Nissan Murano Full Service Analysis and Maintenance
This Nissan Murano Came to our garage for a complete checkup and service. We made a complete thorough analysis of the 2015 Nissan Murano and did a number of replacements and repair services for the car.
The following repairs and maintenance works are done
- Bushes on the engine mount
- Axil Boot
- Lower control arms (Front – Both)
- Transmission Fluid (MOTUL) – We are authorised retailer for MOTUL Products
- Coolant (MOTUL)
- Transfer gear overhaul (Oil leakage)
- Steering rack overhaul (Oil Leakage)
- Battery change
- Crankshaft oil seal
- Fuel injector flow test and cleaning
- Power steering pipe (Leakage)
- Spark Plugs
- Brake Bleeding
- Windshield level sensor
- Rear wiper
- Engine belt
We replaced engine mount bushes for the engine mount.
Engine mount bushes are typically made of rubber or polyurethane and are used to isolate the engine and transmission from the vehicle’s frame. They serve as a cushion to absorb vibrations and reduce noise, while also providing a stable mounting point for the engine and transmission. These bushes can wear out over time and will need to be replaced to maintain the proper function and alignment of the engine and transmission.
Aaxle boot replacement
An axle boot is a protective cover that is used to seal and protect the CV joint on a drive shaft. The CV joint allows for power transmission while accommodating through the suspension movement and steering of the wheels, the boot helps to keep dirt and debris out of the joint and lubricant in to keep the joint functioning smoothly. If a boot becomes damaged or worn out, it should be replaced to prevent damage to the CV joint.
Lower control arms (Front – Both)
Both front lower control arm replacement
Lower control arms are a component of a vehicle’s suspension system. They connect the frame of the vehicle to the steering knuckle and are responsible for controlling the vertical movement of the wheel and tire assembly. They are typically made of metal and are designed to withstand the forces generated by the weight of the vehicle and the forces exerted on the tires during braking, turning, and accelerating. Lower control arms can wear out over time and may need to be replaced if they become damaged or worn.
Transmission Fluid (Motul)
Transmission fluid change
Transmission fluid is a lubricant used in vehicles to lubricate and cool the transmission. It helps to transfer power from the engine to the transmission, and also helps to keep the transmission components cool and functioning properly. It is essential to check and maintain the transmission fluid level and condition regularly to ensure smooth transmission operation and to prevent transmission damage. Some vehicles have transmission fluid that is a lifetime fill and does not require regular maintenance, however, most vehicle manufacturers recommend transmission fluid replacement at regular intervals.
MOTUL MULTI CVTF
Motul Multi CVTF (Continuously Variable Transmission Fluid) is a type of transmission fluid specifically designed for use in vehicles equipped with continuously variable transmissions (CVTs). It is formulated to provide excellent lubrication and protection for the transmission, as well as to improve fuel efficiency and reduce wear on the transmission. Additionally, it can also be used in other types of transmission such as conventional automatic transmission, power steering systems, and some hybrid systems.
Replaced the coolant with Motul Coolant
Motul Auto Cool G13 Ultra is a type of coolant or antifreeze that is used in automobiles. It is designed to protect the engine and cooling system from overheating and freezing in extreme temperatures. It is a long-life, low-toxicity coolant that is compatible with most types of metals and materials found in modern cars.
Some of the key features of Motul Auto Cool G13 Ultra include:
- Long-life formula: The coolant is designed to last for up to 5 years or 150,000 miles, depending on the vehicle’s usage and maintenance schedule.
- Low-toxicity: The coolant is made with a low-toxicity formula that is less harmful to the environment than traditional coolants.
- Compatible with most materials: The coolant is compatible with most types of metals and materials found in modern cars, including aluminum, copper, brass, and plastic.
- High temperature protection: The coolant is designed to protect the engine and cooling system from overheating, even in extreme temperatures.
Transfer Gear Overhaul (Oil Leakage)
We overhauled the murano’s transfer gear having oil leaking problem. We perfectly cleaned and rectified the oil leakage.
A transfer gear is a gear in a vehicle’s drivetrain that transfers power from the transmission to the drive axles. It is typically found in four-wheel drive and all-wheel drive vehicles and is used to engage and disengage the front and rear axles for different driving conditions.
Steering rack overhaul (Oil Leakage)
We overhauled the murano’s steering rack leak having oil leaking problem. We perfectly cleaned and rectified the oil leakage.
A steering rack is a component of a vehicle’s steering system that converts the rotational motion of the steering wheel into the linear motion needed to turn the wheels. It is typically made of metal and consists of a series of gears and a rack and pinion mechanism. The rack is connected to the wheels via tie rods, and as the steering wheel is turned, the rack and pinion mechanism causes the wheels to turn in the desired direction. Steering racks can be found in both manual and power steering systems.
We replaced the battery of Nissan murano battery
The Nissan Murano’s battery is a 12-volt lead-acid battery that is located in the engine compartment. It is typically a maintenance-free battery, meaning it is sealed and does not require regular water level checks or other maintenance. The battery provides power to the vehicle’s electrical systems and is used to start the engine. The battery in a Nissan Murano typically has a lifespan of around 3-5 years, depending on usage and other factors. It is recommended to check the battery periodically, especially before a long trip or when the vehicle is not going to be used for an extended period of time.
Solite battery is manufactured by Exide Technologies. They are designed to provide reliable power and consistent performance for a variety of vehicles including cars, trucks, and SUVs. They come in different sizes and types to fit the different specifications of different vehicles. Solite batteries are typically maintenance-free, designed to resist damage from vibrations and have a wide operating temperature range. It is important to ensure that the battery is installed by a trained professional and used in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions and guidelines for safe and proper operation.
Crankshaft Oil Seal
The crankshaft oil seal in a Nissan Murano is located at the front of the engine, between the engine block and the crankshaft. Its purpose is to prevent oil from leaking out of the engine and into other areas of the vehicle. This seal is made of rubber and is designed to be a tight fit around the crankshaft. If the crankshaft oil seal in a Murano is damaged or worn, it may need to be replaced to prevent oil leaks. This is a common issue that can be caused by normal wear and tear, as well as exposure to high temperatures and pressures in the engine. It is recommended to check and replace the seal if there is any sign of leakage or damage to prevent further issues.
A crankshaft oil seal, also known as a main seal, is a mechanical seal that is located between the engine block and the crankshaft. Its purpose is to prevent oil from leaking out of the engine and into other areas of the vehicle. A typical crankshaft oil seal is made of rubber and is designed to be a tight fit around the crankshaft. It is typically located at the front or rear of the engine, depending on the design of the engine. If a crankshaft oil seal is damaged or worn, it may need to be replaced to prevent oil leaks.
Fuel Injector Flow Test and Cleaning
Fuel injector cleaner and tested the flow rates.
A fuel injector flow test is a diagnostic procedure that measures the amount of fuel that a fuel injector is able to deliver. The test is typically performed with a specialized tool, such as a flow bench, that simulates engine conditions and measures the fuel flow rate. The results of the test can be used to determine if an injector is functioning properly or if it needs to be replaced. The test is common in automotive repair, and can be done in any professional workshop.
An ultrasonic bath is a cleaning method that uses high-frequency sound waves to agitate a cleaning solution and remove dirt, grime, and other contaminants from surfaces. In the case of fuel injectors, an ultrasonic bath can be used to clean the injectors and remove any buildup of dirt, fuel residue, or other contaminants that may be affecting their performance. The injectors are placed in a cleaning solution and exposed to ultrasonic waves, which create tiny bubbles that implode and generate high-pressure, high-temperature cleaning action that remove dirt and grime from the injectors. Ultrasonic cleaning is considered an effective method for cleaning fuel injectors, and is commonly used in automotive repair and maintenance.
Power Steering Pipe (Leakage)
Power steering pipe replacement of Nissan Murano
A power steering pipe is a component of a power steering system in a vehicle. It is a tube or hose that carries the power steering fluid from the power steering pump to the steering gear or rack and pinion assembly. The fluid is under pressure and helps to make the steering of the vehicle easier, by providing additional force to the steering mechanism. The power steering pipe can become worn or damaged over time and may require replacement. Power steering pipe is made of metal, rubber or synthetic materials, and typically it is connected with fittings or adapters. The most common issues with power steering pipes are leaks and cracks.
Spark plug replacement
The spark plugs in a Murano can be replaced as part of regular maintenance. The replacement interval for spark plugs is typically around 100,000 miles or every 5-7 years, but it’s recommended to check the owner’s manual for the specific replacement interval for your Murano. Replacing the spark plugs in a Murano requires the removal of the engine cover and the ignition coils, and then the spark plugs can be accessed and replaced.
To change the spark plugs on a Murano, you will need a spark plug socket, a torque wrench, and a gap gauge.
The spark plugs in a Murano are responsible for creating the spark that ignites the fuel and air mixture in the combustion chamber. They are typically located on the top of the engine and are screwed into the cylinder head. The spark plugs in a Murano are designed to work with the specific engine and ignition system, and the correct type of spark plug must be used.
Other Replaced Parts
Windshield Washer Level Sensor
A windshield level sensor is a device that is used to measure the height of a vehicle’s windshield with respect to the road surface. It is typically located near the base of the windshield and is connected to the vehicle’s suspension system. The sensor sends a signal to the vehicle’s onboard computer, which uses this information to adjust the suspension and improve the vehicle’s ride and handling.
The sensor can fail due to age or exposure to the elements, which can lead to a malfunction of the suspension system. When the sensor fails, it may cause issues such as poor ride quality, uneven tire wear, or even problems with the stability control system. If a problem with the sensor is suspected, it should be checked and tested by a professional mechanic. The sensor may need to be cleaned, calibrated, or replaced if it is not working correctly.
It’s important to note that, if the sensor is not working correctly, it can also cause the warning light on the dashboard to illuminate. It’s best to check the vehicle’s manual or consult with a professional mechanic to know the exact location of the windshield level sensor in the specific vehicle model and how to diagnose or replace it if necessary.
Replaced rear wiper
The rear wiper on a Murano is a small wiper blade that is located at the back of the vehicle, typically on the rear windshield. It is used to clear rain, snow, or other debris from the rear window, which helps improve visibility while driving. The rear wiper is controlled by a switch or button located on the dashboard or the center console, and it typically operates independently from the front wipers.
Murano engine belt replacement
The engine belt, also known as the serpentine belt, is a belt that powers various engine components in a Murano. It is responsible for driving the alternator, air conditioning compressor, power steering pump, and other accessories. The belt is typically made of rubber and runs around a series of pulleys that are connected to the different engine components.
It’s important to check the condition of the engine belt periodically, and replace it if it shows signs of wear or cracking. If the belt snaps, it can cause serious damage to the engine and other components.
Brake bleeding is the process of removing air from the brake system of a vehicle. Air can become trapped in the brake system when the brake lines are disconnected or replaced, causing the brakes to feel spongy or unresponsive. Bleeding the brakes helps to ensure that the brakes are working properly and that the brake pedal feels firm.
It’s important to use the correct brake fluid specified by the manufacturer and also to follow the proper bleeding procedure for a Murano to avoid any damage to the brake system. If you are unsure of how to bleed the brakes.