Nissan 350Z Workshop Maunual 2006 (33) PDF

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Revision: 2005 August 2006 350Z
POWER STEERING SYSTEM
PRECAUTIONS .......................................................... 2
Precautions for Supplemental Restraint System
(SRS) ?AIR BAG? and ?SEAT BELT PRE-TEN-
SIONER? .................................................................. 2
Precautions for Battery Service ................................ 2
Precautions for Steering System .............................. 2
PREPARATION ........................................................... 3
Special Service Tools (SST) ..................................... 3
Commercial Service Tools ........................................ 4
NOISE, VIBRATION AND HARSHNESS (NVH)
TROUBLESHOOTING ................................................ 5
NVH Troubleshooting Chart ..................................... 5
POWER STEERING FLUID ........................................ 6
Checking Fluid Level ................................................ 6
Checking Fluid Leakage ........................................... 6
Air Bleeding Hydraulic System ................................. 6
STEERING WHEEL .................................................... 8
On-Vehicle Inspection and Service .......................... 8
CHECKING CONDITION OF INSTALLATION ...... 8
CHECKING STEERING WHEEL PLAY ................ 8
CHECKING NEUTRAL POSITION ON STEER-
ING WHEEL .......................................................... 8
CHECKING STEERING WHEEL TURNING
FORCE .................................................................. 8
CHECKING FRONT WHEEL TURNING ANGLE ..... 9
Removal and Installation ........................................ 10
REMOVAL ........................................................... 10
INSTALLATION ................................................... 10
STEERING COLUMN ................................................11
Removal and Installation .........................................11
COMPONENTS ...................................................11
REMOVAL ............................................................11
INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL ....................... 14
INSTALLATION ................................................... 14
INSPECTION AFTER INSTALLATION ................15
Disassembly and Assembly ....................................16
COMPONENTS ...................................................16
DISASSEMBLY ...................................................16
INSPECTION AFTER DISASSEMBLY ................17
ASSEMBLY .........................................................17
POWER STEERING GEAR AND LINKAGE ............18
Removal and Installation ........................................18
COMPONENTS ...................................................18
REMOVAL ...........................................................18
INSTALLATION ...................................................19
POWER STEERING GEAR ......................................20
Disassembly and Assembly ....................................20
COMPONENTS ...................................................20
DISASSEMBLY ...................................................21
INSPECTION AFTER DISASSEMBLY ................22
ASSEMBLY .........................................................23
POWER STEERING OIL PUMP ...............................29
On-Vehicle Inspection and Service .........................29
CHECKING RELIEF OIL PRESSURE ................29
Removal and Installation ........................................29
REMOVAL ...........................................................29
INSTALLATION ...................................................30
Disassembly and Assembly ....................................30
COMPONENTS ...................................................30
INSPECTION BEFORE DISASSEMBLY .............31
DISASSEMBLY ...................................................31
INSPECTION AFTER DISASSEMBLY ................31
ASSEMBLY .........................................................32
HYDRAULIC LINE ....................................................34
Removal and Installation ........................................34
SERVICE DATA AND SPECIFICATIONS (SDS) ......36
Steering Wheel .......................................................36
Steering Angle ........................................................36
Steering Column .....................................................36
Steering Outer Socket and Inner Socket ................ 36
Steering Gear .........................................................37
Oil Pump .................................................................37
Steering Fluid ..........................................................37