Remove the other hose that goes from the splitter thingy to the thingy right below it right to the top left of the water pump 2 flathead screwdriver bolts Note: you may need the screwdriver to pry off the tubing cause it gets kind of stuck on there. Remove the engine cooling fan and shroud. Jack up the right front wheel and place the car on jack stands. Spin the pump around and put a bolt in the oposite side of the one you put in. When you reconnect the terminals, your radio presets are likely to be cleared out. Remove the mechanical key from the Intelligent Key. Loosen the pulley bolt then turn the tensioner bolt counter-clockwise.
Disconnect the negative battery cable. Get the water pump pulley and kind of put it on the pump it won't fit right on cause it's going to be a little snug Line up the bolt holes and finger tighten one in there. Get the 12mm socket and socket wrench out and remove the 6 bolts holding the pump in. I found you could buy a 'chip' key on Ebay and have it programmed thru a locksmith for cheaper than at the … dealer. Clean the engine where the pump goes. Remove the ground wire from the battery. I may suggest you call the dealer.
After touching a battery, do not touch or rub your eyes until you have thoroughly washed your hands. Get out a 14mm socket and loosen not take off the tensioner pulley. Replacing the battery in your Maxima involves removing the terminals. I just went through a harrowing experience when the ' Green Light ' started flashing in my 2007 Maxima. · Do not touch the internal circuit and electric terminals as doing so could cause a malfunction.
If you can't find it, call Nissan and they will give you the code for free. This part sucks a lot. There is a tensioner to the rear of the main pulley. The alt should now fall free you may have to nudge it free. One tip - when you try to put that stupid bolt back inthat stupid place where you can't see, all the while trying to holdthe new alternator into position with one hand and shove the boltback in with the other, you're going to find it hard to geteverything lined up so the bolt will go back in.
Pull the boltout with your fingers oh by the way, you can't see what your doingyou have to work by feel. Here at Advance Auto Parts, we work with only top reliable Battery Cable Terminal End product and part brands so you can shop with complete confidence. You just have to wedge in something made of thin sturdy plastic and pop the top grate out. Take off the top cam gear cover. Check for this code in your owners manual - it will usually be either a sticker or small card in the booklet. Some of our top Battery Cable Terminal End product brands are. Put the top cam gear cover on.
There's not much room here, but it can be done. Replacement is reverse of the above. Takes a while, but you can disconnect the wiring connections and bolts to the alternator. While you are down there loosen the bolt on the top of the alternator and on the bottom, then turn the tensioner bolt counter-clockwise loose. The work on doing that is better than having to drill out broken bolts later on 7. Clean and tighten the connections as needed. Luckily, I was able to drive for about 3 hrs on the battery alone.
Add some more gasket compound to the top of the gasket. If the battery acid contacts your eyes or skin, immediately flush with water for 15 minutes and promptly seek medical attention. The Nissan Altima has been a favorite of families since the sedan's introduction in 1993. It is heavy and you will be in an awkward position, but take your time. Buy a headunit and make sure you have a compatible wiring harness. To replace the battery, lift the hood and find the battery conveniently located behind the driver's side headlight.
Unplug the negative wire from the battery terminal. When it comes to your Nissan Maxima, you want parts and products from only trusted brands. Re-set the radio pre-sets and the clock after cables are re-installed. Raise the car and support it securely on jackstands. Remove the alternator mounting bolts and remove the alternator from the engine. Also if you have a tapered steel rod of somekind it helps line up the holes I used a nail set. Disconnect the negative battery cable.