Altima 2007-2009

Panels & Trim

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Door Trim Panels



Removal & Installation
Front Door

Specific to:

Nissan Altima 2009-2010

  1. Release the pawls and remove step lamp lens, then disconnect the connector.
  2.  
  3. Release the pawls at the rear edge and remove inside release handle escutcheon, then remove the screw.
  4.  
  5. Release the clip at the front edge, then lift upward to release pawls and remove arm rest finisher.
  6.  
  7. Lift power window and door lock/unlock switch finisher upward to remove, then disconnect the connectors.
  8.  
  9. Remove the front door finisher screws beneath power window and door lock/unlock switch finisher.
  10.  
  11. Release the clips around outer edge, then remove front door finisher.
  12.  
  13. Disconnect inside release handle and lock knob cables from back of front door finisher.
  14.  
  15. Release the pawls and remove mirror cover.
  16.  

To install:

  1. Installation is in the reverse order of removal.

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    Fig. Exploded view of door finisher assemblies

  2.  

Rear Door

Specific to:

Nissan Altima 2009-2010

  1. Release the pawls and remove the step lamp/reflector lens, then disconnect the connector (if equipped).
  2.  
  3. Release the pawls at the rear edge and remove inside release handle escutcheon, then remove the screw.
  4.  
  5. Release the pawls and lift upward to remove arm rest finisher.
  6.  
  7. Lift power window switch finisher upward to remove, then disconnect the connector.
  8.  
  9. Remove the rear door finisher screws beneath power window switch finisher.
  10.  
  11. Release the clips around outer edge, then remove rear door finisher.
  12.  
  13. Disconnect inside release handle and lock knob cables from the back of rear door finisher.
  14.  

To install:

  1. Installation is in the reverse order of removal.
  2.  

Removal & Installation



Door Panel
Front Door
Coupe

Specific to:

Nissan Altima 2007-2008

  1. Release the pawls at the rear edge and remove inside release handle escutcheon, then remove the screw.
  2.  
  3. Lift power window and door lock/unlock switch finisher upward to remove, then disconnect the connectors.
    1. Remove the front door finisher screw beneath power window and door lock/unlock switch finisher.
    2.  

  4.  
  5. Place a suitable tool (A) under the rear corner of the armrest finisher (1) and disengage the bottom plastic clips. Slide the tool up to disengage the three metal clips.
    WARNING
    Do NOT pull on the armrest finisher.



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    Fig. Place a suitable tool (A) under the rear corner of the armrest finisher (1) and disengage the bottom plastic clips. Slide the tool up to disengage the three metal clips

  6.  
  7. Continue to move the suitable tool (A) and disengage the upper metal clip and remove armrest finisher (1).

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    Fig. Continue to move the suitable tool (A) and disengage the upper metal clip and remove armrest finisher (1)

  8.  
  9. Remove the front door finisher screw beneath armrest finisher.
  10.  
  11. Release the clips around outer edge, then remove front door finisher.
  12.  
  13. Disconnect inside release handle and lock knob cables from back of front door finisher.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the front door finisher (door trim panel)-Coupe

  14.  
  15. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
  16.  

Sedan

Specific to:

Nissan Altima 2007-2008

  1. Release the pawls and remove step lamp lens, then disconnect the connector.
  2.  
  3. Release the pawls at the rear edge and remove inside release handle escutcheon, then remove the screw.
  4.  
  5. Release the clip at the front edge, then lift upward to release pawls and remove arm rest finisher.
  6.  
  7. Lift power window and door lock/unlock switch finisher upward to remove, then disconnect the connectors.
    1. Remove the front door finisher screws beneath power window and door lock/unlock switch finisher.
    2.  

  8.  
  9. Release the clips around outer edge, then remove front door finisher.
  10.  
  11. Disconnect inside release handle and lock knob cables from back of front door finisher.
  12.  
  13. Release the pawls and remove mirror cover.
  14.  
  15. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the front and rear door finisher (door trim panel)-sedan

  16.  

Rear Door Panels
  1. Release the pawls and remove the step lamp/reflector lens, then disconnect the connector (if equipped).
  2.  
  3. Release the pawls at the rear edge and remove inside release handle escutcheon, then remove the screw.
  4.  
  5. Release the pawls and lift upward to remove arm rest finisher.
  6.  
  7. Lift power window switch finisher upward to remove, then disconnect the connector.
    1. Remove the rear door finisher screws beneath power window switch finisher.
    2.  

  8.  
  9. Release the clips around outer edge, then remove rear door finisher.
  10.  
  11. Disconnect inside release handle and lock knob cables from the back of rear door finisher.
  12.  
  13. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the front and rear door finisher (door trim panel)-sedan

  14.  

 
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