Nissan Altima 2007-2012 Service Manual: On-vehicle maintenance

M/T OIL

Draining

1. Start engine and let it run to warm up transaxle oil.

2. Stop engine and remove the drain plug to drain the oil.

3. Install the drain plug with a new gasket to the transaxle case. Tighten the drain plug to the specified torque. Refer to TM-28, "Exploded View".

CAUTION: Do not reuse gasket.

Refilling

1. Remove the filler plug (1) and fill transaxle with new oil.

Oil grade : Refer to MA-12, "Fluids and Lubricants".

2. After refilling oil, measure oil level to check if it is within the specification using suitable gauge (A) as shown.

CAUTION: • Do not start engine while checking oil level.

• Insert the suitable gauge straight and against the wall of the filler plug hole, then measure the gauge from the top of the filler plug hole to the oil level as shown.

Oil level “L” : Refer to TM-82, "General Specifications".

3. Install the filler plug with a new O-ring to the clutch housing.

CAUTION: Do not reuse O-ring. 4. Tighten filler plug bolt to the specified torque. Refer to TM-28, "Exploded View".

Inspection

LEAKAGE

• Make sure that oil is not leaking from transaxle or around it.

LEVEL

1. Remove the filler plug (1).

2. Measure oil level to check if it is within the specification using a suitable gauge (A) as shown.

CAUTION: • Do not start engine while checking oil level.

• Insert the suitable gauge straight and against the wall of the filler plug hole, then measure the gauge from the top of the filler plug hole to the oil level as shown.

Oil level “L” : Refer to TM-82, "General Specifications".

3. Install the filler plug with a new O-ring to the clutch housing.

CAUTION: Do not reuse O-ring. 4. Tighten the filler plug bolt to the specified torque. Refer to TM-28, "Exploded View".

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