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Engine 3.5L 6-Cylinder DOHC

  • Recommended Oil viscosity: 5W-30

  • Recommended Engine Oil: API

  • Drain Plug Torque:  22-29FT-LBS

  • Oil capacity: 4.5 qt

Spark Plug Gap

  • 3.5L 6-Cylinder: 0.044''

Fuel

  • Capacity: 20 gal (75.6L)

Cooling system

  • Type: 50% Genuine NISSAN Long Life Antifreeze/Coolant or equivalent, 50% Demineralized or distilled water

  • Capacity:  
    • With reservoir: 1-7/8 gal (8.5 L)

CVT fluid

  • Type: Genuine NISSAN CVT Fluid NS-2

    • Use only Genuine NISSAN CVT Fluid NS-2. Using transmission fluid other than Genuine NISSAN CVT Fluid NS-2 will damage the CVT, which is not
      covered by the NISSAN new vehicle limited warranty.
  • Capacity:  

    • With reservoir: 1-1/2 qt (1.4 L)

Power steering fluid (PSF)

  • Type: Genuine NISSAN PSF or equivalent

Brake fluid

  • Type:  Genuine NISSAN Super Heavy Duty Brake Fluid or equivalent DOT 3

Multi-purpose grease

  • Type: NLGI No. 2 (Lithium soap base)

Air conditioning system refrigerant

  • Type: HFC-134a (R-134a)

Air conditioning system oil

  • Type: NISSAN A/C System Oil Type S or equivalent

Windshield washer fluid

  • Type: Genuine NISSAN Windshield Washer Concentrate Cleaner & Antifreeze fluid or equivalent

Powertrain


Engine

  •     3.5 L VQ35DE V6

Transmission

  • 6-speed manual

  • 4/5-speed automatic

  • CVT

Fuel Consumption


NISSAN MAXIMA FUEL CONSUMPTION

Safety Ratings


NISSAN MAXIMA SAFETY RATINGS

References


  1. 2008 Nissan Maxima Owners Manual 

  2. 2017 Nissan Maxima- Class Wikipedia.org

  3. US Department of Energy - FuelEconomy.gov

  4. NHTSA | National Highway Traffic Safety Administration -  NHTNHTSA

Lights

Front Lights

  • Cornering Light Bulb: 3156K

  • Daytime Running Light Bulb: 3156K

  • Front Fog Light Bulb: H11-55W

  • Front Turn Signal Light Bulb: 3157-SCK, 4157NAK

  • High Beam and Low Beam Headlight Bulb: HID-D2S

  • High Beam Headlight Bulb: 9005LL

  • Low Beam Headlight Bulb: 9005LL

Rear Lights

  • Back Up Light Bulb: 912

  • Brake Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    • 3057K

  • Center High Mount Stop Light Bulb: 168

  • License Plate Light Bulb: 168

  • Parking Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    • 4157NAK

  • Rear Sidemarker Light Bulb: 2825

  • Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    • 3057K

  • Tail Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    •  3057K

Interior Lights

  • Courtesy Light Bulb: 194

  • Dome Light Bulb: DE3175

  • Glove Box Light Bulb: 158

  • Interior Door Light Bulb: 158

  • Map Light Bulb: DE3021

  • Trunk Light Bulb: 158