Nissan Maxima Owners Manual: Chassis and Body Maintenance

Brake lines and cables:

Visually inspect for proper installation. Check for chafing, cracks, deterioration, and signs of leaking.

Replace any deteriorated or damaged parts immediately.

Brake pads, rotors, drums and linings:

Check for wear, deterioration and fluid leaks.

Replace any deteriorated or damaged parts immediately.

Exhaust system:

Visually inspect the exhaust pipes, muffler and hangers for leaks, cracks, deterioration, and damage.

Tighten connections or replace parts as necessary.

In-cabin microfilter:

Replace at specified intervals. When driving for prolonged periods in dusty conditions, replace the filter more frequently.

Steering gear and linkage, axle and suspension parts, drive shaft boots:

Check for damage, looseness, and leakage of oil or grease. Under severe driving conditions, inspect more frequently.

Tire rotation:

Tires should be rotated every 5,000 miles (8,000 km) according to the instructions under "General maintenance" in this section. When rotating tires, check for damage and uneven wear.

Replace if necessary.

Transmission fluid/oil:

Visually inspect for signs of leakage at specified intervals.

If towing a trailer, using a camper or car-top carrier, or driving on rough or muddy roads, replace the CVT fluid every 60,000 miles (96,000 km) or request the dealer to inspect the fluid deterioration data using a CONSULT. If the deterioration data is more than 210000, replace the CVT fluid.

    Emission Control System Maintenance
    Drive belts*: Check engine drive belts for wear, fraying or cracking and for proper tension. Replace any damaged drive belts. Engine air filter: Replace at specified intervals. When driving for ...

    Maintenance schedules
    To help ensure smooth, safe and economical driving, NISSAN provides two maintenance schedules that may be used, depending upon the conditions in which you usually drive. These schedules contain bo ...

    Other materials:

    PFCW system limitations
    Illustration A Illustration B WARNING Listed below are the system limitations for the PFCW system. Failure to operate the vehicle in accordance with these system limitations could result in serious injury or death. The PFCW system cannot detect all vehicles under all conditions. Th ...

    ECU diagnosis information
    BCM (BODY CONTROL MODULE) Reference Value NOTE: The Signal Tech II Tool (J-50190) can be used to perform the following functions. Refer to the Signal Tech II User Guide for additional information. Activate and display TPMS transmitter IDs Display tire pressure reported by the TPMS tran ...

    Parking brake system
    On-Vehicle Service PEDAL STROKE When parking brake pedal is operated with the specified force, make sure the stroke is within the specified number of notches. Check by listening and counting the ratchet clicks. Pedal stroke : Refer to PB-11, "Parking Brake Control". INSPECTI ...

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