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Nissan Sentra Service Manual: Periodic maintenance

M/T OIL

Inspection

OIL LEAKAGE

Make sure that gear oil is not leaking from transaxle or around it.

OIL LEVEL

  1. Remove filler plug (1) and gasket from transaxle case.
  2. Check the oil level from filler plug mounting hole as shown.

CAUTION:

Do not start engine while checking oil level.

  1. Set a gasket on filler plug and then install it to transaxle case.

CAUTION:

Do not reuse gasket.

  1. Tighten filler plug to the specified torque. Refer to TM-30 "Exploded View".

CAUTION:


CAUTION:

Do not overtighten the filler plug as this could cause the transaxle case to crack.

Draining

  1. Start engine and let it run to warm up transaxle
  2. Stop engine. Remove drain plug (1) and gasket, using a suitable tool and then drain gear oil.
  3. Set a gasket on drain plug and install it to clutch housing, using a suitable tool.

CAUTION:

Do not reuse gasket.

  1. Tighten drain plug to the specified torque. Refer to TM-30, "Exploded View".

CAUTION:

Do not overtighten the filler plug as this could cause the transaxle case to crack.

Refilling


Refilling

  1. Remove filler plug (1) and gasket from transaxle case.
  2. Fill with new gear oil until oil level reaches the specified limit at filler plug mounting hole as shown.

Oil grade and viscosity : Refer to MA-11, "Fluids and Lubricants".

Oil capacity : Refer to MA-11, "Fluids and Lubricants".


  1. After refilling gear oil, check the oil level. Refer to TM-19, "Inspection".
  2. Set a gasket on filler plug and then install it to transaxle case.

CAUTION:

Do not reuse gasket.

  1. Tighten filler plug to the specified torque. Refer to TM-30, "Exploded View".

CAUTION:

Do not overtighten the filler plug as this could cause the transaxle case to crack.

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