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How to Replace Thermostat on 4thgen Maxima

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 01/23/2018

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…

HID Installation on 2016 Nissan Maxima

Relevance: 94%      Posted on: 12/23/2018

HID Installation on 2016 Nissan Maxima

Member Credit: chriscummings83 I didn't see an install guide for the 2016 Maxima. It's pretty simple but there are a few tricks. 1. Open the hood and on the right and left fender there is a fabric gasket that has 4 push tabs. Remove them and move the mesh out…

How to Replace Rear Main Seal on 4thgen Nissan Maxima VQ30DE

Relevance: 77%      Posted on: 10/20/2020

How to Replace Rear Main Seal on 4thgen Nissan Maxima VQ30DE

Community Member Credit: Carleton Wu Having suspected a rear main seal leak for some time and oil covering tranny case (although bad diff. bearings also to blame) and high oil consumption. I dropped the tranny to do a tranny swap and found that the rear main seal was definitely leaking.…

How to Clean Throttle Body and Idle Air Control Valve (IACV) on 4thgen Maxima

Relevance: 74%      Posted on: 09/22/2019

How to Clean Throttle Body and Idle Air Control Valve (IACV) on 4thgen Maxima

Member Credit: Cdg2125 Tools Required: Ratchet 10m socket 12mm socket Flathead or 8mm socket Pliers or vise grips 1 can of Throttle Body cleaner 1 can of Carb cleaner (I find Berrymans B12 to work fastest) New throttle body gasket New IAC Valve Gasket (dealer only) Step 1: Disconnect battery.…

5thgen Nissan Maxima Thermostat Replacement How-to

Relevance: 74%      Posted on: 06/02/2020

5thgen Nissan Maxima Thermostat Replacement How-to

Member Credit: maximaboy12 Hey Guys since I have not seen a thread like this and thought maybe some nOObs will like to have something like this. This fix is not hard be prepared to get dirty. Tools Needed: Small Ratchet set with a swivel head. (Preferably) 10mm Pan or something…

How to Install Warpspeed Y-Pipe

Relevance: 72%      Posted on: 12/25/2017

How to Install Warpspeed Y-Pipe

Member Credit: QNO_A32 I installed the Warpspeed Y-Pipe today in my driveway. It is a nice piece and im happy with it. It came with all hardware that you need, and even comes with a nice hanger as well. Took me about 1 hour using hand tools. Things you will…

How to Remove your Upper Oil Pan

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

How to Remove your Upper Oil Pan

Member Credit: SrgScott Hey guys, I had an oil leak in my upper oil pan, so decided to give you a write-up on how to remove it! I’m going to assume everyone knows how to apply liquid gasket and seals, so I will be leaving that part out. So, if…

How to Replace your Spark Plugs & Coil Packs

Relevance: 63%      Posted on: 12/25/2017

How to Replace your Spark Plugs & Coil Packs

Member Credit: Greg Changing the spark plugs on a 2002-2003 Maxima is not something you should have to do until around 100,000 miles. The stock plugs are platinum tipped and should last a very long time. Replacement of the plugs is something that Nissan recommends you "see your dealer" to…

Replacing the Fuel Injectors on 3rd Gen Maxima

Relevance: 63%      Posted on: 01/14/2018

Replacing the Fuel Injectors on 3rd Gen Maxima

Member Credit: Bryan Tisch Below are the procedures that I used in performing the replacement of six of my fuel injectors. I put them on this web page to serve as guidance for you, but do not guaranty the results nor do I proclaim this is the correct procedure, though I reference…

MAF, TB, IACV, EGR Cleaning for Dummies on 4thgen Nissan Maxima

Relevance: 60%      Posted on: 09/22/2019

MAF, TB, IACV, EGR Cleaning for Dummies on 4thgen Nissan Maxima

Member Credit: 96i30azn I cleaned my MAF, TB, IACV, and EGR guide tube last week after some extensive research here on the org. I felt like none of the threads included directions for a total newb to do everything. Doing everything at the same time makes sense b/c if you're…

How to Install CXJ Performance 3pc Thermal Phenolic Spacers

Relevance: 56%      Posted on: 01/08/2017

How to Install CXJ Performance 3pc Thermal Phenolic Spacers

Member Credit: CXJ Performance DISCONNECT THE BATTERY FIRST! This would be great time to change the spark plugs as well. Remove the upper intake manifold. Once the manifold has been removed it will look like the picture shown below: STOP EVERYTHING! PLACE RAGS INTO THE CHAMBERS. If a bolt is dropped…

Matty’s Vortech V1 V2 Supercharger Plate Kits (For Sale)

Relevance: 52%      Posted on: 11/25/2018

Matty's Vortech V1 V2 Supercharger Plate Kits (For Sale)

Member Credit: Matty Note: You can order directly from Matty at Jeepman17@aol.com. He's usually responds fairly quickly. We recently purchased from supercharger replacement bolts in 2018. As you know Stillen has discontinued the Supercharger kit for the 95-01 Nissan Maxima. The only real way to get a Supercharger kit for your…

Hotshot Headers Product Info & Install Instructions

Relevance: 50%      Posted on: 01/26/2018

Hotshot Headers Product Info & Install Instructions

These headers are no longer in production. They were available between 2004-2007 and are very rare to find these days. The information below is only for reference purposes. Part#: NS3017 System Components: Includes 2 headers and one secondary with flex-pipe. System also includes 2 center copper gaskets,cat.gasket, all necessary hardware and…

FWD HR Manifold Ported & Polished for 5thgen Maxima

Relevance: 47%      Posted on: 01/15/2018

FWD HR Manifold Ported & Polished for 5thgen Maxima

Member Credit: Shaquille Keon Jenkins As I looked for this mod for the FWD HR, I didn’t see anything for them.  Z1 Motorsports had the option for the VHR engine. So I took it alone myself to try it. I started my polishing the the runners in the lower manifold.…

How to Remove Upper Intake Manifold

Relevance: 43%      Posted on: 01/08/2017

How to Remove Upper Intake Manifold

Member Credit: !PrjctMax! Tools needed -10mm socket or wrench -12mm socket AND wrench -14mm socket or wrench (only if you have a FSTB) -needle nose pliers and/or pliers -patience and finger strength for the clamps/harnesses 1.) First you have to remove the engine cover. 2.) If you have a FSTB,…

Knock Sensor FAQ & Replacement on 3rdgen Maxima

Relevance: 40%      Posted on: 01/13/2018

Knock Sensor FAQ & Replacement on 3rdgen Maxima

Member Credit: Ken Rosengren FAQ Q) What does a knock sensor do? A) A knock sensor is a specially designed listening device for car engines. It listens for engine knock, or detonation (pinging). Detonation can be very bad for an engine and is the result of the fuel/air mixture exploding too…

i30krab’s 1996 Supercharged Built VQ30DE Infiniti i30 (435WHP ++)

Relevance: 39%      Posted on: 12/17/2018

i30krab's 1996 Supercharged Built VQ30DE Infiniti i30 (435WHP ++)

Owner: Ron aka i30krab Year: 1996 Model: i30 Color:  White Transmission: Built Automatic Trim: SE Mod List: Built Auto Transmission 11.5 lbs of Dynoed SC boost w/ Aftercooler & Vortech Mustang Internals Built Engine 9:1 Compression JWT Cams Valve Springs VQ30DET Pistons Ported & Polished Gasket Matched Intake Manifold JIC Magic FLT-A2 Coilovers Electro Mechanical Eteering…

How to Replace your Transmission Valve Body v2

Relevance: 37%      Posted on: 01/08/2017

How to Replace your Transmission Valve Body v2

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 Replace Water Pump on 4thgen Maxima

Relevance: 36%      Posted on: 01/23/2018

How to Replace Water Pump on 4thgen Maxima

Member Credit: Mishmosh Typically, the water pump will need to be removed due to the water pump failing or the water pump O-ring seals (2) failing with age. You may get coolant leaking from the weep hole toward the front of the engine with the inner seal failing. Some will…

4thgen Nissan Maxima 00vi $10 IACV Adapter Plates

Relevance: 34%      Posted on: 05/30/2020

4thgen Nissan Maxima 00vi $10 IACV Adapter Plates

Member Credit: JSutter ***Update 5/15/2020*** Disregard most of my ideas. 1/2" NPT to 3/4" barb fittings are needed. IMO $60 for a piece of aluminum is, well, a bit much. Being a DIY'er I had to come up with my own version. Run down to your hardware store and pick…

How to Install Kinetix Intake Manifold

Relevance: 34%      Posted on: 01/05/2017

How to Install Kinetix Intake Manifold

Community Member Credit: DeusExMaxima The procedure for removing the OEM intake and replacing it with the Kinetix was fairly straightforward. With basic hand tools, I did the job at a casual pace in under 2 hours. Tools Needed: Allen wrench (supplied with manifold) 10mm, 12mm, and 14mm wrenches and sockets…

Jon Sutter’s Supercharged 4thgen Nissan Maxima Setup

Relevance: 31%      Posted on: 10/12/2019

Jon Sutter's Supercharged 4thgen Nissan Maxima Setup

Member Credit: Jon Sutter I bought the kit from my cousin who bought a SC'ed 96 from another member here. It's a Stillen V1 plate and V1 supercharger. Instead of the Trex fuel pump and pressure switch, it has a Walbro in-tank pump. It also has an AFPR along with…

Meximax’s 6-Speed Vortech Supercharged VQ35DE 4thgen Maxima (443WHP / 379TQ)

Relevance: 31%      Posted on: 12/25/2018

Meximax's 6-Speed Vortech Supercharged VQ35DE 4thgen Maxima (443WHP / 379TQ)

Owner: Meximax Year: 1996 Model: Maxima Color:  White Transmission: 6-Speed Manual Trim: GXE Highlights: Fully built FWD VQ35 with a overspinning, belt-slipping Vortech V2 SQ running on custom JWT tune and mated to a 6-speed HLSD putting down 443whp/378wtq (STD corrected) on 93 octane. Uncorrected numbers were 454whp and 387wtq. Mod List: Engine: - Swapped…

How to Swap a 2002 Maxima Mass Airflow Sensor (MAF) into a 2001

Relevance: 29%      Posted on: 01/01/2018

How to Swap a 2002 Maxima Mass Airflow Sensor (MAF) into a 2001

Member Credit: ridinwitha35 I did a MAF swap today & the results were so drastic I was feeling nice & decided to do a little write-up of the swap. Flooring it knocks me in at least 6k rpms with no hesitation (only floored it twice though); I used to floor it…

Relocate Battery & Install Cold-Air Intake on 5thgen Maxima

Relevance: 28%      Posted on: 01/10/2018

Relocate Battery & Install Cold-Air Intake on 5thgen Maxima

Member Credit: Orgullo This is the battery relocation for the 2002/2003 Nissan Maxima. However, I'm sure it will work for the other gens too since it's basically the same. I did this on my 5.5 and my boys 5.5 gen Max. This set up is for people that already have a…

Kevin Sarabjeet’s 2003 Slammed and Tucked 5thgen Nissan Maxima

Relevance: 27%      Posted on: 12/07/2018

Kevin Sarabjeet's 2003 Slammed and Tucked 5thgen Nissan Maxima

Owner: Kevin Sarabjeet Year: 2003 Model: Maxima Current Color:  Black Transmission: Automatic Trim: SE Main Photo Credits: AF Photography Turbo Version 2 Coming Soon! (Preview) Mod List: Fully Built VQ35DE Fully Shaved & Wire Tucked Engine Bay (1st Maxima to do it at this level of detail) 96mm 8:8:1 Wiseco Pistons Eagle rods ACL Bearings HR…

How to Replace your Transmission Valve Body v2

Relevance: 26%      Posted on: 01/08/2017

How to Replace your Transmission Valve Body v2

Member Credit: scrui Lift the front end of the car about two feet, high enough for you to get underneath and have easy access. I used ramps. Please make sure car is lifted safely so there's no serious injuries. Drain oil from transmission, use an Allen key to remove plug. Remove…

Corey Mott’s 2005 6-Speed Nissan Altima SE-R (Modded & Tuned 269WHP)

Relevance: 26%      Posted on: 07/18/2020

Corey Mott's 2005 6-Speed Nissan Altima SE-R (Modded & Tuned 269WHP)

Owner: Corey Mott Year: 2005 Model: Altima SE-R Color: Smoke Metallic Engine: VQ35DE Transmission: 6-Speed Manual Mod List: Ionic Dynamics Carbon Fiber Engine Cover Mishimoto Catch Can Mishimoto Radiator Mishimoto Oil Cap Mishimoto Carbon Fiber Radiator Cap Mishimoto Power Steering Reservoir Moog Front Sway End Links Moog Rear Sway End Links…

Altima SE-R Battery Relocation and Full Wire Tuck

Relevance: 26%      Posted on: 12/29/2018

Altima SE-R Battery Relocation and Full Wire Tuck

Member Credit: steeds Here is the P.Side all tucked with the fuse box still in the engine bay. Just for info on how to remove the Anti Skid Control Actuator clip. Pull the handle out like a drawer and it will release the clip. After tucking the wires on the P.Side…

Repairing Broken Exhaust Manifold Studs on 3rd Maxima

Relevance: 22%      Posted on: 01/14/2018

Repairing Broken Exhaust Manifold Studs on 3rd Maxima

Member Credit: Bryan Tisch I was successful in repairing my broken exhaust manifold studs. Below is my exact procedure I used. I took some video and some pictures, which I will post also. Half of the time for this procedure will be spent in removing the components in order to get…