Nissan Altima 2007-2012 Service Manual: Oil cooler

Removal and Installation

1. Oil filter

2. Oil cooler bolt

3. Water pipe

4. Water hose

5. Oil cooler

6. O-ring

7. Oil pan

8. Water pipe

9. Relief valve

10. Water drain plug

11. Copper gasket

12. Water connector

WARNING: Be careful not to get burned, engine coolant and engine oil may be hot.

CAUTION: • When removing oil cooler, prepare a shop cloth to absorb any engine oil leakage or spillage.

• Completely wipe off any engine oil that adheres to the engine and the vehicle.

REMOVAL

1. Drain engine oil. Refer to LU-23.

2. Drain engine coolant. Refer to CO-35, "Changing Engine Coolant".

• Do not spill coolant on the drive belt.

3. Disconnect water hoses from oil cooler.

4. Remove the oil filter. Refer to LU-25, "Removal and Installation".

5. Remove the oil cooler.

INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL

1. Check oil cooler for cracks.

2. Check oil cooler for clogging by blowing through coolant inlet. If necessary, replace oil cooler assembly.

Oil Pressure Relief Valve

Inspect oil pressure relief valve for movement, cracks and breaks by pushing the ball. If replacement is necessary, remove valve by prying it out with a suitable tool. Install a new valve in place by tapping it.

INSTALLATION

Installation is in the reverse order of removal.

CAUTION: When installing the oil cooler, align the oil cooler stopper with the stopper of the oil pan.

INSPECTION AFTER INSTALLATION

Start engine and check for leaks of engine oil or coolant.

    Oil pump
    Removal and Installation REMOVAL 1. Remove the timing chain. Refer to EM-163, "Removal". 2. Remove oil pump assembly. INSTALLATION Installation is in the reverse order of removal. Di ...

    Service data and specifications (SDS)
    Oil Pressure Regulator Valve Oil Pump Oil Capacity ...

    Other materials:

    Function diagnosis
    M/T SYSTEM System Diagram CROSS-SECTIONAL VIEW 1. Transaxle case 2. 3rd input gear 3. 3rd-4th synchronizer hub 4. 3rd-4th coupling sleeve 5. 4th input gear 6. 5th input gear 7. 5th-6th synchronizer hub 8. 5th-6th coupling sleeve 9. 6th input gear 10. Input shaft rear bearing 11. Mains ...

    Front seat
    DRIVER SIDE  Exploded View DRIVER'S SEAT 1. Headrest 2. Headrest holder (locked) 3. Headrest holder (free) 4. Seatback board 5. Seatback assembly 6. Slide cover 7. Seat belt buckle 8. Seat harness 9. Seat cushion heater unit 10. Seat cushion 11. Seat trim 12. Front leg covers ...

    Rear-facing child restraint installation using the seat belts
    WARNING The three-point seat belt with Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) must be used when installing a child restraint. Failure to use the ALR mode will result in the child restraint not being properly secured. The restraint could tip over or be loose and cause injury to a child in a sudde ...