Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: Cowl top

Exploded View

Nissan Maxima. Exploded View

  1. Cowl top side trim cover (RH)
  2. Cowl top grille
  3. Lower cowl top extension brace
  4. Lower cowl top extension (RH)
  5. Lower cowl top extension seal (RH)
  6. Lower cowl top extension seal (LH)
  7. Lower cowl top extension (LH)
  8. Front wiper drive assembly
  9. Cowl top side trim cover (LH)
  10. Wiper arm and blade assembly (LH)
  11. Wiper arm cap (LH)
  12. Cowl top weatherstrip
  13. Wiper arm cap (RH)
  14. Wiper arm and blade assembly (RH)

Removal and Installation

REMOVAL

Nissan Maxima. Removal and Installation

  1. Remove both wiper arms (RH/LH). Refer to WW-78, "FRONT WIPER ARMS : Removal and Installation".
  2. Remove the cowl top weatherstrip clips, then remove cowl top weatherstrip.
  3. Release the pawls, then remove the cowl top side trim covers (RH/LH).
    : Pawl

Nissan Maxima. Removal and Installation

  1. Pinch the cowl top extension clips (A) to release, then remove.
    : Front
  2. Disconnect the washer nozzle supply hose.
  3. Release the cowl top grille clips, then remove cowl top.
  4. Disconnect the harness connector from the wiper motor. Refer to WW-78, "FRONT WIPER DRIVE ASSEMBLY : Removal and Installation".
  5. Remove the lower cowl top extension brace bolts, then remove the lower cowl extension brace.
  6. Remove the front wiper drive assembly. Refer to WW-78, "FRONT WIPER DRIVE ASSEMBLY : Removal and Installation".
  7. Remove the lower cowl top extension RH/LH bolts, then remove lower cowl top extensions (RH/LH).

INSTALLATION

Installation is in the reverse order of removal.

CAUTION: After installing, perform adjustment of wiper arm. Refer to WW-78, "FRONT WIPER ARMS : Removal and Installation".

Nissan Maxima. INSTALLATION

  • When installing the lower cowl top extension RH, tighten the bolts in the order shown.

Nissan Maxima. INSTALLATION

  • When installing the lower cowl top extension LH, tighten the bolts in the order shown.

Nissan Maxima. INSTALLATION

  • When installing the lower cowl top extension brace, tighten the bolts in the order shown.
Front grille

Fender protector