Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: Removal and installation

  • Front bumper
  • Exploded View Tow cover Engine under cover Core support cover Fog lamp cover Fog lamp (if equipped) Front bumper fascia Center support bracket Upper fascia support Front bumper upper bracket Front bumper side bracket Front bumper fascia seal Front bumper stiffener Front energy absorber Front bumper reinforcement Front bumper supports (RH/LH) Removal and Installation REMOVAL Release the core support cover clips, then remove the core support cover. Release the engine under cover clips, then remove engine under cover. Remove the front fender protector side covers (RH/LH). Refer to EXT-24, "Removal and Installation".

  • Rear bumper
  • Exploded View Rear bumper supports (RH/LH) Rear bumper reinforcement Rear energy absorber Side bracket (RH/LH) Rear bumper fascia Removal and Installation REMOVAL Remove trunk floor carpet, side finishers, and rear finisher. Refer to EXT-31, "Exploded View". Remove the rear combination lamps (RH/LH). Refer to EXL-162, "Removal and Installation". Remove rear wheels (RH/LH), then remove rear fender protectors (RH/LH). Refer to EXT-24, "Removal and Installation". Remove rear bumper fascia clips and screws detach the rear bumper fascia from the side brackets (RH/ LH), then remove the rear bumper fascia. Remove the rear energy absorber.

  • Front grille
  • Removal and Installation Core support cover Front grille Pawl REMOVAL Remove the core support cover clips, then remove core support cover. Release the front air guide clips, then remove front air guide. Release the front grille pawls from behind and push outward, then remove front grille. INSTALLATION Installation is in the reverse order of removal.

Periodic maintenance

Front bumper