Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: Sunroof motor assembly

Removal and Installation



  • Before removing sunroof motor, check that glass lid is fully closed.
  • After removing sunroof motor, do not attempt to rotate sunroof motor assembly as a single unit.

Nissan Maxima. Removal and Installation

  1. Close glass lid.
  2. Remove the headlining. Refer to INT-33, "Removal and Installation".
  3. Disconnect the harness connector (A) from the sunroof motor assembly.
  4. Remove sunroof motor assembly screws (B), then remove sunroof motor assembly (1) from sunroof unit assembly frame.


CAUTION: Before installing the sunroof motor assembly, be sure to the place the link and wire assembly in the symmetrical and fully closed position.

  1. Move the sunroof motor assembly laterally so that the gear is completely engaged into the wire on the sunroof unit assembly frame, and mounting surface becomes parallel.
  2. Install and tighten sunroof motor assembly screws.
  3. Connect the harness connector to the sunroof motor assembly.
  4. Install the headlining. Refer to INT-33, "Removal and Installation".
  5. Perform initilization procedure.
    Glass lid

    Sunshade motor assembly