Altima 2007-2009

Mirrors

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Power Mirrors



Removal & Installation
  1. Remove the front door finisher.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the door mirror harness connector.

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    Fig. Disconnect the door mirror harness connector

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  5. Remove the door mirror mounting nuts, and remove the door mirror assembly.

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    Fig. Exploded view of door mirror

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To install:

  1. Installation is in the reverse order of removal.
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Mirror Assembly

Specific to:

Nissan Altima 2007-2008

  1. Remove the front door finisher (door trim panel), as outlined in the Door Trim Panel procedure in the Body Interior Section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the door mirror harness connector.

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    Fig. Disconnect the door mirror harness connector

  4.  
  5. Remove the door mirror mounting nuts, and remove the door mirror assembly.
  6.  
  7. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the door mirror mounting

  8.  

Mirror Motor

Specific to:

Nissan Altima 2007-2008

  1. Turn the mirror glass surface upward.
  2.  
  3. Apply a protective tape (A) to mirror housing. Insert a suitable tool (B) into the concave gap between the mirror holder (1) and mirror motor (2) Push up tabs (3) (two locations) on the mirror holder to disengage the lower part of mirror holder, and remove the mirror body assembly.
    NOTE
    When pushing up tabs (3), do not forcefully push up only one concave position but try to push up two concave positions.



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    Fig. Apply protective tape (A) to mirror housing. Insert a suitable tool (B) into the concave gap between the mirror holder (1) and mirror motor (2) Push up tabs (3) on the mirror holder to disengage the lower part of mirror holder, then remove the mirror body

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  5. Remove the mirror body (1) from the mirror housing assembly (2).

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    Fig. Remove the mirror body (1) from the mirror housing assembly (2)

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  7. Disconnect the two terminals from the mirror heater connector.
  8.  
  9. Remove the screws and power unit from the housing.

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    Fig. Remove the screws (arrows) and power unit from the housing



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    Fig. Exploded view of the mirror motor

  10.  

To install:

  1. Install the mirror motor.
  2.  
  3. Install the mirror cover.
  4.  
  5. Place mirror holder bracket and mirror body assembly (actuator) in a horizontal position.
  6.  
  7. Connect two terminals on the heater installed mirror.
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  9. Engage the upper tabs on the mirror body (1) onto the mirror motor (2) Then press the lower side of mirror face until a click sound is heard to engage the lower tabs.
    NOTE
    After installation, visually make sure lower two tabs are securely engaged from the bottom of mirror face.


    NOTE
    Make sure to insert the harness terminals into the correct connector. Do not confuse the locations.

  10.  

Specific to:

Nissan Altima 2009-2010

  1. Turn the mirror glass surface upward.
  2.  
  3. Apply a protective tape to mirror housing. Insert a suitable tool into the concave gap between the mirror holder and mirror motor Push up tabs (two locations) on the mirror holder to disengage the lower part of mirror holder, and remove the mirror glass and holder.
    NOTE
    When pushing up tabs, do not forcefully push up only one concave position but try to push up two concave positions.



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    Fig. Apply a protective tape to mirror housing, and remove the mirror glass and holder

  4.  
  5. Remove the mirror glass and holder from the mirror housing assembly (actuator).

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    Fig. Remove the mirror glass and holder (1) from the mirror housing assembly (2) (actuator)

  6.  
  7. Disconnect the two terminals from the mirror heater connector (if equipped).
  8.  

To install:

  1. Place mirror glass and holder and mirror housing assembly (actuator) in a horizontal position.
  2.  
  3. Connect the two terminals to the mirror heater connector (if equipped).
  4.  
  5. Engage the upper tabs on the mirror glass and holder onto the mirror motor Then press the lower side of mirror face until a click sound is heard to engage the lower tabs.
    NOTE
    After installation, visually make sure lower two tabs are securely engaged from the bottom of mirror face.



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    Fig. Engage the upper tabs on the mirror glass and holder (1) onto the mirror motor (2)

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  7. Make sure to insert the harness terminals into the correct connector.
  8.  
  9. Do not confuse the locations.
  10.  

 
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