Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: Removal and installation

  • Instrument panel assembly
  • Exploded View Center speaker grille (if equipped) Tweeter speaker grille (LH) Front defroster grille (LH) Instrument panel Instrument side finisher (LH) Lower knee protector (LH) Instrument lower panel (LH) Fuse block cover Steering column lower cover (power tilt) Steering column screw finisher (LH) (power tilt) Steering column side cover (LH) (power tilt) Steering column side cover (RH) (power tilt) Steering column upper cover (power tilt) Steering column screw cover finisher (RH) (power tilt) Combination meter Multifunction switch (with color display) or A/C switch assembly (with monochrome display) Cluster lid D Steering column upper cover (manual tilt) Steering column lower cover (manual

  • Steering column covers
  • Removal and Installation MANUAL TILT Removal Remove the steering column cover screw finishers (1) and then remove the screws. Remove the steering column upper cover (2). Remove the steering column lower cover screw and then remove the steering column lower cover (3). Installation Installation is in the reverse order of removal. POWER TILT Removal Remove the steering column screw cover finishers (1) and then remove the screws. Remove the steering column upper cover (2). Remove the steering column side cover (LH) (4). Remove the steering column side cover (RH) (3). Remove the screws and then remove the steering column lower cover (5).

  • Center console assembly
  • Exploded View Center console side finisher (LH) Center console finisher CVT finisher Center console storage bin Center console screw cover (LH) Center console rear finisher Center console screw cover (RH) Center console Center console lid assembly Cup holder Center console side finisher (RH) Front Clip Metal clip Pawl Removal and Installation REMOVAL CAUTION: Be careful not to scratch center console finishers and other parts. Remove the center console side finishers (LH/RH). Disconnect the center console harness connectors (A). Remove the CVT shift selector handle. Refer to TM-170, "Removal and Installation".

  • Cluster lid A
  • Removal and Installation REMOVAL Using a suitable tool, gently remove the instrument side finisher LH (1). Remove the instrument lower panel LH (1). Open the fuse block cover and remove the instrument lower panel screw (A). Disconnect the harness connectors and aspirator hose. Remove the instrument lower panel LH (1). Remove cluster lid A screws, release the metal clips, and remove cluster lid A. INSTALLATION Installation is in the reverse order of removal.

  • Cluster lid C
  • Removal and Installation CLUSTER LID C NOTE: The cluster lid C lower finisher is only used in vehicles equipped with monochrome display unit. Removal - With Monochrome Display Release the clips and pawls and remove cluster lid C lower finisher (1). : Clip : Pawl Remove cluster lid C (base audio) with the base audio unit. Refer to AV-73, "Removal and Installation" (BASE AUDIO) or AV-161, "Removal and Installation" (BOSE W/MONOCHROME DISPLAY). Installation Installation is in the reverse order of removal. Removal - With Color Display Remove cluster lid D. Refer to IP-18, "Removal and Installation". Remove the screws (A) and reposition cluster lid C (1) to access the harness connectors.

  • Cluster lid D
  • Removal and Installation REMOVAL Release the metal clips using a suitable tool, then position cluster lid D (1) aside. Disconnect the harness connectors, then remove cluster lid D (1). : Metal clip INSTALLATION Installation is in the reverse order of removal.

  • Instrument lower panel LH
  • Removal and Installation REMOVAL Using a suitable tool, gently remove the instrument side finisher (LH) (1). Remove the instrument lower panel (LH) (1). Open the fuse block cover and remove the instrument lower panel screw (A). Disconnect the harness connectors and aspirator hose. Remove the instrument lower panel (LH) (1). INSTALLATION Installation is in the reverse order of removal.

  • Glove box assembly
  • Removal and Installation REMOVAL Using a suitable tool, gently remove the instrument panel side finisher (RH). Open the glove box door and then remove the glove box assembly screws (A). Remove the glove box assembly lower screws (A). Disconnect the harness connectors, then remove the glove box assembly (1). INSTALLATION Installation is in the reverse order of removal.

Preparation

Instrument panel assembly