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

• Clean the oil strainer screen to remove any foreign material.

INSTALLATION

Installation is in the reverse order of removal.

• Apply Genuine Silicone RTV Sealant or equivalent to the upper oil pan at the specified sealant bead diameter (A) as shown. Refer to GI-15, "Recommended Chemical Products and Sealants".

Sealant bead diameter (A) : 4.0 - 5.0 mm (0.157 - 0.197 in)

CAUTION: Install two new O-rings in the upper oil pan.

• Tighten the upper oil pan bolts in the order as shown.


• Tighten the upper oil pan bolts in the order as shown.

• Apply Genuine Silicone RTV Sealant or equivalent to the lower oil


• Apply Genuine Silicone RTV Sealant or equivalent to the lower oil pan at the specified sealant bead diameter (A) as shown. Refer to GI-15, "Recommended Chemical Products and Sealants".

Sealant bead diameter (A) : 4.0 - 5.0 mm (0.157 - 0.197 in)

Tighten the lower oil pan bolts in the numerical order shown.


Tighten the lower oil pan bolts in the numerical order shown.

CAUTION: Wait at least 30 minutes after the oil pans are installed before filling the engine with oil.

INSPECTION AFTER INSTALLATION


INSPECTION AFTER INSTALLATION

• Check for any engine oil leaks with the engine at operating temperature and running at idle.

    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:

    B2560 starter control relay
    Description Starter control relay, integrated in IPDM E/R, permits the starter relay operation when in N or P position and the steering is locked or unlocked. It is installed in parallel with the starter relay. DTC Logic DTC DETECTION LOGIC NOTE: • If DTC B2560 is displayed with DTC ...

    U1213 DVD-ROM data
    Description Refer to AV-240, "System Description". DTC Logic DTC DETECTION LOGIC Diagnosis Procedure 1.CHECK DVD-ROM Check DVD-ROM for dirt, scratches and warpage. Is the DVD-ROM clean and undamaged? YES >> Replace AV control unit. Refer to AV-437, "Removal and Ins ...

    B2605 PNP switch
    Description BCM confirms the shift position with the following 4 signals. • CVT selector lever • P/N position switch • P position signal from IPDM E/R (CAN) • P position signal from TCM (CAN) DTC Logic DTC DETECTION LOGIC NOTE: • If DTC B2605 is displayed with D ...