Altima 2007-2009

Hybrid Transaxle

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Transaxle Fluid



Drain & Refill
  1. Remove the filler plug and gasket from the transaxle.

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    Fig. Filler plug (1) and drain plug (2) locations

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  3. Remove the drain plug and gasket and drain the fluid from the transaxle.
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  5. Install the drain plug with a new gasket to the transaxle.
    CAUTION
    Do not reuse gasket.

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  7. Fill the transaxle with specified fluid to the fluid level "A" as shown.
    NOTE
    "A" maximum is 0.20 inches (5 mm).


    CAUTION



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    Fig. Fill the transaxle with specified fluid to the fluid level "A" as shown



    Use only the specified Genuine Nissan fluid, using fluid other than the Genuine Nissan specified fluid will deteriorate in driveability and durability, and may damage the transaxle, which is not covered by the warranty.
     
    Do not spill fluid on heat generating parts such as exhaust manifold.
     
    Do not overfill the transaxle.
     
    Recheck the fluid level after driving the vehicle to warm up the fluid.
     

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  9. Install the filler plug with a new gasket to the transaxle. Tighten to 29 ft. lbs. (39 Nm).
    CAUTION
    Do not reuse gasket.

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