Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: Removal and installation

  • Oil pump
  • Removal and Installation REMOVAL  Remove the engine from the vehicle. Refer to EM-103, "Removal and Installation".  Remove the upper oil pan. Refer to EM-37, "Removal and Installation (Upper Oil Pan)".  Remove the timing chain. Refer to EM-64, "Removal and Installation".  Remove oil pump assembly. INSTALLATION Installation is in the reverse order of removal. Disassembly and Assembly Oil pump housing  Outer rotor  Inner rotor  Oil pump cover  O-ring  Regulator valve set  Regulator valve Spring Regulator plug  Oil strainer CAUTION: Before assembly, apply new engine oil to the parts as shown. DISASSEMBLY  Remove the oil pump cover.

  • Oil cooler
  • Removal and Installation Oil filter Oil cooler bolt  Water pipe  Water hose  Oil cooler  O-ring  Oil pan  Water pipe  Relief valve  Water drain plug  Copper gasket Water connector Engine coolant flow WARNING: Be careful not to get burned, engine coolant and engine oil may be hot. CAUTION:  When removing oil cooler, prepare a shop cloth to absorb any engine oil leakage or spillage.  Completely wipe off any engine oil that adheres to the engine and the vehicle. NOTE: When removing components such as hoses, tubes/lines, etc., cap or plug openings to prevent fluid from spilling. REMOVAL  Remove the engine under cover.

Oil filter

Oil pump