Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: Periodic maintenance
- Front wheel hub
- Front drive shaft
Inspection Move wheel hub and bearing assembly in the axial direction by hand. Make sure there is no looseness of wheel bearing. Rotate wheel hub and make sure there are no unusual noises or other irregular conditions. If there are any irregular noises or conditions, replace wheel hub and bearing assembly.
Inspection Check drive shaft mounting point and joint for looseness and other damage. Check boot for cracks and other damage. CAUTION: Replace entire drive shaft assembly when noise or vibration occur from drive shaft.