Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: System Description

NOISE, VIBRATION, AND HARSHNESS (NVH) TROUBLESHOOTING

NVH Troubleshooting - Engine Noise

Nissan Maxima. NVH Troubleshooting - Engine Noise

  1. Camshaft bearing noise
  2. Piston pin noise
  3. Piston slap noise
  4. Main bearing noise
  5. Connecting rod bearing noise
  6. Drive belt noise (Sticking/Slipping)
  7. Drive belt noise (Slipping)
  8. Water pump noise
  9. Timing chain and chain tensioner no
  10. Tappet noise
  11. Valve
  12. Valve mechanism
  13. Rotation mechanism
  14. Drive belt
  15. Timing chain

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

  1. Locate the area where noise occurs.
  2. Confirm the type of noise.
  3. Specify the operating condition of engine.
  4. Check specified noise source. Repair or replace the identified part as necessary.

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

A: Closely related B: Related C: Sometimes related -: Not related

    Preparation

    Periodic Maintenance