Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: Mechanical system

Cross-Sectional View

  1.  Converter housing
  2.  Oil pump
  3.  Forward clutch
  4.  Reverse brake
  5.  Planetary carrier
  6.  Primary pulley
  7.  Steel belt
  8.  Sun gear
  9.  Side cover
  10.  Internal gear
  11.  Secondary pulley
  12.  Final gear
  13.  Differential case
  14.  Idler gear
  15.  Reduction gear
  16.  Taper roller bearing
  17.  Output gear
  18.  Parking gear
  19.  Input shaft
  20.  Torque converter

System Diagram

System Description

Transmits the power from the engine to the drive wheel.

Component Parts Location

  1.  CVT shift selector assembly (Manual mode select switch and manual mode position select switch)
  2.  Secondary speed sensor
  3.  CVT unit harness connector
  4.  TCM
  5.  Accelerator pedal position (APP) sensor
  6.  Stop lamp switch
  7.  Shift positioner indicator Manual mode indicator DS mode indicator
  8.  Paddle shifters

Component Description

    CVT system

    Hydraulic control system