Nissan Altima 2007-2012 Service Manual: Front coil spring and strut

Removal and Installation

REMOVAL

1. Remove wheel and tire. Refer to WT-66, "Adjustment".

2. Remove brake caliper and reposition aside using wire. Refer to BR-30, "BRAKE CALIPER ASSEMBLY : Exploded View".

CAUTION: Avoid depressing brake pedal with brake caliper removed.

3. Remove wheel sensor electrical harness from strut. Refer to BRC-63, "Removal and Installation" (ABS), BRC-134, "Removal and Installation" (TCS/ABS), BRC-236, "Removal and Installation" (VDC/TCS/ABS).

4. Remove brake hose lock plate.

5. Remove steering knuckle to strut bolts and nuts. Refer to FSU-12, "Exploded View".

6. Remove bolt on strut tower bar then bolts on strut tower and remove strut from vehicle.

INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL

Check the strut for any oil leakage or other damage and replace as necessary.Ball Joint Inspection

CAUTION: Before measurement, move the ball joint at least ten times by hand to check for smooth movement.

INSTALLATION

Installation is in the reverse order of removal.

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