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Automotive Torque Specifications

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Nissan Maxima 1985-91

Transmission/Drive Train

Automatic Transmission
Component Torque
Bellhousing-to-Engine bolts 29-36 ft. lbs.
drain plug 18-25 ft. lbs.
Driveplate-to-Torque converter bolts 29-36 ft. lbs.
engine-to-Bellhousing bolts 22-30 ft. lbs.
gusset-to-Bellhousing bolts 10 mm 12-15 ft. lbs.
6 mm 4.6-6.1 ft. lbs.
neutral start switch-to-Transmission case 1.4-1.9 ft. lbs.
Manual Transmission
Component Torque
control lever-to-Control rod 12-15 ft. lbs.
control lever socket-to-Support rod 5.8-8.0 ft. lbs.
control rod-to-Transaxle 12-16 ft. lbs.
drain and filler plugs 14 ft. lbs.
gusset-to-Engine 22-30 ft. lbs.
holder bracket-to-Support rod 14-19 ft. lbs.
holder bracket fixing bolt 5.8-8.0 ft. lbs.
support rod-to-Bracket 23-30 ft. lbs.
support rod bracket-to-Transaxle 20-27 ft. lbs.
Clutch and Drive Axles
Component Torque
Drive Axle hub nut 174-231 ft. lbs.
pressure plate-to-Flywheel bolts 16-22 ft. lbs.
wheel lug nuts 1985-86 58-72 ft. lbs.
1987 and up 72-87 ft. lbs.
Shifter assemblyClick on thumbnail for full page picture
Fig. 1 Manual transmission shifter assembly.

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