Nissan Juke Service and Repair Manual : Preparation

Special Service Tools

BASIC INSPECTION


BASIC INSPECTION

STEERING WHEEL

Inspection

NEUTRAL POSITION STEERING WHEEL

1. Make sure that steering gear assembly, steering column assembly and steering wheel are installed in the correct position.

2. Perform neutral position inspection after wheel alignment. Refer to FSU-7, "Inspection".

3. Set vehicle to the straight-ahead position and confirm steering wheel is in the neutral position.

4. Loosen outer socket lock nut and turn inner socket to left and right equally to make fine adjustments if steering wheel is not in the neutral position.

STEERING WHEEL TURNING FORCE

1. Park vehicle on a level and dry surface, set parking brake.

2. Tires need to be inflated normal pressure. Refer to WT-9, "Tire Air Pressure".

3. Start engine.

4. Check steering wheel turning force when steering wheel has been turned 360∞ from neutral position.

Steering wheel turning force : Refer to ST-23, "Steering Wheel Turning Force".

L : 185 mm (7.28 in)

NOTE

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Multiply the distance from the hook of spring balance to the center of steering wheel by the measurement value with a spring balance.

FRONT WHEEL TURNING ANGLE


FRONT WHEEL TURNING ANGLE

1. Check front wheel turning angle after toe-in inspection. Refer to FSU-7, "Inspection".

2. Place front wheels on turning radius gauges and rear wheels on stands, so that vehicle can be level.

3. Check the maximum inner and outer wheel turning angles for LH and RH road wheels.

4. With the engine at idle, turn steering wheel from full left stop to


4. With the engine at idle, turn steering wheel from full left stop to full right stop and measure the turning angles.

Inner wheel (Angle: A) : Refer to ST-23, "Steering Angle".

Outer wheel (Angle: B) : Refer to ST-23, "Steering Angle".

5. Check the following items when turning angle is out of the standard.


5. Check the following items when turning angle is out of the standard.

a. Check rack stroke (L).

L : Refer to ST-23, "Rack Stroke".

b. If rack stroke is out of specification, replace steering gear assembly.

Х Steering angles are not adjustable. Check steering gear assembly, steering column assembly, and front suspension components for wear or damage if any of the turning angles are different from the specified value. Replace any of them, if any non-standard condition exists.

Symptom diagnosis


    Service Notice or Precautions for Steering System
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    Symptom diagnosis
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    Basic inspection
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    Map light control switch (if so equipped)
    The map lights control switch has three positions: ON1 , OFF2 and center. ON position When the switch is in the ON position 1 , the map lights will illuminate. OFF position When the switch is in the OFF position2 , the map lights will not illuminate, regardless of the condition. Center posi ...

    Glass
    Use glass cleaner to remove smoke and dust film from the glass surfaces. It is normal for glass to become coated with a film after the vehicle is parked in the hot sun. Glass cleaner and a soft cloth will easily remove this film. CAUTION When cleaning the inside of the windows, do not use shar ...