Nissan Altima 2007-2012 Service Manual: Steering gear and linkage

 Inspection

STEERING GEAR

• Check gear housing and boots for looseness, damage and grease leakage.

• Check connection with steering column for looseness.

STEERING LINKAGE

Check ball joint, dust cover and other component parts for looseness, wear, damage and grease leakage.

     Front Brake Pad
    Inspection PAD WEAR Check pad thickness from an inspection hole on cylinder body. Check using a scale if necessary. Front Brake Rotor Inspection VISUAL Check surface of disc rotor for un ...

    Power steering fluid and lines
    Inspection FLUID LEVEL • Check fluid level with engine stopped. • Make sure that fluid level is between MIN and MAX. • Fluid levels at HOT (A) and COLD (B) are different. Do not confuse ...

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    Precaution
    Precautions for Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) "AIR BAG" and "SEAT BELT PRE-TENSIONER" The Supplemental Restraint System such as “AIR BAG” and “SEAT BELT PRE-TENSIONER”, used along with a front seat belt, helps to reduce the risk or severity of injury to the d ...

    Stop lamp
    Bulb Replacement Removal 1. Remove rear combination lamp. Refer to EXL-257, "Removal and Installation". 2. Turn bulb socket counterclockwise to unlock and remove from combination lamp assembly. 3. Turn bulb counterclockwise to remove from bulb socket. Installation Installati ...

    Engine coolant
    Changing Engine Coolant WARNING: • To avoid being scalded, never change the coolant when the engine is hot. • Wrap a thick cloth around cap and carefully remove the cap. First, turn the cap a quarter of a turn to release built-up pressure. Then push down and turn the cap all the way to ...