Nissan Frontier, Xterra 1998-05

Removal & Installation

Print

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Pitman arm
     
    Steering column intermediate shaft
     
    Power steering hoses
     
    Steering gear
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Steering gear. Tighten the bolts to 62-71 ft. lbs. (84-96 Nm).
     
    Power steering hoses. Tighten the banjo fittings to 29-38 ft. lbs. (39-51 Nm).
     
    Steering column intermediate shaft. Tighten the pinch bolt to 17-22 ft. lbs. (24-29 Nm).
     
    Pitman arm. Tighten the nut to 102-130 ft. lbs. (138-176 Nm) (4-cyl.) or 174-195 ft. lbs. (235-265 Nm) (6-cyl.).
     

  2.  
  3. Check the wheel alignment and adjust, as necessary.
  4.  

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

    Pitman arm
     
    Steering column intermediate shaft
     
    Power steering hoses
     
    Steering gear
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Steering gear. Tighten the bolts to 62-71 ft. lbs. (84-96 Nm).
     
    Power steering hoses. Tighten the banjo fittings to 29-38 ft. lbs. (39-51 Nm).
     
    Steering column intermediate shaft. Tighten the pinch bolt to 17-22 ft. lbs. (24-29 Nm).
     
    Pitman arm. Tighten the nut to 174-195 ft. lbs. (235-265 Nm).
     

  2.  
  3. Check the wheel alignment and adjust, as necessary.
  4.  

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

    Pitman arm
     
    Steering column intermediate shaft
     
    Power steering hoses
     
    Steering gear
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Steering gear. Tighten the bolts to 62-71 ft. lbs. (84-96 Nm).
     
    Power steering hoses. Tighten the banjo fittings to 29-38 ft. lbs. (39-51 Nm).
     
    Steering column intermediate shaft. Tighten the pinch bolt to 17-22 ft. lbs. (24-29 Nm).
     
    Pitman arm. Tighten the nut to 102-130 ft. lbs. (138-176 Nm) (4-cyl.) or 174-195 ft. lbs. (235-265 Nm) (6-cyl.).
     

  2.  
  3. Check the wheel alignment and adjust, as necessary.
  4.  

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

    Pitman arm
     
    Steering column intermediate shaft
     
    Power steering hoses
     
    Steering gear
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Steering gear. Tighten the bolts to 62-71 ft. lbs. (84-96 Nm).
     
    Power steering hoses. Tighten the banjo fittings to 29-38 ft. lbs. (39-51 Nm).
     
    Steering column intermediate shaft. Tighten the pinch bolt to 17-22 ft. lbs. (24-29 Nm).
     
    Pitman arm. Tighten the nut to 174-195 ft. lbs. (235-265 Nm).
     

  2.  
  3. Check the wheel alignment and adjust, as necessary.
  4.  



Click image to see an enlarged view

Fig. Power steering gear and related components-2002-2004

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Disarm the SRS system.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  6.  
  7. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Pitman arm
     
    Steering column intermediate shaft
     
    Power steering hoses
     
    Steering gear
     

  8.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Steering gear. Tighten the bolts to 62-71 ft. lbs. (84-96 Nm).
     
    Power steering hoses. Tighten the banjo fittings to 29-38 ft. lbs. (39-51 Nm).
     
    Steering column intermediate shaft. Tighten the pinch bolt to 17-22 ft. lbs. (24-29 Nm).
     
    Pitman arm. Tighten the nut to 102-130 ft. lbs. (138-176 Nm) (4-cyl.) or 174-195 ft. lbs. (235-265 Nm) (6-cyl.).
     

  2.  
  3. Check the wheel alignment and adjust, as necessary.
  4.  

 
label.common.footer.alt.autozoneLogo