Nissan Car 350Z & Maxima 1999-06

Starter

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Removal & Installation



  1. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Air duct
     
    Harness protector from the harness
     
    Starter wiring at the starter
     
    Starter-to-engine bolts
     
    Starter from the vehicle
     

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    Fig. Starter location and mounting detail-3.0L Maxima with a manual transaxle



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    Fig. Starter location and mounting detail-3.5L Maxima


To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Starter and torque the long bolt to 57-72 ft. lbs. (77-98 Nm) on Altima and Maxima and 41 ft. lbs. (55 Nm) on 350 Z. torque the short bolt to 22-30 ft. lbs. (30-41 Nm)
     
    Starter wiring
     
    Harness protector
     
    Air duct
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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  1. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Air duct
     
    Harness protector from the harness
     
    Starter wiring at the starter
     
    Starter-to-engine bolts
     
    Starter from the vehicle

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    Fig. Starter location and mounting detail-Maxima with a manual transaxle

     

  2.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Starter and torque the long bolt to 57-72 ft. lbs. (77-98 Nm) and the short bolt to 22-30 ft. lbs. (30-41 Nm)
     
    Starter wiring
     
    Harness protector
     
    Air duct
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  

1.6L & 2.0L Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Wiring at the starter
     
    Bolts attaching the starter to the engine
     
    Starter
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Starter and torque the bolts to 70 inch lbs. (8 Nm)
     
    Starter electrical connections
     
    Negaative battery cable
     

  2.  

1.8L & 2.0L Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Wiring at the starter
     
    Bolts attaching the starter to the engine
     
    Starter
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Starter and torque the bolts to 70 inch lbs. (8 Nm)
     
    Starter electrical connections
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  

2.4L Engine
  1. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Air inlet tube
     
    Harness bracket
     
    Wiring at the starter
     
    Starter
     

  2.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Starter and torque the bolts to 60 inch lbs. (7 Nm)
     
    Starter electrical connectors
     
    Harness bracket
     
    Air inlet tube
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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2.5L Engine
  1. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Air cleaner cover and duct
     
    Harness bracket
     
    Wiring at the starter
     
    Starter
     

  2.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Starter and torque the bolts to 60 inch lbs. (7 Nm)
     
    Starter electrical connectors
     
    Harness bracket
     
    Air inlet tube
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  

3.0L Engine
  1. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Air duct
     
    Harness protector from the harness
     
    Starter wiring at the starter
     
    Starter-to-engine bolts
     
    Starter from the vehicle

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Starter location and mounting detail-Maxima with a manual transaxle

     

  2.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Starter and torque the long bolt to 57-72 ft. lbs. (77-98 Nm) and the short bolt to 22-30 ft. lbs. (30-41 Nm)
     
    Starter wiring
     
    Harness protector
     
    Air duct
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  

3.5L Engines
  1. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Air duct
     
    Harness protector from the harness
     
    Starter wiring at the starter
     
    Starter-to-engine bolts
     
    Starter from the vehicle

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Starter location and mounting detail-3.5L Maxima

     

  2.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Starter and torque the long bolt to 57-72 ft. lbs. (77-98 Nm) on Maxima and 41 ft. lbs. (55 Nm). On 350Z torque the short bolt to 22-30 ft. lbs. (30-41 Nm)
     
    Starter wiring
     
    Harness protector
     
    Air duct
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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Testing & Troubleshooting





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Fig. Troubleshooting Basic Starting System Problems

 
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