Nissan Altima 2007-2012 Service Manual: Steering column

Disassembly and Assembly

CAUTION: • Any time the ignition switch has been disconnected, removed or installed, the keys must be re-registered in the BCM. Refer to Consult-III operations IVIS/NVIS.

The steering column assembly is not serviceable and must be replaced as an assembly.

    Steering gear and linkage
    Exploded View 1. Outer socket 2. Boot clamp 3. Boot 4. Inner socket 5. Boot clamp 6. SSPS valve (part of gear assembly) 7. Gear assembly Disassembly 1. Remove outer socket locknut and o ...

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    Measurement of weights
    Secure loose items to prevent weight shifts that could affect the balance of your vehicle. When the vehicle is loaded, drive to a scale and weigh the front and the rear wheels separately to determine axle loads. Individual axle loads should not exceed either of the gross axle weight ratings ( ...

    On-vehicle maintenance
    REAR SUSPENSION ASSEMBLY On-vehicle Service • Check the suspension parts for excessive play, cracks, wear or damage. Shake each rear wheel to check for excessive play. • Retighten all nuts and bolts to the specified torque. • Make sure that the cotter pin is installed. • Check ...

    Reverse signal circuit
    Description A reverse signal is supplied from the back-up lamp relay to the rear view camera control unit. When this signal is received, the display shows a view to the rear of the vehicle. Diagnosis Procedure 1.BACK-UP LAMP INSPECTION 1. Turn ignition switch ON. 2. Shift selector lever t ...