Nissan Maxima QX

since 1993 release

Repair and operation of the car



Nissan Maxima QX
+ Cars of the Nissan Maxima brand
+ Maintenance instruction
+ Settings and routine maintenance
+ Engine
+ Cooling systems, heating
+ Power supply system and release
+ Engine electric equipment
+ Control systems of the engine
+ Transmission
+ Coupling and power shafts
+ Brake system
- Suspension bracket and steering
   General information
   Removal, check of a state and installation of rack-mount assemblies of a forward suspension bracket
   Replacement of the shock-absorber / screw spring of rack-mount assembly
   Removal and installation of assembly of a rotary fist with a nave
   Removal and installation of assembly of a forward nave with the wheel bearing
   Removal and installation of the forward stabilizer of cross stability
   Removal and installation of a control lever of a forward suspension bracket
   Replacement of spherical support
   Removal, check of a state and installation of racks of a back suspension bracket
   Removal and installation of assembly of a back nave with the wheel bearing
   Removal and installation of a bar of the back stabilizer of cross stability (models 1993 and 1994 of of the issue)
   Removal and installation of levers of a back suspension bracket (models 1993 and 1994 of of the issue)
   Removal and installation of components of a back suspension bracket of models since 1995 of the issue.
   Removal and installation of a steering wheel
   Removal and installation of tips of steering drafts
   Replacement of protective covers of assembly of the steering mechanism
   Removal, dismantle and installation of rack transfer
   Removal and installation of the steering pump
   Removal of air from a hydraulic path of system of strengthening of a wheel
   Replacement of wheel hairpins
   Wheels and tires - the general information
   Angles of installation of wheels
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment



Removal and installation of a steering wheel

The models equipped with safety cushions

 Before starting performance of any works near the block of a safety cushion, a steering column or the dashboard, disconnect SRS in order to avoid getting injured at its casual operation (see Chapter 12). It is easy to distinguish an electrical wiring of a chain of SRS on yellow color of isolation. In order to avoid damage of the SRS system, Track that the steering shaft was not turned after removal of a steering wheel. Block a column the ignition key at the rectilinear provision of forward wheels.

REMOVAL

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

1. Disconnect from the battery at first a negative wire, then positive.

 If the stereosystem established on the car is equipped with a security code before disconnecting the battery make sure that you have the correct combination for input of the audio system in action! Before starting removal of a steering wheel to an obozhita not less than 10 minutes.

2. Bring forward wheels of the car into rectilinear situation.

3. Remove a small cover of an opening of access in a side part of a casing of a steering column and disconnect an electrical wiring from the safety cushion module.

4. Having hooked the small screw-driver, remove decorative covers of screws of fastening of the module of a safety cushion. Screws have heads like TORX and are covered by the special fixing structure, and therefore, at installation of the module into place are subject to replacement without fail. Take the safety cushion module from a stupichny part of a steering wheel.

 Try not to turn the safety cushion module the face to yourself as its casual operation is fraught with receiving severe injuries (see the Head Onboard electric equipment).

5. Give a nut of fastening of a steering wheel, then mark the provision of a nave of the last rather steering shaft, - such marking can already take place.

6. Disconnect an electrical wiring of a tempostat.

7. By means of a special stripper remove a steering wheel from a shaft of a steering column.

 Do not force down a wheel from a shaft the hammer at all, after removal of a wheel do not rotate a steering shaft!

8. In need of check of a state or replacement of understeering switches remove spring contact assembly.

 Regardless because, the spring contact will be removed or not, an adhesive tape attach the central part of its nave to an external ring so that completely to exclude a possibility of its provorachivaniye. Do not allow a provorachivaniye of a steering shaft at the removed steering wheel!

9. In case of need turn out fixing screws, release a clamp, disconnect an electrical wiring and remove assembly of spring contact from a steering column.

INSTALLATION

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

1. Make sure that forward wheels of the car are established in rectilinear situation. Turn the spring contact of the module of a safety cushion established from above on a shaft of a steering column clockwise before emergence of feeling of noticeable resistance, then return it on 2.5 turns in the opposite direction and achieve combination of two index tags.

2. Pass an electrical wiring of the module of a safety cushion and a control system of speed through a steering wheel and establish the last on the regular place. Track that pins of spring contact correctly entered gearing with reciprocal openings in a back part of a stupichny part of a steering wheel. Make sure of correctness of combination of landing tags.
3. Screw a fixing nut and tighten it with the required effort.
4. Install the module of a safety cushion and fix it by new bolts with heads like TORX. Install the switch of a tempostat and side covers of a casing of a steering column.
5. Connect an electrical wiring to the safety cushion module. Establish the lower cover.
6. Make sure of serviceability of functioning of the module of a safety cushion, - at inclusion of ignition on the dashboard approximately for 7 seconds the corresponding control lamp has to light up.

Models without safety cushions

REMOVAL

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

1. Disconnect a negative wire from the battery.
2. For removal of the button of a horn hook it from below the suitable tool and release from assembly of a steering wheel.
3. Further act in the order stated in paragraphs with 5 on 7.

INSTALLATION

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

1. Before installation of a steering wheel grease the sliding ring of klaksonny contact and the sliding part of a pin of the returnable switch of indexes of turns with universal lubricant.
2. Track that the nut of fastening of a steering wheel was tightened with the required effort.
3. Connect an electrical wiring and install the horn button on assembly.
4. Connect a negative wire to the battery.