Locate and press the tab or button where the wiper blade is inserted into the hook of the wiper arm and pull wiper blade out of hook. Transmission123 answered about a year ago I have a 1998 Nissan Frontier and I want to take the transmission out of the engine but I can't reach the top bolt even if I get out the cross member it has another one on the back and it's welded to the truck so what can I do in this situation am using a long extension to get it but still no room. Used to be able to have one of those out and back in less than 2. Check that the transmission converter clutch wire that runs from the harness to the transmission is connected and intact. Using a fluid pump, fill the transmission with just under 2 quarts of Honda Manual Transmission Fluid. I have uploaded the pictures to my Gallery and supplied a few here.
It is a rectangular hole though not round. A low fluid level may indicate a leak somewhere in the system, possibly at a cooler … line that runs to the bottom of the radiator. Once the frame is removed you will see two or four screws depending on the model vehicle. If you are having problems with the transmission in your Frontier, such as clunky shifting or hesitation, check the fluid level first - it is amazing how many drivers pay thousands of dollars for transmission work when a half quart of transmission fluid would have fixed the problem. The treads being messed up is really strange. It is in … the shape of a black trapezoid approx. Make sure to install the magnets in their original postions indentations in the pan.
Is this forum owned by Nissan? Drain the fluid from there - should be about 5 quarts. The engine in your 2001 Nissan Frontier should be running when you perform a transmission fluid level check, otherwise it will be inaccurate. If battery voltage does not exists, repair open or short circuit and retest system. No problem is indicated at this time. You are very brave removing that in a driveway. First remove the ash tray - press the release inside the ash tray compartment and pull it out.
You may have to pry the back down slightly. I can see a place for the bolts to drop out once they are off but am sure they would have made a lot of noise doing so. If anyone on here has had to replace a clutch, motor or transmission, did you have this same problem? Most like bent during the removal of the Intake Manifold when I had to replace the Knock Sensor. So what we have here is a possible loose bolt or three that has punctured the converter, maybe, and three missing bolts that could not have survived had they been loose while driving. Place the drain pan under the transaxle and remove the transaxle drain plug. Double-check that there are no more components, lines or wires around or attached to the assembly that might interfere with transmission removal.
Use a chiltons manual first to study the designs and specifications. Otherwise, the pan gasket will leak. The computer doesn't even do its system check then turn the Service Engine Light on for these codes. When adding transmission fluid to your Frontier, be sure to add it slowly as the transmission fluid capacity is reached quickly and it is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill. This also applies to newer Frontiers as well. You might find just a trace of aluminum shavings, or other very minor debris, but the assembly process is so clean, and the newer gearboxes so unforgiving of dirt, that any real accumulation generally means a problem is in development. A little hint get the trans ready to come out and let it down a little while it is still bolted to the engine makes it easier to get to the top bolts and the engine speed sensor.
But the Dexron is essentially a generic fluid, and some experts say they've cured shifting problems simply by replacing it with the exact O. Now replace it with the new one. The bedliner concealed the 2 screws. Thanks again for your help. Pry up… To replace the handle, you must remove the back plate on the inside of the tailgate usually 2 screws. The starter will be attached to a bracket by the motor with the back of the starter connected to the bell housing of the transmission. When the starter goes bad or teeth on the starter gear get chipped this will prevent the truck from starting.
Start by putting the car on sturdy jackstands or, better yet, ramps. The cable will run from the battery down to the side of the motor. Clean out the pan and clean off the old gasket very well, make it look like it was never there. ᭺ Removing counter gear rear bearing, ᭺ Removing installing mainshaft rear, installing counter gear rear end bearing, hard to shift will not shift. Remove the screws and pull the radio out. Since I already removed the transmission, I sent it to the shop to have it inspected and possibly rebuilt.
This is not only necessary for changing the filter, but also allows deposits and sediment to be washed out of the pan. Use a hammer and dolly to flatten them out. That way if you need to adjust angle to line up the trans you can. If it's a smoky dark color, or has a burned odor, a complete change is needed, but the damage may already have been done. Now it takes over 6 hrs to do an 05 and newer Frontier. Grasp the assembly at the top and bottom and pull firmly to the rear. First, lift up on the back part of the padded armrest part of the door.
Make sure to use lock tight on the bolts when going back together. I have 4 codes on it right now, which are: P0430: Haynes Repair Manual's description is: Catalyst system fault left bank. Remove the astray to access the screws. If the last person to install your pan got overly enthusiastic with the wrench, you may find the pan rail has dimples around the bolts. They usually have a set of ears that have to spline into the trans pump.
It is also possible that it was the seal causing the leak and I broke off the knob trying to remove the trans in a driveway. Now you can remove the pan. Is there something I am missing? Is there something wrong with the Powertrain Control Module? Many shops today have a machine for this purpose, but you've got to be sure of what you're getting. The process to remove the transmission assembly is very similar for both the two- and four-wheel-drive Nissan Pathfinder models. I have a 2004 Frontier King Cab 6 foot bed. Thanks for your reply its greatly appreciated.