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1990 nissan pathfinder

So the rod that is on both sides of my nissan, im not sure if its called the tension rod, or tension spring. i know it basically keeps the front end suspension up, it is sagging, where the control arm is at, the rod is bolted by the rasius arm with 3 bolts. so apparently the tention came loose, and i dont know if i need a new bar or what, someone told me if i take it off and let the tention off and let it reset if will solve the problem. my question is, what is it actually called cause i cant find a part if i dont know the correct name, and if theres something i could do to reset the tension.

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  • VikingTattoo Jan 20, 2009

    A friend has a 1990 Nissan Pathfinder and he installed a new , front compression rod and now it is sagging lower than normal. What do I do to corrent the problem? Is this part defective?

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I know this is probably not gonna help you but maybe someone in the future. I know the manual says you tighten the compression rod with the full weight of the vehicle on the wheel. So make sure he didn't install it and tighten up while jacked up.

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