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Timing Cover removal, 2005 Nissan Maxima

I've removed all bolts from the front timing cover. The bottom portion want move. I have pryed the top portion of the cover. What the trick to getting this thing off?

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SOURCE: 2005 Nissan Maxima SE Fog light replacement

jorgeva: on the driver's side to gain access, you must remove the air cleaner assembly. At that point, you can see the back of the light which has a plastic cap. Rotate this "counter clockwise" and you can pull it back from the back of the lamp housing. From there you will see how the bulb it self is plugged in, which is obvious. Unplug it. There is a "spring "like latch retainer to hold the bulb in place. Unlatch it, remove the bulb and install the new bulb.
CAUTION!!!!!!! DO NOT TOUCH THE GLASS AREA OF THE NEW BULB! Only handle the rear section. Reassemble in the reverse order.
The right side will require the removal of the windshield washer tank.
I trust this will have answered your question. If you would, let me or FIXYA know if I have solved your problem......

Posted on Apr 18, 2009

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SOURCE: Bolt torque specs for flywheel, pressure plate,

1.Flywheel - 61 to 69 Foot Pounds
2.Pressure Plate - 25 to 33 Foot Pounds
3.Bell Housing - No specs found. I would say 25 to 35 foot pounds should be sufficient.

Bolts clean on ->flywheel to crank, ->pressure plate to flywheel, and ->bell housing to back of engine, I would use TWO drops of Loctite Red threadlocker, on ALL of these bolts.

Hope you have an alignment tool for your clutch disk when you install it. Auto parts stores sell the plastic one's cheap! Saves a LOT of headaches!

Tighten the pressure plate EVENLY! Snug the bolts down until they just TOUCH, then go in a criss-cross pattern when tightening. Do the tightening in incremental stages! You turn one bolt one thread, you go across to the opposite side, and turn that bolt one thread. Keep criss-crossing so the pressure plate goes down EVENLY. (YES, it's a pain in the keister!)

If NOT, you'll have a warped pressure plate, and it will be junk!
Thanks for letting me say that, I feel better.

Posted on Jul 07, 2009

goodedgewort
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SOURCE: 1992 nissan maxima timing belt replacement

need to take off almost every thing from the front of the motor. then take off top half of timing cover.
pull the harmonic balance pully off. then the bottom half of the cover will come off. becareful
the cam gears are hard to aline.
do you no where the knock sencor is located?
if so please email me @ goodedgeworth@gmail.com

Posted on Jul 09, 2009

glamarre82
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SOURCE: 1996 Nissan Maxima. Timing issue.

Have a mechanic check that. If you try yourself, might competely mess up the entire timing.

Posted on Jul 15, 2009

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SOURCE: 2005 Maxima question

You have years to change the belt. It's a good idea to change the belt at about 100,000 - 120,000 miles, whichever comes first. Hope it helps!

Posted on Jul 19, 2009

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SOURCE: replace transmission in 2005 nissan maxima

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pull the harmonic balance pully off. then the bottom half of the cover will come off. becareful
the cam gears are hard to aline.
do you no where the knock sencor is located?
if so please email me @ goodedgeworth@gmail.com

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