Nissan Stanza/200SX/240SX 1982-1992 Repair Guide

Steering Gear Box Except Rack and Pinion Type



When fill the steering gear box use only standard GL-4 hypoid type gear oil, SAE 80W or SAE 80W/90.


See Figure 1

Check the level of the lubricant in the steering gear every 15,000 miles or 12 months. If the level is low, check for leakage. Any oily film is not considered a leak; solid grease must be present. The lubricant is added and checked through the filler plug hole in the top of the steering gearbox.

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Fig. Fig. 1: Check the fluid level in the steering gearbox through the filler hole in top