General Information and Manuals Overview
The official service manual provides a detailed breakdown of the Altima’s features, offering a structured approach to maintenance and repair. From basic inspections to complex engine control systems, this manual serves as a primary resource for technicians and DIY enthusiasts.
A wide array of repair manuals is available, catering to different preferences and needs. Whether it’s a Haynes Repair Manual or an OEM factory service manual, these resources offer valuable insights for maintaining and repairing Nissan Altimas.
The engine mechanical section covers the intricacies of the Altima’s powerplants, with a focus on the QR25DE and VQ35DE engine models. From basic inspections to detailed service data and specifications, this section is a must-read for those delving into the heart of their Altima.
Both QR25DE and VQ35DE engines have dedicated sections covering the lubrication system. These areas guide users through precautionary measures, on-vehicle maintenance, and detailed repair procedures.
Understanding the Altima’s engine cooling system is crucial for optimal performance. Separate sections delve into the QR25DE and VQ35DE cooling systems, providing information on function diagnosis, on-vehicle maintenance, and repair protocols.
The intricate Engine Control System is divided into segments covering QR25DE for California, QR25DE (except for California), and VQ35DE. Each section includes basic inspections, function diagnosis, component diagnosis, ECU diagnosis, and symptom diagnosis.
7. Fuel System
The fuel system is a critical aspect of the Altima’s performance. This section details precautionary measures, on-vehicle maintenance, on-vehicle repair, and service data and specifications for the fuel system.
Transaxle & Transmission
The transmission of the Altima is covered in detail for both manual (6MT: RS6F52A) and automatic (CVT: RE0F09B, RE0F10A) variants. From basic inspections to removal and installation, each aspect is thoroughly discussed.
Suspension and Steering
The front and rear axles are crucial components of the Altima’s suspension system. Symptom diagnosis, precautionary measures, and on-vehicle maintenance and repair are highlighted.
Detailed sections cover the symptom diagnosis, precautionary measures, and on-vehicle maintenance and repair for both the front and rear suspension systems.
11. Steering System
The steering system, including power steering components, is comprehensively discussed. Symptom diagnosis, precautionary measures, and on-vehicle maintenance and repair protocols are provided.
HVAC and Interior Systems
Precautionary measures, preparation, function diagnosis, on-vehicle maintenance, and repair of the ventilation system are detailed. Ducts, grilles, and the heater & air conditioning system are also covered.
13. Interior Systems
The Interior Coupe and Interior Sedan sections cover symptom diagnosis, precautionary measures, preparation, and on-vehicle repair, including instrument panel disassembly and assembly.