I bought my car last week new. When my car is cold and I go from 15-25 mph there is a thump and a noise on the drivers side. It happens every day and every time the car gets cold and I start to move. The dealership is telling me it is normal as it is the ABS warming up. Does that seem correct or should I take it in for service.
Strange noise and thump on the drivers side when going from 15-25. on 2012 Nissan Altima
by jblemery in Boynton Beach, FL on July 07, 2012
ANSWER by helpfull4u on July 08, 2012
Boy are you being lied to! ABS systems dont have anything to do with making thumps. It doe's sound like you have a problem with your tire. Some tires come apart from the inside out. Run your hand over the flat part of the tire and feel for a high spot. Or, put your spare tire on that side to eliminate that problem. When in doubt, take it in to an auto repair shop. Goodluck