Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: Removal and installation

  • Brake pedal
  • Exploded View Clevis pin Snap pin Stop lamp switch ASCD cancel switch Clip Brake pedal assembly Brake pedal pad NOTE: The clevis pin must be installed from the RH side as shown. Removal and Installation REMOVAL Remove instrument lower panel LH and lower knee protector. Refer to IP-10, "Exploded View". Remove the accelerator pedal assembly. Refer to ACC-3, "Removal and Installation". Disconnect the harness connectors from the stop lamp switch and ASCD cancel switch. Remove stop lamp switch and ASCD cancel switch from brake pedal assembly. Remove snap pin and clevis pin from brake booster clevis. Disconnect the steering column upper joint and reposition it out of the way.

  • Brake tube and hose
  • Hydraulic Circuit Actuator Master cylinder Brake booster Connector A. Union bolt 18.2 N*m (1.9 kg-m, 13 ft-lb) B. Flare nut M12 22.1 N*m (2.3 kg-m, 16 ft-lb) C. Flare nut M10 16.2 N*m (1.7 kg-m, 12 ft-lb) CAUTION: All hoses and piping (tubes) must be free from excessive bending, twisting and pulling. Make sure there is no interference with other parts when turning the steering wheel both clockwise and counterclockwise. The brake piping is an important safety part. If a brake fluid leak is detected, always disassemble the parts. Replace applicable part with a new one, if necessary. Be careful not to splash brake fluid on painted areas; it may cause paint damage.

  • Brake master cylinder
  • Exploded View Reservoir cap Oil strainer (blue) Master cylinder assembly Brake fluid level switch harness connector O-ring  PBC (Poly Butyl Cuprysil) grease or silicone-based grease Removal and Installation CAUTION: Do not to splash brake fluid on painted areas; it may cause paint damage. If brake fluid is splashed on painted areas, wash it away with water immediately. Refill with new brake fluid. Do not reuse drained brake fluid. NOTE: When removing components such as hoses, tubes/lines, etc., cap or plug openings to prevent fluid from spilling. REMOVAL Remove the engine room cover. Refer to EM-23, "Removal and Installation". Remove the air cleaner and air duct.

  • Brake booster
  • Exploded View Master cylinder assembly Brake booster Brake pedal Lock nut Gasket Removal and installation NOTE: When removing components such as hoses, tubes/lines, etc., cap or plug openings to prevent fluid from spilling. REMOVAL Release the fuel pressure. Refer to EC-592, "Inspection". Disconnect the battery negative terminal. Refer to PG-67, "Exploded View". Remove the engine room cover. Refer to EM-23, "Removal and Installation". Remove the air cleaner and air duct. Refer to EM-24, "Removal and Installation". Remove cowl top, cowl top extension LH and the lower cowl top extension brace. Refer to EXT-20, "Exploded View".

  • Vacuum lines
  • Exploded View Clamp Installation arrow Vacuum hose Vacuum pipe Clip To intake manifold To brake booster Front Removal and Installation REMOVAL Disconnect the vacuum hose from the brake booster. Disconnect the vacuum hose from the intake manifold. Release the clips and remove the vacuum pipe with the vacuum hoses attached. Remove the vacuum hoses from the vacuum pipe. INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL Visual Inspection Check for correct installation, damage and deterioration of the vacuum hoses and pipe. Valve Air-tightness Check Connect a suitable tool (hand vacuum pump) at each end of the vacuum hose to inspect the check valve operation.

  • Front disc brake
  • Exploded View of Brake Pads Inner shim cover Inner shim Inner pad Outer pad Outer shim Outer shim cover Anti-rattle clips Pad retainers Molykote AS-880N grease  Molykote 7439 grease Removal and Installation of Brake Pads WARNING: Clean dust on caliper and brake pad with a vacuum dust collector to minimize the hazard of air borne particles or other materials. CAUTION: While removing brake pads, do not depress brake pedal because piston will pop out. It is not necessary to remove bolts on torque member and brake hose except for disassembly or replacement of caliper assembly. For brake pad removal, hang cylinder body with a wire so as not to stretch brake hose. Do not damage piston boot.

  • Rear disc brake
  • Exploded View of Brake Pads Inner shim cover Inner shim Inner pad Pad retainer Outer pad Outer shim Outer shim cover Molykote AS-880N grease Molykote 7439 grease Removal and Installation of Brake Pads WARNING: Clean dust on caliper and brake pad with a vacuum dust collector to minimize the hazard of air borne particles or other materials. CAUTION: While removing and installing cylinder body, do not depress brake pedal because piston will pop out. It is not necessary to remove bolts on torque member and brake hose except for disassembly or replacement of caliper assembly. For pad removal and installation, hang cylinder body with a wire so as not to stretch brake hose.

Brake fluid

Brake pedal