Seriously need help! Whenever I drive over any small bump or even the white lines in the road at over 100km/h my car sways to the sides and feels extremely unstable.

Asked by Jul 21, 2016 at 04:32 AM about the 2011 Nissan Maxima SV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I almost crashed today because I tried to overtake
someone at ~140km/h and as soon as my tyres
touched the white lines my car lost control, it was
as if touching the white line amplified my small
turn to the left to a very sharp turn and dragged my
car to the left. I spent a lot of money trying to fix
this problem and I still don't know what the issue
is. My shocks and struts are new, my tyres are
new, and my wheels are properly aligned. What is
the problem?

2 Answers

92,835

Have the steering and front system checked over throughly, it sounds like you have something moving that shouldn't be, possible bushings or money mounts. Tires can also be a factor, make sure you have the correct size and speed rating for your vehicle.

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46,335

The alignment could be off. Toe out will make cars dart around. Was the pavement wet when you hit the white line?

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