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TIMING CHAIN
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Revision: 2005 August 2005 350Z
NOTE:
? This section describes procedures for removing/installing front timing chain case and timing chain related
parts, and rear timing chain case, when oil pan (upper) needs to be removed/installed for engine overhaul,
etc.
? To remove/install front timing chain case, timing chain, and its related parts without removing oil pan
(upper), refer to EM-47, "
FRONT TIMING CHAIN CASE" .
REMOVAL
1. Remove engine cover with power tool. Refer to EM-18, "INTAKE MANIFOLD COLLECTOR" .
2. Remove air cleaner case assembly. Refer to EM-16, "
AIR CLEANER AND AIR DUCT" .
3. Remove undercover with power tool.
4. Release the fuel pressure. Refer to EC-94, "
FUEL PRESSURE RELEASE" .
5. Disconnect the battery cable from the negative terminal.
6. Drain engine coolant from radiator. Refer to CO-10, "
Changing Engine Coolant" .
CAUTION:
? Perform this step when engine is cold.
? Do not spill engine coolant on drive belts.
7. Drain engine oil. Refer to LU-10, "
Changing Engine Oil" .
CAUTION:
? Perform this step when engine is cold.
? Do not spill engine oil on drive belts.
8. Separate engine harnesses removing their brackets from front timing chain case.
9. Remove intake manifold collectors (upper and lower). Refer to EM-18, "
INTAKE MANIFOLD COLLEC-
TOR" .
10. Remove radiator cooling fan assembly. Refer to CO-21, "
COOLING FAN" .
11. Remove drive belts. Refer to EM-14, "
DRIVE BELTS" .
12. Remove A/C compressor from bracket with piping connected, and temporarily secure it aside. Refer to
ATC-129, "
Components" .
13. Remove power steering oil pump from bracket with piping connected, and temporarily secure it aside.
Refer to PS-29, "
POWER STEERING OIL PUMP" .
14. Remove power steering oil pump bracket. Refer to PS-29, "
POWER STEERING OIL PUMP" .
15. Remove alternator. Refer to SC-21, "
CHARGING SYSTEM" .
16. Remove water bypass hose, water hose clamp and idler pulley bracket from front timing chain case.
17. Remove right and left intake valve timing control covers.
? Loosen mounting bolts in reverse order as shown in the fig-
ure.
? Use seal cutter [SST: KV10111100 (J37228)] to cut liquid gas-
ket for removal.
CAUTION:
Shaft is internally jointed with camshaft sprocket (INT) cen-
ter hole. When removing, keep it horizontal until it is com-
pletely disconnected.
10. Camshaft sprocket (INT) 11. Slack guide 12. Crankshaft sprocket
13. Timing chain tensioner (primary) 14. Intake valve timing control cover 15. Collared O-ring
16. Seal ring 17. Chain tensioner cover 18. Intake valve timing control cover
19. Water hose clamp 20. Idler pulley bracket 21. Idler pulley
22. Crankshaft pulley 23. Front oil seal 24. Idler pulley
25. A/C compressor bracket 26. Water pump cover 27. Bracket
28. Front timing chain case 29. Bracket 30. Rear timing chain case
31. O-ring 32. Tension guide 33. Water drain plug (Front)
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Nissan 350Z Workshop Maunual 2005 (15) Summary of Content

TIMING CHAINEM-61CDEFGHIJKLMAEMRevision: 2005 August 2005 350ZNOTE: This section describes procedures for removing/installing front timing chain case and timing chain relatedparts, and rear timing chain case, when oil pan (upper) needs to be removed/installed for engine overhaul,etc. To remove/install front timing chain case, timing chain, and its related parts without removing oil pan(upper), refer to EM-47, "FRONT TIMING CHAIN CASE" .REMOVAL1. Remove engine cover with power tool. Refer to EM-18, "INTAKE MANIFOLD COLLECTOR" .2. Remove air cleaner case assembly. Refer to EM-16, "AIR CLEANER AND AIR DUCT" .3. Remove undercover with power tool.4. Release the fuel pressure. Refer to EC-94, "FUEL PRESSURE RELEASE" .5. Disconnect the battery cable from the negative terminal.6. Drain engine coolant from radiator. Refer to CO-10, "Changing Engine Coolant" .CAUTION: Perform this step when engine is cold. Do not spill engine coolant on drive belts.7. Drain engine oil. Refer to LU-10, "Changing Engine Oil" .CAUTION: Perform this step when engine is cold. Do not spill engine oil on drive belts.8. Separate engine harnesses removing their brackets from front timing chain case.9. Remove intake manifold collectors (upper and lower). Refer to EM-18, "INTAKE MANIFOLD COLLEC-TOR" .10. Remove radiator cooling fan assembly. Refer to CO-21, "COOLING FAN" .11. Remove drive belts. Refer to EM-14, "DRIVE BELTS" .12. Remove A/C compressor from bracket with piping connected, and temporarily secure it aside. Refer toATC-129, "Components" .13. Remove power steering oil pump from bracket with piping connected, and temporarily secure it aside.Refer to PS-29, "POWER STEERING OIL PUMP" .14. Remove power steering oil pump bracket. Refer to PS-29, "POWER STEERING OIL PUMP" .15. Remove alternator. Refer to SC-21, "CHARGING SYSTEM" .16. Remove water bypass hose, water hose clamp and idler pulley bracket from front timing chain case.17. Remove right and left intake valve timing control covers. Loosen mounting bolts in reverse order as shown in the fig-ure. Use seal cutter [SST: KV10111100 (J37228)] to cut liquid gas-ket for removal.CAUTION:Shaft is internally jointed with camshaft sprocket (INT) cen-ter hole. When removing, keep it horizontal until it is com-pletely disconnected.10. Camshaft sprocket (INT) 11. Slack guide 12. Crankshaft sprocket13. Timing chain tensioner (primary) 14. Intake valve timing control cover 15. Collared O-ring16. Seal ring 17. Chain tensioner cover 18. Intake valve timing control cover19. Water hose clamp 20. Idler pulley bracket 21. Idler pulley22. Crankshaft pulley 23. Front oil seal 24. Idler pulley25. A/C compressor bracket 26. Water pump cover 27. Bracket28. Front timing chain case 29. Bracket 30. Rear timing chain case31. O-ring 32. Tension guide 33. Water drain plug (Front)SEM728G