Nissan Car Altima & Sentra 1999-06

Transmission Removal & Installation

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
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  3. Drain the transmission fluid.
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  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Crankshaft Position sensor (CKP) from the transmission
     
    Shift lever and control housing
     
    Clutch operating cylinder
     
    Speed sensor, OD position switch and Back-up lamp switch
     
    Neutral position switch
     
    Rear Heated Oxygen Sensor (HO 2 S)
     
    Starter
     
    Gussets
     
    Exhaust tube mounting bracket and properly support the transmission
     
    Rear mount
     
    Transmission from the engine
     
    Transmission
     

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To install:

  1. Lightly lubricate the clutch disc splines and main drive gear splines. Also lubricate the control lever sliding surfaces with grease.
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  3. Properly support the transmission and install the transmission to the rear of the engine.
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  5. Use the following torque specifications to bolt the transmission to the engine:
    1. Bolts No. 1 and 2: 29-36 ft. lbs. (39-49 Nm).
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    3. Bolts No. 3, 4 and 5: 22-29 ft. lbs. (29-39 Nm).

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      Fig. Transmission bolt tightening specifications-240SX with manual transmission

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  7. Install or connect the following:

    Rear mount and remove the transmission support
     
    Exhaust tube bracket
     
    Gussets
     
    Starter
     
    Rear Heated Oxygen Sensor (HO 2 S)
     
    Neutral position switch
     
    Speed sensor, OD position switch and Back-up lamp switch
     
    Clutch operating cylinder
     
    Shift lever and control housing
     
    CKP sensor
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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  9. Fill the transmission with clean oil to the proper level.
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  11. Start the vehicle, check for leaks and repair if necessary.
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