Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: Body alignment

Body Center Marks

A mark has been placed on each part of the body to indicate the vehicle center. When repairing parts damaged by an accident which might affect the vehicle frame (members, pillars, etc.), more accurate and effective repair will be possible by using these marks together with body alignment specifications.

Nissan Maxima. Body Center Marks

Panel Parts Matching Marks

A mark has been placed on each body panel to indicate the parts matching positions. When repairing parts damaged by an accident which might affect the vehicle structure (members, pillars, etc.), more accurate and effective repair will be possible by using these marks together with body alignment specifications.

Nissan Maxima. Panel Parts Matching Marks

Description

  • All dimensions indicated in the figures are actual.
  • When using a tracking gauge, adjust both pointers to equal length. Then check the pointers and gauge itself to make sure there is no free play.
  • When a measuring tape is used, check to be sure there is no elongation, twisting or bending.
  • Measurements should be taken at the center of the mounting holes.
  • An asterisk (*) following the value at the measuring point indicates that the measuring point on the other side is symmetrically the same value.
  • The coordinates of the measurement points are the distances measured from the standard line of ″X″, ″Y″ and ″Z″.

Nissan Maxima. Description

Engine Compartment

Measurement

Nissan Maxima. Measurement

Measurement Points

Nissan Maxima. Measurement Points

Underbody

Measurement

Nissan Maxima. Measurement

Measurement Points

Nissan Maxima. Measurement Points

Passenger Compartment

Measurement

Nissan Maxima. Measurement

Measurement Points

Nissan Maxima. Measurement Points

Rear Body

Measurements

Nissan Maxima. Measurements

Roof

MEASUREMENTS (DUAL PANEL SUNROOF)

Nissan Maxima. MEASUREMENTS (DUAL PANEL SUNROOF)

MEASUREMENT POINTS (DUAL PANEL SUNROOF)

Nissan Maxima. MEASUREMENT POINTS (DUAL PANEL SUNROOF)

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