Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: Rear spoiler

Exploded View

Nissan Maxima. Exploded View

  1. Rear spoiler assembly
  2. High-mounted stop lamp harness connector
  3. Harness grommet

Removal and Installation

Removal

Nissan Maxima. Removal and Installation

  1. Remove trunk lid finisher. Refer to INT-36, "Removal and Installation".
  2. Disconnect the harness connector (1) from the high-mounted stop lamp.
  3. Remove the rear spoiler assembly nuts.

  1. Using a suitable heating tool (A) may also be necessary to evenly heat the rear spoiler contact surface (1) while releasing the tape with a suitable tool (B).
  2. Loosen the harness grommet, and gently lift the rear spoiler assembly upward off of trunk lid.

Installation

Installation is in the reverse order of removal.

NOTE:

  • Before installing rear spoiler, clean the surface where it will be mounted with isopropyl alcohol or equivalent to degrease the surface.
  • Before installing, be sure there are no gaps or waves in the adhesive-backed foam tape where the surfaces meet.
  • During installation, be sure harness grommet of high-mounted stop lamp is fully seated into trunk lid opening prior to final rear spoiler assembly placement.
    License lamp finisher

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