Pulling an engine

Asked by Oct 02, 2016 at 04:54 PM about the 2005 Nissan Murano SE AWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Can I pull an engine out of the top of the vehicle?
It's a 2005 nissan murano 3.5l v6 awd. I don't have
access to a lift just a cherry picker and was wonder
ING if I can the engine out and in through the top.

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Nope, not out the top. To remove the engine the engine/trans/subframe has to be removed at the same time and drops out of the bottom of the vehicle. You need access to a lift and engine cradle at a minimum. So sounds like you will be paying someone else to install it.

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