Nissan Altima 2007-2012 Service Manual: Precautions in repairing high strength steel

High Strength Steel (HSS)

High strength steel is used for body panels in order to reduce vehicle weight.

Accordingly, precautions in repairing automotive bodies made of high strength steel are described below:

SP130 is the most commonly used HSS.


SP130 is the most commonly used HSS.

Read the following precautions when repairing HSS: 1. Additional points to consider

    Body alignment
    Body Center Marks A mark has been placed on each part of the body to indicate the vehicle center. When repairing parts damaged by an accident which might affect the vehicle frame (members, pillar ...

    Replacement operations
    Description This section is prepared for technicians who have attained a high level of skill and experience in repairing collision- damaged vehicles and also use modern service tools and equipmen ...

    Other materials:

    P0451 evap control system pressure sensor
    Description The EVAP control system pressure sensor detects pressure in the purge line. The sensor output voltage to the ECM increases as pressure increases. DTC Logic DTC DETECTION LOGIC DTC CONFIRMATION PROCEDURE 1.PRECONDITIONING If DTC Confirmation Procedure has been previously con ...

    P0340 CMP Sensor (phase)
    Description The camshaft position sensor (PHASE) senses the retraction of camshaft (INT) to identify a particular cylinder. The camshaft position sensor (PHASE) senses the piston position. When the crankshaft position sensor (POS) system becomes inoperative, the camshaft position sensor (PHAS ...

    Heater core
    Removal and Installation COMPONENTS 1. Heater grommet 2. Heater pipe support 3. Heater and cooling unit foot duct LH 4. Heater core 5. Heater and cooling unit case REMOVAL 1. Remove the heater and cooling unit assembly. Refer to VTL-12, "Removal and Installation". 2. Remov ...