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
- Body
   General information and precautionary measures
   Care of components of a body and bottom of the car
   Care of vinyl elements of finishing
   Care of an upholstery and carpets of salon
   Repair of insignificant damages of body panels
   Repair of seriously damaged body panels
   Service of loops and locks of the car
   Replacement wind and other fixed glasses
   Removal and installation of a decorative front grille
   Removal, installation and adjustment of provision of a cowl
   Removal and installation of a latch of the lock of a cowl and cable of its drive
   Removal and installation of forward and back bumpers
   Removal and installation of forward wings
   Removal and installation of the panel of a forward reflector
   Removal and installation of panels of an internal upholstery of doors
   Removal, installation and adjustment of doors
   Removal and installation of a latch, cylinder of the lock and handles of a door
   Removal and installation of door glasses
   Removal and installation of regulators of window regulators
   Removal and installation of rear-view mirrors
   Removal, installation and adjustment of a cover of the luggage compartment
   Removal and installation of a latch and cylinder of the lock of a cover of the luggage compartment
   Removal and installation of driving cables of an otpuskaniye of locks of a cover of the luggage compartment and door of the hatch of a jellied mouth of the fuel tank
   Removal and installation of the central console
   Removal and installation of finishing sections of the dashboard
   Removal and installation of sections of a casing of a steering column
   Removal and installation of the main section of the dashboard
   Removal and installation of seats
   Removal and installation of the back shelf
   Adjustment of the top hatch
   Body sizes
+ Onboard electric equipment

Removal, installation and adjustment of provision of a cowl



The panel of a cowl has the decent weight therefore it is necessary to get support of the assistant.

1. Open a cowl, then cover wings with special overlays or just old blankets for protection them from damage to process of dismantle of a cowl.
2. Disconnect all cables and wires preventing removal of a cowl. Also disconnect from fixed in a cowl snuffled tubes of supply of liquid of washing of a windshield.

3. A marker or a chertilka lead round loopy levels for a guarantee of correctness of fastening of a cowl at assembly.

4. Ask the assistant to take a cowl and by means of a key turn out hinges of persistent racks from the cowl panel.

5. Without releasing the assistant, turn out fastening screws/bolts to a cowl of loopy levels. Together remove a cowl.
6. Installation is made upside-down. At installation to the place of an old cowl track that loopy levels were established taking into account the tags put in the course of dismantle. If replacement of a cowl is made, it is necessary to make adjustment of its situation (see below).



1. Adjustment of provision of a cowl in an aperture of a motive compartment is made by shift in the relevant party of loopy levels after weakening of their fixture.

 If at manufacturer the self-centering bolts which are not allowing a possibility of carrying out similar adjustment are applied to fastening of levels, such fixture should be replaced with bolts of standard type, without having forgotten to equip them with flat and lock washers.

2. For control of size of shift lead round loopy levels a marker.
3. Weaken fixture and shift loops in the required direction (carry out adjustment without hurrying, in stages, slightly shifting levels of loops for each approach). Again tighten bolts, lower a cowl and check correctness of an arrangement it in an aperture.

4. Updating of the provision of assembly of a latch of the lock of a cowl on a basic plate of a radiator can be in case of need executed (in the vertical and horizontal planes), - the cowl has to be closed densely and fall aflush with the surfaces of wings. For adjustment of the lock lead round heads of bolts of fastening of assembly of a latch a marker or a chertilka, then weaken bolts and displace a latch in the required direction. Upon completion of adjustment strongly tighten fixing bolts.

5. In conclusion adjust the provision of rubber pillows of a cowl on the radiator support panel, trying to obtain that the cowl fell into a closed position aflush with the surfaces of wings.

6. Assembly of a latch of the lock of a cowl has to periodically (along with loops, - see the Section Service of Loops and Locks of the Car) to be greased with lubricant on a lithium basis in order to avoid jammings and premature wear.