Nissan Altima 2007-2012 Service Manual: Axle and suspension parts

Inspection

Check front and rear axle and suspension parts for excessive play, cracks, wear or other damage.

• Shake each wheel to check for excessive play.

• Check wheel bearings for smooth operation.

• Check axle and suspension nuts and bolts for looseness.

• Check strut (shock absorber) for oil leakage or other damage.

• Check suspension ball joint for grease leakage and ball joint dust cover for cracks or other damage.

    Power steering fluid and lines
    Inspection FLUID LEVEL • Check fluid level with engine stopped. • Make sure that fluid level is between MIN and MAX. • Fluid levels at HOT (A) and COLD (B) are different. Do not confuse ...

    Drive shaft
    Inspection Check boot and drive shaft for cracks, wear, damage and grease leakage. ...

    Other materials:

    Replacement operations
    Description This section is prepared for technicians who have attained a high level of skill and experience in repairing collision- damaged vehicles and also use modern service tools and equipment. Persons unfamiliar with body repair techniques should not attempt to repair collision-damaged v ...

    P0744 a/t tcc s/v function (lock -up)
    Description This malfunction is detected when the torque converter clutch does not lock-up as instructed by the TCM. This is not only caused by electrical malfunction (circuits open or shorted), but also by mechanical malfunction such as control valve sticking, improper solenoid valve operat ...

    USB interface (models with Navigation System)
    Connecting a device to the USB input jack WARNING Do not connect/disconnect or operate the USB device while driving. Doing so can be a distraction. If distracted you could lose control of your vehicle and cause an accident or serious injury. CAUTION ● Do not force the USB device int ...