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Home Nissan Nissan Maxima 1985-91

Nissan Maxima 1985-91

Engine

181 cu in (2960 cc) V6
Component Torque
air intake collector bolts 13-16 ft. lbs.
block drain cock/Plug 16-20 ft. lbs.
camshaft retaining bolt 58-65 ft. lbs.
camshaft sprocket bolt 58-65 ft. lbs.
crankshaft pulley bolt 90-98 ft. lbs.
cylinder head bolts step 1 22 ft. lbs.
step 2 43 ft. lbs.
step 3 NOTE
step 4 22 ft. lbs.
step 5 40-47 ft. lbs.
cylinder head temperature sensor 9-12 ft. lbs.
exhaust gas sensor 30-37 ft. lbs.
exhaust manifold nuts 13-16 ft. lbs.
flywheel/Driveplate mounting bolts
(Apply thread locking compound prior to installation)
72-80 ft. lbs.
intake manifold bolts 12-14 ft. lbs.
nuts 17-20 ft. lbs.
main bearing cap bolts 67-74 ft. lbs.
oil pan drain plug 22-29 ft. lbs.
oil pan mounting bolts 61-70 in. lbs.
oil pick-up tube-to-Pump bolts 12-15 ft. lbs.
oil pick-up tube bracket bolts 36-78 in. lbs.
oil pump mounting bolts 6 mm 52-61 in. lbs.
8 mm 108-144 in. lbs.
oil pump regulator cap 29-36 ft. lbs.
rear main seal retainer bolts 48-64 in. lbs.
rocker arm cover screws 8.4-26.4 in. lbs.
rocker arm shaft bolts 13-16 ft. lbs.
rod bearing cap nuts 1985-87 33-40 ft. lbs.
1988 and up step 1 10-12 ft. lbs.
step 2 28-33 ft. lbs.
spark plugs 14-22 ft. lbs.
thermostat housing cover bolts 12-15 ft. lbs.
throttle chamber bolts 13-16 ft. lbs.
timing belt Tensioner locking nut 32-43 ft. lbs.
water pump-to-Engine block mounting bolts 16-21 ft. lbs.
NOTE Loosen all bolts.
Cylinder head bolt torque sequence
Fig. 1 Cylinder head bolt torque sequence
Cylinder head bolt loosening sequence
Fig. 2 Cylinder head bolt loosening sequence
Intake manifold torque sequence
Fig. 3 Intake manifold torque sequence
Intake manifold loosening sequence
Fig. 4 Intake manifold loosening sequence
Exhaust manifold torque sequence
Fig. 5 Exhaust manifold torque sequence
Rear exhaust manifold loosening sequence
Fig. 6 Rear exhaust manifold loosening sequence
Front exhaust manifold loosening sequence
Fig. 7 Front exhaust manifold loosening sequence
Camshaft timing mark alignment
Fig. 8 Camshaft timing mark alignment
Fig. 9 Crankshaft timing mark alignment
Timing belt tension adjustmentTurn tensioner with an Allen wrench to vary timing belt tension.
Fig. 10 Timing belt tension adjustment
Main bearing cap torque sequence
Fig. 11 Main bearing cap torque sequence
Firing Order: 1-2-3-4-5-6
Fig. 12 Cylinder location and firing order
DistributorAlign number one on the distributor
by turning rotor button towards the
arrow in the picture, not by where 
the spark plug wire plugs in.
Fig.13 Distributor

 

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