Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: Removal and installation

WHEEL HUB

Removal and Installation

Nissan Maxima. Removal and Installation

  1. Knuckle
  2. Baffle plate
  3.  Wheel hub assembly
  4.  Brake rotor
  5. Wheel nut
  6. Anchor block
  7. Wheel sensor
  8. Parking brake cable
  9. Refer to PB-6, "Exploded View".
  10.  Refer to BRC-103, "Removal and Installation - Rear Wheel Sensor".
  11.  Refer to WT-65, "Road Wheel".

REMOVAL

CAUTION: Wheel hub assembly does not require maintenance. If any of the following symptoms are noted, replace the wheel hub assembly.

  •  A growling noise is emitted from the wheel hub assembly while driving.
  •  The wheel hub assembly drags or turns roughly.
  1.  Remove the rear wheel and tire using power tool. Refer to WT-60, "Adjustment".
  2.  Remove the brake caliper assembly and brake rotor using power tool. Refer to BR-36, "Removal and Installation of Brake Caliper and Rotor".
  • The brake hose does not need to be disconnected from the brake caliper.

CAUTION:

  •  Suspend the brake caliper assembly using wire, do not stretch the brake hose.
  •  Do not depress the brake pedal, or the caliper piston will pop out.
  •  Do not twist the brake hose.
  1.  Remove the rear wheel sensor, then move it away from the wheel hub assembly. Refer to BRC-103, "Removal and Installation - Rear Wheel Sensor".
    CAUTION
    : Failure to remove the wheel sensor may result in damage to the sensor wires and the sensor being inoperative.
  2.  Remove the wheel hub assembly from knuckle.

INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL

Check for any deformity, cracks, or damage on the wheel hub assembly, replace if necessary.

INSTALLATION

Installation is in the reverse order of removal.

  •  Check that the wheel bearings operate smoothly.
  • Check that the wheel hub bearing axial end play is within specification.

Nissan Maxima. INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL

Axial end play : Refer to RAX-8, "Wheel Bearing (Rear)".

  • Tighten wheel nut to specification.

SERVICE DATA AND SPECIFICATIONS (SDS)

Wheel Bearing (Rear)

Nissan Maxima. Wheel Bearing (Rear)

    Periodic maintenance

    Suspension