Maxima 2007

Oil Pump

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Inspection



Specific to:

Nissan 350Z 2007-2008

Nissan Maxima 2007-2008

  1. Clearance between outer rotor and oil pump body: 0.0045-0.0079 in. (0.114-0.200 mm).
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  3. Tip clearance between inner rotor and outer rotor: Below 0.0071 in. (0.180 mm).
  4.  
  5. Side clearance with a straight-edge between inner rotor and oil pump body: 0.0012-0.0028 in. (0.030-0.070 mm).
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  7. Side clearance with a straight-edge between outer rotor and oil pump body: 0.0020-0.0043 in. (0.050-0.110 mm).
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Removal & Installation



Specific to:

Nissan 350Z 2007-2008

Nissan Maxima 2007-2008

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Drain the engine oil
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Drive belts
     
    Camshaft Position (CMP) sensor (PHASE) and the Crankshaft Position (CKP) sensor (REF)/(POS)
     
    Engine lower covers
     
    Crankshaft pulley
     
    Front exhaust tube and support
     
    Right side mounting insulator and bracket
     
    Center member
     
    A/C compressor and move it aside
     
    Oil pans
     
    Water pump cover
     
    Front cover
     
    Timing chain
     
    Oil pump assembly
     

  6.  
  7. Clean all mating surfaces.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the oil pump assembly-3.5L engine

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Oil pump
     
    Timing chain
     
    Front cover and torque the long bolt to 62 inch lbs. (7 Nm) and the short bolt to 61 inch lbs. (6.5 Nm)
     
    Water pump cover
     
    Oil pans
     
    A/C compressor
     
    Center member
     
    Right side mounting insulator and bracket
     
    Front exhaust tube and support
     
    Crankshaft pulley
     
    CMP and CKP sensors
     
    Engine lower covers
     
    Drive belts
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  
  3. Fill the engine with clean oil.
  4.  
  5. Start the vehicle, check for leaks and repair if necessary.
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