Nissan Altima 2007-2012 Service Manual: Oil pan and oil strainer

Removal and Installation

1. Oil level gauge guide


1. Oil level gauge guide

2. Oil pan, upper

3. Cylinder block

4. Oil filter

5. Oil strainer

6. Drain plug

7. Oil pan, lower

8. Rear plate cover

9. O-ring

A. To oil pan, lower

REMOVAL

WARNING: To avoid the danger of being scalded, never drain the engine oil when the engine is hot.

1. Drain engine oil. Refer to LU-10, "Changing Engine Oil".

2. Remove the front exhaust tube. Refer to EX-5, "Exploded View".

3. Remove power steering cooler hose bracket from suspension member.

4. Remove the front suspension member for clearance to remove the oil pan. Refer to FSU-13, "Removal and Installation".

5. Remove the lower oil pan bolts in the order as shown, using power tool.

6. Remove the lower oil pan using Tool.


6. Remove the lower oil pan using Tool.

NOTE: Tap gently to cut sealant around the pan; do not damage the mating surface using Tool.

Tool number : KV10111100 (J-37228)

7. Remove the oil strainer.


7. Remove the oil strainer.

8. Remove rear plate cover, and four engine-to transaxle bolts, using power tool.

9. Loosen the upper oil pan bolts in the order shown to remove upper oil pan, using power tool.

10. Remove upper oil pan using Tool.


10. Remove upper oil pan using Tool.

NOTE: Tap gently to cut sealant around the pan; do not damage the mating surface using Tool.

Tool number : KV10111100 (J-37228)

INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL


INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL

    Exhaust manifold and three way catalyst
    Removal and Installation 1. Exhaust manifold cover (upper) 2. Exhaust manifold stay 3. Manifold yoke (type B) 4. Manifold yoke (type A) 5. Exhaust manifold cover (lower) 6.. Exhaust manifold a ...

    Ignition coil
    Removal and Installation 1. Ignition coil 2. Spark plug 3. Rocker cover REMOVAL 1. Remove the engine cover. 2. Disconnect the harness connector from the ignition coil. 3. Remove the ignit ...

    Other materials:

    P0462, P0463 Fuel level sensor
    Description The fuel level sensor is mounted in the fuel level sensor unit. The sensor detects a fuel level in the fuel tank and transmits a signal to the combination meter. The combination meter sends the fuel level sensor signal to the ECM via the CAN communication line. It consists of ...

    Mainshaft AND Gear
    Exploded View Refer to TM-28, "Exploded View". Disassembly 1. Before disassembling, measure the end play of 1st and 2nd main gears. End play standard value : Refer to TM-83, "End Play". 2. Remove snap ring. 3. Remove C-ring holder and then remove mainshaft C-ring. ...

    Bluetooth® Hands-Free Phone System without Navigation System (Type A) (if so equipped)
    WARNING ● Use a phone after stopping your vehicle in a safe location. If you have to use a phone while driving, exercise extreme caution at all times so full attention may be given to vehicle operation. ● If you are unable to devote full attention to vehicle operation while talkin ...