Nissan Maxima Workshop Manual 2008 (14) PDF

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CONTENTS
ENGINE MECHANICAL
SERVICE INFORMATION ............................3
PRECAUTIONS ................................................... 3
Precaution for Supplemental Restraint System
(SRS) "AIR BAG" and "SEAT BELT PRE-TEN-
SIONER" ...................................................................
3
Precaution for Drain Coolant .....................................3
Precaution for Disconnecting Fuel Piping .................3
Precaution for Removal and Disassembly ................3
Precaution for Inspection, Repair and Replace-
ment ..........................................................................
3
Precaution for Assembly and Installation ..................3
Parts Requiring Angular Tightening ..........................4
Precaution for Liquid Gasket .....................................4
PREPARATION ................................................... 6
Special Service Tool .................................................6
Commercial Service Tool ..........................................9
NOISE, VIBRATION, AND HARSHNESS
(NVH) TROUBLESHOOTING ............................
11
NVH Troubleshooting - Engine Noise .....................11
Use the Chart Below to Help You Find the Cause
of the Symptom .......................................................
11
DRIVE BELTS ....................................................13
Checking Drive Belts ...............................................13
Adjusting Drive Belts ...............................................13
AIR CLEANER AND AIR DUCT ........................16
Removal and Installation .........................................16
INTAKE MANIFOLD COLLECTOR ...................18
Removal and Installation .........................................18
INTAKE MANIFOLD ...........................................22
Removal and Installation .........................................22
EXHAUST MANIFOLD AND THREE WAY
CATALYST .........................................................
26
Removal and Installation .........................................26
OIL PAN AND OIL STRAINER .........................30
Removal and Installation .........................................30
IGNITION COIL .................................................36
Removal and Installation .........................................36
SPARK PLUG ...................................................37
Removal and Installation .........................................37
FUEL INJECTOR AND FUEL TUBE ................39
Removal and Installation .........................................39
ROCKER COVER .............................................42
Removal and Installation .........................................42
FRONT TIMING CHAIN CASE .........................44
Removal and Installation .........................................44
TIMING CHAIN ..................................................55
Component ..............................................................55
Removal ..................................................................57
Inspection ................................................................63
Installation ...............................................................63
CAMSHAFT .......................................................73
Removal and Installation .........................................73
Inspection after Installation ......................................81
Valve Clearance ......................................................82
OIL SEAL ..........................................................86
Removal and Installation of Valve Oil Seal ..............86
Removal and Installation of Front Oil Seal ..............86
Removal and Installation of Rear Oil Seal ...............88
CYLINDER HEAD .............................................90
On-Vehicle Service ..................................................90
Removal and Installation .........................................91
Disassembly and Assembly ...................................102
Inspection After Disassembly ................................104
ENGINE ASSEMBLY ......................................109
Removal and Installation .......................................109
Revision: July 2007 2008 Maxima