Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: Air Cleaner And Air Duct

Removal and Installation

Nissan Maxima. Removal and Installation

  1. Air duct hose and resonator assembly
  2. Front air duct
  3. Air cleaner case (lower)
  4. Grommets
  5. Air cleaner case mounting bracket
  6. Bracket
  7. Air cleaner filter
  8. Air cleaner case (upper)
  9. Mass air flow sensor
  10.  To electric throttle control actuator
  11. Air cleaner case side clips

REMOVAL

  1. Remove engine room cover. Refer to EM-23, "Removal and Installation".
  2. Remove front air duct.
  3. Disconnect the tube clamp at the electric throttle control actuator and at the air duct hose and resonator assembly.
  4. Disconnect the blow-by hose.
  5. Remove air duct hose and resonator assembly.
  6. Disconnect mass air flow sensor.
  7. Remove mass air flow sensor from air cleaner case (upper), as necessary.

CAUTION: Handle mass air flow sensor with care.

  • Do not shock it.
  • Do not disassemble it.
  • Do not touch its sensor.
  1. Disconnect transaxle breather.
  2. Remove air cleaner case assembly.

INSTALLATION

Installation is in the reverse order of removal.

    Engine Room Cover

    Intake Manifold Collector