Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: Tilt motor

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Nissan Maxima. TILT MOTOR

  1. Steering column assembly
  2. Telescope motor
  3. Telescope motor link bracket
  4. Tilt motor
  5. Tilt motor bolt cap

Removal and Installation

REMOVAL

  1. Remove instrument lower panel LH. Refer to IP-19, "Removal and Installation".
  2. Remove lower knee protector (LH) bolts (A) and the lower knee protector (LH) (B).

Nissan Maxima. TILT MOTOR

  1. Telescope the steering wheel to the full out position and tilt to highest position. NOTE: If either function is inoperative you can do this manually prior to installation.
  2. Remove the steering column covers. Refer to IP-11, "Removal and Installation".

    NOTE: The tilt/telescope switch can remain attached to the side cover.

  3. Remove the tilt motor as follows.

Nissan Maxima. TILT MOTOR

  1. Disconnect the harness connector (A) from the tilt motor.
  2. Remove the tilt motor link bolts (B).

Nissan Maxima. TILT MOTOR

  1. Remove the tilt motor bolt (A) from the RH side of column.
  2. Remove the tilt motor (B).

NOTE: If the steering wheel could not be tilted to the highest position, manually tilt steering wheel to the highest position.

INSTALLATION

Installation is in the reverse order of removal.

NOTE:

  • When installing the tilt motor link bolts, manually move steering wheel up and down to align the bolt holes.
  • Inform customer that they will need to reset their Automatic Drive Positioner (ADP) settings.
    Steering wheel

    Telescopic motor