Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: Removal and installation

  • Front door finisher
  • Exploded View Mirror cover Front door finisher Step lamp Arm rest finisher Main power window and door lock/ unlock switch finisher Front door grip cover Seat memory switch (if equipped) Inside release handle escutcheon Inside release handle  Flat head screws  Screws Front Metal clip Pawl Clip Removal and Installation REMOVAL Remove the step lamp Release the pawls at the rear edge and remove the inside release handle escutcheon, then remove the screw. Remove the front door grip cover (1) by using a suitable tool to release the pawls. CAUTION: Use suitable tool to release at the point shown or damage may occur to the pawls.

  • Rear door finisher
  • Exploded View Rear door finisher Step lamp Armrest finisher Rear power window switch finisher Inside release handle escutcheon Inside release handle  Flat head screws  Screw  Clip Pawl Front Removal and Installation CAUTION: Wrap the tip of a suitable tool with a cloth when removing metal clips from finishers. REMOVAL Remove the step lamp. Refer to INL-84, "Removal and Installation". Release the pawls at the rear edge and remove the inside release handle escutcheon, then remove the screw. Remove the rear door armrest.  Lift up to release the rear door armrest pawls.  Disconnect the harness connector from the rear power window switch.

  • Body side trim
  • Exploded View Front pillar finisher Dash side lower finisher Front kicking plate Front sill cover Center pillar lower finisher Rear sill cover Rear kicking plate Rear body side welt Rear pillar finisher Screw cover Center pillar upper finisher Front seat belt adjuster cover Front body side welt  Screw  Tether clip Clip Pawl Metal clip Front Removal and Installation CAUTION: Wrap the tip of a suitable tool with a cloth when removing metal clips from finishers. When removing or installing body side welts, do not allow butyl seal to come in contact with pillar finishers. FRONT PILLAR FINISHER Removal Remove front body side welt partially.

  • Rear parcel shelf finisher
  • Exploded View With Sunshade Rear parcel shelf finisher Cover Child anchor cover Rear parcel shelf finisher (under side)  Dual lock fasteners Clip Front Without Sunshade Rear parcel shelf finisher Cover Child anchor cover Rear parcel shelf finisher (under side) Clip Front Removal and Installation REMOVAL Remove the halo upper frame assembly.

  • Rear sunshade
  • Removal and Installation Rear sunshade unit Front REMOVAL Remove the rear parcel shelf finisher. Refer to INT-24, "Removal and Installation". Remove the rear sunshade unit.  Remove the rear sunshade unit bolts.  Disconnect the rear sunshade unit harness connector and remove the rear sunshade unit. INSTALLATION Installation is in the reverse order of removal.

  • Floor trim
  • Exploded View Spacer (RH) Spacer (LH) Floor mat hook Floor carpet Harness clamp Front Removal and Installation REMOVAL Disconnect the negative and positive battery terminals. Refer to PG-68, "Removal and Installation (Battery Tray)". Remove front seat (RH/LH). Refer to SE-68, "Removal and Installation" (w/o climate controlled seats) or SE-126, "Removal and Installation" (with climate controlled seats). Remove the rear seat cushion.

  • Headlining
  • Exploded View Rear assist grip Front assist grip Front room/map lamp assembly (dual panel- sunroof) Sun visor (RH) Sun visor (LH) Mirror harness cover Sun visor cover Front room/map lamp assembly Sun visor holder Rear assist grip LH Headlining assembly (single panel sunroof) Headlining assembly (dual panel-sunroof)  Dual lock fastener  Sunroof clip Screw  Metal clip Magnets Clip Front Removal and Installation CAUTION: - Disconnect the negative and positive battery terminals and wait at least three minutes. Be careful not to bend or crease the headlining during removal or installation REMOVAL Recline the front seats to the fully reclined position.

  • Trunk room trim & trunk lid finisher
  • Exploded View Trunk forward carpet (if equipped) Upper trunk finisher Trunk side finisher (LH) Trunk net side Trunk floor carpet Spacer Spare tire cover Trunk net rear (if equipped) Trunk rear finisher Trunk net side Box assembly Trunk side finisher (RH) Trunk lid finisher Clip C103  Clip C205  Clip C101  Trunk net hooks  Trunk lid rubber bumper Metal clip Front Removal and Installation REMOVAL TRUNK ROOM TRIM Release the latch, then position rear seatback (RH/LH) to the folded down position (if equipped). Remove trunk floor carpet clips (if equipped) and the trunk floor carpet. Remove the trunk net rear and the trunk net side (if installed).

Clip list

Front door finisher