Question about 1990 Nissan Minivan
The vehicle is a Nissan Urvan manufactured in March 1991. It has a 5speed Nissan floor-shift manual transmission. Got under it and from the Gearbox housing towards front where bolts and attachment is, has oil leaking. Does this mean most likely a New Seal needed, (kinda like the Gasket Seal on the Head?). Will this fix it, or may there be a further problem?. Plus what Oil type is required in the Gearbox for this model please and can it be fixed by strong hands or does it need special tools and comprehensive positioning inside to place new seal? Help, thanks Donna
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
That is alot of work. It would **** to have a mechanic paid to do this but unless you are pretty good with a wrench and have a hoist and such then it wouldnt be worth your time. Normally what is required for something like this is supporting the vehicle on jack stands and removing both front tires. Once front tires are removed you would then have to remove the axles which includes the brakes/rotors and what not. Once the axles where removed you would unbolt the transmission and remove it. Now the problem is if the engine is supported by a mount that bolts to the transmission you are going to have to support the motor with a hoist or jack until the transmission is installed. All in all it isnt really alot of work if you know what you are getting yourself into and have all the stuff you are going to need ie jacks/hoists/plenty of tools and a good weekend. Also remember all the small stuff that might need to be unbolted to clear the transmission
Posted on Mar 20, 2009
you will have to removhe the gearbox, while you are at it check for bearing play, and it is a good time for replace the fluid and chaeck for filings
Posted on Jul 19, 2010
SOURCE: 1997 nissan maxima. small oil
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Posted on Sep 22, 2010
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REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION (Continued)
Gear Shift - Floor Mounted
1. Raise the vehicle and disconnect the transmission
shift cable from the lower selector lever.
2. Disconnect the four nuts that attach the housing 6. Remove the whole floor shift housing by lifting
to the floorpan. vertically
1. To install the floor shift housing to the floorpan
reverse the above instructions in order 6, 5, 4.
2. Place the selector lever in the 'P' position.
3. Raise the vehicle.
4. Reconnect the four nuts that attach the housing to
5. Install the shift cable back onto the lower selector
6. Tighten the lock nut to the required torque to 28
7. Lower the vehicle and check transmission
operation in each selector lever detent position.
3. Lower the vehicle. 8. Check that the mode light functions correctly. For
4. Remove the centre console (Refer to section further information, refer to Section 307-05.
5. Detach the back light bulb/wiring.
I6 Floor mount shift components
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