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Nissan Sentra Service Manual: Engine assembly CVT

CVT : Exploded View


  1. Washer
  2. Upper torque rod (RH)
  3. Engine mounting insulator (RH)
  4. Engine mounting insulator (LH)
  5. Rear torque rod bracket
  6. Rear torque rod

CVT : Removal and Installation

WARNING:

CAUTION:

NOTE:

When removing components such as hoses, tubes/lines, etc., cap or plug openings to prevent fluid from spilling.

REMOVAL

Outline

Remove the engine and the transaxle assembly from the vehicle downward. Separate the engine and the transaxle.

  1. Remove hood assembly. Refer to DLK-149, "HOOD ASSEMBLY : Removal and Installation".
  2. Release fuel pressure. Refer to EC-143, "Work Procedure".
  3. Remove battery and battery tray. Refer to PG-50, "Exploded View".
  4. Remove engine room cover. Refer to EM-24, "Exploded View".
  5. Remove cowl top. Refer to EXT-26, "Removal and Installation".
  6. Remove air cleaner body. Refer to EM-25, "Exploded View".
  7. Remove engine under cover. Refer to EM-24, "Exploded View".
  8. Drain engine coolant from radiator. Refer to CO-12, "Changing Engine Coolant".

CAUTION:

  1. Remove front wheels and tires (RH/LH) using power tool. Refer to WT-47, "Adjustment".
  2. Remove front fender protector side covers (RH). Refer to EXT-27, "FENDER PROTECTOR : Exploded View".
  3. Remove drive belt. Refer to EM-15, "Removal and Installation".
  4. Disconnect vacuum hose from intake manifold. Refer to EM-27, "Exploded View".
  5. Remove radiator hose (upper and lower). Refer to CO-15, "Exploded View".
  6. Remove radiator and fan shroud and motor assembly. Refer to CO-15, "Exploded View".
  7. Remove TCM and bracket. Refer to TM-263, "Exploded View".
  8. Remove ECM bracket, and then temporarily secure the engine harness on the engine side.

CAUTION:

Protect harness connectors using a resin bag against foreign materials during the operation.

  1. Disconnect fuel feed hose quick connector. Refer to EM-40, "Exploded View".
  2. Disconnect heater hoses. Refer to CO-24, "Exploded View".
  3. Disconnect control cable from transaxle. Refer to TM-256, "Exploded View".
  4. Disconnect lines from CVT oil warmer. Refer to TM-273, "Exploded View".
  5. Remove EVAP hoses. Refer to FL-14, "Exploded View".
  6. Remove A/C compressor bolts and position A/C compressor aside. Refer to HA-30, "Exploded View".
  7. Remove ground cable at engine side.
  8. Remove ground cable at transaxle side.
  9. Remove drive shafts (RH/LH). Refer to FAX-25, "EXCEPT 6M/T : Exploded View".
  10. Remove exhaust front tube. Refer to EX-5, "Exploded View".
  11. Remove rear cover plate.
  12. Remove torque converter nuts.
  13. Remove rear torque rod (1) and torque rod bracket (2).


  1. Remove stabilizer connecting rod. Refer to FSU-12, "Exploded View".
  2. Remove front suspension member. Refer to FSU-16, "Exploded View".
  3. Preparation for the separation work of transaxle is as follows:
  1. Install engine slinger to front cover front (LH) side (A) and cylinder head rear (RH) side (B).

Slinger bolts

Front cover front (LH) side: : 32.9 NВ·m (3.4 kg-m, 24 ft-lb)

Cylinder head rear (RH) side: : 25.0 NВ·m (2.6 kg-m, 18 ft-lb)


  1. Support engine and transaxle assembly with engine lifting equipment from the top with the vehicle raised on a hoist.
  2. Use a manual lift table caddy (A) or equivalent rigid tool such as a transmission jack. Securely support bottom of the engine and the transaxle assembly.

CAUTION:

Put a piece of wood or equivalent as the supporting surface, secure a completely stable condition.


  1. Remove upper torque rod (1) and engine mounting insulator (RH) (2).


  1. Remove engine mounting insulator (LH).
  2. Carefully lower jack, or raise lift to remove the engine and the transaxle assembly. When performing work, observe the following caution.

CAUTION:

  1. Remove starter motor. Refer to STR-30, "Exploded View".
  2. Lift with a hoist and separate the engine from the transaxle assembly. Refer to TM-28, "Exploded View".

INSTALLATION

Installation is in the reverse order of removal.

NOTE:

Tighten all mounts to specification.

CAUTION:

CVT : Inspection

INSPECTION AFTER INSTALLATION

NOTE:

If hydraulic pressure inside timing chain tensioner drops after removal and installation, slack in the guide may generate a pounding noise during and just after engine start. However, this is normal. Noise will stop after hydraulic pressure rises.

*: Power steering fluid, brake fluid, etc.


*: Power steering fluid, brake fluid, etc.

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