Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: Front seat

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DRIVER

Driver Seat - With Climate Controlled Seats

  1. Seatback board
  2. Seatback board clip
  3. Seat cushion lower rear finisher
  4. Seat harness
  5. Seat cushion inner finisher inside (RH)
  6. Recline mechanism inner cover
  7. Seat cushion outer finisher (RH)
  8. Seat belt buckle
  9. Seat cushion assembly
  10. Seat cushion trim
  11. Seat cushion pad
  12. Thigh extension tether
  13. Thigh extension assembly
  14. Climate controlled seat control unit
  15. Seat cushion front finisher
  16. Front slide cover
  17. Clip
  18. Power seat control unit
  19. Seat cushion thermal electric device (TED)
  20. Lower seat duct
  21. Climate controlled seat blower filter
  22. Climate controlled seat blower motor assembly
  23. Seat frame assembly
  24. Rear slide cover
  25. Power seat switch
  26. Seat slide and lifter switch knob
  27. Seat recline knob
  28. Lumbar support switch
  29. Seat cushion outer finisher (LH)
  30. Recline device outer cover
  31. Seat cushion inner finisher inside (LH)
  32. Seatback assembly
  33. Side air bag module
  34. Seatback thermal electric device (TED)
  35. Upper seat duct
  36. Headrest holder (locked)
  37. Headrest holder (free)
  38. Seatback frame
  39. Seatback trim
  40. Seatback pad
  41. Headrest
  42. Chute rod

PASSENGER

Passenger Seat

  1. Seatback board
  2. Seatback board clips
  3. Headrest
  4. Seat harness
  5. Seat cushion inner finisher inside (RH)
  6. Recline device inner cover
  7. Seat cushion outer finisher (RH)
  8. Seat recline knob
  9. Seat slide and lifter switch knob
  10. Power seat switch
  11. Seat cushion assembly
  12. Seat cushion front finisher
  13. Front slide cover
  14. Seat frame assembly
  15. Seat cushion outer finisher (LH)
  16. Recline mechanism inner cover
  17. Seat cushion inner finisher inside (LH)
  18. Seat belt buckle
  19. Seatback assembly
  20. Seatback pad
  21. Seatback trim
  22. Seatback frame
  23. Chute rod
  24. Side air bag module
  25. Rear slide cover
  26. Headrest holder (locked)
  27. Headrest holder (free)

Removal and Installation

REMOVAL

WARNING:

Do not leave any objects (screwdrivers, tools, etc.) on the seat during seat repair. It can lead to personal injury if the side air bag module should accidentally deploy.

CAUTION:

  • When removing or installing the seat trim, handle it carefully to keep dirt out and to avoid damage.
  • When checking the power seat circuit for continuity using a circuit tester, do not confuse its connector with the side air bag module connector. Such an error may cause the air bag module to deploy.
  • Do not drop, tilt, or bump the side air bag module while installing the seat. Always handle it with care.
  • After the front side air bag module inflates, the front seatback assembly must be replaced.
  • When removing and installing the seat, use shop cloths to protect components from damage.
  • Before removing the front seat, turn the ignition switch OFF, disconnect both battery terminals and wait at least three minutes.
  1. Slide the seat to the full forward position.
  2. Remove the rear slide covers. a. Release the pawls (A).

b. Remove the rear slide covers.

3. Remove the rear mount bolts.

4. Slide the seat to the full rearward position.

5. Remove the front slide covers.

6. Remove the front mount bolts.

7. Disconnect the negative and positive battery terminals and wait at least three minutes. Refer to PG-67, "Removal and Installation (Battery)".

8. Disconnect the harness connector under the seat and remove harness clips.

9. Remove seat from the vehicle.

INSTALLATION

Installation is in the reverse order of removal.

CAUTION:

Make sure that the seat harness or the floor trim is not damaged during installation.

NOTE:

  • When installing the LH front seat, tighten the bolts in the order shown.

  • When installing the RH front seat, tighten the bolts in the order shown.

    Removal and installation

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