Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: Oil filter

Removal and Installation

REMOVAL

  1.  Drain engine oil. Refer to LU-9, "Changing Engine Oil".
  2.  Remove front fender protector side cover (RH). Refer to EXT-15, "Exploded View".
  3.  Remove the oil filter using Tool (A) as shown.

Nissan Maxima. OIL FILTER

Tool number : KV10115801 (J-38956)

WARNING: Be careful not to get burned; the engine oil may be hot.

CAUTION:

  •  When removing, prepare a shop cloth to absorb any oil leaks or spills.
  •  Do not allow engine oil to adhere to the drive belts.
  •  Completely wipe off any oil that adheres to the engine and the vehicle.

Nissan Maxima. OIL FILTER

  • The oil filter is provided with a relief valve. Use a genuine NISSAN oil filter or equivalent

INSTALLATION

  1.  Remove foreign materials adhering to the oil filter installation surface.
  2.  Apply clean engine oil to the oil seal contact surface of the new oil filter.

Nissan Maxima. OIL FILTER

  1. Screw the oil filter manually until it touches the installation surface, then tighten it by turning another 2/3 turn, or tighten to specification using Tool.

Nissan Maxima. OIL FILTER

Oil filter : 18.0 N*m (1.8 kg-m, 13 ft-lb)
Tool number : KV10115801 (J-38956)

  1. Refill the engine with new engine oil.
  2. Check the oil level and add engine oil as necessary. Refer to LU-8, "Inspection".
  3.  After warming up the engine, check for engine oil leaks.
  4.  Install front fender protector side cover (RH).
    Engine oil

    Removal and installation