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Old 11-26-2009, 05:19 AM
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Originally Posted by enduro View Post
Hi i am new to this forum. I am replacing a water pump on my friends 2000 Nissan Maxima with a dohc v6. I am having trouble getting the chain tensioner to move back enough to get the pin in it to hold it back. i am wedging a screw driver in the tensioner guide but i cannot get the water pump by the chain. PLease help!!!
You need to loosen the chain tesioner bolts so the oil that's trapped inside can bleed out while pushing the tensioner piston in. I had the same problem and this is not mention in the manual.
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