Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
NISSAN X-TRAIL (T30) 2.2 Di 4x4, NISSAN X-TRAIL (T30) 2.2 dCi 4x4, NISSAN X-TRAIL (T30) 2.2 DCi, NISSAN X-TRAIL (T30) 2.2 DCi FWD, NISSAN X-TRAIL (T30) 2.5 FWD, NISSAN X-TRAIL (T30) 2.0 4x4, NISSAN X-TRAIL (T30) 2.5 4x4, NISSAN X-TRAIL (T30) 2.0, NISSAN X-TRAIL (T30) 2.0, NISSAN X-TRAIL (T30) 2.5 4x4, NISSAN X-TRAIL (T30) 2.0 4x4, NISSAN X-TRAIL (T30) 2.0 4x4, NISSAN X-TRAIL (T30) 2.5 4x4, NISSAN X-TRAIL (T30) 2.5 4x4 View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Tools
Replacement: track rod end – Nissan X Trail T30. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #22
Drive socket # 22
Wheel impact socket #21
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Nippers
Ball joint puller
Vernier caliper
Wheel chock
Replacement: track rod end – Nissan X Trail T30. AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replace tie rod ends in pairs.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the right and left tie rod ends.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: track rod end – Nissan X Trail T30. Take the following steps:
  1. Step 1
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    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. Step 2
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #21.
  3. Step 3
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
    Step 4
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    Replacement: track rod end – Nissan X Trail T30. Tip:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  4. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  5. Step 6
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    When deinstalling, mark or measure the precise position of the ball joint on the track rod, or count the number of turns in order to prevent misalignment afterward. Use a vernier caliper.
  6. Step 7
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    Loosen the lock nut securing the tie rod end to the tie rod. Use a combination spanner #22.
  7. Step 8
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    Remove the cotter pin fixing the tie rod end fastening. Use nippers.
  8. Step 9
    Clean the fastener connecting the tie rod end to the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 10
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    Unscrew the end fastening nut to the steering knuckle. Use a drive socket #22. Use a ratchet wrench.
  9. Step 11
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    Disconnect the tie rod end from the steering knuckle. Use a ball joint puller.
  10. Step 12
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    Screw the end out of the tie rod.
  11. Step 13
    Clean the mounting seats of the tie rod end. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 14
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    Screw on a new tie rod end.
    Replacement: track rod end – Nissan X Trail T30. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    While installing the steering rod end remember to make the same number of turns or to leave the same length of thread showing as per your measurements.
  12. Step 15
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    Connect the tie rod end to the steering knuckle.
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