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How much work to replace a Nissan Titan Starter?

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How much work to replace a Nissan Titan Starter?
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Nissan
Expert:  Adin3 replied 9 years ago.

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It's not a very hard job, the main part will be removing the intake manifold.

Removal & Installation

Removing starter

Removing starter

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.

  2. Remove or disconnect the following:

    • Negative battery cable

    • Intake manifold

    • Starter harness connectors

    • Two starter bolts using power tools

    • Starter

  3. To install, reverse removal procedure.

 

Removal & Installation (Intake Manifold)

  1. Drain the cooling system.
  2. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Engine cover
    • Air intake assembly
    • Fuel tube quick connector using special tool J-45488
    • Wiring harnesses and brackets from manifold
    • Vacuum hoses
    • PCV hose and tube
    • Electric throttle control actuator, loosening bolts diagonally
    • Fuel injectors
    • Fuel tube assembly
    • Intake manifold, removing bolts in reverse order shown in figure
    Intake manifold and related parts

    Intake manifold and related parts

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    Intake manifold torque sequence

    Intake manifold torque sequence

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To install:

  1. Install the intake manifold with new gaskets. Tighten the bolts in order as shown.
  2. Install or connect the following:
    • Fuel tube assembly
    • Fuel injectors
    • Electronic throttle control actuator, tightening the bolts in several steps
    • PCV hose
    • Vacuum hoses
    • Wiring harnesses
  3. Connect the fuel tube as follows:
    1. Apply a thin layer of engine oil on the tube from tip end to spool end.
    2. Insert tube into quick connector past the white identification mark
    3. Insert tube into quick connector until top spool is completely inside the connector and 2nd level spool is exposed right below the connector.
    4. Pull slightly on the quick connector to ensure it is fully engaged.
    5. Install quick connector cap on quick connector joint.
  4. Install or connect the following:
    • Air intake assembly
    • Engine cover
  5. Refill the cooling system.
  6. Start engine and check for leaks.
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.

  2. Drain the cooling system.

  3. Relieve the fuel system pressure.

  4. Remove or disconnect the following:

    • Engine cover

    • Air intake assembly

    • Fuel tube quick connector using special tool J-45488

    • Wiring harnesses and brackets from manifold

    • Vacuum hoses

    • PCV hose and tube

    • Electric throttle control actuator, loosening bolts diagonally

    • Fuel injectors

    • Fuel tube assembly

    • Intake manifold, removing bolts in reverse order shown in figure

      Intake manifold and related parts

      Intake manifold and related parts

      Intake manifold torque sequence

      Intake manifold torque sequence

To install:

  1. Install the intake manifold with new gaskets. Tighten the bolts in order as shown.

  2. Install or connect the following:

    • Fuel tube assembly

    • Fuel injectors

    • Electronic throttle control actuator, tightening the bolts in several steps

    • PCV hose

    • Vacuum hoses

    • Wiring harnesses

  3. Connect the fuel tube as follows:

    • Apply a thin layer of engine oil on the tube from tip end to spool end.

    • Insert tube into quick connector past the white identification mark

    • Insert tube into quick connector until top spool is completely inside the connector and 2nd level spool is exposed right below the connector.

    • Pull slightly on the quick connector to ensure it is fully engaged.

    • Install quick connector cap on quick connector joint.

  4. Install or connect the following:

    • Air intake assembly

    • Engine cover

  5. Refill the cooling system.

  6. Start engine and check for leaks.

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