Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: Steering knuckle
Removal and Installation
- Steering knuckle
- Splash guard
- Wheel hub and bearing
- Cotter pin
- Remove the front wheel hub and bearing. Refer to FAX-7, "Removal and Installation".
- Remove the steering linkage from the steering knuckle. Refer to ST-26, "Removal and Installation".
- Remove the knuckle spindle bolt and nut at the transverse link.
- Remove the lower strut bolts and nuts. Remove the steering knuckle. Refer to FSU-13, "Exploded View"
INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL
Check the steering knuckle for deformity, cracks and damage on each part. Replace if necessary.
Installation is in the reverse order of removal.
CAUTION: Do not reuse the lower strut nuts.
Do not reuse the cotter pin.