Altima 2007-2009

Locks & Lock Systems 1

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Power Door Locks



Removal & Installation
Door Lock Motor
Front Door

Specific to:

Nissan Altima 2007-2008

  1. Remove the front door window and front door module assembly.
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  3. Remove door side grommet, and remove door key cylinder assembly (driver side) and outside handle escutcheon (passenger side) bolts (TORX® T30) from grommet hole.

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    Fig. Remove door side grommet, and remove door key cylinder assembly (driver side) and outside handle escutcheon (passenger side) bolts

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  5. Disconnect door antenna and door request switch connector and remove harness clamp. (Models with intelligent Key system)

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    Fig. Disconnect door antenna and door request switch connector and remove harness clamp

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  7. Disconnect the key cylinder rod.
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  9. Disconnect door key cylinder switch harness connector.
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  11. While pulling the outside handle, remove door key cylinder assembly.

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    Fig. While pulling the outside handle, remove door key cylinder assembly

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  13. Disconnect front door request switch harness connector (with Intelligent Key system).
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  15. While pulling outside handle, slide toward rear of vehicle to remove outside handle.

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    Fig. While pulling outside handle, slide toward rear of vehicle to remove outside handle

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  17. Remove the front gasket and rear gasket.

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    Fig. Remove the front gasket and rear gasket

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  19. Remove the TORX® bolts (T30), remove the door lock assembly.

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    Fig. Remove the TORX® bolts (T30), remove the door lock assembly

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  21. Remove the TORX® bolt (T30) of the outside handle bracket.

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    Fig. Remove the TORX® bolt (T30) of the outside handle bracket

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  23. While pulling outside handle bracket, slide toward rear of vehicle to remove outside handle bracket.

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    Fig. While pulling outside handle bracket, slide toward rear of vehicle to remove outside handle bracket

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  25. Disconnect the door lock actuator connector and remove the door lock assembly.
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  27. Disconnect the outside handle cable from the outside handle bracket connection.

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    Fig. Disconnect the outside handle cable from the outside handle bracket connection



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    Fig. Exploded view of front door lock assembly

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To install:

  1. Installation is in the reverse order of removal.
    CAUTION
    When installing the key cylinder rod be sure to rotate the rod holder until a click is felt.

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Specific to:

Nissan Altima 2009-2010

  1. Remove the front door finisher. Refer to Interior section for Door Trim Panel Removal and Installation.
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  3. Disconnect the inside handle knob cable and lock knob cable from the back side of the front door finisher.

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    Fig. Disconnect the inside handle knob cable and lock knob cable from the back side of the front door finisher

  4.  
  5. Remove the front door window and front door module assembly.
  6.  
  7. Remove door side grommet, and remove door key cylinder assembly (driver side) and outside handle escutcheon (passenger side) bolts (TORX T30) from grommet hole.

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    Fig. Remove door side grommet, and remove door key cylinder assembly (driver side) and outside handle escutcheon (passenger side) bolts (TORX T30) from grommet hole

  8.  
  9. Disconnect the key cylinder rod.
  10.  
  11. Disconnect door key cylinder switch harness connector.
  12.  
  13. While pulling the outside handle, remove door key cylinder assembly (driver side) or outside handle escutcheon (passenger side).

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    Fig. While pulling the outside handle, remove door key cylinder assembly (driver side) or outside handle escutcheon (passenger side)

  14.  
  15. Disconnect front door request switch harness connector.
  16.  
  17. While pulling outside handle, slide toward rear of vehicle to remove outside handle.

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    Fig. While pulling outside handle, slide toward rear of vehicle to remove outside handle

  18.  
  19. Remove the front gasket and rear gasket.

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    Fig. Remove the front gasket and rear gasket

  20.  
  21. Remove the TORX bolts (T30), remove the door lock assembly.

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    Fig. Remove the TORX bolts (T30), remove the door lock assembly

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  23. Remove the TORX bolt (T30) of the outside handle bracket.

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    Fig. Remove the TORX bolt (T30) (A) of the outside handle bracket

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  25. While pulling outside handle bracket, slide toward rear of vehicle to remove outside handle bracket.

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    Fig. While pulling outside handle bracket, slide toward rear of vehicle to remove outside handle bracket

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  27. Disconnect the door lock actuator connector and remove the door lock assembly.
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  29. Disconnect the outside handle cable from the outside handle bracket connection.

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    Fig. Disconnect the outside handle cable from the outside handle bracket connection

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To install:

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Fig. Exploded view of front door lock assembly

  1. Installation is in the reverse order of removal.
    CAUTION
    When installing the key cylinder rod be sure to rotate the rod holder until a click is felt.

  2.  

 
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