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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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…

2016+ 8thgen Nissan Maxima CVT Fluid Check Reference (No Dipstick)

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2016+ 8thgen Nissan Maxima CVT Fluid Check Reference (No Dipstick)

Community Member Credit: Kickinwing / Eddy The 2016+ 8thgen Nissan Maxima does not come with a dipstick to fluid levels, unlike other generations. All new CVT transmissions from 2013-up are equipped with locking dipstick caps but no dipstick, with some Sentras and Versas being the exception to the rule. This…

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

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

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)

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

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)

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

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…

Activate the Low Washer Fluid Light on 5thgen Nissan Maxima

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Activate the Low Washer Fluid Light on 5thgen Nissan Maxima

Community Member Credit: K Pazzo 6 Part Number Required: 28911-1E400 Price: $30.00 PLEASE KEEP IN MIND THAT PICS SHOW WASHER FLUID RESERVOIR WAS TAKEN OUT. YOU DO NOT NEED TO TAKE IT OUT, BUT I LEARNED THAT AFTER I TOOK IT OUT & SINCE IT WAS MY FIRST TIME DOING…

How to Reset your Oil Light After Oil Change

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How to Reset your Oil Light After Oil Change

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 Replace Thermostat on 4thgen Maxima

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How to Replace Thermostat on 4thgen Maxima

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 Replace Damaged 6-Speed Transmission Nissan Maxima Drain and Fill Plug

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How to Replace Damaged 6-Speed Transmission Nissan Maxima Drain and Fill Plug

Community Member Credit: uptownsamcv I started pulling my tranny today so I can change the throwout bearing and I stripped the drain bolt. luckily I found a video on Youtube on how to remove it with a chisel and punch. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOQ4EMmHLIk I had ordered 2 new Smart-O R23 M18x1.5 drain…

How to Change the Clutch Slave Cylinder Hose

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How to Change the Clutch Slave Cylinder Hose

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 Seafoam And Change Your Cabin Air Filter

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How to Seafoam And Change Your Cabin Air Filter

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…

How to Bleed your Maxima Brakes

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How to Bleed your Maxima Brakes

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…

4thgen Nissan Maxima 60K+ Mile Service Maintenance

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4thgen Nissan Maxima 60K+ Mile Service Maintenance

Community Member Credit: Jeff Ketch Here is a list of things that need to be done for the 60K service. Spark Plugs: 6 NGK Platinum spark plugs are required for the tune-up. Platinum plugs do not need to be gapped. If you use copper plugs the gap is .044. Put anti-seize…

How to Change Spark Plugs on Infiniti G35/FX35

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How to Change Spark Plugs on Infiniti G35/FX35

Member Credit: G35 Mass I installed LFR5AIX-11 plugs. First, the tools you will need: 6 NGK Iridium IX Sparkplugs 3/8" Rachet 3/8" long extension (at least ten inches) 10mm socket 10mm open-end wrench 16mm "deep" socket (or "sparkplug socket") Magnetic pick up tool 3-prong grabber (optional, you'll need it if you don't have a…

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

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

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.

1995-1999 4thgen Nissan Maxima Steering Rack Replacement

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1995-1999 4thgen Nissan Maxima Steering Rack Replacement

Community Member Credit: Kevlo911 I bet over 75% of 4th gen owners have a leaking steering rack and/or worn tie rods... I bought the rack from: https://www.carsteering.com/buynow/1999/Nissan/Maxima/Rack_and_Pinion/80-00386_R I bought the 99se rack because it is stiffer. It comes with new inner tie rods and new o-rings. You should replace the…

Akebono Brake Upgrade Buying Guide for 7thgen Maxima

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Akebono Brake Upgrade Buying Guide for 7thgen Maxima

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…

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

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

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

How to Install Transmission Cooler

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How to Install Transmission Cooler

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 Akebono BBK on Maxima

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How to Install Akebono BBK on Maxima

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 Replace Nissan Z32 300ZX TT Front Brake Pads (for 4thgen BBK)

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How to Replace Nissan Z32 300ZX TT Front Brake Pads (for 4thgen BBK)

Credit: Andy Woo (Internet Z Car Club (IZCC)) 1) Loosen the lug nuts on the wheels corresponding to the brake pads you are planning to change. 2) Jack up the car (refer to How To for examples).  Make sure you use wheel chocks and do not engage the emergency brakes. 4) Lay…

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

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

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;…

Wilwood Combination Master Cylinder Kit for 4thgen/5thgen Nissan Maxima

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Wilwood Combination Master Cylinder Kit for 4thgen/5thgen Nissan Maxima

Community Member Credit: Blandon Fitzpatrick Part Name: Compact Remote Combination Master Cylinder Kit Part Number: 260-10374 Price: $83.00 Order Link: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/wil-260-10374 Important Note: The inlet for the clutch line is a 1/8-27 non-inverted flare. So usual regular SS one-piece lines won't work as-is. You'll need a SS line made along…

Information on Upgrading Your 5thgen Maxima Brakes to 6thgen Nissan Maxima

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Information on Upgrading Your 5thgen Maxima Brakes to 6thgen Nissan Maxima

Community Member Credit: LA02MAX Ok, so since this is something that's becoming ever more popular, I decided to compile all of the information you need to upgrade the front brakes on your 5th gen to the 6th gen brakes with 12.6" rotors... First check your wheel clearance to make sure…