Nissan Titan 2004-06

Transfer Case Removal & Installation

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  1. Ensure the transfer case is set to 2WD.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Transmission splash guard
     
    Center exhaust pipe and muffler
     
    Front and rear drive shafts
     

  4.  


NOTE
Plug rear oil seal after removing rear drive shaft.



Transmission assembly mounting bolts
 

  1. Support the transmission assembly with a suitable jack and remove the crossmember.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    ATP switch, neutral 4LO switch, wait detection switch, transfer motor and transfer control device electrical connectors
     
    Breather hoses
     
    Shift actuator from the extension housing
     
    Transfer case to transmission assembly bolts
     
    Transfer case assembly
     

  4.  


    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Transfer case mounting bolt locations


To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Transfer case to transmission assembly bolts tightening to 26 ft. lbs. (36 Nm)
     
    Shift actuator
     
    Breather hoses
     
    ATP switch, neutral 4LO switch, wait detection switch, transfer motor and transfer control device electrical connectors
     
    Support crossmember
     
    Transmission mounting bolts
     
    Drive shafts
     
    Muffler and center exhaust pipe
     
    Transmission splash guard
     

  2.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Ensure the transfer case is set to 2WD.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:
    NOTE
    Plug rear oil seal after removing rear drive shaft.



    Transmission splash guard
     
    Center exhaust pipe and muffler
     
    Front and rear drive shafts
     



    Transmission assembly mounting bolts
     

  6.  
  7. Support the transmission assembly with a suitable jack and remove the crossmember.
  8.  
  9. Remove or disconnect the following:

    ATP switch, neutral 4LO switch, wait detection switch, transfer motor and transfer control device electrical connectors
     
    Breather hoses
     
    Shift actuator from the extension housing
     
    Transfer case to transmission assembly bolts
     
    Transfer case assembly

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Transfer case mounting bolt locations

     

  10.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Transfer case to transmission assembly bolts tightening to 26 ft. lbs. (36 Nm)
     
    Shift actuator
     
    Breather hoses
     
    ATP switch, neutral 4LO switch, wait detection switch, transfer motor and transfer control device electrical connectors
     
    Support crossmember
     
    Transmission mounting bolts
     
    Drive shafts
     
    Muffler and center exhaust pipe
     
    Transmission splash guard
     

  2.  

 
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