Maxima 2007

Exhaust Manifold


Removal & Installation

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  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


To install:

  1. Clean all gasket mounting surfaces. Install new gaskets.
  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

  5. Start the engine and check for exhaust leaks.