Nissan Maxima Workshop Manual 2007 (18) PDF

FSU-1
FRONT SUSPENSION
E SUSPENSION
CONTENTS
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Revision: May 2006 2007 Maxima
PRECAUTIONS .......................................................... 2
Precautions for Supplemental Restraint System
(SRS) ?AIR BAG? and ?SEAT BELT PRE-TEN-
SIONER? .................................................................. 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 and Assembly .................................... 10
DISASSEMBLY ...................................................10
INSPECTION AFTER DISASSEMBLY ................10
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STABILIZER BAR .....................................................12
Removal and Installation ........................................12
REMOVAL ...........................................................12
INSTALLATION ...................................................12
Inspection ...............................................................13
TRANSVERSE LINK .................................................14
Removal and Installation ........................................14
REMOVAL ...........................................................14
INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL ....................... 14
INSTALLATION ...................................................15
FRONT SUSPENSION MEMBER ............................. 16
Removal and Installation ........................................16
REMOVAL ...........................................................16
INSTALLATION ...................................................18
SERVICE DATA AND SPECIFICATIONS (SDS) ...... 19
General Specifications ............................................19
Front Wheel Alignment (Unladen*1) .......................19
Lower Ball Joint ......................................................20
Wheelarch Height (Unladen*) .................................20