Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: Intake Valve Timing Control

Exploded View

Nissan Maxima. Exploded View

  1. Intake valve timing control solenoid valve cover gasket (LH)
  2. Intake valve timing control solenoid valve cover gasket (RH)
  3. Intake valve timing control solenoid valve cover (RH) (bank 1)
  4. Intake valve timing control solenoid valve (RH)
  5. Intake valve timing control solenoid valve (LH)
  6. O-ring
  7. Intake valve timing control solenoid valve cover (LH) (bank 2)
  8. Front timing chain case A. Refer to INSTALLATION B. Refer to EM-54, "Removal and Installation".
    Engine front

Intake Valve Timing Control Solenoid Valve (LH) (bank 2)

REMOVAL

  1. Remove hood ledge cover.
  2. Remove coolant reservoir and set aside.
  3. Disconnect intake valve timing control solenoid valve harness connector.
  4. Remove intake valve timing control solenoid valve cover (LH) (bank 2). Refer to EM-54, "Removal and Installation".
  5. Remove intake valve timing control solenoid valve and O-ring from intake valve timing control solenoid valve cover.

CAUTION: Do not reuse O-ring.

INSTALLATION

Installation is in the reverse order of removal.

CAUTION:

  • Replace the O-ring for the intake valve timing control solenoid valve with a new one, then lubricate O-ring with engine oil before installing.
  • Do not reuse O-ring.

Intake valve timing control solenoid valve bolt : 11.3 N*m (1.2 kg-m, 8 ft-lb)

Intake Valve Timing Control Solenoid Valve (RH) (bank 1)

REMOVAL

  1. Remove front fender protector side cover (RH). Refer to EXT-23, "Exploded View".
  2. Remove hood ledge cover.
  3. Remove coolant reservoir and set aside.
  4. Remove power steering reservoir and set aside.
  5. Support engine using suitable tool.
  6. Remove upper engine mount and bracket. Refer to EM-103, "Removal and Installation".
  7. Remove intake valve timing control solenoid valve cover bolt behind intake valve timing control solenoid valve. Refer to EM-54, "Removal and Installation".
  8. Disconnect intake valve timing control solenoid valve harness connector.
  9. Remove intake valve timing control solenoid valve and O-ring from intake valve timing control solenoid valve cover.

CAUTION: Do not reuse O-ring.

INSTALLATION

Installation is in the reverse order of removal.

CAUTION:

  • Replace the O-ring for the intake valve timing control solenoid valve with a new one, then lubricate O-ring with engine oil before installing.
  • Do not reuse O-rings.

Intake valve timing control solenoid valve bolt : 11.3 N*m (1.2 kg-m, 8 ft-lb)

    Rocker Cover

    Front Timing Chain Case