Nissan Maxima Workshop Manual 2006 (31) PDF

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Revision: October 2006 2006 Maxima
PRECAUTIONS .......................................................... 2
Precautions for Supplemental Restraint System
(SRS) ?AIR BAG? and ?SEAT BELT PRE-TEN-
SIONER? .................................................................. 2
Precautions for Steering System .............................. 2
PREPARATION ........................................................... 3
Special Service Tools ............................................... 3
Commercial Service Tool ......................................... 4
NOISE, VIBRATION, AND HARSHNESS (NVH)
TROUBLESHOOTING ................................................ 5
NVH Troubleshooting Chart ..................................... 5
POWER STEERING FLUID ........................................ 6
Checking Fluid Level ................................................ 6
Checking Fluid Leakage ........................................... 6
Bleeding Hydraulic System ...................................... 7
STEERING WHEEL .................................................... 8
On-Vehicle service ................................................... 8
CHECKING STEERING WHEEL PLAY ................ 8
CHECKING NEUTRAL POSITION ON STEER-
ING WHEEL .......................................................... 8
CHECKING STEERING WHEEL TURNING
FORCE .................................................................. 8
FRONT WHEEL TURNING ANGLE ..................... 9
Removal and Installation .......................................... 9
REMOVAL ............................................................. 9
INSTALLATION ..................................................... 9
HEATED STEERING WHEEL .................................. 10
Component Parts and Harness Connector Location ... 10
System Description ................................................ 10
Wiring Diagram ? H/STRG ? ............................... 12
TILT & TELESCOPIC SYSTEM ................................ 13
Removal and Installation ........................................ 13
TILT MOTOR AND TILT SENSOR ...................... 13
TELESCOPIC MOTOR AND TELESCOPIC
SENSOR ............................................................. 14
STEERING COLUMN ............................................... 15
Removal and installation ........................................ 15
REMOVAL ........................................................... 16
INSTALLATION ...................................................16
Disassembly and Assembly ....................................17
Inspection ...............................................................17
POWER STEERING GEAR AND LINKAGE ............18
On-Vehicle Service ................................................. 18
CHECKING STEERING GEAR ...........................18
CHECKING STEERING LINKAGE .....................18
CHECKING GEAR HOUSING MOVEMENT .......18
CHECKING RACK SLIDING FORCE ..................18
Removal and Installation ........................................19
REMOVAL ...........................................................19
INSTALLATION ...................................................20
Disassembly and Assembly ....................................21
DISASSEMBLY ...................................................21
INSPECTION AFTER DISASSEMBLY ................22
ASSEMBLY .........................................................22
Adjustment for Rack Sliding Force .........................23
DECREASE .........................................................23
INCREASE ..........................................................24
POWER STEERING OIL PUMP ...............................25
On-Vehicle Service ................................................. 25
CHECKING HYDRAULIC SYSTEM ....................25
Removal and Installation ........................................25
REMOVAL ...........................................................25
INSTALLATION ...................................................25
Disassembly and Assembly ....................................26
PRE-DISASSEMBLY INSPECTION ....................26
DISASSEMBLY ...................................................27
ASSEMBLY .........................................................27
Inspection After Disassembly .................................29
HYDRAULIC LINE ....................................................30
Removal and Installation ........................................30
SERVICE DATA AND SPECIFICATIONS (SDS) ......31
General Specifications ............................................31
Steering Wheel .......................................................31
Steering Column .....................................................31
Steering Gear and Linkage .....................................32
Power Steering .......................................................33