Nissan 240SX/Altima 1993-1998 Repair Guide

Manual Transmission Assembly

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 and 2



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Fig. Fig. 1: Manual transmission mounting bolt locations



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Fig. Fig. 2: The transmission-to-engine mounting bolts are of various lengths. Install the bolts in their original positions and tighten to the specified torque

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Remove the shift lever and control housing from the transmission.
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  5. Remove the crankshaft position sensor from the upper side of the transmission case.
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  7. Remove the clutch operating cylinder.
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  9. Label and disconnect the electrical harnesses.
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  11. Remove the starter motor.
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  13. Remove the driveshaft and plug the rear of the transmission to prevent fluid loss.
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Take care to not damage the spline, sleeve yoke or rear oil seal when removing the propeller shaft.

  1. Remove the engine and transmission gussets.
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  3. Remove the exhaust pipe mounting bracket.
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  5. Support the transmission with a suitable jack.
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  7. Remove the rear transmission mounting bracket.
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  9. Lower the transmission as much as possible without putting undue stress on other components.
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  11. Remove the transmission-to-engine attaching bolts.
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  13. Pull the transmission back and away from the engine, then lower it from the vehicle.
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To install:
  1. Position the transmission on the engine and install the transmission-to-engine attaching bolts. Tighten the bolts as follows:
    1. Tighten bolts labeled No. 1 and 2 to 29-32 ft. lbs. (39-49 Nm).
    2.  
    3. Tighten all other bolts to 22-29 ft. lbs. (29-39 Nm).Bolts are of varying lengths. Install the bolts in their proper positions.
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  3. The remainder of the installation procedure is the reverse of removal.
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