Maxima 2007

Exhaust Manifold

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Exhaust manifolds from the exhaust pipes
     
    Protective covers from the manifolds
     
    Heated Oxygen Sensor (HO2S) from the manifold, if equipped
     
    Exhaust manifold-to-engine mounting nuts
     
    Manifolds from the engine and discard the gaskets
     

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To install:

  1. Clean all gasket mounting surfaces. Install new gaskets.
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  3. Install or connect the following:

    Exhaust manifold and torque the nuts in steps to 21-24 ft. lbs. (29-33 Nm)
     
    Protective shields and torque the bolts in steps to 46-57 inch lbs. (5-7 Nm)
     
    Exhaust manifolds to the exhaust pipes and torque the nuts to 32-37 ft. lbs. (43-50 Nm)
     
    HO2S sensor to the manifold and torque the fastener to 30-44 ft. lbs. (40-60 Nm), if equipped
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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  5. Start the engine and check for exhaust leaks.
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