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Nissan Rogue Service Manual: Steering wheel

Inspection

STEERING WHEEL AXIAL END PLAY

  1.  Check installation conditions of steering gear, front suspension assembly, axle and steering column.
  2.  Check if movement exists when steering wheel is moved up and down, to the left and right and to the axial direction.

Steering wheel axial end play : Refer to ST-18, "Steering Wheel"

  1. Check the following items when steering wheel axial end play is out of the standard.

STEERING WHEEL PLAY

  1.  Turn steering wheel so that front wheels come to the straight-ahead position.
  2.  Start engine and lightly turn steering wheel to the left and right until front wheels start to move.
  3.  Measure steering wheel movement on the outer circumference.

Steering wheel play : Refer to ST-18, "Steering Wheel".

  1. Check the following items when steering wheel play is out of the standard.

NEUTRAL POSITION STEERING WHEEL

  1.  Make sure that steering gear, steering column 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-65, "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

Steering wheel turning force : Refer to ST-18, "Steering Wheel".

NOTE: Multiply the distance (L) from the hook of spring balance to the center of steering wheel by the measurement value with a spring balance.

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.

Front wheel turning angle

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

Front wheel turning angle

Inner wheel (Angle: A) : Refer to ST-18, "Steering Angle".
Outer wheel (Angle: B) : Refer to ST-18, "Steering Angle".

  1. Check the following items when turning angle is out of the standard.
  1.  Check the neutral position of the rack stroke (L).

Front wheel turning angle

L : Refer to ST-18, "Steering Column".

  1. Disassemble steering gear to check the cause that rack stroke is outside of the standard.
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