Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: Steering knuckle

Removal and Installation

Nissan Maxima. Removal and Installation

  1. Steering knuckle
  2. Splash guard
  3. Wheel hub and bearing
  4. Cotter pin

REMOVAL

  1. Remove the front wheel hub and bearing. Refer to FAX-7, "Removal and Installation".
  2. Remove the steering linkage from the steering knuckle. Refer to ST-26, "Removal and Installation".
  3. Remove the knuckle spindle bolt and nut at the transverse link.
  4. 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

Installation is in the reverse order of removal.

CAUTION: Do not reuse the lower strut nuts.

Do not reuse the cotter pin.

    Front stabilizer

    Unit removal and installation