Q: Car is shaking badly

asked by on February 11, 2016

My car is shaking so much that is is undriveable.

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There are several possibilities with these symptoms. The problem is most likely in the front end. One of your steering or suspension components could have failed. Your vehicle needs immediate attention. I would suggest getting the help of a qualified technician from YourMechanic, to diagnose your car’s shaking issue and make the repairs to have your Nissan driving smooth again.

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