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QUICK REFERENCE INDEX Edition: January 2005 A GENERAL INFORMATION Revision:April 2007 Publication No. SM7E-1Y50U1 B ENGINE

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General Information

EM LU CO EC FL EX ACC AT

Engine Mechanical Engine Lubrication System Engine Cooling System Engine Control System Fuel System Exhaust System Accelerator Control System Automatic Transmission

TF PR FFD RFD FAX RAX FSU RSU WT BR PB BRC PS

Transfer Propeller Shaft Front Final Drive Rear Final Drive Front Axle Rear Axle Front Suspension Rear Suspension Road Wheels & Tires Brake System Parking Brake System Brake Control System Power Steering System

STC

Steering Control System

H RESTRAINTS

SB SRS

I BODY

BL GW

Seat Belts Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) Body, Lock & Security System Glasses, Window System & Mirrors Roof Exterior & Interior Instrument Panel Seat Automatic Air Conditioner

C TRANSMISSION/ TRANSAXLE D DRIVELINE/AXLE

E SUSPENSION

F BRAKES

G STEERING

J AIR CONDITIONER K ELECTRICAL

L MAINTENANCE M INDEX

RF EI IP SE ATC SC LT DI WW BCS LAN AV ACS PG MA

Starting & Charging System Lighting System Driver Information System Wiper, Washer & Horn Body Control System LAN System Audio-Visual System Auto Cruise Control System Power Supply, Ground & Circuit Elements Maintenance

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Alphabetical Index

All rights reserved. No part of this Service Manual may be reproduced or stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form, or by any means, electronic, mechanical, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Nissan Motor Company Ltd., Tokyo, Japan.

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This manual contains maintenance and repair procedure for the 2007 INFINITI M35/M45. In order to assure your safety and the efficient functioning of the vehicle, this manual should be read thoroughly. It is especially important that the PRECAUTIONS in the GI section be completely understood before starting any repair task. All information in this manual is based on the latest product information at the time of publication. The right is reserved to make changes in specifications and methods at any time without notice.

IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTICE The proper performance of service is essential for both the safety of the technician and the efficient functioning of the vehicle. The service methods in this Service Manual are described in such a manner that the service may be performed safely and accurately. Service varies with the procedures used, the skills of the technician and the tools and parts available. Accordingly, anyone using service procedures, tools or parts which are not specifically recommended by NISSAN must first be completely satisfied that neither personal safety nor the vehicle’s safety will be jeopardized by the service method selected.


QUICK REFERENCE CHART M35/M45 QUICK REFERENCE CHART M35/M45 ENGINE TUNE-UP DATA (VQ35DE) Engine model

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1-2-3-4-5-6

Idle speed A/T (In “P” or “N” position)

rpm

650 ± 50

Ignition timing (BTDC at idle speed) A/T (In “P” or “N” position)

15° ± 5°

CO% at idle

0.7 - 9.9% and engine runs smoothly Deflection adjustment (in)

Drive Belt

Unit: mm

Tension adjustment*

Used belt

With idler pulley 1 Without idler pulley 1

A/C compresor belt

Radiator cap relief pressure

Unit: N (kg, lb)

Used belt New belt

Limit

After adjustment

7 (0.28)

4-5 (0.16 - 0.20)

3.5 - 4.5 (0.138 - 0.177)

12 (0.47)

7-8 (0.28 - 0.31)

6-7 (0.24 - 0.28)

12 (0.47)

9 - 10 (0.35 - 0.39)

8-9 (0.31 - 0.35)

Applied pushing force

After adjustment

294 (30, 66)

730 - 818 (74.5 - 83.4, 164 - 184)

838 - 926 (85.5 - 94.5, 188 - 208)

196 (20, 44)

348 - 436 ( 35.5 - 44.5, 78 - 98)

470 - 559 (48 - 57, 106 - 126)

kPa (kg/cm2 , psi)

Limit Cooling system leakage testing pressure

kPa (kg/cm2 , psi)

Compression pressure

kPa (kg/cm2 , psi)/rpm

New belt

Limit

98N (10kg, 22lb)

Standard

Spark plug

PFP:00000

VQ35DE

Firing order

Alternator and power steering oil pump belt

2007

78 - 98 (0.8 - 1.0, 11 - 14) 59 (0.6, 9) 157 (1.6, 23)

Standard

1,275 (13.0, 185) /300

Minimum

981 (10.0, 142) /300

Standard type

PLFR5A-11

Hot type

PLFR4A-11

Cold type

PLFR6A-11

*: If belt tension gauge cannot be installed at check points shown, check drive belt tension at different location on belt.


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ENGINE TUNE-UP DATA (VK45DE) Engine model

VK45DE

Firing order

1-8-7-3-6-5-4-2

Idle speed A/T (In “P” or “N” position)

650 ± 50

rpm

Ignition timing (BTDC at idle speed)

12° ± 5°

CO% at idle

0.7 - 9.9% and engine runs smoothly

Tensions of drive belts Radiator cap relief pressure

Auto adjustment by auto tensioner 2

kPa (kg/cm , psi)

Standard

78 - 98 (0.8 - 1.0 , 11 - 14)

Limit

59 (0.6, 9)

Cooling system leakage testing pressure 157 (1.6, 23)

kPa (kg/cm2 , psi) Compression pressure

Spark plug

kPa (kg/cm2 , psi)/rpm

Standard

1,320 (13.5, 191) /300

Minimum

1,130 (11.5, 164) /300

Standard type

PLFR5A-11

Hot type

PLFR4A-11

Cold type

PLFR6A-11

FRONT WHEEL ALIGNMENT (Unladen* )

ELS0003X

Axle

2WD

Tire

245/45R18

Camber Degree minute (Decimal degree)

–1° 00′ (–1.00°)

Nominal

–0° 15′ (–0.25°)

Maximum

Distance Total toe-in

Angle (left wheel or right wheel) Degree minute (Decimal degree)

245/45R18

0° 30′ (0.50°) 33′ (0.55°) or less

Minimum

3° 45′ ( 3.75° )

3° 50′ (3.83°)

3° 05′ ( 3.08° )

Nominal

4° 30′ ( 4.50° )

4° 35′ (4.58°)

3° 50′ ( 3.83° )

Maximum

5° 15′ ( 5.25° )

5° 20′ (5.33°)

4° 35′ ( 4.58° )

Left and right difference Kingpin inclination Degree minute (Decimal degree)

245/40R19

Minimum

Left and right difference

Caster Degree minute (Decimal degree)

AWD

39′ (0.65°) or less

Minimum

6° 30′ (6.50°)

Nominal

7° 15′ (7.25°)

Maximum

8° 00′ (8.00°)

Minimum

0 mm (0 in)

Nominal

1 mm (0.04 in)

Maximum

2 mm (0.08 in)

Minimum

0′ (0°)

Nominal

3′ (0.05°)

Maximum

6′ (0.10°)


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2WD

Tire

Wheel turning angle (Full turn)

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245/45R18 Inside Degree minute (Decimal degree) Outside Degree minute (Decimal degree)

245/40R19

245/45R18

Minimum

36°20′ (36.3°)

39°45′ (39.8°)

Nominal

39°20′ (39.3°)

42°45′ (42.8°)

Maximum

40°20′ (40.3°)

43°45′ (43.8°)

Nominal

33° 25′ (33.4°)

33° 20′ (33.3°)

32° 30′ (32.5°)

* : Fuel, engine coolant and engine oil full. Spare tire, jack, hand tools and mats in designated positions.

REAR WHEEL ALIGNMENT (Unladen*)

ELS0003Y

Axle

2WD

Tire Camber Degree minute (Decimal degree)

Distance Total toe-in

Angle (left wheel or right wheel ) Degree minute (Decimal degree)

AWD

245/45R18

245/40R19

245/45R18

Minimum

–1° 10′ (–1.17°)

–1° 20′ (–1.33°)

–0° 40′ (–0.67°)

Nominal

–0° 40′ (–0.67°)

–0° 50′ (–0.83°)

–0° 10′ (–0.17°)

Maximum

–0° 10′ (–0.17°)

–0° 20′ (–0.33°)

0° 20′ (0.33° )

Minimum

0.1 mm (0.004 in)

Nominal

2.8 mm (0.110 in)

Maximum

5.5 mm (0.217 in)

Minimum

0′ (0°)

Nominal

7′ (0.12°)

Maximum

14′ (0.23°)

* : Fuel, engine coolant and engine oil full. Spare tire, jack, hand tools and mats in designated positions.

BRAKE Front brake

Rear brake

ELS0003Z

Repair limit thickness

2.0 mm (0.079 in)

Wear limit

26.0 mm (1.024 in)

Repair limit thickness

2.0 mm (0.079 in)

Wear limit

14.0 mm (0.551 in)

Brake pedal height

157 - 167 mm (6.18 - 6.57 in)

Depressed pedal height*

90 mm (3.54 in) or more

* : Under force of 490 N ( 50 kg, 110 lb ) with engine running.

REFILL CAPACITIES

ELS00040

UNIT

Liter

US measure

76

20 gal

VQ35DE

8.9

9 - 3/8 qt

VK45DE

10.4

11 qt

With oil filter change

4.7

5 qt

Without oil filter change

4.4

4 - 5/8 qt

5.4

5 - 3/4 qt

With oil filter change

5.5

5 - 3/4 qt

Without oil filter change

4.9

5 - 1/8 qt

6.7

7 - 1/8 qt

Fuel tank Coolant ( With reservoir tank )

Drain and refill Engine (VQ35DE)

Dry engine (Overhaul) Drain and refill Engine (VK45DE)

Dry engine (Overhaul)


QUICK REFERENCE CHART M35/M45 UNIT Transmission

Liter

US measure

10.3

10 - 7/8 qt

1.25

2 - 5/8 pt

Front

0.65

1 - 3/8 pt

Rear

1.4

3 pt

1.0

1 - 1/8 qt

0.15

5.03 fl oz

0.55 kg

1.21 lb

A/T

Transfer Differential carrier Power steering system Compressor oil Air conditioning system

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Refrigerant


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A GENERAL INFORMATION

SECTION

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CONTENTS PRECAUTIONS .......................................................... 3 Description ............................................................... 3 Precautions for Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) “AIR BAG” and “SEAT BELT PRE-TENSIONER” .................................................................. 3 Precautions Necessary for Steering Wheel Rotation after Battery Disconnect ........................................... 3 OPERATION PROCEDURE ................................. 3 Precautions for Procedures without Cowl Top Cover..... 4 General Precautions ................................................ 4 Precautions for Three Way Catalyst ......................... 5 Precautions for Fuel (Unleaded Premium Gasoline Recommended) (VQ35DE Engine Models) ............. 6 Precautions for Fuel (Unleaded Premium Gasoline Required) (VK45DE Engine Models) ....................... 6 Precautions for Multiport Fuel Injection System or Engine Control System ............................................ 6 Precautions for Hoses .............................................. 7 HOSE REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION ............... 7 HOSE CLAMPING ................................................ 7 Precautions for Engine Oils ...................................... 7 HEALTH PROTECTION PRECAUTIONS ............. 7 Precautions for the Environment .............................. 8 Precautions for Air Conditioning ............................... 8 HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL ................................... 9 Description ............................................................... 9 Terms ....................................................................... 9 Units ......................................................................... 9 Contents ................................................................... 9 Relation between Illustrations and Descriptions ... 10 Components ............................................................11 SYMBOLS ............................................................11 How to Follow Trouble Diagnoses .......................... 12 DESCRIPTION .................................................... 12 HOW TO FOLLOW TEST GROUPS IN TROUBLE DIAGNOSES ............................................... 12 HARNESS WIRE COLOR AND CONNECTOR NUMBER INDICATION ....................................... 13 KEY TO SYMBOLS SIGNIFYING MEASUREMENTS OR PROCEDURES ............................... 14

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How to Read Wiring Diagrams ............................... 16 CONNECTOR SYMBOLS ................................... 16 SAMPLE/WIRING DIAGRAM - EXAMPL - .......... 17 DESCRIPTION .................................................... 18 Abbreviations .......................................................... 24 SERVICE INFORMATION FOR ELECTRICAL INCIDENT ......................................................................... 25 How to Check Terminal ........................................... 25 CONNECTOR AND TERMINAL PIN KIT ............ 25 HOW TO PROBE CONNECTORS ...................... 25 How to Perform Efficient Diagnosis for an Electrical Incident ................................................................... 28 WORK FLOW ...................................................... 28 INCIDENT SIMULATION TESTS ........................ 28 CIRCUIT INSPECTION ....................................... 31 Control Units and Electrical Parts ........................... 36 PRECAUTIONS .................................................. 36 CONSULT-II CHECKING SYSTEM .......................... 37 Description .............................................................. 37 Function and System Application ........................... 37 Nickel Metal Hydride Battery Replacement ............ 38 Checking Equipment .............................................. 38 CONSULT-II Start Procedure .................................. 38 CONSULT-II Data Link Connector (DLC) Circuit ... 39 INSPECTION PROCEDURE .............................. 39 CIRCUIT DIAGRAM ............................................ 40 LIFTING POINT ......................................................... 41 Commercial Service Tools ...................................... 41 Garage Jack and Safety Stand and 2-Pole Lift ....... 41 Board-On Lift .......................................................... 42 TOW TRUCK TOWING ............................................. 43 Tow Truck Towing ................................................... 43 2WD MODELS .................................................... 43 AWD MODELS .................................................... 44 Vehicle Recovery (Freeing a Stuck Vehicle) ........... 44 FRONT ................................................................ 44 REAR .................................................................. 44 AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION ........................... 45 TIGHTENING TORQUE OF STANDARD BOLTS ... 46 Tightening Torque Table ......................................... 46

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RECOMMENDED CHEMICAL PRODUCTS AND SEALANTS ............................................................... 47 Recommended Chemical Products and Sealants... 47 IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION ............................ 48 Model Variation ....................................................... 48 IDENTIFICATION NUMBER ................................ 49 IDENTIFICATION PLATE .................................... 50

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ENGINE SERIAL NUMBER .................................50 AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION NUMBER ...........50 Dimensions .............................................................51 Wheels & Tires ........................................................51 TERMINOLOGY ........................................................52 SAE J1930 Terminology List ...................................52

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PRECAUTIONS PRECAUTIONS Description

PFP:00001

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Observe the following precautions to ensure safe and proper servicing. These precautions are not described in each individual section.

Precautions for Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) “AIR BAG” and “SEAT BELT PRE-TENSIONER”

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The Supplemental Restraint System such as “AIR BAG” and “SEAT BELT PRE-TENSIONER”, used along with a front seat belt, helps to reduce the risk or severity of injury to the driver and front passenger for certain types of collision. This system includes seat belt switch inputs and dual stage front air bag modules. The SRS system uses the seat belt switches to determine the front air bag deployment, and may only deploy one front air bag, depending on the severity of a collision and whether the front occupants are belted or unbelted. Information necessary to service the system safely is included in the SRS and SB section of this Service Manual. WARNING: ● To avoid rendering the SRS inoperative, which could increase the risk of personal injury or death in the event of a collision which would result in air bag inflation, all maintenance must be performed by an authorized NISSAN/INFINITI dealer. ● Improper maintenance, including incorrect removal and installation of the SRS, can lead to personal injury caused by unintentional activation of the system. For removal of Spiral Cable and Air Bag Module, see the SRS section. ● Do not use electrical test equipment on any circuit related to the SRS unless instructed to in this Service Manual. SRS wiring harnesses can be identified by yellow and/or orange harnesses or harness connectors.

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Precautions Necessary for Steering Wheel Rotation after Battery Disconnect NAS000BI

NOTE: ● Before removing and installing any control units, first turn the push-button ignition switch to the LOCK position, then disconnect both battery cables. ● After finishing work, confirm that all control unit connectors are connected properly, then re-connect both battery cables. ● Always use CONSULT-II to perform self-diagnosis as a part of each function inspection after finishing work. If a DTC is detected, perform trouble diagnosis according to self-diagnosis results. This vehicle is equipped with a push-button ignition switch and a steering lock unit. If the battery is disconnected or discharged, the steering wheel will lock and cannot be turned. If turning the steering wheel is required with the battery disconnected or discharged, follow the procedure below before starting the repair operation.

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OPERATION PROCEDURE 1.

2. 3. 4. 5.

6.

Connect both battery cables. NOTE: Supply power using jumper cables if battery is discharged. Carry the Intelligent Key or insert it to the key slot and turn the push-button ignition switch to ACC position. (At this time, the steering lock will be released.) Disconnect both battery cables. The steering lock will remain released with both battery cables disconnected and the steering wheel can be turned. Perform the necessary repair operation. When the repair work is completed, re-connect both battery cables. With the brake pedal released, turn the push-button ignition switch from ACC position to ON position, then to LOCK position. (The steering wheel will lock when the push-button ignition switch is turned to LOCK position.) Perform self-diagnosis check of all control units using CONSULT-II.

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PRECAUTIONS Precautions for Procedures without Cowl Top Cover

NAS0009E

When performing the procedure after removing cowl top cover, cover the lower end of windshield with urethane, etc.

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General Precautions ●

NAS0009F

Do not operate the engine for an extended period of time without proper exhaust ventilation. Keep the work area well ventilated and free of any flammable materials. Special care should be taken when handling any flammable or poisonous materials, such as gasoline, refrigerant gas, etc. When working in a pit or other enclosed area, be sure to properly ventilate the area before working with hazardous materials. Do not smoke while working on the vehicle. SGI285

Before jacking up the vehicle, apply wheel chocks or other tire blocks to the wheels to prevent the vehicle from moving. After jacking up the vehicle, support the vehicle weight with safety stands at the points designated for proper lifting before working on the vehicle. These operations should be done on a level surface. When removing a heavy component such as the engine or transaxle/transmission, be careful not to lose your balance and drop them. Also, do not allow them to strike adjacent parts, especially the brake tubes and master cylinder. SGI231

Before starting repairs which do not require battery power: Turn off ignition switch. Disconnect the negative battery terminal. If the battery terminals are disconnected, recorded memory of radio and each control unit is erased. Battery posts, terminals and related accessories contain lead and lead compounds. Wash hands after handling.

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To prevent serious burns: Avoid contact with hot metal parts. GI Do not remove the radiator cap when the engine is hot. Dispose of or recycle drained oil or the solvent used for cleaning parts in an appropriate manner. B Do not attempt to top off the fuel tank after the fuel pump nozzle shuts off automatically. Continued refueling may cause fuel overflow, resulting in fuel C spray and possibly a fire. Clean all disassembled parts in the designated liquid or solvent SGI233 prior to inspection or assembly. D Replace oil seals, gaskets, packings, O-rings, locking washers, cotter pins, self-locking nuts, etc. with new ones. Replace inner and outer races of tapered roller bearings and needle bearings as a set. E Arrange the disassembled parts in accordance with their assembled locations and sequence. Do not touch the terminals of electrical components which use microcomputers (such as ECM). Static electricity may damage internal electronic components. F After disconnecting vacuum or air hoses, attach a tag to indicate the proper connection. Use only the fluids and lubricants specified in this manual. Use approved bonding agent, sealants or their equivalents when required. G Use hand tools, power tools (disassembly only) and recommended special tools where specified for safe and efficient service repairs. H When repairing the fuel, oil, water, vacuum or exhaust systems, check all affected lines for leaks. I

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Before servicing the vehicle: Protect fenders, upholstery and carpeting with appropriate covers. Take caution that keys, buckles or buttons do not scratch paint.

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WARNING: To prevent ECM from storing the diagnostic trouble codes, do not carelessly disconnect the harness connectors which are related to the engine control system and TCM (transmission control module) system. The connectors should be disconnected only when working according to the WORK FLOW of TROUBLE DIAGNOSES in EC and AT sections.

Precautions for Three Way Catalyst

NAS0009G

If a large amount of unburned fuel flows into the catalyst, the catalyst temperature will be excessively high. To prevent this, follow the instructions. ● Use unleaded gasoline only. Leaded gasoline will seriously damage the three way catalyst. ● When checking for ignition spark or measuring engine compression, make tests quickly and only when necessary. Revision: 2007 April

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PRECAUTIONS Do not run engine when the fuel tank level is low, otherwise the engine may misfire, causing damage to the catalyst. Do not place the vehicle on flammable material. Keep flammable material off the exhaust pipe and the three way catalyst. ●

Precautions for Fuel (Unleaded Premium Gasoline Recommended) (VQ35DE Engine Models)

NAS0009H

INFINITY recommends the use of unleaded premium gasoline with an octane rating of at least 91 AKI (AntiKnock Index) number (Research octane number 96). If unleaded premium gasoline is not available, you may use unleaded regular gasoline with an octane rating of at least 87 AKI number (Research octane number 91), but you may notice a decrease in performance. CAUTION: Do not use leaded gasoline. Using leaded gasoline will damage the three way catalyst. Do not use E-85 fuel (85%fuel ethanol, 15% unleaded gasoline) unless the vehicle is specifically designed for E-85 fuel (i.e. Flexible Fuel Vehicle - FFV models). Using a fuel other than that specified could adversely affect the emission control devices and systems, and could also affect the warranty coverage validity.

Precautions for Fuel (Unleaded Premium Gasoline Required) (VK45DE Engine Models)

NAS0009I

Use unleaded premium gasoline with an octane rating of at least 91 AKI (Anti-Knock Index) number (Research octane number 96). If unleaded premium gasoline is not available, unleaded regular gasoline with an octane rating of at least 87 AKI number (Research octane number 91) can be used, but only under the following precautions: ● Have the fuel tank filled only partially with unleaded regular gasoline, and fill up with unleaded premium gasoline as soon as possible. ● Avoid full throttle driving and abrupt acceleration. However, for maximum vehicle performance, the use of unleaded premium gasoline is recommended. CAUTION: Do not use leaded gasoline. Using leaded gasoline will damage the three way catalyst. Do not use E-85 fuel (85%fuel ethanol, 15% unleaded gasoline) unless the vehicle is specifically designed for E-85 fuel (i.e. Flexible Fuel Vehicle - FFV models). Using a fuel other than that specified could adversely affect the emission control devices and systems, and could also affect the warranty coverage validity.

Precautions for Multiport Fuel Injection System or Engine Control System ●

NAS0009J

Before connecting or disconnecting any harness connector for the multiport fuel injection system or ECM: Turn ignition switch to “OFF” position. Disconnect negative battery terminal. Otherwise, there may be damage to ECM. Before disconnecting pressurized fuel line from fuel pump to injectors, be sure to release fuel pressure. Be careful not to jar components such as ECM and mass air flow sensor. SGI787

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PRECAUTIONS Precautions for Hoses

NAS0009K

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HOSE REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION ●

To prevent damage to rubber hose, do not pry off rubber hose with tapered tool or screwdriver. B

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To reinstall the rubber hose securely, make sure that hose insertion length and orientation is correct. (If tube is equipped with hose stopper, insert rubber hose into tube until it butts up against hose stopper.)

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HOSE CLAMPING ●

If old rubber hose is re-used, install hose clamp in its original position (at the indentation where the old clamp was). If there is a trace of tube bulging left on the old rubber hose, align rubber hose at that position. Discard old clamps; replace with new ones.

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After installing plate clamps, apply force to them in the direction of the arrow, tightening rubber hose equally all around.

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Precautions for Engine Oils

NAS0009L

Prolonged and repeated contact with used engine oil may cause skin cancer. Try to avoid direct skin contact with used oil. If skin contact is made, wash thoroughly with soap or hand cleaner as soon as possible.

HEALTH PROTECTION PRECAUTIONS ●

Avoid prolonged and repeated contact with oils, particularly used engine oils.

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Wear protective clothing, including impervious gloves where practicable. Do not put oily rags in pockets. Avoid contaminating clothes, particularly underpants, with oil. Heavily soiled clothing and oil-impregnated footwear should not be worn. Overalls must be cleaned regularly. First aid treatment should be obtained immediately for open cuts and wounds. Use barrier creams, applying them before each work period, to help the removal of oil from the skin. Wash with soap and water to ensure all oil is removed (skin cleansers and nail brushes will help). Preparations containing lanolin replace the natural skin oils which have been removed. Do not use gasoline, kerosene, diesel fuel, gas oil, thinners or solvents for cleaning skin. If skin disorders develop, obtain medical advice without delay. Where practical, degrease components prior to handling. Where there is a risk of eye contact, eye protection should be worn, for example, chemical goggles or face shields; in addition an eye wash facility should be provided.

Precautions for the Environment

NAS000BG

In servicing the vehicle, it may be necessary to use, dispose of or recycle hazardous, flammable, or poisonous materials, such as gasoline, refrigerant gas, solvents, oil, oil filter, air bag modules, seat belt pretensioners, etc. Disposal, recycling, and transportation of any hazardous materials should be performed in compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.

Precautions for Air Conditioning

NAS0009M

Use an approved refrigerant recovery unit any time the air conditioning system must be discharged. Refer to ATC/MTC section “HFC-134a (R-134a) Service Procedure”, “REFRIGERANT LINES” for specific instructions.

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HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL Description

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This volume explains “Removal, Disassembly, Installation, Inspection and Adjustment” and “Trouble Diagnoses”.

Terms ●

NAS0007H

The captions WARNING and CAUTION warn you of steps that must be followed to prevent personal injury and/or damage to some part of the vehicle. WARNING indicates the possibility of personal injury if instructions are not followed. CAUTION indicates the possibility of component damage if instructions are not followed. BOLD TYPED STATEMENTS except WARNING and CAUTION give you helpful information. Standard value:Tolerance at inspection and adjustment. Limit value:The maximum or minimum limit value that should not be exceeded at inspection and adjustment.

Units ●

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The UNITS given in this manual are primarily expressed as the SI UNIT (International System of Unit), and alternatively expressed in the metric system and in the yard/pound system. Also with regard to tightening torque of bolts and nuts, there are descriptions both about range and about the standard tightening torque.

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“Example” Range Outer Socket Lock Nut

: 59 - 78 N·m (6.0 - 8.0 kg-m, 43 - 58 ft-lb)

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Standard Drive Shaft Installation Bolt

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: 44.3 N·m (4.5 kg-m, 33 ft-lb)

Contents

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ALPHABETICAL INDEX is provided at the end of this manual so that you can rapidly find the item and page you are searching for.

A QUICK REFERENCE INDEX, a black tab (e.g. ) is provided on the first page. You can quickly find the first page of each section by matching it to the section's black tab. THE CONTENTS are listed on the first page of each section. THE TITLE is indicated on the upper portion of each page and shows the part or system. THE PAGE NUMBER of each section consists of two or three letters which designate the particular section and a number (e.g. “BR-5”). THE SMALL ILLUSTRATIONS show the important steps such as inspection, use of special tools, knacks of work and hidden or tricky steps which are not shown in the previous large illustrations. Assembly, inspection and adjustment procedures for the complicated units such as the automatic transaxle or transmission, etc. are presented in a step-by-step format where necessary.

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HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL Relation between Illustrations and Descriptions

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The following sample explains the relationship between the part description in an illustration, the part name in the text and the service procedures.

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HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL Components â—?

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THE LARGE ILLUSTRATIONS are exploded views (see the following) and contain tightening torques, lubrication points, section number of the PARTS CATALOG (e.g. SEC. 440) and other information necessary to perform repairs. The illustrations should be used in reference to service matters only. When ordering parts, refer to the appropriate PARTS CATALOG . Components shown in an illustration may be identified by a circled number. When this style of illustration is used, the text description of the components will follow the illustration.

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Union bolt

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Copper washer

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Brake hose

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Cap

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Bleed valve

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Sliding pin bolt

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Piston seal

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Piston

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Piston boot

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Cylinder body

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Torque member mounting bolt

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Sliding pin boot

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Bushing

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Torque member

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Inner shim cover

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Inner shim

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Inner pad

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Pad retainer

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Pad wear sensor

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HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL How to Follow Trouble Diagnoses

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DESCRIPTION NOTICE: Trouble diagnoses indicate work procedures required to diagnose problems effectively. Observe the following instructions before diagnosing. 1. Before performing trouble diagnoses, read the “Preliminary Check”, the “Symptom Chart” or the “Work Flow”. 2. After repairs, re-check that the problem has been completely eliminated. 3. Refer to Component Parts and Harness Connector Location for the Systems described in each section for identification/location of components and harness connectors. 4. Refer to the Circuit Diagram for quick pinpoint check. If you need to check circuit continuity between harness connectors in more detail, such as when a sub-harness is used, refer to Wiring Diagram in each individual section and Harness Layout in PG section for identification of harness connectors. 5. When checking circuit continuity, ignition switch should be OFF. 6. Before checking voltage at connectors, check battery voltage. 7. After accomplishing the Diagnostic Procedures and Electrical Components Inspection, make sure that all harness connectors are reconnected as they were.

HOW TO FOLLOW TEST GROUPS IN TROUBLE DIAGNOSES

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Work and diagnostic procedure Start to diagnose a problem using procedures indicated in enclosed test groups. Questions and required results Questions and required results are indicated in bold type in test group. The meaning of are as follows:

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HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL a. Battery voltage → 11 - 14V or approximately 12V b. Voltage : Approximately 0V → Less than 1V 3.

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Symbol used in illustration Symbols included in illustrations refer to measurements or procedures. Before diagnosing a problem, familiarize yourself with each symbol. Refer to "Connector Symbols" in GI Section and "KEY TO SYMBOLS SIGNIFYING MEASUREMENTS OR PROCEDURES" below. Action items Next action for each test group is indicated based on result of each question. Test group number is shown in the left upper portion of each test group.

HARNESS WIRE COLOR AND CONNECTOR NUMBER INDICATION

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KEY TO SYMBOLS SIGNIFYING MEASUREMENTS OR PROCEDURES

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HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL How to Read Wiring Diagrams

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CONNECTOR SYMBOLS Most of connector symbols in wiring diagrams are shown from the terminal side. ● Connector symbols shown from the terminal side are enclosed by a single line and followed by the direction mark. ● Connector symbols shown from the harness side are enclosed by a double line and followed by the direction mark. ● Certain systems and components, especially those related to OBD, may use a new style slide-locking type harness connector. For description and how to disconnect, refer to PG section, “Description”, “HARNESS CONNECTOR”.

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Male and female terminals Connector guides for male terminals are shown in black and female terminals in white in wiring diagrams.

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HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL SAMPLE/WIRING DIAGRAM - EXAMPL ●

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For detail, refer to following “DESCRIPTION”.

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DESCRIPTION Number

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Description ●

This shows the condition when the system receives battery positive voltage (can be operated).

The double line shows that this is a fusible link.

The open circle shows current flow in, and the shaded circle shows current flow out.

This shows the location of the fusible link or fuse in the fusible link or fuse box. For arrangement, refer to PG section, POWER SUPPLY ROUTING.

The single line shows that this is a fuse.

The open circle shows current flow in, and the shaded circle shows current flow out.

This shows the current rating of the fusible link or fuse.

This shows that connector E3 is female and connector M1 is male.

The G/R wire is located in the 1A terminal of both connectors.

Terminal number with an alphabet (1A, 5B, etc.) indicates that the connector is SMJ connector. Refer to PG section, SMJ (SUPER MULTIPLE JUNCTION).

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Optional splice

The open circle shows that the splice is optional depending on vehicle application.

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The shaded circle shows that the splice is always on the vehicle.

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Page crossing

This arrow shows that the circuit continues to an adjacent page.

The A will match with the A on the preceding or next page.

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Common connector

The dotted lines between terminals show that these terminals are part of the same connector.

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Option abbreviation

This shows that the circuit is optional depending on vehicle application.

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This shows an internal representation of the relay. For details, refer to PG section, STANDARDIZED RELAY.

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Connectors

This shows that the connector is connected to the body or a terminal with bolt or nut.

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This shows a code for the color of the wire. BR = Brown OR or O = Orange P = Pink PU or V (Violet) = Purple GY or GR = Gray SB = Sky Blue CH = Dark Brown DG = Dark Green

B = Black W = White R = Red G = Green L = Blue Y = Yellow LG = Light Green

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Option description

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This shows a description of the option abbreviation used on the page.

This shows that continuity exists between terminals 1 and 2 when the switch is in the A position. Continuity exists between terminals 1 and 3 when the switch is in the B position.

Connector terminal in component shows that it is a harness incorporated assembly.

This identifies each page of the wiring diagram by section, system and wiring diagram page number.

Arrow indicates electric current flow, especially where the direction of standard flow (vertically downward or horizontally from left to right) is difficult to follow.

A double arrow “ cuit operation.

Current flow arrow

System branch

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This shows that the system branches to another system identified by cell code (section and system).

This arrow shows that the circuit continues to another page identified by cell code.

The C will match with the C on another page within the system other than the next or preceding pages.

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The line enclosed by broken line circle shows shield wire.

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Component box in wave line

This shows that another part of the component is also shown on another page (indicated by wave line) within the system.

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Component name

This shows the name of a component.

This shows the connector number.

The letter shows which harness the connector is located in.

Example: M : main harness. For detail and to locate the connector, refer to PG section "Main Harness", “Harness Layout”. A coordinate grid is included for complex harnesses to aid in locating connectors.

The line spliced and grounded under wire color shows that ground line is spliced at the grounded connector.

This shows the ground connection. For detailed ground distribution information, refer to "Ground Distribution" in PG section.

This area shows the connector faces of the components in the wiring diagram on the page.

Connectors enclosed in broken line show that these connectors belong to the same component.

This shows a code for the color of the connector. For code meaning, refer to wire color codes, Number 14 of this chart.

This shows the arrangement of fusible link(s) and fuse(s), used for connector views of "POWER SUPPLY ROUTING" in PG section. The open square shows current flow in, and the shaded square shows current flow out.

This shows that more information on the Super Multiple Junction (SMJ) and Joint Connectors (J/C) exists on the PG section. Refer to "Reference Area" for details.

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Connector views

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Letter designations next to test meter probe indicate harness (connector) wire color. Connector numbers in a single circle M33 indicate harness connectors.

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Component Indication Connector numbers in a double circle F211 indicate component connectors.

Switch Positions Switches are shown in wiring diagrams as if the vehicle is in the “normal” condition. A vehicle is in the “normal” condition when: ● ignition switch is “OFF”, ● doors, hood and trunk lid/back door are closed, ● pedals are not depressed, and ● parking brake is released.

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In some wiring diagrams, two kinds of lines, representing wires, with different weight are used. ● A line with regular weight (wider line) represents a “detectable line for DTC (Diagnostic Trouble Code)”. A “detectable line for DTC” is a circuit in which ECM can detect its malfunctions with the on board diagnostic system. ● A line with less weight (thinner line) represents a “non-detectable line for DTC”. A “non-detectable line for DTC” is a circuit in which ECM cannot detect its malfunctions with the on board diagnostic system.

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HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL Multiple Switch The continuity of multiple switch is described in two ways as shown below. ● The switch chart is used in schematic diagrams. ● The switch diagram is used in wiring diagrams.

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HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL Reference Area The Reference Area of the wiring diagram contains references to additional electrical reference pages at the GI end of the manual. If connector numbers and titles are shown in the Reference Area of the wiring diagram, these connector symbols are not shown in the Connector Area. B

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The following ABBREVIATIONS are used: ABBREVIATION

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A/C

Air Conditioner

A/T

Automatic Transaxle/Transmission

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Automatic Transmission Fluid

D1

Drive range 1st gear

D2

Drive range 2nd gear

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Drive range 3rd gear

D4

Drive range 4th gear

FR, RR

Front, Rear

LH, RH

Left-Hand, Right-Hand

M/T

Manual Transaxle/Transmission

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Overdrive

P/S

Power Steering

SAE

Society of Automotive Engineers, Inc.

SDS

Service Data and Specifications

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Special Service Tools

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2-Wheel Drive

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SERVICE INFORMATION FOR ELECTRICAL INCIDENT SERVICE INFORMATION FOR ELECTRICAL INCIDENT How to Check Terminal

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CONNECTOR AND TERMINAL PIN KIT Use the connector and terminal pin kits listed below when replacing connectors or terminals. The connector and terminal pin kits contain some of the most commonly used NISSAN/INFINITI connectors and terminals. For detailed connector and terminal pin replacement procedures, refer to the latest NISSAN/ INFINITI CONNECTOR AND TERMINAL PIN SERVICE MANUAL.

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HOW TO PROBE CONNECTORS Connector damage and an intermittent connection can result from improperly probing of the connector during circuit checks. The probe of a digital multimeter (DMM) may not correctly fit the connector cavity. To correctly probe the connector, follow the procedures below using a “T” pin. For the best contact grasp the “T” pin using an alligator clip.

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Probing from Harness Side Standard type (not waterproof type) connector should be probed from harness side with “T” pin. ● If the connector has a rear cover such as a ECM connector, remove the rear cover before probing the terminal. ● Do not probe waterproof connector from harness side. Damage to the seal between wire and connector may result.

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Probing from Terminal Side FEMALE TERMINAL ● There is a small notch above each female terminal. Probe each terminal with the “T” pin through the notch. Do not insert any object other than the same type male terminal into female terminal.

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Some connectors do not have a notch above each terminal. To probe each terminal, remove the connector retainer to make contact space for probing.

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MALE TERMINAL Carefully probe the contact surface of each terminal using a “T” pin. Do not bend terminal.

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How to Check Enlarged Contact Spring of Terminal An enlarged contact spring of a terminal may create intermittent signals in the circuit. If the intermittent open circuit occurs, follow the procedure below to inspect for open wires and enlarged contact spring of female terminal. 1. Assemble a male terminal and approx. 10 cm (3.9 in) of wire. Use a male terminal which matches the female terminal. 2. Disconnect the suspected faulty connector and hold it terminal side up.

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While holding the wire of the male terminal, try to insert the male terminal into the female terminal. Do not force the male terminal into the female terminal with your hands.

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While moving the connector, check whether the male terminal can be easily inserted or not.

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Terminal Lock Inspection Check for unlocked terminals by pulling wire at the end of connector. An unlocked terminal may create intermittent signals in the circuit.

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SERVICE INFORMATION FOR ELECTRICAL INCIDENT How to Perform Efficient Diagnosis for an Electrical Incident

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WORK FLOW

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DESCRIPTION Get detailed information about the conditions and the environment when the incident occurred. The following are key pieces of information required to make a good analysis:

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WHAT

Vehicle Model, Engine, Transmission/Transaxle and the System (i.e. Radio).

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Date, Time of Day, Weather Conditions, Frequency.

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Road Conditions, Altitude and Traffic Situation.

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System Symptoms, Operating Conditions (Other Components Interaction). Service History and if any After Market Accessories have been installed.

Operate the system, road test if necessary. Verify the parameter of the incident. If the problem cannot be duplicated, refer to “Incident Simulation Tests”. Get the proper diagnosis materials together including: ●

Power Supply Routing

System Operation Descriptions

Applicable Service Manual Sections

Check for any Service Bulletins

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Identify where to begin diagnosis based upon your knowledge of the system operation and the customer comments. STEP 4

Inspect the system for mechanical binding, loose connectors or wiring damage. Determine which circuits and components are involved and diagnose using the Power Supply Routing and Harness Layouts.

STEP 5

Repair or replace the incident circuit or component.

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Operate the system in all modes. Verify the system works properly under all conditions. Make sure you have not inadvertently created a new incident during your diagnosis or repair steps.

INCIDENT SIMULATION TESTS Introduction Sometimes the symptom is not present when the vehicle is brought in for service. If possible, re-create the conditions present at the time of the incident. Doing so may help avoid a No Trouble Found Diagnosis. The following section illustrates ways to simulate the conditions/environment under which the owner experiences an electrical incident. The section is broken into the six following topics: ● Vehicle vibration ● Heat sensitive Revision: 2007 April

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SERVICE INFORMATION FOR ELECTRICAL INCIDENT Freezing GI Water intrusion ● Electrical load ● Cold or hot start up B Get a thorough description of the incident from the customer. It is important for simulating the conditions of the problem. ● ●

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The problem may occur or become worse while driving on a rough road or when engine is vibrating (idle with A/C on). In such a case, you will want to check for a vibration related condition. Refer to the following illustration. CONNECTORS & HARNESS Determine which connectors and wiring harness would affect the electrical system you are inspecting. Gently shake each connector and harness while monitoring the system for the incident you are trying to duplicate. This test may indicate a loose or poor electrical connection. HINT Connectors can be exposed to moisture. It is possible to get a thin film of corrosion on the connector terminals. A visual inspection may not reveal this without disconnecting the connector. If the problem occurs intermittently, perhaps the problem is caused by corrosion. It is a good idea to disconnect, inspect and clean the terminals on related connectors in the system. SENSORS & RELAYS Gently apply a slight vibration to sensors and relays in the system you are inspecting. This test may indicate a loose or poorly mounted sensor or relay.

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ENGINE COMPARTMENT There are several reasons a vehicle or engine vibration could cause an electrical complaint. Some of the things to check for are: ● Connectors not fully seated. ● Wiring harness not long enough and is being stressed due to engine vibrations or rocking. ● Wires laying across brackets or moving components. ● Loose, dirty or corroded ground wires. ● Wires routed too close to hot components. To inspect components under the hood, start by verifying the integrity of ground connections. (Refer to Ground Inspection described later.) First check that the system is properly grounded. Then check for loose connection by gently shaking the wiring or components as previously explained. Using the wiring diagrams inspect the wiring for continuity. BEHIND THE INSTRUMENT PANEL An improperly routed or improperly clamped harness can become pinched during accessory installation. Vehicle vibration can aggravate a harness which is routed along a bracket or near a screw.

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SERVICE INFORMATION FOR ELECTRICAL INCIDENT UNDER SEATING AREAS An unclamped or loose harness can cause wiring to be pinched by seat components (such as slide guides) during vehicle vibration. If the wiring runs under seating areas, inspect wire routing for possible damage or pinching.

Heat Sensitive The customer's concern may occur during hot weather or after car has sat for a short time. In such cases you will want to check for a heat sensitive condition. To determine if an electrical component is heat sensitive, heat the component with a heat gun or equivalent. Do not heat components above 60°C (140°F). If incident occurs while heating the unit, either replace or properly insulate the component.

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Freezing The customer may indicate the incident goes away after the car warms up (winter time). The cause could be related to water freezing somewhere in the wiring/electrical system. There are two methods to check for this. The first is to arrange for the owner to leave his car overnight. Make sure it will get cold enough to demonstrate his complaint. Leave the car parked outside overnight. In the morning, do a quick and thorough diagnosis of those electrical components which could be affected. The second method is to put the suspect component into a freezer long enough for any water to freeze. Reinstall the part into the car and check for the reoccurrence of the incident. If it occurs, repair or replace the component.

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Water Intrusion The incident may occur only during high humidity or in rainy/snowy weather. In such cases the incident could be caused by water intrusion on an electrical part. This can be simulated by soaking the car or running it through a car wash. Do not spray water directly on any electrical components.

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Electrical Load The incident may be electrical load sensitive. Perform diagnosis with all accessories (including A/C, rear window defogger, radio, fog lamps) turned on.

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SERVICE INFORMATION FOR ELECTRICAL INCIDENT Cold or Hot Start Up On some occasions an electrical incident may occur only when the car is started cold, or it may occur when GI the car is restarted hot shortly after being turned off. In these cases you may have to keep the car overnight to make a proper diagnosis. B CIRCUIT INSPECTION

Introduction In general, testing electrical circuits is an easy task if it is approached in a logical and organized method. Before beginning it is important to have all available information on the system to be tested. Also, get a thorough understanding of system operation. Then you will be able to use the appropriate equipment and follow the correct test procedure. You may have to simulate vehicle vibrations while testing electrical components. Gently shake the wiring harness or electrical component to do this. OPEN

A circuit is open when there is no continuity through a section of the circuit.

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When a circuit contacts another circuit and causes the normal resistance to change.

SHORT TO GROUND

When a circuit contacts a ground source and grounds the circuit.

NOTE: Refer to “How to Check Terminal” to probe or check terminal.

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CONTINUITY CHECK METHOD The continuity check is used to find an open in the circuit. The digital multimeter (DMM) set on the resistance function will indicate an open circuit as over limit (no beep tone or no ohms symbol). Make sure to always start with the DMM at the highest resistance level. To help in understanding the diagnosis of open circuits, please refer to the previous schematic. ● Disconnect the battery negative cable. ● Start at one end of the circuit and work your way to the other end. (At the fuse block in this example) ● Connect one probe of the DMM to the fuse block terminal on the load side. ● Connect the other probe to the fuse block (power) side of SW1. Little or no resistance will indicate that portion of the circuit has good continuity. If there were an open in the circuit, the DMM would indicate an over limit or infinite resistance condition. (point A) ● Connect the probes between SW1 and the relay. Little or no resistance will indicate that portion of the circuit has good continuity. If there were an open in the circuit, the DMM would indicate an over limit or infinite resistance condition. (point B) ● Connect the probes between the relay and the solenoid. Little or no resistance will indicate that portion of the circuit has good continuity. If there were an open in the circuit, the DMM would indicate an over limit or infinite resistance condition. (point C) Any circuit can be diagnosed using the approach in the previous example.

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SERVICE INFORMATION FOR ELECTRICAL INCIDENT VOLTAGE CHECK METHOD To help in understanding the diagnosis of open circuits please refer to the previous schematic. In any powered circuit, an open can be found by methodically checking the system for the presence of voltage. This is done by switching the DMM to the voltage function. ● Connect one probe of the DMM to a known good ground. ● Begin probing at one end of the circuit and work your way to the other end. ● With SW1 open, probe at SW1 to check for voltage. voltage; open is further down the circuit than SW1. no voltage; open is between fuse block and SW1 (point A). ● Close SW1 and probe at relay. voltage; open is further down the circuit than the relay. no voltage; open is between SW1 and relay (point B). ● Close the relay and probe at the solenoid. voltage; open is further down the circuit than the solenoid. no voltage; open is between relay and solenoid (point C). Any powered circuit can be diagnosed using the approach in the previous example.

Testing for “Shorts” in the Circuit To simplify the discussion of shorts in the system, please refer to the following schematic.

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RESISTANCE CHECK METHOD ● Disconnect the battery negative cable and remove the blown fuse. ● Disconnect all loads (SW1 open, relay disconnected and solenoid disconnected) powered through the fuse. ● Connect one probe of the DMM to the load side of the fuse terminal. Connect the other probe to a known good ground. ● With SW1 open, check for continuity. continuity; short is between fuse terminal and SW1 (point A). no continuity; short is further down the circuit than SW1. ● Close SW1 and disconnect the relay. Put probes at the load side of fuse terminal and a known good ground. Then, check for continuity. continuity; short is between SW1 and the relay (point B). no continuity; short is further down the circuit than the relay. ● Close SW1 and jump the relay contacts with jumper wire. Put probes at the load side of fuse terminal and a known good ground. Then, check for continuity. continuity; short is between relay and solenoid (point C). no continuity; check solenoid, retrace steps. VOLTAGE CHECK METHOD ● Remove the blown fuse and disconnect all loads (i.e. SW1 open, relay disconnected and solenoid disconnected) powered through the fuse. ● Turn the ignition key to the ON or START position. Verify battery voltage at the battery + side of the fuse terminal (one lead on the battery + terminal side of the fuse block and one lead on a known good ground). ● With SW1 open and the DMM leads across both fuse terminals, check for voltage. voltage; short is between fuse block and SW1 (point A). Revision: 2007 April

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no voltage; short is further down the circuit than SW1. With SW1 closed, relay and solenoid disconnected and the DMM leads across both fuse terminals, check GI for voltage. voltage; short is between SW1 and the relay (point B). no voltage; short is further down the circuit than the relay. B With SW1 closed, relay contacts jumped with fused jumper wire check for voltage. voltage; short is down the circuit of the relay or between the relay and the disconnected solenoid (point C). no voltage; retrace steps and check power to fuse block. C

Ground Inspection Ground connections are very important to the proper operation of electrical and electronic circuits. Ground connections are often exposed to moisture, dirt and other corrosive elements. The corrosion (rust) can become an unwanted resistance. This unwanted resistance can change the way a circuit works. Electronically controlled circuits are very sensitive to proper grounding. A loose or corroded ground can drastically affect an electronically controlled circuit. A poor or corroded ground can easily affect the circuit. Even when the ground connection looks clean, there can be a thin film of rust on the surface. When inspecting a ground connection follow these rules: ● Remove the ground bolt or screw. ● Inspect all mating surfaces for tarnish, dirt, rust, etc. ● Clean as required to assure good contact. ● Reinstall bolt or screw securely. ● Inspect for “add-on” accessories which may be interfering with the ground circuit. ● If several wires are crimped into one ground eyelet terminal, check for proper crimps. Make sure all of the wires are clean, securely fastened and providing a good ground path. If multiple wires are cased in one eyelet make sure no ground wires have excess wire insulation. For detailed ground distribution information, refer to “Ground Distribution” in PG section.

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Voltage Drop Tests Voltage drop tests are often used to find components or circuits which have excessive resistance. A voltage drop in a circuit is caused by a resistance when the circuit is in operation. Check the wire in the illustration. When measuring resistance with DMM, contact by a single strand of wire will give reading of 0 ohms. This would indicate a good circuit. When the circuit operates, this single strand of wire is not able to carry the current. The single strand will have a high resistance to the current. This will be picked up as a slight voltage drop. Unwanted resistance can be caused by many situations as follows: ● Undersized wiring (single strand example) ● Corrosion on switch contacts ● Loose wire connections or splices. Revision: 2007 April

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SERVICE INFORMATION FOR ELECTRICAL INCIDENT If repairs are needed always use wire that is of the same or larger gauge. MEASURING VOLTAGE DROP — ACCUMULATED METHOD ● Connect the DMM across the connector or part of the circuit you want to check. The positive lead of the DMM should be closer to power and the negative lead closer to ground. ● Operate the circuit. ● The DMM will indicate how many volts are being used to “push” current through that part of the circuit. Note in the illustration that there is an excessive 4.1 volt drop between the battery and the bulb.

SGI974

MEASURING VOLTAGE DROP — STEP-BY-STEP The step-by-step method is most useful for isolating excessive drops in low voltage systems (such as those in “Computer Controlled Systems”). Circuits in the “Computer Controlled System” operate on very low amperage. The (Computer Controlled) system operations can be adversely affected by any variation in resistance in the system. Such resistance variation may be caused by poor connection, improper installation, improper wire gauge or corrosion. The step by step voltage drop test can identify a component or wire with too much resistance.

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SERVICE INFORMATION FOR ELECTRICAL INCIDENT Control Unit Circuit Test GI

System Description:When the switch is ON, the control unit lights up the lamp.

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INPUT-OUTPUT VOLTAGE CHART Pin No.

Item

1

Switch

2

Lamp

Voltage value [V]

Condition

In case of high resistance such as single strand [V] *

Switch ON

Battery voltage

Lower than battery voltage Approx. 8 (Example)

Switch OFF

Approx. 0

Approx. 0

Switch ON

Battery voltage

Approx. 0 (Inoperative lamp)

Switch OFF

Approx. 0

Approx. 0

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INPUT-OUTPUT VOLTAGE CHART Pin No. 1

2

Item Lamp

Switch

Condition

Voltage value [V]

In case of high resistance such as single strand [V] *

Switch ON

Approx. 0

Battery voltage (Inoperative lamp)

Switch OFF

Battery voltage

Battery voltage

Switch ON

Approx. 0

Higher than 0 Approx. 4 (Example)

Switch OFF

Approx. 5

Approx. 5

The voltage value is based on the body ground. *:If high resistance exists in the switch side circuit (caused by a single strand), terminal 2 does not detect approx. 0V. Control unit does not detect the switch is ON even if the switch does not turn ON. Therefore, the control unit does not control ground to light up the lamp.

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SERVICE INFORMATION FOR ELECTRICAL INCIDENT Control Units and Electrical Parts

NAS0008Y

PRECAUTIONS ● ● ● ● ●

● ● ●

Never reverse polarity of battery terminals. Install only parts specified for a vehicle. Before replacing the control unit, check the input and output and functions of the component parts. Do not apply excessive force when disconnecting a connector. Do not apply excessive shock to the control unit by dropping or hitting it. Be careful to prevent condensation in the control unit due to rapid temperature changes and do not let water or rain get on it. If water is found in the control unit, dry it fully and then install it in the vehicle. Be careful not to let oil to get on the control unit connector. Avoid cleaning the control unit with volatile oil. Do not disassemble the control unit, and do not remove the upper and lower covers. SAIA0255E When using a DMM, be careful not to let test probes get close to each other to prevent the power transistor in the control unit from damaging battery voltage because of short circuiting. When checking input and output signals of the control unit, use the specified check adapter.

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CONSULT-II CHECKING SYSTEM CONSULT-II CHECKING SYSTEM Description

CONSULT-II is a hand-held type tester. When it is connected with a diagnostic connector equipped on the vehicle side, it will communicate with the control unit equipped in the vehicle and then enable various kinds of diagnostic tests. Refer to “CONSULT-II Software Operation Manual” for more information.

Function and System Application

RAS/HICAS

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ADAPTIVE LIGHT

AIR PRESSURE MONITOR

LDW

INTELLIGENT KEY

ICC

ALL MODE AWD/4WD

IPDM E/R

NATS (IVIS/NATS) *

ABS (Including VDC)

BCM

AUTO DRIVE POS.

METER A/C AMP

A/T

Function

AIR BAG

ENGINE

Diagnostic test mode

NAS0007T

MULTI AV

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PRECRASH SEATBELT

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-

Self-diagnostic results

Self-diagnostic results can be read and erased quickly.

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

Trouble diagnostic record

Current self-diagnostic results and all trouble diagnostic records previously stored can be read.

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-

x

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Data monitor

Input/Output data in the ECU can be read.

x

x

-

x

x

x

x

-

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

CAN diagnosis support monitor

The condition of CAN communication line can be read.

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x

-

x

x

x

x

-

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

Active test

Diagnostic Test Mode in which CONSULT-II drives some actuators apart from the ECUs and also shifts some parameters in a specified range.

DTC & SRT confirmation

The results of SRT (System Readiness Test) and the self-diagnosis status/result can be confirmed.

x

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

DTC work support

The operating condition to confirm Diagnosis Trouble Codes can be selected.

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x

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

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ECU (ECM/TCM) part number

ECU (ECM/TCM) part number can be read.

x

x

-

-

x

x

x

-

-

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

ECU discriminated No.

Classification number of a replacement ECU can be read to prevent an incorrect ECU from being installed.

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-

x

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

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-

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Function test

This mode can show results of self-diagnosis of ECU with either 'OK' or 'NG'. For engines, more practical tests regarding sensors/ switches and/or actuators are available.

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x

x

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x

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-

-

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Control unit initialization

All registered ignition key IDs in NATS components can be initialized and new IDs can be registered.

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-

-

-

-

-

x

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

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AV COMM monitor

The condition of AV communication can be Indicated.

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-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

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-

-

x

x

x

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x

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This mode enables a technician to adjust some devices faster and more accurately by following the indications on CONSULT-II.

Work support

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NAS0007U

CONSULT-II contains a nickel metal hydride battery. When replacing the battery obey the following: WARNING: Replace the nickel metal hydride battery with Genuine CONSULT-II battery only. Use of another battery may present a risk of fire or explosion. The battery may present a fire or chemical burn hazard if mistreated. Do not recharge, disassemble or dispose of in fire. Keep the battery out of reach of children and discard used battery conforming to the local regulations.

Checking Equipment

NAS0007V

When ordering the following equipment, contact your NISSAN/INFINITI distributor. Tool name

Description

NISSAN CONSULT-II 1. CONSULT-II unit (Tester internal soft: Resident version 3.3.0) and accessories 2. Program card UED06C and AEN06B (For NATS) 3. CONSULT-II CONVERTER 4. “CONSULT-II Pigtail” Cable

SAIA0363E

NOTE: ● The CONSULT-II must be used in conjunction with a program card. CONSULT-II does not require loading (Initialization) procedure. ● Be sure the CONSULT-II is turned off before installing or removing a program card. CAUTION: ● If CONSULT-II is used with no connection of CONSULT-II CONVERTER, malfunctions might be detected in self-diagnosis depending on control unit which carry out CAN communication. ● If CONSULT-II CONVERTER is not connected with CONSULT-II, vehicle occur the “FAIL SAFE MODE” which is “LIGHT UP the HEAD LIGHT” and/or “COOLING FAN ROTATING” when CONSULT-II is started. ● Previous CONSULT-II “I” and “Y” DLC-I and DLC-II cables should NOT be used anymore because their DDL connector pins can be damaged during cable swapping.

CONSULT-II Start Procedure

NAS0007W

NOTE: Turning ignition switch off when performing CAN diagnosis could cause CAN memory to be erased. 1. Connect CONSULT-II and CONSULT-II CONVERTER to the data link connector.

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CONSULT-II CHECKING SYSTEM 2. 3.

If necessary, turn on the ignition switch. Touch “START (NISSAN BASED VHCL)” or “System Shortcut” (ex: ENGINE) on the screen.

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4.

Touch necessary system on “SELECT SYSTEM” screen. If necessary system is not indicated, check power supply and ground of system control unit. If it is normal, refer to GI-39, "CONSULT-II Data Link Connector (DLC) Circuit" .

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Select the desired part to be diagnosed on the “SELECT DIAG MODE” screen.

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If the CONSULT-II cannot diagnose the system properly, check the following items. Symptom

Check item ●

CONSULT-II DLC power supply circuit (Terminal 8) and ground circuit (Terminal 4) (For detailed circuit, refer to “MIL & Data Link Connectors Wiring Diagram” in EC section.)

CONSULT-II DLC cable and CONSULT-II CONVERTER

CONSULT-II program card (Check the appropriate CONSULT-II program card for the system. Refer to “Checking Equipment”.)

Power supply and ground circuit for the control unit of the system (For detailed circuit, refer to wiring diagram for each system.)

Open or short circuit between the system and CONSULT-II DLC (For detailed circuit, refer to wiring diagram for each system.)

Open or short circuit CAN communication line. Refer to LAN-50, "CAN System Specification Chart" .

CONSULT-II cannot access any system.

CONSULT-II cannot access individual system. (Other systems can be accessed.)

NOTE: The DDL1 and DDL2 circuits from DLC pins 12, 13, 14 and 15 may be connected to more than one system. A short in a DDL circuit connected to a control unit in one system may affect CONSULT-II access to other systems.

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CONSULT-II CHECKING SYSTEM CIRCUIT DIAGRAM

TAWT0033E

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LIFTING POINT LIFTING POINT Commercial Service Tools

PFP:00000

GI NAS0007Y

Tool name

Description

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Board on attachment

D

S-NT001

E Safety stand attachment

F S-NT002

CAUTION: ● Every time the vehicle is lifted up, maintain the complete vehicle curb condition. ● Since the vehicle's center of gravity changes when removing main parts on the front side (engine, transmission, suspension etc.), support a jack up point on the rear side garage jack with a mission jack or equivalent. ● Since the vehicle's center of gravity changes when removing main parts on the rear side (rear axle, suspension, etc.), support a jack up point on the front side garage jack with a mission jack or equivalent. ● Be careful not to smash or do not do anything that would affect piping parts.

Garage Jack and Safety Stand and 2-Pole Lift

NAS0007Z

WARNING: ● Park the vehicle on a level surface when using the jack. Make sure to avoid damaging pipes, tubes, etc. under the vehicle. ● Never get under the vehicle while it is supported only by the jack. Always use safety stands when you have to get under the vehicle. ● Place wheel chocks at both front and back of the wheels on the ground. ● When lifting the vehicle, open the lift arms as wide as possible and ensure that the front and rear of the vehicle are well balanced. ● When setting the lift arm, do not allow the arm to contact the brake tubes, brake cable, fuel lines and sill spoiler.

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LIFTING POINT

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1.

Safety stand point and lift up point (front) 2.

4.

Garage jack point (rear)

Safety stand point and lift up point (rear)

3.

Garage jack point (front)

CAUTION: There is canister just behind Garage jack point rear. Jack up be carefully.

Board-On Lift

NAS00080

CAUTION: Make sure vehicle is empty when lifting. ● The board-on lift attachment set at front end of vehicle should be set on the front of the sill under the front door opening. ● Position attachments at front and rear ends of board-on lift.

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TOW TRUCK TOWING TOW TRUCK TOWING Tow Truck Towing

PFP:00000

GI NAS00081

CAUTION: ● All applicable state or Provincial (in Canada) laws and local laws regarding the towing operation must be obeyed. ● It is necessary to use proper towing equipment to avoid possible damage to the vehicle during towing operation. Towing is in accordance with Towing Procedure Manual at dealer. ● Always attach safety chains before towing. ● When towing, make sure that the transmission, steering system and powertrain are in good order. If any unit is damaged, dollies must be used. ● Never tow an automatic transmission model from the rear (that is backward) with four wheels on the ground. This may cause serious and expensive damage to the transmission.

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INFINITI recommends that vehicle be towed with the driving (rear) wheels off the ground or that a dolly be used as illustrated. CAUTION: ● Never tow automatic transmission models with the rear wheels on the ground or four wheels on the ground (forward or backward), as this may cause serious and expensive damage to the transmission. If it is necessary to tow the vehicle with the front wheels raised, always use towing dollies under the rear wheels. ● When towing rear wheel drive models with the front wheels on the ground or on towing dollies: – Turn the ignition key to the OFF position, and secure the steering wheel in a straight ahead position with a rope or similar device.Never secure the steering wheel by turning the ignition key to the LOCK position. This may damage the steering lock mechanism. – Move the selector lever to the N (Neutral) position. ● When the battery of vehicle equipped with the Intelligent Key system is discharged, your vehicle should be towed with the front wheels on towing dollies or place the vehicle on a flat bed truck. If the speed or distance must necessarily be greater, remove the propeller shaft before towing to prevent damage to the transmission.

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PIIB6403E

INFINITI recommends that a dolly be used as illustrated when towing AWD models. CAUTION: Never tow AWD models with any of the wheels on the ground as this may cause serious and expensive damage to the powertrain.

Vehicle Recovery (Freeing a Stuck Vehicle)

NAS00082

FRONT Securely install the vehicle recovery hook stored with jacking tools. Make sure that the hook is properly secured in the stored place after use. WARNING: ● Stand clear of a stuck vehicle. ● Do not spin your tires at high speed. This could cause them to explode and result in serious injury. Parts of your vehicle could also overheat and be damaged. CAUTION: ● Tow chains or cables must be attached only to the vehicle PIIB3130E recovery hooks or main structural members of the vehicle. Otherwise, the vehicle body will be damaged. ● Do not use the vehicle tie downs to free a vehicle stuck in sand, snow, mud, etc. Never tow the vehicle using the vehicle tie downs or recovery hooks. ● Always pull the cable straight out from the front of the vehicle. Never pull on the hook at an angle. ● Pulling devices should be routed so they do not touch any part of the suspension, steering, brake or cooling systems. ● Pulling devices such as ropes or canvas straps are not recommended for use in vehicle towing or recovery.

REAR WARNING: ● Rear hook is not available.

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TOW TRUCK TOWING AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION GI

To tow a vehicle equipped with an automatic transmission, an appropriate vehicle dolly MUST be placed under the towed vehicle's drive wheels. Always follow the dolly manufacture's recommendations when using their product. If the vehicle is stuck in sand, snow, mud, etc., use the following procedure: 1. Turn off the Vehicle Dynamic Control System. 2. Make sure the area in front and behind the vehicle is clear of obstructions. 3. Turn the steering wheel right and left to clear an area around the front tires. 4. Slowly rock the vehicle forward and backward. Shift back and forth between R (reverse) and D (drive). Apply the accelerator as little as possible to maintain the rocking motion. Release the accelerator pedal before shifting between R and D. Do not spin the tires above 35 mph (55 km/h). 5. If the vehicle can not be freed after a few tries, contact a professional towing service to remove the vehicle.

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TIGHTENING TORQUE OF STANDARD BOLTS TIGHTENING TORQUE OF STANDARD BOLTS Tightening Torque Table Grade

4T

7T

9T

Bolt size

Bolt diameter * mm

PFP:00000 NAS00083

Tightening torque (Without lubricant) Pitch mm

Hexagon head bolt N·m

kg-m

Hexagon flange bolt

ft-lb

in-lb

N·m

kg-m

ft-lb

in-lb

M6

6.0

1.0

5.5

0.56

4

49

7

0.71

5

62

M8

8.0

1.25

13.5

1.4

10

17

1.7

13

1.0

13.5

1.4

10

17

1.7

13

M10

10.0

1.5

28

2.9

21

35

3.6

26

1.25

28

2.9

21

35

3.6

26

M12

12.0

1.75

45

4.6

33

55

5.6

41

1.25

45

4.6

33

65

6.6

48

M14

14.0

1.5

80

8.2

59

100

10

74

M6

6.0

1.0

9

0.92

7

80

11

1.1

8

97

1.25

22

2.2

16

28

2.9

21

M8

8.0

1.0

22

2.2

16

28

2.9

21

1.5

45

4.6

33

55

5.6

41

M10

10.0

1.25

45

4.6

33

55

5.6

41

1.75

80

8.2

59

100

10

74

M12

12.0

1.25

80

8.2

59

100

10

74

M14

14.0

1.5

130

13

96

170

17

125

M6

6.0

1.0

11

1.1

8

13.5

1.4

10

1.25

28

2.9

21

35

3.6

26

M8

8.0

1.0

28

2.9

21

35

3.6

26

1.5

55

5.6

41

80

8.2

59

M10

10.0

1.25

55

5.6

41

80

8.2

59

1.75

100

10

74

130

13

96

M12

12.0

1.25

100

10

74

130

13

96

M14

14.0

1.5

170

17

125

210

21

155

*: Nominal diameter 1. Special parts are excluded. 2. This standard is applicable to bolts having the following marks embossed on the bolt head.

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RECOMMENDED CHEMICAL PRODUCTS AND SEALANTS RECOMMENDED CHEMICAL PRODUCTS AND SEALANTS Recommended Chemical Products and Sealants

PFP:00000

GI NAS00084

Refer to the following chart for help in selecting the appropriate chemical product or sealant. Product Description

1

2

3

Purpose

999MP-AM000P

99998-50505

Permatex 81844

Anaerobic Liquid Gasket

For metal-to-metal flange sealing. Can fill a 0.38 mm (0.015 inch) gap and provide instant sealing for most powertrain applications.

999MP-AM001P

99998-50503

Permatex 51813 and 51817

High Performance Thread Sealant

Provides instant sealing on any threaded straight or parallel threaded fitting. (Thread sealant only, no locking ability.)

999MP-AM002P

999MP-AM002P

Permatex 56521

Medium Strength Thread Locking Sealant (Blue)

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99998-50506 (Ultra Grey)

Permatex Ultra Grey 82194; Three Bond 1207,1215, 1216, 1217F, 1217G and 1217H Nissan RTV Part No. 999MP-A7007

F

Do not use on plastic.

999MP-AM003P (Ultra Grey)

Silicone RTV

High Temperature, High Strength Thread Locking Sealant (Red)

B

E

Gasket Maker for Maxima/ Quest 5-speed automatic transmission (RE5F22A)

6

Aftermarket Crossreference Part Nos.

Used to permanently remount rear view mirrors to windows.

Gasket Maker

5

Nissan Canada Part No. (Canada)

Rear View Mirror Adhesive

4

Nissan North America Part No. (USA)

Threadlocker

Threadlocker (service tool removable)

999MP-AM004P

999MP-AM005P

GI-47

999MP-AM004P

999MP-AM005P

Three Bond 1281B or exact equivalent in its quality Permatex 27200; Three Bond 1360, 1360N, 1305 N&P, 1307N, 1335, 1335B, 1363B, 1377C, 1386B, D&E and 1388 Loctite 648 Permatex 24200, 24206, 24240, 24283 and 09178; Three Bond 1322, 1322N, 1324 D&N, 1333D, 1361C, 1364D, 1370C and 1374

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IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION Model Variation

PFP:00010 NAS00085

Destination Body

Sedan

Engine

Transmission

VQ35DE VK45DE

RE5R05A (5A/T)

Grade

Base

Axle

USA

CANADA

2-wheel drive

BLJALRN-EUA

BLJALRN-ENA

All-wheel drive

BLJNLRN-EUA

BLJNLRN-ENA

2-wheel drive

BPHALRN-EUA

BPHALRN-ENA

Prefix and suffix designations:

SAIA0758E

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IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION IDENTIFICATION NUMBER GI

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1.

Vehicle identification number plate

2.

Vehicle identification number (Chassis number)

3.

Emission control information label

4.

Vehicle identification plate

5.

Air conditioner specification label

6.

Tire and loading information label

7.

FMVSS certification label

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IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION IDENTIFICATION PLATE

SGI315

ENGINE SERIAL NUMBER

PAIA0110E

PAIA0111E

AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION NUMBER

PAIA0054E

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IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION Dimensions

NAS00086

Unit: mm (in) GI Overall length

without front license plate

4,893 (192.6)

with front license plate

4,899 (192.9)

B

Overall width

1,798 (70.8)

Overall height

1,508 (59.4)*1, 1,523 (60.0)*2

Front tread

1,537 (60.5)*1, 1,551 (61.1)*2

Rear tread

1,550 (61.0)*1, 1,543 (60.7)*2

Wheelbase

2,900 (114.2)

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D

*1: 2-wheel drive model *2: All-wheel drive model

Wheels & Tires

NAS00087

Conventional

E

Spare

Road wheel/offset mm (in)

18 X 8JJ Aluminum/47 (1.85) 19 X 8.5JJ Aluminum/50 (1.97)*

17x4T/30 (1.18)

Tire size

P245/45R18 96V 245/40R19 94W*

T145/80D17 107M

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TERMINOLOGY TERMINOLOGY SAE J1930 Terminology List

PFP:00011 NAS00088

All emission related terms used in this publication in accordance with SAE J1930 are listed. Accordingly, new terms, new acronyms/abbreviations and old terms are listed in the following chart. NEW ACRONYM / ABBREVIATION

NEW TERM Air cleaner

OLD TERM

ACL

Air cleaner

Barometric pressure

BARO

***

Barometric pressure sensor-BCDD

BAROS-BCDD

BCDD

Camshaft position

CMP

***

Camshaft position sensor

CMPS

Crank angle sensor

Canister

***

Canister

Carburetor

CARB

Carburetor

Charge air cooler

CAC

Intercooler

Closed loop

CL

Closed loop

Closed throttle position switch

CTP switch

Idle switch

Clutch pedal position switch

CPP switch

Clutch switch

Continuous fuel injection system

CFI system

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Continuous trap oxidizer system

CTOX system

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Crankshaft position

CKP

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Crankshaft position sensor

CKPS

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Data link connector

DLC

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Data link connector for CONSULT-II

DLC for CONSULT-II

Diagnostic connector for CONSULT-II

Diagnostic test mode

DTM

Diagnostic mode

Diagnostic test mode selector

DTM selector

Diagnostic mode selector

Diagnostic test mode I

DTM I

Mode I

Diagnostic test mode II

DTM II

Mode II

Diagnostic trouble code

DTC

Malfunction code

Direct fuel injection system

DFI system

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Distributor ignition system

DI system

Ignition timing control

Early fuel evaporation-mixture heater

EFE-mixture heater

Mixture heater

Early fuel evaporation system

EFE system

Mixture heater control

Electrically erasable programmable read only memory

EEPROM

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Electronic ignition system

EI system

Ignition timing control

Engine control

EC

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Engine control module

ECM

ECCS control unit

Engine coolant temperature

ECT

Engine temperature

Engine coolant temperature sensor

ECTS

Engine temperature sensor

Engine modification

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Engine speed

RPM

Engine speed

Erasable programmable read only memory

EPROM

***

Evaporative emission canister

EVAP canister

Canister

Evaporative emission system

EVAP system

Canister control solenoid valve

Exhaust gas recirculation valve

EGR valve

EGR valve

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EGRC-BPT valve

BPT valve

Exhaust gas recirculation control-solenoid valve

EGRC-solenoid valve

EGR control solenoid valve

EGRT sensor

Exhaust gas temperature sensor

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FEEPROM

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Flash erasable programmable read only memory

FEPROM

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Flexible fuel sensor

FFS

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Flexible fuel system

FF system

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Fuel pressure regulator

***

Pressure regulator

Fuel pressure regulator control solenoid valve

***

PRVR control solenoid valve

Fuel trim

FT

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Heated Oxygen sensor

HO2S

Exhaust gas sensor

Idle air control system

IAC system

Idle speed control

Idle air control valve-air regulator

IACV-air regulator

Air regulator

Idle air control valve-auxiliary air control valve

IACV-AAC valve

Auxiliary air control (AAC) valve

Idle air control valve-FICD solenoid valve

IACV-FICD solenoid valve

FICD solenoid valve

Idle air control valve-idle up control solenoid valve

IACV-idle up control solenoid valve

Idle up control solenoid valve

Idle speed control-FI pot

ISC-FI pot

FI pot

Idle speed control system

ISC system

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Ignition control

IC

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Ignition control module

ICM

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Indirect fuel injection system

IFI system

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Intake air

IA

Air

Intake air temperature sensor

IAT sensor

Air temperature sensor

Knock

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Detonation

Knock sensor

KS

Detonation sensor

Malfunction indicator lamp

MIL

Check engine light

Manifold absolute pressure

MAP

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Manifold absolute pressure sensor

MAPS

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Manifold differential pressure

MDP

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Manifold differential pressure sensor

MDPS

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Manifold surface temperature

MST

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Manifold surface temperature sensor

MSTS

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Manifold vacuum zone

MVZ

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Manifold vacuum zone sensor

MVZS

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Mass air flow sensor

MAFS

Air flow meter

Mixture control solenoid valve

MC solenoid valve

Air-fuel ratio control solenoid valve

Multiport fuel injection System

MFI system

Fuel injection control

Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor

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EGR temperature sensor

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On board diagnostic system

OBD system

Self-diagnosis

Open loop

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Open loop

Oxidation catalyst

OC

Catalyst

Oxidation catalytic converter system

OC system

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Oxygen sensor

O2S

Exhaust gas sensor

Park position switch

***

Park switch

Park/neutral position switch

PNP switch

Park/neutral switch Inhibitor switch Neutral position switch

Periodic trap oxidizer system

PTOX system

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Positive crankcase ventilation

PCV

Positive crankcase ventilation

Positive crankcase ventilation valve

PCV valve

PCV valve

Powertrain control module

PCM

***

Programmable read only memory

PROM

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Pulsed secondary air injection control solenoid valve

PAIRC solenoid valve

AIV control solenoid valve

Pulsed secondary air injection system

PAIR system

Air induction valve (AIV) control

Pulsed secondary air injection valve

PAIR valve

Air induction valve

Random access memory

RAM

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Read only memory

ROM

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Scan tool

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Secondary air injection pump

AIR pump

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Secondary air injection system

AIR system

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Sequential multiport fuel injection system

SFI system

Sequential fuel injection

Service reminder indicator

SRI

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Simultaneous multiport fuel injection system

***

Simultaneous fuel injection

Smoke puff limiter system

SPL system

***

Supercharger

SC

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Supercharger bypass

SCB

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System readiness test

SRT

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Thermal vacuum valve

TVV

Thermal vacuum valve

Three way catalyst

TWC

Catalyst

Three way catalytic converter system

TWC system

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Three way + oxidation catalyst

TWC + OC

Catalyst

Three way + oxidation catalytic converter system

TWC + OC system

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Throttle body

TB

Throttle chamber SPI body

Throttle body fuel injection system

TBI system

Fuel injection control

Throttle position

TP

Throttle position

Throttle position sensor

TPS

Throttle sensor

Throttle position switch

TP switch

Throttle switch

Torque converter clutch solenoid valve

TCC solenoid valve

Lock-up cancel solenoid Lock-up solenoid

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TCM

A/T control unit

Turbocharger

TC

Turbocharger

Vehicle speed sensor

VSS

Vehicle speed sensor

Volume air flow sensor

VAFS

Air flow meter

Warm up oxidation catalyst

WU-OC

Catalyst

Warm up oxidation catalytic converter system

WU-OC system

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Warm up three way catalyst

WU-TWC

Catalyst

Warm up three way catalytic converter system

WU-TWC system

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CONTENTS VQ35DE PRECAUTIONS .......................................................... 6 Precautions for Procedures without Cowl Top Cover..... 6 Precautions Necessary for Steering Wheel Rotation After Battery Disconnect .......................................... 6 OPERATION PROCEDURE ................................. 6 Precautions for Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) “AIR BAG” and “SEAT BELT PRE-TENSIONER” .................................................................. 6 Precautions for Disconnecting Fuel Piping .............. 7 Precautions for Drain Engine Coolant and Engine Oil ............................................................................. 7 Precautions for Removal and Disassembly ............. 7 Precautions for Inspection, Repair and Replacement ......................................................................... 7 Precautions for Assembly and Installation ............... 7 Precautions for Angle Tightening ............................. 7 Precautions for Liquid Gasket .................................. 8 REMOVAL OF LIQUID GASKET SEALING .......... 8 LIQUID GASKET APPLICATION PROCEDURE..... 8 PREPARATION ........................................................... 9 Special Service Tools ............................................... 9 Commercial Service Tools .......................................11 NOISE, VIBRATION AND HARSHNESS (NVH) TROUBLESHOOTING .............................................. 13 NVH Troubleshooting — Engine Noise .................. 13 Use the Chart Below to Help You Find the Cause of the Symptom. ..................................................... 14 ENGINE ROOM COVER .......................................... 15 Components ........................................................... 15 Removal and Installation ........................................ 15 REMOVAL ........................................................... 15 INSTALLATION ................................................... 15 DRIVE BELTS ........................................................... 16 Checking Drive Belts .............................................. 16 Tension Adjustment ................................................ 16 ALTERNATOR AND POWER STEERING OIL PUMP BELT ........................................................ 17

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A/C COMPRESSOR BELT .................................. 17 Removal and Installation ........................................ 17 REMOVAL ........................................................... 17 INSTALLATION ................................................... 17 AIR CLEANER AND AIR DUCT ............................... 19 Components ........................................................... 19 Removal and Installation ........................................ 19 REMOVAL ........................................................... 19 INSTALLATION ................................................... 19 Changing Air Cleaner Filter .................................... 20 REMOVAL ........................................................... 20 INSTALLATION ................................................... 20 INTAKE MANIFOLD COLLECTOR .......................... 21 Components ........................................................... 21 Removal and Installation ........................................ 21 REMOVAL ........................................................... 21 INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL ....................... 23 INSTALLATION ................................................... 24 INTAKE MANIFOLD ................................................. 26 Components ........................................................... 26 Removal and Installation ........................................ 26 REMOVAL ........................................................... 26 INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL ....................... 27 INSTALLATION ................................................... 27 EXHAUST MANIFOLD ............................................. 28 Components ........................................................... 28 Removal and Installation ........................................ 28 REMOVAL ........................................................... 28 INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL ....................... 29 INSTALLATION ................................................... 29 OIL PAN AND OIL STRAINER ................................. 31 Components (2WD Models) ................................... 31 Removal and Installation (2WD Models) ................ 31 REMOVAL ........................................................... 31 INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL ....................... 33 INSTALLATION ................................................... 33 INSPECTION AFTER INSTALLATION ................ 36

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Components (AWD Models) ................................... 37 Removal and Installation (AWD Models) ................ 38 REMOVAL ........................................................... 38 INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL ........................ 40 INSTALLATION .................................................... 40 INSPECTION AFTER INSTALLATION ................ 43 IGNITION COIL ......................................................... 44 Components ........................................................... 44 Removal and Installation ........................................ 44 REMOVAL ........................................................... 44 INSTALLATION .................................................... 44 SPARK PLUG (PLATINUM-TIPPED TYPE) ............. 45 Components ........................................................... 45 Removal and Installation ........................................ 45 REMOVAL ........................................................... 45 INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL ........................ 45 INSTALLATION .................................................... 46 FUEL INJECTOR AND FUEL TUBE ........................ 47 Components ........................................................... 47 Removal and Installation ........................................ 47 REMOVAL ........................................................... 47 INSTALLATION .................................................... 49 INSPECTION AFTER INSTALLATION ................ 52 ROCKER COVER ..................................................... 53 Components ........................................................... 53 Removal and Installation ........................................ 53 REMOVAL ........................................................... 53 INSTALLATION .................................................... 54 FRONT TIMING CHAIN CASE ................................. 56 Removal and Installation ........................................ 56 REMOVAL ........................................................... 56 INSTALLATION .................................................... 60 INSPECTION AFTER INSTALLATION ................ 64 TIMING CHAIN .......................................................... 66 Components ........................................................... 66 Removal and Installation ........................................ 67 REMOVAL ........................................................... 67 INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL ........................ 74 INSTALLATION .................................................... 74 INSPECTION AFTER INSTALLATION ................ 84 CAMSHAFT ............................................................... 85 Components ........................................................... 85 Removal and Installation ........................................ 86 REMOVAL ........................................................... 86 INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL ........................ 87 INSTALLATION .................................................... 90 INSPECTION AFTER INSTALLATION ................ 93 Valve Clearance ...................................................... 94 INSPECTION ....................................................... 94 ADJUSTMENT .................................................... 97 OIL SEAL .................................................................. 99 Removal and Installation of Valve Oil Seal ............. 99 REMOVAL ........................................................... 99 INSTALLATION .................................................... 99 Removal and Installation of Front Oil Seal ........... 100 REMOVAL ......................................................... 100

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INSTALLATION .................................................. 100 Removal and Installation of Rear Oil Seal ............ 100 REMOVAL .......................................................... 100 INSTALLATION .................................................. 101 CYLINDER HEAD ................................................... 102 On-Vehicle Service ............................................... 102 CHECKING COMPRESSION PRESSURE ....... 102 Components .......................................................... 103 Removal and Installation ....................................... 103 REMOVAL .......................................................... 103 INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL ...................... 104 INSTALLATION .................................................. 105 INSPECTION AFTER INSTALLATION .............. 106 Disassembly and Assembly .................................. 107 COMPONENTS ................................................. 107 DISASSEMBLY .................................................. 107 ASSEMBLY ........................................................ 108 Inspection after Disassembly ................................ 109 VALVE DIMENSIONS ........................................ 109 VALVE GUIDE CLEARANCE ............................ 109 VALVE GUIDE REPLACEMENT ....................... 110 VALVE SEAT CONTACT .................................... 111 VALVE SEAT REPLACEMENT .......................... 111 VALVE SPRING SECURENESS ....................... 112 VALVE SPRING DIMENSIONS AND VALVE SPRING PRESSURE LOAD .............................. 113 ENGINE ASSEMBLY ............................................... 114 Components (2WD Models) .................................. 114 Removal and Installation (2WD Models) ............... 114 REMOVAL .......................................................... 115 INSTALLATION .................................................. 117 INSPECTION AFTER INSTALLATION .............. 118 Components (AWD Models) ................................. 119 Removal and Installation (AWD Models) .............. 119 REMOVAL .......................................................... 120 INSTALLATION .................................................. 122 INSPECTION AFTER INSTALLATION .............. 123 CYLINDER BLOCK ................................................. 124 Components .......................................................... 124 Disassembly and Assembly .................................. 125 DISASSEMBLY .................................................. 125 ASSEMBLY ........................................................ 129 How to Select Piston and Bearing ........................ 136 DESCRIPTION .................................................. 136 HOW TO SELECT PISTON ............................... 136 HOW TO SELECT CONNECTING ROD BEARING ..................................................................... 137 HOW TO SELECT MAIN BEARING .................. 138 Inspection after Disassembly ................................ 141 CRANKSHAFT END PLAY ................................ 141 CONNECTING ROD SIDE CLEARANCE ......... 141 PISTON TO PISTON PIN OIL CLEARANCE ..... 141 PISTON RING SIDE CLEARANCE ................... 142 PISTON RING END GAP .................................. 142 CONNECTING ROD BEND AND TORSION ..... 143 CONNECTING ROD BIG END DIAMETER ...... 143 CONNECTING ROD BUSHING OIL CLEAR-

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ANCE ................................................................ 143 CYLINDER BLOCK DISTORTION .................... 144 MAIN BEARING HOUSING INNER DIAMETER. 145 PISTON TO CYLINDER BORE CLEARANCE . 145 CRANKSHAFT MAIN JOURNAL DIAMETER . 146 CRANKSHAFT PIN JOURNAL DIAMETER ..... 147 CRANKSHAFT OUT-OF-ROUND AND TAPER. 147 CRANKSHAFT RUNOUT ................................. 147 CONNECTING ROD BEARING OIL CLEARANCE ................................................................ 147 MAIN BEARING OIL CLEARANCE .................. 148 MAIN BEARING CRUSH HEIGHT .................... 149 CONNECTING ROD BEARING CRUSH HEIGHT ............................................................. 149 MAIN BEARING CAP BOLT OUTER DIAMETER. 149 CONNECTING ROD BOLT OUTER DIAMETER. 150 DRIVE PLATE ................................................... 150 OIL JET ............................................................. 150 OIL JET RELIEF VALVE ................................... 150 SERVICE DATA AND SPECIFICATIONS (SDS) .... 151 Standard and Limit ............................................... 151 GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS .......................... 151 DRIVE BELT ..................................................... 152 INTAKE MANIFOLD COLLECTOR, INTAKE MANIFOLD AND EXHAUST MANIFOLD ......... 152 SPARK PLUG ................................................... 152 CAMSHAFT AND CAMSHAFT BEARING ........ 153 CYLINDER HEAD ............................................. 155 CYLINDER BLOCK ........................................... 158 PISTON, PISTON RING AND PISTON PIN ...... 159 CONNECTING ROD ......................................... 160 CRANKSHAFT .................................................. 161 MAIN BEARING ................................................ 162 CONNECTING ROD BEARING ........................ 163

VK45DE PRECAUTIONS ...................................................... 164 Precautions for Procedures without Cowl Top Cover. 164 Precautions Necessary for Steering Wheel Rotation After Battery Disconnect ...................................... 164 OPERATION PROCEDURE ............................. 164 Precautions for Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) “AIR BAG” and “SEAT BELT PRE-TENSIONER” .............................................................. 164 Precautions for Drain Engine Coolant and Engine Oil ......................................................................... 165 Precautions for Disconnecting Fuel Piping .......... 165 Precautions for Removal and Disassembly ......... 165 Precautions for Inspection, Repair and Replacement ..................................................................... 165 Precautions for Assembly and Installation ........... 165 Parts Requiring Angle Tightening ......................... 165 Precautions for Liquid Gasket .............................. 166 REMOVAL OF LIQUID GASKET SEALING ...... 166 LIQUID GASKET APPLICATION PROCEDURE. 166 PREPARATION ....................................................... 167 Special Service Tools ........................................... 167 Commercial Service Tools .................................... 169 Revision: 2007 April

NOISE, VIBRATION AND HARSHNESS (NVH) TROUBLESHOOTING ............................................ 171 NVH Troubleshooting — Engine Noise ................ 171 Use the Chart Below to Help You Find the Cause of the Symptom. ................................................... 172 ENGINE ROOM COVER ......................................... 173 Components ......................................................... 173 Removal and Installation ...................................... 173 REMOVAL ......................................................... 173 INSTALLATION ................................................. 173 DRIVE BELTS ......................................................... 174 Components ......................................................... 174 Checking Drive Belts ............................................ 174 Tension Adjustment .............................................. 174 Removal and Installation ...................................... 174 REMOVAL ......................................................... 174 INSTALLATION ................................................. 175 Components ......................................................... 176 Drive Belt Auto Tensioner and Idler Pulley ........... 176 REMOVAL ......................................................... 176 INSTALLATION ................................................. 176 AIR CLEANER AND AIR DUCT ............................. 177 Components ......................................................... 177 Removal and Installation ...................................... 177 REMOVAL ......................................................... 177 INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL ..................... 178 INSTALLATION ................................................. 178 Changing Air Cleaner Filter .................................. 178 REMOVAL ......................................................... 178 INSTALLATION ................................................. 178 INTAKE MANIFOLD ............................................... 179 Components ......................................................... 179 Removal and Installation ...................................... 180 REMOVAL ......................................................... 180 INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL ..................... 182 INSTALLATION ................................................. 182 INSPECTION AFTER INSTALLATION .............. 182 EXHAUST MANIFOLD AND THREE WAY CATALYST ........................................................................ 183 Components ......................................................... 183 Removal and Installation ...................................... 183 REMOVAL ......................................................... 183 INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL ..................... 185 INSTALLATION ................................................. 185 OIL PAN AND OIL STRAINER ............................... 187 Components ......................................................... 187 Removal and Installation ...................................... 187 REMOVAL ......................................................... 187 INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL ..................... 188 INSTALLATION ................................................. 188 INSPECTION AFTER INSTALLATION .............. 189 IGNITION COIL ....................................................... 190 Components ......................................................... 190 Removal and Installation ...................................... 190 REMOVAL ......................................................... 190 INSTALLATION ................................................. 190

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DISASSEMBLY .................................................. 240 ASSEMBLY ........................................................ 241 Inspection after Disassembly ................................ 243 VALVE DIMENSIONS ........................................ 243 VALVE GUIDE CLEARANCE ............................ 243 VALVE GUIDE REPLACEMENT ....................... 243 VALVE SEAT CONTACT .................................... 245 VALVE SEAT REPLACEMENT .......................... 245 VALVE SPRING SQUARENESS ....................... 246 VALVE SPRING DIMENSIONS AND VALVE SPRING PRESSURE LOAD .............................. 246 ENGINE ASSEMBLY ............................................... 247 Components .......................................................... 247 Removal and Installation ....................................... 247 REMOVAL .......................................................... 248 INSTALLATION .................................................. 250 INSPECTION AFTER INSTALLATION .............. 250 CYLINDER BLOCK ................................................. 252 Components .......................................................... 252 Disassembly and Assembly .................................. 253 DISASSEMBLY .................................................. 253 ASSEMBLY ........................................................ 257 How to Select Piston and Bearing ........................ 262 DESCRIPTION .................................................. 262 HOW TO SELECT PISTON ............................... 263 HOW TO SELECT CONNECTING ROD BEARING ..................................................................... 264 HOW TO SELECT MAIN BEARING .................. 265 Inspection after Disassembly ................................ 269 CRANKSHAFT END PLAY ................................ 269 CONNECTING ROD SIDE CLEARANCE ......... 269 PISTON TO PISTON PIN OIL CLEARANCE ..... 269 PISTON RING SIDE CLEARANCE ................... 270 PISTON RING END GAP .................................. 270 CONNECTING ROD BEND AND TORSION ..... 271 CONNECTING ROD BIG END DIAMETER ...... 271 CONNECTING ROD BUSHING OIL CLEARANCE ................................................................. 271 CYLINDER BLOCK DISTORTION .................... 272 MAIN BEARING HOUSING INNER DIAMETER.273 PISTON TO CYLINDER BORE CLEARANCE . 273 CRANKSHAFT MAIN JOURNAL DIAMETER ... 274 CRANKSHAFT PIN JOURNAL DIAMETER ...... 275 CRANKSHAFT OUT-OF-ROUND AND TAPER.275 CRANKSHAFT RUNOUT .................................. 275 CONNECTING ROD BEARING OIL CLEARANCE ................................................................. 275 MAIN BEARING OIL CLEARANCE ................... 276 CRUSH HEIGHT OF MAIN BEARING .............. 277 CRUSH HEIGHT OF CONNECTING ROD BEARING ........................................................... 277 DRIVE PLATE .................................................... 277 SERVICE DATA AND SPECIFICATIONS (SDS) .... 278 Standard and Limit ................................................ 278 GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS ........................... 278 DRIVE BELTS .................................................... 278 INTAKE MANIFOLD AND EXHAUST MANI-

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PRECAUTIONS Precautions for Procedures without Cowl Top Cover [VQ35DE]

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When performing the procedure after removing cowl top cover, cover the lower end of windshield with urethane, etc.

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Precautions Necessary for Steering Wheel Rotation After Battery Disconnect NBS005SD

NOTE: ● This Procedure is applied only to models with Intelligent Key system and NVIS/IVIS (NISSAN/INFINITI VEHICLE IMMOBILIZER SYSTEM - NATS). ● Remove and install all control units after disconnecting both battery cables with the ignition knob in the ″LOCK″ position. ● Always use CONSULT-II to perform self-diagnosis as a part of each function inspection after finishing work. If DTC is detected, perform trouble diagnosis according to self-diagnostic results. For models equipped with the Intelligent Key system and NVIS/IVIS, an electrically controlled steering lock mechanism is adopted on the key cylinder. For this reason, if the battery is disconnected or if the battery is discharged, the steering wheel will lock and steering wheel rotation will become impossible. If steering wheel rotation is required when battery power is interrupted, follow the procedure below before starting the repair operation.

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Connect both battery cables. NOTE: Supply power using jumper cables if battery is discharged. Use the Intelligent Key or mechanical key to turn the ignition switch to the ″ACC″ position. At this time, the steering lock will be released. Disconnect both battery cables. The steering lock will remain released and the steering wheel can be rotated. Perform the necessary repair operation. When the repair work is completed, return the ignition switch to the ″LOCK″ position before connecting the battery cables. (At this time, the steering lock mechanism will engage.) Perform a self-diagnosis check of all control units using CONSULT-II.

Precautions for Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) “AIR BAG” and “SEAT BELT PRE-TENSIONER”

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The Supplemental Restraint System such as “AIR BAG” and “SEAT BELT PRE-TENSIONER”, used along with a front seat belt, helps to reduce the risk or severity of injury to the driver and front passenger for certain types of collision. This system includes seat belt switch inputs and dual stage front air bag modules. The SRS system uses the seat belt switches to determine the front air bag deployment, and may only deploy one front air bag, depending on the severity of a collision and whether the front occupants are belted or unbelted. Information necessary to service the system safely is included in the SRS and SB section of this Service Manual. WARNING: ● To avoid rendering the SRS inoperative, which could increase the risk of personal injury or death in the event of a collision which would result in air bag inflation, all maintenance must be performed by an authorized NISSAN/INFINITI dealer.

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Improper maintenance, including incorrect removal and installation of the SRS, can lead to personal injury caused by unintentional activation of the system. For removal of Spiral Cable and Air A Bag Module, see the SRS section. Do not use electrical test equipment on any circuit related to the SRS unless instructed to in this Service Manual. SRS wiring harnesses can be identified by yellow and/or orange harnesses or EM harness connectors.

Precautions for Disconnecting Fuel Piping ● ● ●

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Precautions for Drain Engine Coolant and Engine Oil

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Drain engine coolant and engine oil when the engine is cooled.

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Use the angle wrench [SST: KV10112100 (BT8653-A)] for the final tightening of the following engine parts: Cylinder head bolts Main bearing cap bolts Connecting rod cap bolts Crankshaft pulley bolt (No angle wrench is required as the bolt flange is provided with notches for angle tightening) Do not use a torque value for final tightening.

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Use torque wrench to tighten bolts or nuts to specification. When tightening nuts and bolts, as a basic rule, equally tighten in several different steps starting with the ones in center, then ones on inside and outside diagonally in this order. If the order of tightening is specified, do exactly as specified. Replace with new gasket, packing, oil seal or O-ring. Dowel pins are used for several parts alignment.When replacing and reassembling parts with dowel pins, make sure that dowel pins are installed in the original position. Thoroughly wash, clean, and air-blow each part. Carefully check engine oil or engine coolant passages for any restriction and blockage. Avoid damaging sliding or mating surfaces. Completely remove foreign materials such as cloth lint or dust. Before assembly, oil sliding surfaces well. Release air within route when refilling after draining engine coolant. After repairing, start the engine and increase engine speed to check engine coolant, fuel, engine oil, and exhaust gases for leakage.

Precautions for Angle Tightening

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Before repairing or replacing, thoroughly inspect parts. Inspect new replacement parts in the same way, and replace if necessary.

Precautions for Assembly and Installation

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PRECAUTIONS [VQ35DE] ● ●

The torque value for these parts are for a preliminary step. Ensure thread and seat surfaces are clean and coated with engine oil.

Precautions for Liquid Gasket

NBS004MN

REMOVAL OF LIQUID GASKET SEALING ●

After removing mounting nuts and bolts, separate the mating surface using the seal cutter (SST) and remove old liquid gasket sealing. CAUTION: Be careful not to damage the mating surfaces. Tap the seal cutter to insert it (1), and then slide it (2) by tapping on the side as shown in the figure. In areas where the seal cutter (SST) is difficult to use, use a plastic hammer to lightly tap the parts, to remove it. CAUTION: If for some unavoidable reason tool such as a screwdriver is used, be careful not to damage the mating surfaces.

PBIC0002E

LIQUID GASKET APPLICATION PROCEDURE 1.

2.

Using a scraper, remove old liquid gasket adhering to the liquid gasket application surface and the mating surface. ● Remove liquid gasket completely from the groove of the liquid gasket application surface, mounting bolts, and bolt holes. Wipe the liquid gasket application surface and the mating surface with white gasoline (lighting and heating use) to remove adhering moisture, grease and foreign materials.

PBIC0003E

3.

4.

Attach liquid gasket tube to the tube presser (commercial service tool). Use Genuine RTV Silicone Sealant or equivalent. Refer to GI-47, "RECOMMENDED CHEMICAL PRODUCTS AND SEALANTS" . Apply liquid gasket without breaks to the specified location with the specified dimensions. ● If there is a groove for liquid gasket application, apply liquid gasket to the groove. EMA0622D

As for bolt holes, normally apply liquid gasket inside the holes. Occasionally, it should be applied outside the holes. Make sure to read the text of this manual. ● Within five minutes of liquid gasket application, install the mating component. ● If liquid gasket protrudes, wipe it off immediately. ● Do not retighten mounting bolts or nuts after the installation. ● After 30 minutes or more have passed from the installation, fill engine oil and engine coolant. CAUTION: If there are specific instructions in this manual, observe them. ●

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PREPARATION [VQ35DE]

PREPARATION Special Service Tools

PFP:00002

A NBS004MO

Tool number (Kent-Moore No.) Tool name KV10116200 (J26336-A) Valve spring compressor 1. KV10115900 (J26336-20) Attachment 2.KV10109220 ( — ) Adapter

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Description Disassembling valve mechanism Part (1) is a component of KV10116200 (J26336-A), but Part (2) is not so.

C

D PBIC1650E

E

KV10107902 (J38959) Valve oil seal puller

Replacing valve oil seal

F

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NT011

KV10115600 (J-38958) Valve oil seal drift

Installing valve oil seal Use side A. a: 20 (0.79) dia. d: 8 (0.31) dia. b: 13 (0.51) dia. e: 10.7 (0.421) c: 10.3 (0.406) dia. f: 5 (0.20) Unit: mm (in)

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EM03470000 (J8037) Piston ring compressor

Installing piston assembly into cylinder bore

J

K NT044

ST16610001 (J23907) Pilot bushing puller

Removing pilot converter

L

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KV10111100 (J37228) Seal cutter

Removing oil pan (lower and upper), front and rear timing chain case, etc.

NT046

KV10112100 (BT8653-A) Angle wrench

Tightening bolts for connecting rod bearing cap, cylinder head, etc. in angle

NT014

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PREPARATION [VQ35DE] Tool number (Kent-Moore No.) Tool name

Description

KV10114400 (J38365) Heated oxygen sensor wrench

Loosening or tightening air fuel ratio sensor 1 a: 22 mm (0.87 in)

NT636

KV10117700 (J44716) Ring gear stopper

Removing and installing crankshaft pulley

NT822

— (J-45488) Quick connector release

Removing fuel tube quick connectors in engine room

PBIC0198E

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PREPARATION [VQ35DE]

Commercial Service Tools

NBS004MP

A (Kent-Moore No.) Tool name

Description

( — ) Tube presser

Pressing the tube of liquid gasket

EM

C

NT052

( — ) Power tool

D

Loosening nuts and bolts

E

F

PBIC0190E

(BT3373-F) Belt tension gauge

Checking drive belt tension

G

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( — ) TORX socket

Removing and installing drive plate Size: T55

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J PBIC1113E

( — ) Manual lift table caddy

Removing and installing engine

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(J24239-01) Cylinder head bolt wrench

Loosening and tightening cylinder head bolt, and used with the angle wrench [SST: KV10112100 (BT8653-A)] a: 13 (0.51) dia. b: 12 (0.47) c: 10 (0.39) Unit: mm (in) NT583

( — ) 1.Compression gauge 2.Adapter

Checking compression pressure

ZZA0008D

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Description

( — ) Spark plug wrench

Removing and installing spark plug

NT047

( — ) Valve seat cutter set

Finishing valve seat dimensions

NT048

( — ) Piston ring expander

Removing and installing piston ring

NT030

( — ) Valve guide drift

Removing and installing valve guide Intake and Exhaust: a: 9.5 mm (0.374 in) dia. b: 5.5 mm (0.217 in) dia.

NT015

( — ) Valve guide reamer

(1): Reaming valve guide inner hole (2): Reaming hole for oversize valve guide Intake and Exhaust: d1 : 6.0 mm (0.236 in) dia. d2 : 10.2 mm (0.402 in) dia.

NT016

(J-43897-18) (J-43897-12) Oxygen sensor thread cleaner

AEM488

( — ) Anti-seize lubricant (Permatex 133AR or equivalent meeting MIL specification MIL-A-907)

Reconditioning the exhaust system threads before installing a new air fuel ratio sensor and heated oxygen sensor (Use with antiseize lubricant shown below.) a: J-43897-18 [18 mm (0.71 in) dia.] for zirconia heated oxygen sensor and air fuel ratio sensor b: J-43897-12 [12 mm (0.47 in) dia.] for titania heated oxygen sensor and air fuel ratio sensor Lubricating oxygen sensor thread cleaning tool when reconditioning exhaust system threads

AEM489

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NOISE, VIBRATION AND HARSHNESS (NVH) TROUBLESHOOTING [VQ35DE]

NOISE, VIBRATION AND HARSHNESS (NVH) TROUBLESHOOTING NVH Troubleshooting — Engine Noise

PFP:00003

A NBS004MQ

EM

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PBIC5324E

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NOISE, VIBRATION AND HARSHNESS (NVH) TROUBLESHOOTING [VQ35DE]

Use the Chart Below to Help You Find the Cause of the Symptom.

NBS004MR

1. Locate the area where noise occurs. 2. Confirm the type of noise. 3. Specify the operating condition of the engine. 4. Check specified noise source. If necessary, repair or replace these parts. Operating condition of engine Location of noise Top of engine Rocker cover Cylinder head

Type of noise

Front of engine Timing chain case

Front of engine

Reference page

After warmup

When starting

When idling

When racing

While driving

Ticking or clicking

C

A

A

B

Tappet noise

Valve clearance

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Rattle

C

A

A

B

C

Camshaft bearing noise

Camshaft runout Camshaft journal oil clearance

EM-87 EM-87

Piston to piston pin oil clearance Connecting rod bushing oil clearance

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Piston pin noise

Piston slap noise

Piston to cylinder bore clearance Piston ring side clearance Piston ring end gap Connecting rod bend and torsion Connecting rod bushing oil clearance Connecting rod bearing oil clearance

Slap or knock

Crankshaft pulley Cylinder block (Side of engine) Oil pan

Source of noise

Before warmup

Slap or rap

A

A

B

B

B

B

A

Check item

Knock

A

B

C

B

B

B

Connecting rod bearing noise

Knock

A

B

A

B

C

Main bearing noise

Main bearing oil clearance Crankshaft runout

B

Timing chain and timing chain tensioner noise

Timing chain cracks and wear Timing chain tensioner operation

C

Drive belts (Sticking or slipping)

Drive belts deflection

Tapping or ticking

A

A

B

B

Squeaking or fizzing

A

Creaking

A

B

A

B

A

B

Drive belts (Slipping)

Idler pulley bearing operation

Squall Creak

A

B

B

A

B

Water pump noise

Water pump operation

A: Closely related

B: Related

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C: Sometimes related

B

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CO-24, "WATER PUMP"

—: Not related

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ENGINE ROOM COVER [VQ35DE]

ENGINE ROOM COVER Components

PFP:14049

A NBS004MS

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1.

Engine cover

2.

Battery cover

3.

Engine room cover (RH)

4.

Air duct (inlet)

5.

Engine room cover (LH)

6.

Brake master cylinder cover

A.

Clip (secure at back surface)

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Removal and Installation

NBS004MT

REMOVAL CAUTION: Do not damage or scratch cover when installing or removing. ● Refer to EM-21, "INTAKE MANIFOLD COLLECTOR" for removal and installation of engine cover. ● Refer to EM-19, "AIR CLEANER AND AIR DUCT" for removal and installation of air duct (inlet). ● Remove the washer tank cap before removing the engine room cover (RH). ● Remove the engine room covers (RH and LH) by lifting the clipped point using a clip driver. ● Major parts and inspection points under each cover are as follows: (numbered as in figure) 1. Upper side of engine assembly 2. Battery, relay box 3. Power steering fluid reservoir tank, engine coolant reservoir tank, relay box 4. Engine assembly front side, drive belts, cooling fan 5. Mass air flow sensor, air cleaner case 6. Brake master cylinder, brake booster

INSTALLATION Installation is the reverse order of removal.

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DRIVE BELTS [VQ35DE]

DRIVE BELTS Checking Drive Belts

PFP:02117 NBS004MU

WARNING: Be sure to perform when engine is stopped. 1. Inspect belts for cracks, fraying, wear and oil. If necessary, replace. 2. Inspect drive belt deflection or tension at a point on belt midway between pulleys. 1

: Power steering oil pump

2

: Alternator

3

: Idler pulley 2

4

: Crankshaft pulley

5

: Idler pulley 3

6

: A/C compressor

7

: Idler pulley 1

A

: With idler pulley 1

B

: Without idler pulley 1

Inspection should be done only when engine is cold, or over 30 minutes after engine is stopped. ● Measure the belt tension with belt tension gauge (Commercial service tool: BT3373-F or equivalent) at points marked shown in the figure. ● When measuring the deflection, apply 98 N (10 kg, 22 lb) at the marked point. ● Adjust if the belt deflection exceeds the limit or if the belt tension is not within specifications. CAUTION: ● When checking the belt deflection or the tension immediPBIC5329E ately after installation, first adjust it to the specified value. Then, after turning crankshaft two turns or more, re-adjust to the specified value to avoid variation in deflection between pulleys. ● Tighten idler pulley lock nut by hand and measure the deflection or the tension without looseness. ●

Belt Deflection and Tension Deflection adjustment Items

Alternator and power steering oil pump belt

With idler pulley 1 Without idler pulley 1

A/C compressor belt

Unit: mm (in)

Used belt After adjustment

7 (0.28)

4-5 (0.16 - 0.20) 7-8 (0.28 - 0.31)

6-7 (0.24 - 0.28)

12 (0.47)

9 - 10 (0.35 - 0.39)

8-9 (0.31 - 0.35)

98 N (10 kg, 22 lb)

New belt

Limit

After adjustment

294 (30, 66)

730 - 818 (74.5 - 83.4, 164 - 184)

838 - 926 (85.5 - 94.5, 188 - 208)

196 (20, 44)

348 - 436 (35.5 - 44.5, 78 - 98)

470 - 559 (48 - 57, 106 - 126)

3.5 - 4.5 (0.138 - 0.177)

12 (0.47)

Unit: N (kg, lb)

Used belt

New belt

Limit

Applied pushing force

Tension adjustment*

*: If belt tension gauge cannot be installed at check points shown, check drive belt tension at different location on belt.

Tension Adjustment

NBS004MV

Portion

Belt tightening method for adjustment

Alternator and power steering oil pump belt

Adjusting bolt on idler pulley 2

A/C compressor belt

Adjusting bolt on idler pulley 3

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DRIVE BELTS [VQ35DE] CAUTION: ● When belt is replaced with a new one, adjust it to value for “New belt” to accommodate for insuffi- A cient adaptability with pulley grooves. ● When deflection or tension of belt being used exceeds “Limit”, adjust it to value for “After adjustment”. EM ● When checking belt deflection or tension immediately after installation, first adjust it to the specified value. Then, after turning crankshaft two turns or more, re-adjust to the specified value to avoid variation in deflection between pulleys. C ● When installing belt, make sure that it is correctly engaged with pulley grooves. ● Keep engine oil, working fluid and engine coolant away from belt and pulley grooves. ● Do not twist or bend belt excessively. D

ALTERNATOR AND POWER STEERING OIL PUMP BELT 1. 2.

Remove front engine undercover with power tool. Loosen idler pulley lock nut (A) and adjust tension by turning adjusting bolt (B). ● For the specified belt tension, refer to EM-16, "Checking Drive Belts" . 1

3.

E

F

: Alternator and power steering oil pump belt

2

: Power steering oil pump

3

: Alternator

4

: Idler pulley 2

5

: Crankshaft pulley

6

: Idler pulley 3

7

: A/C compressor

8

: A/C compressor belt

9

: Idler pulley 1

E

: With idler pulley 1

F

: Without idler pulley 2

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Tighten nut (A). : 34.8 N·m (3.5 kg-m, 26 ft-lb)

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A/C COMPRESSOR BELT 1. 2. 3.

Remove front engine undercover with power tool. Loosen idler pulley lock nut (C) and adjust tension by turning adjusting bolt (D). ● For the specified belt tension, refer to EM-16, "Checking Drive Belts" . Tighten nut (C).

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: 34.8 N·m (3.5 kg-m, 26 ft-lb)

Removal and Installation

NBS004MW

REMOVAL 1. 2. 3.

Remove front engine undercover with power tool. Remove alternator and power steering oil pump belt. Refer to EM-17, "ALTERNATOR AND POWER STEERING OIL PUMP BELT" . Remove A/C compressor belt. Refer to EM-17, "A/C COMPRESSOR BELT" . CAUTION: Grease is applied to idler pulley adjusting bolt. Be careful to keep grease away from belt.

INSTALLATION 1.

Install belts to pulley in the reverse order of removal.

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DRIVE BELTS [VQ35DE]

2. 3. 4.

CAUTION: â—? Make sure drive belt is correctly engaged with pulley groove. â—? Make sure that for engine oil and engine coolant do not adhere to belt and each pulley grooves. Adjust belt tension. Refer to EM-16, "Tension Adjustment" . Tighten each adjusting bolt and nut to the specified torque. Make sure that tension of each belt is within the standard. Refer to EM-16, "Checking Drive Belts" .

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AIR CLEANER AND AIR DUCT [VQ35DE]

AIR CLEANER AND AIR DUCT Components

PFP:16500

A NBS004MX

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1.

Air cleaner filter

2.

Holder

3.

Air duct (inlet)

4.

Grommet

5.

Air cleaner case

6.

O-ring

7.

Mass air flow sensor

8.

Air hose

9.

Air duct

10. Air hose

11. PCV hose

A.

B.

To electric throttle control actuator

J

K

To rocker cover (left bank)

Refer to GI-11, "Components" for symbols in the figure.

Removal and Installation

L NBS004MY

REMOVAL 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Remove engine room cover (RH and LH). Refer to EM-15, "ENGINE ROOM COVER" . Remove air duct (inlet). Disconnect mass air flow sensor harness connector. Disconnect PCV hose. Remove air cleaner case/mass air flow sensor assembly and air duct/air hose disconnecting their joints. ● Add marks as necessary for easier installation. Remove mass air flow sensor from air cleaner case, as necessary. CAUTION: Handle mass air flow sensor with the following cares. ● Do not shock it. ● Do not disassemble it. ● Do not touch its sensor.

INSTALLATION Note the following, and install in the reverse order of removal. ● Align marks. Attach each joint. Screw clamps firmly. Revision: 2007 April

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AIR CLEANER AND AIR DUCT [VQ35DE]

Changing Air Cleaner Filter

NBS004MZ

REMOVAL 1. 2.

Remove engine room cover (LH). Refer to EM-15, "ENGINE ROOM COVER" . Unhook clips (1). 2

: Air cleaner case

3

: Holder

KBIA3584J

3.

Remove air cleaner case and air cleaner filter assembly (2) from air cleaner case (1).

KBIA3585J

INSTALLATION Note the following, and install in the reverse order of removal. â—? Install the air cleaner filter by aligning the seal with the notch of air cleaner case.

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INTAKE MANIFOLD COLLECTOR [VQ35DE]

INTAKE MANIFOLD COLLECTOR Components

PFP:14003

A NBS004N0

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KBIA3590J

1.

Vacuum hose

2.

EVAP canister purge volume control solenoid valve

4.

Bracket

5.

Intake manifold collector (upper)

6.

Water hose

7.

Water hose

8.

Gasket

9.

Electric throttle control actuator

3.

Vacuum hose

10. Bracket

11. PCV hose

12. Bracket

13. Gasket

14. Intake manifold collector (lower)

15. Gasket

B.

C.

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16. Intake manifold collector cover

A.

To vacuum pipe

D.

To PCV valve

To water outlet

To heater pipe

Refer to GI-11, "Components" for symbols in the figure.

Removal and Installation

NBS004N1

REMOVAL WARNING: ● To avoid the danger of being scalded, never drain engine coolant when the engine is hot. ● Gasket for intake manifold collector (upper) is secured together with mounting bolt for intake manifold collector (lower). Thus, even when only gasket for upper side is replaced, gasket for lower side must be also replaced.

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INTAKE MANIFOLD COLLECTOR [VQ35DE] 1.

Remove engine cover (1) with power tool.

PBIC3507E

2.

3. 4. a. b.

Disconnect water hoses from intake manifold collector (upper), attach blind plug to prevent engine coolant leakage. CAUTION: ● Perform this step when the engine is cold. ● Do not spill engine coolant on drive belts. Remove air cleaner case and air duct. Refer to EM-19, "AIR CLEANER AND AIR DUCT" . Remove electric throttle control actuator as follows: Disconnect harness connector. Loosen mounting bolts in reverse order as shown in the figure. CAUTION: ● Handle carefully to avoid any shock to electric throttle control actuator. ● Do not disassemble.

KBIA0957E

5. 6. 7.

Remove fuel sub-tube mounting bolt to disconnect from rear of intake manifold collector (lower). Refer to EM-47, "FUEL INJECTOR AND FUEL TUBE" . Disconnect vacuum hose from intake manifold collector (upper). Remove EVAP canister purge volume control solenoid valve and bracket mounting bolt from intake manifold collector (upper).

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INTAKE MANIFOLD COLLECTOR [VQ35DE] 8.

Loosen mounting bolts in reverse order of illustration to remove intake manifold collector (upper) with power tool.

A

EM

C PBIC1094E

D

9. Remove PCV hose [between intake manifold collector (lower) and rocker cover (right bank)]. 10. Loosen mounting bolts in reverse order as shown in the figure, and remove intake manifold collector cover, gasket, intake manifold collector (lower) and gasket with power tool. CAUTION: Cover engine openings to avoid entry of foreign materials.

E

F

G PBIC0774E

H

INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL Surface Distortion â—?

Check the surface distortion of both the intake manifold collector (upper and lower) mating surfaces with a straightedge and a feeler gauge. Limit

â—?

I

: 0.1 mm (0.004 in)

J

If it exceeds the limit, replace intake manifold collector (upper and/or lower). K

PBIC0775E

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INTAKE MANIFOLD COLLECTOR [VQ35DE] INSTALLATION Note the following, and install in the reverse order of removal.

Part Installation Direction Referring to front marks, install parts shown in figure.

PBIC0776E

Intake Manifold Collector (Lower) Tighten mounting bolts in numerical order as shown in the figure. NOTE: Tighten mounting bolts to secure gasket (lower), intake manifold collector (lower), gasket (upper), and intake manifold collector cover.

PBIC0774E

Intake Manifold Collector (Upper) ●

If stud bolts were removed, install them and tighten to the specified torque below. : 5.9 N·m (0.6 kg-m, 52 in-lb)

Shank length under bolt head varies with bolt location. Install mounting bolts while referring to numbers shown below and in the figure. (Bolt length does not include pilot portion.) Bolt M6 × 25 mm (0.98 in) M6 × 45 mm (1.77 in) M6 × 60 mm (2.36 in) M6 Nut

: 7, 8, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18 : 2, 4, 5 : 1, 3, 6, 9 : 12, 17

Tighten mounting bolts in numerical order as shown in the figure.

PBIC1094E

Water Hose ●

Insert hose by 27 to 32 mm (1.06 to 1.26 in) from connector end.

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INTAKE MANIFOLD COLLECTOR [VQ35DE] ●

Clamp hose at location of 3 to 7 mm (0.12 to 0.28 in) from hose end. A

Electric Throttle Control Actuator ● ● ●

Install gasket with positioning no-protrusion surface upward or downward. Tighten in numerical order as shown in the figure. Perform the “Throttle Valve Closed Position Learning” when harness connector of electric throttle control actuator is disconnected. Refer to EC-86, "Throttle Valve Closed Position Learning" . Perform the “Idle Air Volume Learning” and “Throttle Valve Closed Position Learning” when electric throttle control actuator is replaced. Refer to EC-86, "Idle Air Volume Learning" and EC86, "Throttle Valve Closed Position Learning" .

EM

C

D

KBIA0957E

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

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INTAKE MANIFOLD [VQ35DE]

INTAKE MANIFOLD Components

PFP:14003 NBS004N2

SBIA0487E

1.

Harness bracket

2.

Intake manifold

Removal and Installation

3.

Gasket NBS004N3

REMOVAL 1. 2. 3. 4.

Release fuel pressure. Refer to EC-88, "FUEL PRESSURE RELEASE" . Remove intake manifold collectors (upper and lower). Refer to EM-21, "INTAKE MANIFOLD COLLECTOR" . Remove fuel tube and fuel injector assembly. Refer to EM-47, "FUEL INJECTOR AND FUEL TUBE" . Loosen mounting bolts and nuts in reverse order as shown in the figure to remove intake manifold with power tool.

PBIC0778E

5.

Remove gaskets. CAUTION: Cover engine openings to avoid entry of foreign materials.

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INTAKE MANIFOLD [VQ35DE] INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL Surface Distortion ●

Check the surface distortion of the intake manifold mating surface with a straightedge and a feeler gauge. Limit

A

EM

: 0.1 mm (0.004 in)

If it exceeds the limit, replace intake manifold. C

D PBIC0870E

INSTALLATION

E

Note the following, and install in the reverse order of removal.

Intake Manifold ●

F

If stud bolts were removed, install them and tighten to the specified torque below. : 10.8 N·m (1.1 kg-m, 8 ft-lb)

G

Tighten all mounting bolts and nuts to the specified torque in two or more steps in numerical order shown in the figure. 1st step:

H

: 7.4 N·m (0.75 kg-m, 5 ft-lb) 2nd step and after: : 29.0 N·m (3.0 kg-m, 21 ft-lb)

I

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EXHAUST MANIFOLD [VQ35DE]

EXHAUST MANIFOLD Components

PFP:14004 NBS004N4

PBIC5325E

â—?

1.

Air fuel ratio sensor 1 (bank 1)

4.

Gasket

7.

Exhaust manifold cover (left bank)

2.

Exhaust manifold cover (right bank)

3.

Exhaust manifold (right bank)

5.

Stud bolt

6.

Exhaust manifold (left bank)

8.

Air fuel ratio sensor 1 (bank 2)

Refer to GI-11, "Components" for symbols in the figure.

Removal and Installation

NBS004N5

REMOVAL WARNING: Perform the work when the exhaust and cooling system have completely cooled down. 1. Remove engine room cover (RH and LH). Refer to EM-15, "ENGINE ROOM COVER" . 2. Remove engine cover with power tool. Refer to EM-21, "INTAKE MANIFOLD COLLECTOR" . 3. Remove air cleaner case and air duct. Refer to EM-19, "AIR CLEANER AND AIR DUCT" . 4. Remove front and rear engine undercover with power tool. 5. Remove exhaust front tube and three way catalysts (right and left bank). Refer to EX-3, "EXHAUST SYSTEM" . 6. Disconnect air fuel ratio sensor 1 (bank 1 and bank 2) harness connectors and remove harness clip.

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EXHAUST MANIFOLD [VQ35DE] 7.

Using the heated oxygen sensor wrench (SST), remove air fuel ratio sensor 1 (bank 1 and bank 2). CAUTION: ● Be careful not to damage air fuel ratio sensor 1. ● Discard any air fuel ratio sensor 1 which has been dropped onto a hard surface such as a concrete floor, replace with a new sensor.

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8. 9.

Remove exhaust manifold cover (right and left bank). Loosen mounting nuts in the reverse order as shown in the figure to remove exhaust manifold with power tool. NOTE: Disregard the numerical order No. 7 and 8 in removal.

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10. Remove gaskets. CAUTION: Cover engine openings to avoid entry of foreign materials.

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INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL Surface Distortion

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Check the surface distortion of the exhaust manifold mating surface with a straightedge and a feeler gauge. Limit

: 0.3 mm (0.012 in)

If it exceeds the limit, replace exhaust manifold.

PBIC1096E

INSTALLATION Note the following, and install in the reverse order of removal.

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EXHAUST MANIFOLD [VQ35DE] Exhaust Manifold Gasket ●

Install exhaust manifold gasket in direction shown in the figure. (Follow same procedure for both banks.) A

: Right bank

B

: Triangle press

C

: Left bank : Engine front

PBIC4954E

Exhaust Manifold ●

If stud bolts were removed, install them and tighten to the specified torque below. : 14.7 N·m (1.5 kg-m, 11 ft-lb)

Install exhaust manifold and tighten mounting bolts in numerical order as shown in the figure. NOTE: Tighten nuts No. 1 and 2 in two steps. The numerical order No. 7 and 8 shows second step.

PBIC2042E

Air Fuel Ratio Sensor CAUTION: ● Before installing a new air fuel ratio sensor, clean exhaust system threads using heated oxygen sensor thread cleaner tool (commercial service tool ) and apply anti-seize lubricant. ● Do not over torque air fuel ratio sensor. Doing so may cause damage to air fuel ratio sensor, resulting in the “MIL” coming on.

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OIL PAN AND OIL STRAINER [VQ35DE]

OIL PAN AND OIL STRAINER Components (2WD Models)

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PBIC3877E

1.

Oil pan gasket (rear)

2.

Oil pan (upper)

3.

O-ring

4.

Oil pan gasket (front)

5.

Oil filter

6.

Connector bolt

7.

Oil cooler

8.

O-ring

9.

Relief valve

10. Oil pressure switch

11. Bracket

12. Oil strainer

13. Drain plug

14. Drain plug washer

15. Oil pan (lower)

16. Baffle plate

17. Rear plate cover

18. Crankshaft position sensor (POS)

19. Seal rubber

20. Rear cover plate

Removal and Installation (2WD Models)

NBS004N7

REMOVAL CAUTION: To avoid the danger of being scalded, never drain engine oil when the engine is hot. NOTE: When removing oil pan (lower) only, steps 2 to 6 are not necessary. Perform step 22 after completing step 7. 1. Remove front and rear engine undercover with power tool. 2. Remove front tire. Revision: 2007 April

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OIL PAN AND OIL STRAINER [VQ35DE] 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

Remove hood assembly. Refer to BL-15, "HOOD" . Remove engine room cover (RH and LH). Refer to EM-15, "ENGINE ROOM COVER" . Remove engine cover with power tool. Refer to EM-21, "INTAKE MANIFOLD COLLECTOR" . Remove air duct (inlet). Refer to EM-19, "AIR CLEANER AND AIR DUCT" . Drain engine oil. Refer to LU-9, "Changing Engine Oil" . CAUTION: ● Perform this step when the engine is cold. ● Do not spill engine oil on drive belts. 8. Drain engine coolant. Refer to CO-11, "Changing Engine Coolant" . CAUTION: ● Perform this step when the engine is cold. ● Do not spill engine coolant on drive belts. 9. Remove air duct from air cleaner case. Refer to EM-19, "AIR CLEANER AND AIR DUCT" . 10. Remove stabilizer clamp, and then obtain the space under the oil pan (lower) by lowering the stabilizer. Refer to FSU-6, "FRONT SUSPENSION ASSEMBLY" . NOTE: If the oil pan (upper) is removed, this procedure is not necessary. 11. Install engine slinger to sling engine assembly for positioning. Refer to EM-114, "ENGINE ASSEMBLY" . Slinger bolts: : 28.0 N·m (2.9 kg-m, 21 ft-lb)

12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19.

20. 21. 22. a.

Remove front suspension member. Refer to FSU-6, "FRONT SUSPENSION ASSEMBLY" . Remove drive belts. Refer to EM-16, "DRIVE BELTS" . Remove alternator stay. Refer to SC-31, "Removal (2WD Models)" . Remove starter motor. Refer to SC-14, "Removal" . Remove idler pulley and bracket assembly. Refer to EM-66, "TIMING CHAIN" . Disconnect oil cooler water hoses, and remove oil cooler water pipe mounting bolt. Refer to LU-15, "OIL COOLER" . Disconnect A/T fluid cooler hoses, and remove A/T fluid cooler tube. Refer to AT-274, "TRANSMISSION ASSEMBLY" . Remove crankshaft position sensor (POS). CAUTION: ● Handle carefully to avoid dropping and shocks. ● Do not disassemble. ● Do not allow metal powder to adhere to magnetic part at sensor tip. ● Do not place sensors in a location where they are exposed to magnetism. Remove oil filter, as necessary. Refer to LU-11, "OIL FILTER" . Remove oil cooler, as necessary. Refer to LU-15, "OIL COOLER" . Remove oil pan (lower) as follows: Loosen mounting bolts in reverse order as shown in the figure to remove.

PBIC0782E

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OIL PAN AND OIL STRAINER [VQ35DE] b.

c.

Insert the seal cutter (SST) between oil pan (upper) and oil pan (lower). CAUTION: ● Be careful not to damage the mating surfaces. ● Do not insert a screwdriver, this will damage the mating surfaces. Slide the seal cutter by tapping on the side of tool with a hammer. Remove oil pan (lower).

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23. Remove baffle plate. 24. Remove oil strainer. 25. Remove transmission joint bolts which pierce oil pan (upper). Refer to AT-274, "TRANSMISSION ASSEMBLY" . 26. Remove rear cover plate. 27. Loosen mounting bolts in the reverse order as shown in the figure with power tool to remove. ● Insert the seal cutter [SST: KV10111100 (J37228)] between oil pan (upper) and cylinder block. Slide seal cutter by tapping on the side of tool with a hammer. Remove oil pan (upper). CAUTION: ● Be careful not to damage the mating surfaces. ● Do not insert a screwdriver, this will damage the mating surfaces. PBIC0783E

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29. Remove oil pan gaskets.

PBIC1145E

INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL Clean oil strainer if any object attached.

INSTALLATION 1.

Install oil pan (upper) as follows:

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OIL PAN AND OIL STRAINER [VQ35DE] a.

Use a scraper to remove old liquid gasket from mating surfaces. CAUTION: Do not scratch or damage the mating surfaces when cleaning off old liquid gasket. ● Also remove old liquid gasket from mating surface of cylinder block. ● Remove old liquid gasket from the bolt holes and threads.

MEM108A

b.

Install new oil pan gaskets. ● Apply liquid gasket to oil pan gaskets as shown in the figure. Use Genuine RTV Silicone Sealant or equivalent. Refer to GI-47, "RECOMMENDED CHEMICAL PRODUCTS AND SEALANTS" .

PBIC2630E

To install, align protrusion of oil pan gasket with notches of front timing chain case and rear oil seal retainer. Install oil pan gasket with smaller arc to front timing chain case side.

PBIC1145E

c.

Install new O-rings on the bottom of cylinder block and oil pump.

PBIC1144E

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OIL PAN AND OIL STRAINER [VQ35DE] d.

e.

Apply a continuous bead of liquid gasket with the tube presser (commercial service tool) to the cylinder block mating surface of oil pan (upper) to a limited portion as shown in the figure. Use Genuine RTV Silicone Sealant or equivalent. Refer to GI-47, "RECOMMENDED CHEMICAL PRODUCTS AND SEALANTS" . CAUTION: ● For bolt holes with marks (5 locations), apply liquid gasket outside the holes. ● Apply a bead of 4.5 to 5.5 mm (0.177 to 0.217 in) in diameter to area “A”. ● Attaching should be done within 5 minutes after coating. Install oil pan (upper). CAUTION: Install avoiding misalignment of both oil pan gaskets and O-rings. ● Tighten mounting bolts in numerical order as shown in the figure. ● There are two types of mounting bolts. Refer to the following for locating bolts. M8 × 100 mm (3.97 in) M8 × 25 mm (0.98 in)

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: 5, 7, 8, 11 : Except the above

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f. 2. 3. 4. a.

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Tighten transmission joint bolts. Refer to AT-274, "TRANSMISSION ASSEMBLY" . Install oil strainer to oil pump. Install baffle plate. Install oil pan (lower) as follows: Use scraper to remove old liquid gasket from mating surfaces. ● Also remove old liquid gasket from mating surface of oil pan (upper). ● Remove old liquid gasket from the bolt holes and thread. CAUTION: Do not scratch or damage the mating surfaces when cleaning off old liquid gasket.

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OIL PAN AND OIL STRAINER [VQ35DE] b.

Apply a continuous bead of liquid gasket with the tube presser (commercial service tool) to the oil pan (lower) as shown in the figure. Use Genuine RTV Silicone Sealant or equivalent. Refer to GI-47, "RECOMMENDED CHEMICAL PRODUCTS AND SEALANTS" . CAUTION: Attaching should be done within 5 minutes after coating.

PBIC2657E

c.

Install oil pan (lower). ● Tighten mounting bolts in numerical order as shown in the figure.

PBIC0782E

5.

6.

Install oil pan drain plug. ● Refer to the figure of components of former page for installation direction of drain plug washer. Refer to EM-31, "Components (2WD Models)" . Install in the reverse order of removal after this step. NOTE: At least 30 minutes after oil pan is installed, pour engine oil.

INSPECTION AFTER INSTALLATION 1. 2. 3. 4.

Check the engine oil level and adjust engine oil. Refer to LU-7, "ENGINE OIL" . Start engine, and check there is no leak of engine oil. Stop engine and wait for 10 minutes. Check the engine oil level again. Refer to LU-7, "ENGINE OIL" .

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Components (AWD Models)

NBS004N8

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KBIA3553J

1.

Oil pressure switch

2.

Oil filter bracket

3.

Relief valve

4.

O-ring

5.

Oil cooler

6.

Connector bolt

7.

Oil filter

8.

O-ring

9.

Gasket

10. Oil pan gasket (front)

11. Oil strainer

12. Drain plug

13. Drain plug washer

14. Oil pan (lower)

15. Rear plate cover

16. O-ring (small)

17. Axle pipe

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19. Crankshaft position sensor (POS)

20. Seal rubber

21. Oil pan (upper)

B.

C.

O-ring (large)

22. Oil pan gasket (rear) A. â—?

Refer to LU-11

To oil pump

Oil pan side

Refer to GI-11, "Components" for symbols in the figure.

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OIL PAN AND OIL STRAINER [VQ35DE]

Removal and Installation (AWD Models)

NBS004N9

REMOVAL CAUTION: To avoid the danger of being scalded, never drain engine oil when the engine is hot. NOTE: When removing oil pan (lower) only, steps 2 to 6 are not necessary. Perform step 25 after completing step 7. 1. Remove front and rear engine undercover with power tool. 2. Remove front tire. 3. Remove hood assembly. Refer to BL-15, "HOOD" . 4. Remove engine room cover (RH and LH). Refer to EM-15, "ENGINE ROOM COVER" . 5. Remove engine cover with power tool. Refer to EM-21, "INTAKE MANIFOLD COLLECTOR" . 6. Remove air duct (inlet). Refer to EM-19, "AIR CLEANER AND AIR DUCT" . 7. Drain engine oil. Refer to LU-9, "Changing Engine Oil" . CAUTION: ● Perform this step when the engine is cold. ● Do not spill engine oil on drive belts. 8. Drain engine coolant. Refer to CO-11, "Changing Engine Coolant" . CAUTION: ● Perform this step when the engine is cold. ● Do not spill engine coolant on drive belts. 9. Remove air duct from air cleaner case assembly. Refer to EM-19, "AIR CLEANER AND AIR DUCT" . 10. Remove drive belts. Refer to EM-16, "DRIVE BELTS" . 11. Remove front drive shaft (RH and LH). Refer to FAX-8, "FRONT DRIVE SHAFT" . 12. Remove side shaft. Refer to FFD-13, "FRONT FINAL DRIVE ASSEMBLY" . 13. Install engine slinger to sling engine assembly for positioning. Refer to EM-114, "ENGINE ASSEMBLY" . Slinger bolts: : 28.0 N·m (2.9 kg-m, 21 ft-lb) 14. Remove front suspension member. Refer to FSU-24, "FRONT SUSPENSION ASSEMBLY" . 15. Remove engine mounting bracket, engine mounting bracket (lower) and insulator. Refer to EM-114, "ENGINE ASSEMBLY" . 16. Remove front propeller shaft. Refer to PR-4, "FRONT PROPELLER SHAFT" . 17. Remove oil filter and oil filter bracket. Refer to LU-13, "OIL FILTER BRACKET (AWD)" . 18. Remove alternator stay. Refer to SC-32, "Removal (AWD Models)" . 19. Remove idler pulley and bracket. Refer to EM-16, "DRIVE BELTS" . 20. Disconnect oil cooler water hoses, and remove oil cooler water pipe mounting bolt. Refer to LU-15, "OIL COOLER" . 21. Disconnect A/T fluid cooler hoses, and remove A/T fluid cooler tube. Refer to AT-274, "TRANSMISSION ASSEMBLY" . 22. Remove front final drive assembly. Refer to FFD-13, "FRONT FINAL DRIVE ASSEMBLY" . 23. Remove starter motor. Refer to SC-15, "Removal" . 24. Remove crankshaft position sensor (POS). CAUTION: ● Handle carefully to avoid dropping and shocks. ● Do not disassemble. ● Do not allow metal powder to adhere to magnetic part at sensor tip. ● Do not place sensors in a location where they are exposed to magnetism. 25. Remove oil pan (lower) as follows:

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