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How to Replace OEM Spark Plug Tube Seals on Valve Cover (Save $$$)

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 02/13/2021

How to Replace OEM Spark Plug Tube Seals on Valve Cover (Save $$$)

Community Member Credit: R&D Factory Here are DIY instructions on how to replace the OEM seals on your Nissan VQ engine. At R&D Factory, we service many Nissans and Infiniti's daily and run into the same valve cover/spark plug o-ring leak. About 75% of the vehicles that we serve have…

P0075 – Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit (Bank 1) 2009 Maxima

Relevance: 96%      Posted on: 09/02/2019

P0075 - Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit (Bank 1) 2009 Maxima

Member Credit: EddyMaxx Our 2009 7thgen Nissan Maxima threw code P0075 - Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit (Bank 1). Bank 1 is the location closest to the Firewall. The first thing to always do is to check the connectors and harness to see if it's broken or has any exposed…

How to Remove Your IACV

Relevance: 81%      Posted on: 01/15/2017

How to Remove Your IACV

Member Credit: Freeengineinfo Idle Air Control Valve Replacement Does your car idle rough or the speed cycle up and down. You probably have a bad idle air control valve. The only purpose of the idle air control valve is to keep the engine’s idle smooth. The engine’s computer gives the…

How to Swap Climate Control Bulb on 5thgen Maxima

Relevance: 65%      Posted on: 03/17/2018

How to Swap Climate Control Bulb on 5thgen Maxima

Member Credit: Anthony Carter Tools Needed: Hard Plastic Blade to Remove Shifter Cover and Bent Box (Flathead may mess up your dash) #2 Phillips Small Phillips Small Flathead to help disconnect electrical connectors in back of climate control unit 8mm Socket w/ Extension. Pop out the vent up top. Pop…

How to Replace your Transmission Valve Body v2

Relevance: 64%      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…

Engine Cover Part Numbers for 7thgen Maxima

Relevance: 60%      Posted on: 12/28/2017

Engine Cover Part Numbers for 7thgen Maxima

Member Credit: Julian Nicasio If you are looking to replace your engine covers, below are the part numbers you need. Below is the current pricing as of December 2017. You can buy them on eBay, NissanPartsDeal.com, quirkparts.com, rockauto.com.  Engine Cover 14041-9N00B $78.09 Upper Cover 64894-9N00A $50.87 Fuse box Cover 24382-ZY70A $11.28 Upper…

How to Install a 2000 5thgen VI Manifold on 4thgen Nissan Maxima

Relevance: 56%      Posted on: 02/16/2020

How to Install a 2000 5thgen VI Manifold on 4thgen Nissan Maxima

Member Credit: sdot82 This write-up is for a 2000-01 VI manifold swap on to 95-99 Maxima. There are many ways to do this swap so first I will number the ways I know how to do this and then go into detail on how to do it. There are a…

Rabbit Hole Motorsports VQ35DE Push-In -8AN Fitting for Valve Covers (Great for Catch Can Setups)

Relevance: 52%      Posted on: 09/04/2020

Rabbit Hole Motorsports VQ35DE Push-In -8AN Fitting for Valve Covers (Great for Catch Can Setups)

Facebook: Rabbit Hole Motorsports Photo Credit: Rene Saran, Jose Vargas, Rabbit Hole Motorsports Order Link: https://rabbitholemotorsports.bigcartel.com/product/push-in-pcv-fitting-8an Push-In -8AN fittings to accommodate the 5/8" PCV tube found on VQ engines valve covers to clean up your Oil Catch Can setup. These are AN fittings designed to be pushed in your engine…

How to Replace your Transmission Valve Body v2

Relevance: 51%      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…

Installing Audi R8 Coilpacks on VQ30DE Engine 3.0 / 3.0 DE-K (4thgen/5thgen)

Relevance: 51%      Posted on: 12/07/2019

Installing Audi R8 Coilpacks on VQ30DE Engine  3.0 / 3.0 DE-K (4thgen/5thgen)

Member Credit: Ronny Para This article will help you install Audi R8 Coil Packs on your VQ30DE. For those that don’t know, Audi coilpacks are stronger and better than Nissan coilpacks. They add better mpg and more HP/TQ. It works on bone stock vehicles or highly modified vehicles. Nissan Coilpack…

RWD 350z Intake Manifold Installed on FWD VQ35DE Nissan Maxima

Relevance: 49%      Posted on: 09/17/2020

RWD 350z Intake Manifold Installed on FWD VQ35DE Nissan Maxima

Community Member Credit: Nismo3112 / vsamoylov Important Notes: You will need the front valve cover from a 350z and modify the plenum to clear the hood. The FWD fwd valve cover on the driver's side won't work cause of the oil plug. The Front Strut Bar does fit You can use…

How to Replace Vapor Canister Purge Vent Valve (P0455 – EVAP Leak) 2004-2008

Relevance: 46%      Posted on: 11/18/2018

How to Replace Vapor Canister Purge Vent Valve (P0455 - EVAP Leak) 2004-2008

Member Credit: EddyMaxx Over the past few weeks, there's been a strong gasoline smell coming from the driver side. I almost thought it was a gas leak since I had a tiny pinch in exhaust pipe which was leaking some condensation / water. Upon scanning it for codes I found…

2002-2003 5thgen Nissan Maxima Fuel Pump Relay Location

Relevance: 44%      Posted on: 08/29/2020

2002-2003 5thgen Nissan Maxima Fuel Pump Relay Location

This is just a reference photo of where do find your fuel pump relay on 02-03 5thgen Nissan Maxima's. The location of the fuel pump relay is right under the hood release to the left of where your footrest is. You will need to remove the plastic cover, a sticky…

How to Replace AC Control Amplifier on 6thgen Maxima

Relevance: 42%      Posted on: 02/10/2018

How to Replace AC Control Amplifier on 6thgen Maxima

Member Credit: Sparky This 2006 Nissan Maxima came in with the complaint that the gauges and the a/c controls did not work. After the obvious fuse checks I went to the most common location for this problem in Nissan Maximas. The problem is located behind the a/c control panel and…

Albert’s Custom LED Modding Services Now Available

Relevance: 42%      Posted on: 02/06/2017

Albert's Custom LED Modding Services Now Available

Full Package Pricing $175 shipped This is a Send In Service I can also Supply a Cluster and Climate control for an Additional $55 Parts Included in Send in led Mod Package Includes the following: Cluster Climate Control 4 Door Switches All Dash Buttons and Controls Single Color ONLY! Optional:…

2004-2006 Maxima AC Control Amplifier Burnt Out Due to Coins/Pennies (U1000)

Relevance: 42%      Posted on: 02/10/2018

2004-2006 Maxima AC Control Amplifier Burnt Out Due to Coins/Pennies (U1000)

Member Credit: EddyMaxx Do you have the symptoms below: This morning while I was driving to school, my instrument cluster just stopped working... I.E. Speedometer, odometer, fuel gauge, rpm's, even the blinkers (though these worked, just wouldn't get the clicking noise or the visual indicator on the instrument cluster). The…

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

Relevance: 40%      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.…

VQ35 HR vs DE Head Flow (Comparison / Flow Testing)

Relevance: 40%      Posted on: 12/02/2018

VQ35 HR vs DE Head Flow (Comparison / Flow Testing)

Member Credit: SGSash / onpointdyno I just picked up my HR heads from Gord Bush who cleaned them up for me and flow tested them. We of course have previous numbers from the non-revup heads that I had Gord Bush port – so let’s compare! Visually looking at the HR…

How to Install Custom Dash Gauges on 4thgen Maxima

Relevance: 39%      Posted on: 01/01/2018

How to Install Custom Dash Gauges on 4thgen Maxima

Member Credit: Cheston WARNING: These are JUST directions. I am NOT liable if you mess up your car. Use common sense when attempting this or ANY mod. Always use caution when it comes tools that use electricity. WEAR PROTECTIVE CLOTHING! Tools needed: phillips & flat head screwdriver, 10mm socket, 12mm socket,…

How to Replace Springs & Shocks on 6thgen Maxima

Relevance: 39%      Posted on: 01/20/2018

How to Replace Springs & Shocks on 6thgen Maxima

Member Credit: cfr94 This installation process is for a set of Eibach Suspension Springs Pro Kit 6369.140 with 2.0" drop in front & 0.8" drop in rear. REAR END: 20-30 minutes Tools Needed: Air rachet or air gun, 18mm socket 3/4" open wrench & adjustable floor jack These instructions are…

Swapping to Nissan OEM Navigation in 6thgen Maxima with No Navi

Relevance: 38%      Posted on: 07/07/2018

Swapping to Nissan OEM Navigation in 6thgen Maxima with No Navi

Member Credit: rguerra7 The main parts needed are: 1. Navigation Display Screen (28090 CA100) 2. Display Control Unit (28330 ZC00A) 3. Navigation Unit (25915 CB804) 4. GPS antenna (I bought an aftermarket one that works) 5. Plugs that fit the back of these units (Just searched for Nissan plugs on eBay…

Engine Coolant Removal and Replacement on 4thgen Maxima

Relevance: 37%      Posted on: 01/01/2018

Engine Coolant Removal and Replacement on 4thgen Maxima

Member Credit: motorvate Changing your coolant on a regular basis is very important to the longevity of your engine. With normal use, the corrosion inhibitors loose their effectiveness. Nissan recommends that AFTER the first 96,000 KM replace the coolant every 24 months, or 48,000 KM. The procedure that I am…

How to Install Indiglo Gauges

Relevance: 37%      Posted on: 12/23/2017

How to Install Indiglo Gauges

Member Credit: chrisaust First, this is fairly easy once you figure it out the first time. Here are my step-by-step tips to get access to the gauges. ****IMPORTANT NOTE BEFORE YOU BEGIN****  If you plan to remove the needles, you'll need to remember how to put them back on so they…

How to Make Custom Clear Side Markers for Headlights Retrofits

Relevance: 36%      Posted on: 06/10/2018

How to Make Custom Clear Side Markers for Headlights Retrofits

Member Credit: MaxJ04 This how-to is for getting rid of the orange side makers on your 6thgen headlights. Headlights look so much better with clear side markers. Materials needed : OEM Headlight Florescent Light Cover (Home Depot) Silicone Sandpaper 60 Grit to 100 Grit Clamps (2-4) Pliers Chisel Knife or Flathead…

How to Remove your 6thgen Headlights

Relevance: 35%      Posted on: 02/10/2017

How to Remove your 6thgen Headlights

Member Credit: Elite Package Hey guys i just recently painted the interior of my lights black to match my car. I just figured i'd write this post to help anyone out by giving "visual" instructions rather then "Text" instructions. So if you decide to tackle this project yourself like i did,…

How to Install LEDs on Auto Climate Control

Relevance: 34%      Posted on: 01/01/2018

How to Install LEDs on Auto Climate Control

Member Credit: Zach Brown Disclaimer: I will take no responsibility to any damage done to your vehicle by attempting this mod. I recommend only people with at least some electrical background and soldering skills attempt this. You could very likely blow up either LEDs or your Climate Control by doing things incorrectly.…

2000-2004 Infiniti i30/i35 EL Bulb Swap to LED Strip

Relevance: 34%      Posted on: 07/12/2020

2000-2004 Infiniti i30/i35 EL Bulb Swap to LED Strip

Member Credit: tjmoney87 Overall, this is an easy mod if you are careful, but if not, things can get ugly VERY quickly! I would recommend getting a second cluster just to practice...that's what I did, making sure I was careful enough and to make sure the strip fits. I like…

How to Install a Suprastick V4 on 4thgen Nissan Maxima (Automatic Transmission)

Relevance: 34%      Posted on: 12/19/2020

How to Install a Suprastick V4 on 4thgen Nissan Maxima (Automatic Transmission)

Community Member Credit: G4nismo The Suprastick manual can be downloaded here: SSv4.6 - Manual Tools Needed Wire stripper Wire taps Wire quick connectors (slide or bullet style) Soldering iron A lot of wires Additional Parts Needed: DB9 male to DB9 male serial cable (for LCD screen) Null modem adapter (for…