing too much. These components work together to limit vibration and keep your Nissan up off the ground. However, there’s no set schedule for when you should replace your Pathfinder’s shocks and struts since many things can influence the wear rate and severity of the wear. A bouncy ride, swaying, or rocking forward and backward can all point to issues with your Nissan Pathfinder shocks and struts. It’s a good idea to have your 2005 Nissan Pathfinder’s shocks and struts routinely inspected by an ASE-certified technician. Schedule an appointment online and visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care.

2005 Pathfinder Steering & Suspension Questions

  • Does treadwear and tire pressure impact my Pathfinder's steering and suspension? Maintaining your tires can help reduce strain on the suspension, and also alert you to the need for new tires. A faltering steering and suspension system could lead to uneven tire wear.
  • Why bother with routine wheel alignments and tire rotations for my Nissan Pathfinder? Rotations and alignments involve minor tweaks that have a major impact. Both services help ensure that the correct amount of pressure is applied to each tire and that the tires connect with the road how Nissan intended.
  • When does Nissan Pathfinder power steering fluid need to be inspected or changed? Get your power steering fluid check out when you get an oil change or every couple of months. If your Pathfinder’s power steering fluid is low, we’ll top it off per Nissan's guidelines to help your suspension perform optimally.

Schedule Nissan Pathfinder Steering & Suspension Services

When your 2005 Pathfinder’s steering and suspension gives you grief, turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care. From CV joints to coil springs, your Nissan will be in expert hands. Schedule an appointment today.