Verify correct tool for Nissan Altima

July 1, 2024
This bulletin applies to 2019-2023 Nissan Altima, 2018-2023 LEAF, 2022-2023 Pathfinder, 2021-2023 Rogue and 2020-2023 Sentra vehicles.

This bulletin applies to 2019-2023 Nissan Altima, 2018-2023 LEAF, 2022-2023 Pathfinder, 2021-2023 Rogue and 2020-2023 Sentra vehicles.

If the front axle nut needs to be removed for any reason, the staking of the nut into the axle keyway must be removed first.

In the ESM, the essential tool required to remove the nut staking is called out as a “Cape Chisel," P/N J-52982, and must be used to prevent thread damage to the axle. 

The tool is available as P/N NI-52982 from Tech Mate at www.techmatetools.com or 800-397-3493.

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