Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: Periodic maintenance
Check axle and suspension parts for excessive play, wear or damage.
- Shake each rear wheel to check for excessive play.
Rear Wheel Bearing
- Check axial end play.
Axial end play : Refer to RAX-8, "Wheel Bearing (Rear)".
- Check that wheel hub bearings operate smoothly.
- Replace wheel bearing assembly if there is axial end play or wheel bearing does not turn smoothly. Refer to FAX-7, "Removal and Installation".