Nissan Maxima Workshop Manual 2005 (19) PDF

FSU-1
FRONT SUSPENSION
E SUSPENSION
CONTENTS
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SECTION
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FSU
Revision: July 2005 2005 Maxima
PRECAUTIONS .......................................................... 2
Precautions .............................................................. 2
PREPARATION ........................................................... 3
Special Service Tools ............................................... 3
Commercial Service Tools ........................................ 3
NOISE, VIBRATION, AND HARSHNESS (NVH)
TROUBLESHOOTING ................................................ 4
NVH Troubleshooting Chart ..................................... 4
FRONT SUSPENSION ASSEMBLY ........................... 5
Components ............................................................. 5
On-vehicle Service ................................................... 6
FRONT SUSPENSION PARTS ............................. 6
Front Wheel Alignment ............................................. 6
DESCRIPTION ...................................................... 6
PRELIMINARY INSPECTION ............................... 6
GENERAL INFORMATION AND RECOMMEN-
DATIONS .............................................................. 7
THE ALIGNMENT PROCESS .............................. 7
CAMBER, CASTER AND KINGPIN INCLINA-
TION ...................................................................... 7
TOE-IN .................................................................. 7
FRONT WHEEL TURNING ANGLE ..................... 8
COIL SPRING AND SHOCK ABSORBER ................. 9
Removal and Installation .......................................... 9
REMOVAL ............................................................. 9
INSTALLATION ..................................................... 9
Disassembly ............................................................. 9
Inspection ...............................................................10
SHOCK ABSORBER ........................................... 10
MOUNTING INSULATOR AND RUBBER PARTS ...10
SHOCK ABSORBER MOUNTING INSULATOR
AND BEARING ASSEMBLY ................................10
COIL SPRING .....................................................10
Assembly ................................................................10
STABILIZER BAR ..................................................... 11
Removal and Installation ........................................ 11
REMOVAL ........................................................... 11
INSTALLATION ................................................... 11
Inspection ...............................................................12
TRANSVERSE LINK .................................................13
Removal and Installation ........................................13
REMOVAL ...........................................................13
INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL .......................13
INSTALLATION ...................................................14
FRONT SUSPENSION MEMBER .............................15
Removal and Installation ........................................15
REMOVAL ...........................................................15
INSTALLATION ...................................................17
SERVICE DATA AND SPECIFICATIONS (SDS) ......18
General Specifications (Front) ................................18
Front Wheel Alignment (Unladen*1) .......................18
Lower Ball Joint ......................................................19
Wheelarch Height (Unladen*) .................................19