Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: Removal and installation

  • Windshield glass
  • Exploded View Windshield glass Spacer Mirror base Adhesive Primer Windshield molding Metal roof Dual Panel Sunroof Front pillar Cowl top Rubber dam G. 16 mm (0.63 in) for top and sides 25 mm (0.98 in) for bottom  12 + 2, - 0 mm (0.47 + 0.08 - 0 in)  7 + 2, - 0 mm (0.28 + 0.08, - 0 in)  15 mm (0.59 in)  6.5 mm (0.26 in) Removal and Installation REMOVAL Remove the cowl top. Refer to EXT-21, "Removal and Installation". Remove roof side molding (if equipped).Refer to EXT-29, "Removal and Installation" Remove inside mirror. Refer to MIR-18, "Removal and Installation". Partially remove the headlining (front edge). Refer to INT-33, "Removal and Installation".

  • Rear window glass
  • Exploded View Rear window glass Spacer Rubber dam (if equipped) Primer Rear window molding Adhesive  16 +2, -0 mm (0.63 +0.08, - 0 in)  7+ 2, - 0 mm (0.28 + 0.08, - 0 in)  12+ 2, - 0 mm (0.47 + 0.08, - 0 in) Removal and Installation REMOVAL Partially remove the rear of the headliner (rear edge). Refer to INT-33, "Removal and Installation". Remove roof side moldings. Refer to EXT-29, "Removal and Installation". Remove the connectors and grounds for the rear window defogger and the antenna. After removing moldings, remove glass using piano wire or power cutting tool (A) and an inflatable pump bag (B).

  • Front door glass
  • Exploded View Door panel Door glass Regulator assembly Door module assembly Window motor Removal and Installation REMOVAL Remove the front door finisher. Refer to INT-18, "Removal and Installation". Remove the adhesive bolt hole covers. Reconnect the window switch to raise/lower the door glass until the door glass bolts (A) can be seen. Remove the door glass bolts (A). While holding the door glass, raise it at the rear end to pull the door glass out of the sash toward the outside of the door. Installation Installation is in the reverse order of removal. Check that the door glass is securely set into the glass run groove. Lower the door glass slightly [approximately 10 to 20 mm (0.39 to 0.

  • Front regulator
  • Exploded View Door panel Door glass Regulator assembly Door module assembly Window motor Removal and Installation REMOVAL Remove the front door finisher. Refer to INT-18, "Removal and Installation". Remove the adhesive bolt hole covers. Reconnect the window switch to raise/lower the door glass until the door glass bolts (A) can be seen. Remove the door glass bolts (A) Raise the door glass and hold with a suction lifter (A). Disconnect the harness connector (A) from the window motor. Remove the door module assembly mounting bolts. Remove the door module assembly. INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL Check the regulator assembly for the following items. If a malfunction is detected, replace or grease it.

  • Rear door glass
  • Exploded View Door glass run Door panel Window motor Regulator assembly Partition glass run Partition glass Partition sash Door glass Removal and Installation REMOVAL Remove the rear door finisher. Refer to INT-21, "Removal and Installation". Position the vapor barrier aside. Temporarily reconnect the power window switch and raise/lower the door window until the glass bolts can be seen. Remove the glass bolts, and place the glass on the inner bottom of the panel. Remove the partition sash from the glass run. Remove the partition sash bolt (lower) and screw (upper) to remove the sash. Remove the partition glass and door glass from the inside of the panel.

  • Rear regulator
  • Rear Door Glass Regulator REMOVAL Remove the rear door finisher. Refer to INT-21, "Removal and Installation". Position aside the vapor barrier. Temporarily reconnect the power window switch and raise/lower the door window until the glass bolts can be seen. Remove the glass bolts. Raise the door glass and hold with a suction lifter. Remove the bolts and the regulator and guide channel from the panel Disconnect the harness connector from the regulator assembly. Remove the regulator assembly. INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL Check the regulator assembly for the following items. If a malfunction is detected, replace or grease it.

Symptom diagnosis

Windshield glass