Nissan Maxima Owners Manual: Lights

  • Headlights
  • Replacing the halogen headlight bulb (if so equipped) The headlight is a semi-sealed beam type which uses a replaceable headlight (halogen) bulb. They can be replaced from inside the engine compartment without removing the headlight assembly. If headlight bulb replacement is required, it is recommended that you visit a NISSAN dealer for this service. CAUTION Aiming is not necessary after replacing the bulb. When aiming adjustment is necessary, it is recommended that you visit a NISSAN dealer for this service or qualified workshop. Do not leave the headlight assembly open without a bulb installed for a long period of time. Dust, moisture, smoke, etc.

  • Fog lights
  • Replacing the fog light bulb If fog light bulb replacement is required, it is recommended that you visit a NISSAN dealer for this service. CAUTION High pressure halogen gas is sealed inside the halogen bulb. The bulb may break if the glass envelope is scratched or the bulb is dropped. When handling the bulb, do not touch the glass envelope. Use the same number and wattage as originally installed as shown in the chart. Do not leave the bulb out of the fog light for a long period of time as dust, moisture and smoke may enter the fog light body and affect the performance of the fog light.

  • Exterior and interior lights
  • Always check with the Parts Department at a NISSAN dealer for the latest parts information. * It is recommended that you visit a NISSAN dealer for replacement. 1. Map light 2. Personal light 3. Step light 4. Door mirror turn signal light (if so equipped) 5. Headlight assembly 6. Fog light 7. High-mounted stop light (if so equipped) 8. License plate light 9. Backup (reversing) 10. Rear combination light Replacement procedures All other lights are either type A, B, C or D. When replacing a bulb, first remove the lens, lamp and/or cover. Indicates bulb removal Indicates bulb installation Step light Use a cloth 1 to protect the housing.

Battery replacement

Headlights