NISSAN MAXIMA / ALTIMA / QUEST; BUZZING / WHINING NOISE FROM TIMING CHAIN AREA

Download 2004-2008 Maxima (A34) 2004-2006 Altima (L31) with VQ35 engine ONLY 2004-2009 Quest (V42) IF YOU CONFIRM: There is a high frequency buzzing / whining noise coming from the secondary timing chain system. • The noise should increase in frequency with engine speed (RPM). • If the noise does not increase with engine speed, the timing chain system may not be the cause. Refer to the appropriate section of the Electronic Service Manual (ESM) for further diagnosis. ACTION: 1. Replace both secondary timing chains and both secondary timing chain tensioner “shoes” with the ones from the PARTS INFORMATION section of this bulletin (on Page 2). 2. Change the engine oil and filter. 3. For repair procedure, refer to the SERVICE PROCEDURE section of this bulletin (starting on Page 3). SERVICE PROCEDURE Write down all radio station presets. Presets 1 2 3 4 5 6 A B C 2. Disconnect both battery cables, negative cable first.… Read More

1995 Nissan-Datsun 200SX Engine-Timing Chain/Front Cover Revised Procedure

Download 1991-94 Sentra (B13) w/GA16DE 1991-93 NX1600 (B13) 1995-99 Sentra (B14) w/GA16DE 1995-98 200SX (B14) w/GA16DE SERVICE INFORMATION A revised service procedure for the engine front cover/timing chain has been adopted for the GA16DE. It is no longer recommended to remove the cylinder head when removing the timing chain/front cover(s). Utilize the following steps when servicing the front cover, timing chain, guides or tensioner(s) PARTS INFORMATION CLAIMS INFORMATION Please reference the “Revision C” pages of the Nissan “1992-1999 Warranty Flat Rate Information Manual”, Section “AG”, Op Codes AG12AA, AG14AA, AG142A, AG143A, AG144A and AG24AA. Also reference Section “CA”, Op Codes CA20AA and CA22AA. You will note that the descriptions and flat rate times applicable to the B13 and B14 vehicles (with GA16DE engines) for these Op Codes have been revised to reflect this new procedure. Caution ^After removing the timing chain, do not turn the crankshaft and camshaft separately or the valves will strike the piston heads.… Read More

2002-2004 Nissan Altima W/QR25 ENGINE; NO-START AFTER ‘COLD SOAK’

Download Altima; vehicles built up to 1N4AL11D(*)4C181189 Sentra; ALL APPLIED DATES: Altima; vehicles built up to 12-17-2003 Sentra; ALL IF YOU CONFIRM • After a ‘cold soak’,* the engine cranks (turns with starter), but does not start. *Cold soak: Engine has cooled down to ambient (outside) temperature, regardless of summer or winter seasonal variations. • The engine may start if it is cranked for an extended period (more than 5 seconds) or if the throttle is opened during cranking. • After starting and operating for a few minutes the engine runs normally. ACTIONS • Replace the starter motor. • Add 1 can of Nissan Fuel System Cleaner into the fuel tank. • Perform ECM Part Number Check to see if the vehicle you are working on needs ECM Reprogramming. • Perform ECM Reprogramming, if needed. IMPORTANT: The purpose of “ACTIONS” (above) is to give you a quick idea of the work you will be performing.… Read More

2000 Plymouth Breeze TIMING BELT Removal Inspection Installation

Download 1. Raise vehicle on hoist and remove right front wheel. Remove right inner splash panel. Remove accessory drive belts. Remove crankshaft vibration damper. 2. Remove generator drive belt idler pulley. Remove lower timing belt cover. 3. Remove right engine support assembly vertical bolts from bottom of frame rail (timing belt end of engine). 4. Lower vehicle. Remove upper timing belt cover. Place floor jack under vehicle to support weight of engine and transaxle assembly. Remove 3 bolts attaching engine mount assembly to engine bracket. 5. Move A/C drier aside. Remove coolant reservoir tank. Remove right engine mount. Remove 3 bolts attaching engine mount bracket to engine block. 6. Rotate crankshaft clockwise to align timing marks on camshafts and oil pump housing. See Fig. 1 . 7. On models equipped with hydraulic tensioner, remove hydraulic tensioner bolts and remove tensioner. Place hydraulic tensioner in vise, and SLOWLY compress tensioner plunger. Align the holes in the tensioner body and plunger, and insert a pin through the body and plunger to lock the plunger in place.… Read More

2000 Cadillac Catera TIMING BELT REPLACEMENT

Download 2000 Cadillac Catera V6-3.0L VIN R Timing Belt: Service and Repair Timing Belt Replacement. Removal Procedure ^ Tools Required -J 42069 Timing Belt Alignment Kit -J 42098 Crank Hub Torx Socket Notice: Failure to follow the described timing belt inspection and maintenance may result in a broken timing belt and cause severe engine damage. 1.Inspect the cold start counter (also called a heavy duty register) with a scan tool. If there are any cold starts (below -28° C or -20° F) visually inspect the timing belt for cracks. It cracks are noted, do not reuse the belt. Replace the belt and clear the cold start counter. If the belt is okay, and is reused, do not clear the cold start counter. 2.Remove the intake air resonator. Refer to Intake Air Resonator Replacement in Powertrain Management. 3.Remove the intake plenum. Refer to Intake Plenum Replacement. 4.Remove the timing belt cover. Refer to Timing Belt Cover Replacement.… Read More

2001 Daewoo Leganza SE TIMING BELT REMOVAL and INSTALLATION

Download 1. Disconnect negative battery cable. Disconnect intake air temperature sensor connector from intake air duct. Disconnect the air intake tube from the throttle body. Disconnect the breather tube from the valve cover. Remove resonator from throttle body. Remove air filter housing. 2. Raise and support the vehicle. Remove right front wheel. Remove right front splash shield from wheelwell. Remove serpentine accessory drive belt. 3. Remove crankshaft pulley bolts. It is NOT necessary to remove crankshaft sprocket center bolt. Remove crankshaft pulley. Lower vehicle. 4. Support engine assembly from above with Support Fixture (J-28467-B). See Fig. 1 . Remove engine mount bracket from timing belt end of engine. See Fig. 2 . 5. Remove power steering hose clamp bolt, and position hose away from timing belt cover. Remove front timing belt cover. See Fig. 3 . Using crankshaft center bolt, rotate crankshaft one full turn clockwise (as viewed from timing belt end of engine).… Read More

2001 Infiniti QX4 Direct-Hit – Hotline Archive Detail

Download Vehicle Application: 2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L, USA/Canada 2002 Nissan Pathfinder 3.5L, USA/Canada 2001 Nissan Pathfinder 3.5L, USA/Canada2003 Infiniti QX4 3.5L, USA/Canada Customer Concern: The check engine light is on with a trouble code P1140. Tests/Procedures: 1. Check the right side (passenger side) Intake Valve Timing Control Position (IVTCP) sensor for 12 volts on the Black/White wire. 2. Check the IVTCP sensor for a good ground on the Black wire. 3. Scope the Yellow/Green signal wire and look for a square wave signal of around 8 volts. Check the pattern of the right side sensor and if unsure of the pattern, compare it to the left bank sensor. Potential Causes: IVTCP Sensor Wiring — IVTCP sensor wiring/connection. Tech Tips: This code is for the right (passenger) bank IVTCP Sensor or sensor circuit. The right and left bank sensors can be swapped from side to side to see if the code will follow the sensor.… Read More

2003 Saturn Truck VUE V6-3.0L VIN B Timing Belt: Service and Repair

Download 2003 Saturn Truck VUE V6-3.0L VIN B Timing Belt: Service and Repair Timing Belt Replacement Removal Procedure 1. Remove the front timing belt cover. 2. Rotate the crankshaft using the J 42098 until the #1 cylinder is at 60 degrees before top dead center (BTDC). 3. Install the J 42069 Crankshaft Locking Tool. 4. Rotate the crankshaft in the engine rotational direction (clockwise) using the J 42098 until the #1 cylinder is at top dead center (TDC) and tighten the lever arm to the water pump pulley flange. Important: Ensure that the alignment of the crankshaft is not 180 degrees off. The alignment mark must align with the corresponding notches on the rear timing belt cover. 5. Install the 1-2 and 3-4 camshaft locks, the J42069-1 Timing Belt Alignment Kit and the J42069-2. Important: Do not rotate the crankshaft if the camshafts are not locked in place with the 1-2 and 3-4 camshaft locks (J42069-1 and J42069-2).… Read More

Ford COMP Cams Timing Set Installation Instructions

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Engine Application Ford V6, 144-200; Ford V6, 171 (2600-2800cc); Ford V8, 255, 289, 302 & Boss 302, 1965-1988; Ford V8, 289-351W & Boss 302, pre 1972; Ford V8, 302-351W, 1972 & up; Ford V8, 352-428, 1964-1974; Ford V8, 351C, 351M, 400M, 1970-1982; Ford V8, 429-460, 1968-1971; Ford V8, 429-460, 1972-1987; Ford V8, 429-460 w/nine keyway crank gear; Ford V8, 351W, 351W H.O., 1969-¹84; Ford V8, 5.0L 302 H.O., 1980-March 21, 1984; Ford V8, 5.0L 302, 351W, March 22, 1984-1992.
Tools and supplies needed: 1. Basic hand tools as required for your particular camshaft and balancer bolts 2. Torque wrench 3. Pro Cam Lube (part #153 or #154) or suitable replacement 4. Camshaft Degree Kit (part #4796 including degree video) 5. Crankshaft Socket (part #4798 for Ford 302-351W, 429-460) 6. Thread locking compound 7. Engine repair manual for your particular engine.
The following instructions begin after the timing cover and old timing set have been removed.… Read More

1995 Isuzu Trooper LS TIMING BELT REMOVAL and INSTALLATION

Download Removal 1. Disconnect negative battery cable. Remove air cleaner assembly. Remove upper fan shroud. Remove cooling fan assembly. Remove all accessory drive belts. 2. Remove fan pulley assembly. Remove crankshaft pulley bolt. Using Puller (J-8614-01) or equivalent, remove crankshaft pulley. Remove oil cooler hose from timing cover. Remove timing belt cover. Align all timing marks prior to belt removal. See Fig. 1 – Fig. 4 . Remove belt tensioner pusher and timing belt. Installation 1. Ensure all timing marks are aligned. Install belt over one pulley at a time starting at crankshaft sprocket and working counterclockwise. Belt should go over tensioner last. Secure belt at each pulley during installation with pinch clips. See Fig. 5 . 2. Compress timing belt tensioner pusher and insert pin to retain pusher. Apply pressure to tensioner against belt, and install tensioner pusher. Tighten bolts to specification. See TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS . 3. Loosen tensioner pulley bolt.… Read More