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How to Replace CVT Fluid and CVT Transmission Oil Filter (VIDEO)

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 04/03/2018

Member Credit: Eric Cruz Since I was draining the CVT fluid and replacing the filter, I thought I'd do a video for you all. Sorry about the dipstick being out of focus when I was checking the fluid level but you guys got it from there. Hope this helps some…

How to Change the CVT Transmission Oil Filter on 7thgen Maxima

Relevance: 80%      Posted on: 02/02/2018

If you're up for a CVT transmission fluid drain/refill, it is also a good idea to change the CVT transmission oil filter. Often times, if you go to the dealer and ask them to change the CVT oil filter....they will look at you like you're crazy.  Stay calm, the oil…

How to Change the Transmission Fluid (’02-’03 6-speeds only)

Relevance: 77%      Posted on: 02/06/2017

Member Credit: shift_ice Note: This how-to is for '02-'03 Maxima's with a 6-speed transmission. I ordered 3 quarts of Redline MT-90 Manual Transmission fluid from myoilshop. Their service was quick - I received the oil on 1-17. Redline MT-90 is a quality GL-4 fluid. Amsoil Series 2000 SAE 75W-90 Synthetic…

How to Drain and Refill Transmission Fluid on 6thgen Maxima & Altima SE-R

Relevance: 70%      Posted on: 01/20/2018

Member Credit: NAMEL355 Decided to take pictures as I changed the ATF in my 2005 Nissan Altima SE-R (Should be similar for 6th gen Maximas) since I couldn't really find any how to's prior to attempting my first ATF change using the Drain and Refill method. Usually people do 3 drain…

How to Change the Transmission Fluid (’02-’03 6-speeds only) Version 2

Relevance: 65%      Posted on: 12/25/2017

Member Credit: Greg I might be going out on a limb classifying the changing of your manual transmission fluid as a "performance" modification, but considering how use of this stuff will improve your shifts in both cold and hot weather, the classification might not be that far off. I used…

How to Change Your CVT Transmission Fluid (Drain/Refill)

Relevance: 63%      Posted on: 01/08/2017

Member Credit: dagreek Here is a high-level summary of the whole process: 1. Remove drain plug from CVT oil pan. 2. Drain fluid 3. Reinstall drain plug in oil pan 4. Fill CVT with tranny fluid at the charging pipe 5. Drive CVT for 10 min 6. Check fluid level. 7.…

How to Change your 7thgen CVT Transmission Fluid (Drain/Refill)

Relevance: 59%      Posted on: 12/29/2017

Member Credit: Ghozt I just did my CVT transmission fluid drain/fill the other day, I'm at ~44,000 miles and premium maintenance service plan recommended every 40,000 while standard recommended every 60,000. With how I drive I figured it's about time so why not. I got my fluid on fleabay, picked…

How to Reset your Oil Light After Oil Change

Relevance: 49%      Posted on: 02/05/2017

Press the "Maintenance" button below the "Navigation Screen”. Once you’re at the "Oil Change" screen, hold the "Trip Reset" button for a few seconds and it will reset itself. Do this when you are parked and not in motion because it won’t let you reset it. Some people usually set…

How to Change the Clutch Slave Cylinder Hose

Relevance: 48%      Posted on: 01/01/2018

Member Credit: bignick If any of you with a manual tranny notice you have to fill up the clutch reservoir every few days, its probably because your slave cylinder hose has a slow sweat (common problem it seems). I changed it today in about an hour and a half (this writeup…

How to Replace Thermostat on 4thgen Maxima

Relevance: 48%      Posted on: 01/23/2018

Member Credit: VQpower The thermostat regulates the flow of coolant within the engine. At low coolant temps, it stays closed. As the engine warms, it opens to allow coolant to flow through the radiator and cool the engine. It's located on the left side of the engine, here: If it…

How to Bleed your Maxima Brakes

Relevance: 44%      Posted on: 01/21/2017

Member Credit: shift_ice Over time the brake system can take on air as the effectiveness of the brake fluid decreases with age. Air can also enter the system from a leaky brake hose, a bad connection on the brake caliper, during any maintenance when a brake line is removed, or…

How to Seafoam And Change Your Cabin Air Filter

Relevance: 42%      Posted on: 02/08/2017

Member Credit: Chernmax Seafoam is a 100% pure petroleum product for use in all gasoline and diesel type engines, both 2 and 4 cycle. OXYGEN SENSOR SAFE. Cleans dirty engine parts internally by removing harmful gums, varnish and carbon. WORKS AND PERFORMS INSTANTLY. Removes moisture from oil crankcases and fuel…

6thgen BBK (Better Brake Kit) Installation on 5thgen Maxima

Relevance: 36%      Posted on: 11/03/2018

Member Credit: godlyone Parts: 1. calipers + torque member from a 2004 maxima through a junkyard ($50) 2. Black Zinc coated Dimpled Rotors + Hawk HPS pads via rotorpros ($149) so a total of 200 spent.. First step is to really clean the calipers.. they were filthy! Before: After: Then sand…

Akebono Brake Upgrade Buying Guide for 7thgen Maxima

Relevance: 33%      Posted on: 12/28/2017

Member Credit: Joshua Wright Here I will outline everything you will need to purchase to successfully install the Akebono brakes/calipers on our 7thgen Maxima. First (Acquisition of Calipers): Obviously, you will need to get you a set of Akebono calipers. You can get any of them from the following vehicles since…

How to Replace Crankshaft Pulley on VQ Nissan Maxima Engine (VIDEO)

Relevance: 32%      Posted on: 05/16/2018

Member Credit: Leo Mondolo This video shows you how to remove and replace your Crankshaft Pulley. It's also a good idea to change the Crankshaft seal which is only a few bucks. Crankshaft seals on the VQ are known to leak over time.

How to Install Transmission Cooler

Relevance: 30%      Posted on: 01/15/2017

Member Credit: Greg 1.I bought the Hayden model 404 from Pep Boys for $49.99 plus tax. There were other smaller models, but I figured I would get the largest one practical. The 404 is considered "Heavy Duty" and is 7.5 inches tall by 15.5 inches wide, by 0.75 inches thick.…

How to Install 2002-2003 5thgen Brakes on 4thgen Maxima

Relevance: 30%      Posted on: 12/25/2018

Member Credit: 95BLKMAX I wanted bigger brakes, but I didnt want to spend a fortune (as much as one would spend, say for a Z32 upgrade, or the 6th gen rotors with Z32 calipers, etc...) for just front brakes. Plus I dont autoX, I just do alot of highway spirited driving;…

How to Install Akebono BBK on Maxima

Relevance: 29%      Posted on: 12/29/2017

Member Credit: twin001 This write-up is for a 2003/2004. But the same steps are application to 6thgen Maxima. Also, for 7thgens you do not need brackets but the installation instructions still hold. This DIY will take you through the basic steps to remove the existing brake components (calipers, rotors, lines) in…

How to Install New Rotors and Brake Pads

Relevance: 27%      Posted on: 01/21/2017

Member Credit: shift_ice There are many rotor and brake pad options for the Maxima. Check out the brake choice how-to if you're having problems deciding. In this how-to, I install Hawk HPS pads and Brembo blank rotors, though the process will be the same for any OEM replacements. The new…

How to Replace Steering Rack on 4thgen Maxima

Relevance: 25%      Posted on: 02/10/2018

Member Credit: Kevlo911 I bet over 75% of 4th gen owners have a leaking steering rack and/or worn tie rods. I bought the 99se rack because it is stiffer. It comes with new inner tie rods and new o-rings. You should replace the outer tie rods and sway bar. bushings…

Changing Oil Sending Unit on Altima SE-R

Relevance: 25%      Posted on: 05/24/2018

Member Credit: VQpwrdSE-R So I finally buckled down and added info in here for how to change your oil sending unit also known as an oil pressure sensor. Hoping this helps some of you guys out. The beginning of my problems was when I noted 0 psi on my oil pressure…

How to install a CVT Transmission Cooler on 7thgen Maxima

Relevance: 23%      Posted on: 12/28/2017

Member Credit: Brandan Nankoo, Mishimoto Photo Credits: Sunday Ortiz and Gerson Flores No one ever wants to experience the feeling of having to replace a CVT Transmission. Under warranty, it's not so bad. But out of warranty, it will be a very expensive job. To prolong the life of the CVT, many…

Replace Vehicle Speed Sensor (VSS) to Fix Malfunctioning Odometer/Seedometer (P0104/P0504)

Relevance: 23%      Posted on: 12/25/2018

Member Credit: ptatohed For about 8 months now, I have been having problems with my VSS (Vehicle Speed Sensor). My speedometer and odometer would intermittently stop working while driving. It would trigger my CEL (Check Engine Light). The CEL code was 0104, VSS and sometimes 0504, Automatic Transmission Control Unit Signal…

Akebono 370Z Big Brake Kit Installation on 7thgen Maxima

Relevance: 20%      Posted on: 02/01/2018

Member Credit: MaximaDrvr aka Daryl Johnson It was just under $1,800 shipped for the kit. Shipping was included at $125. The options were: Slotted Rrotors Banjo Bolts Red Calipers Standard Ceramic Brake Pads If you attempt this yourself, you assume that you have some mechanical aptitude, and already know how to…

2005 Maxima Intake Manifold Testing – Kinetix vs SSIM DE

Relevance: 20%      Posted on: 02/24/2018

Member Credit: NISformance We finally had a chance to properly test 2 intake manifold options for the 2005 Maxima VQ35DE engine. All testing done on the same car , same day , same dyno, etc. Kinetix = 289 WHP 264 TQ DE SSIM = 300 WHP 270 tTQ Car Setup:…

How to Replace your Transmission Valve Body v2

Relevance: 19%      Posted on: 01/08/2017

Member Credit: rpsuprdave WARNING: It is not recommended that you attempt this procedure without basic mechanical skills and knowledge of automobiles. Always take safety precautions seriously when working around an automobile. A simple mistake may cause you physical harm and/or death. Improper installation may cause mechanical damage to the vehicle. Materials…

How to Set Your Horn Chirp (ON/OFF) With Remote

Relevance: 19%      Posted on: 01/08/2017

Member Credit: EddyMaxx There may be times where you are wondering these two things: Why doesn't my car beep when I lock the doors? How do I get rid of that annoying horn beep when I lock my doors. Well below are your answers. These are the two modes that…