Altima 2007-2009

Window Systems

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Power Windows



Removal & Installation
Motor & Regulator

Specific to:

Nissan Altima 2007-2008

  1. Remove the front door panel (finisher), as outlined in this section.
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  3. Remove the upper six outer door module bolts (A) and the two upper window regulator bolts (B).

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    Fig. Remove the upper six outer door module bolts (A) and the two upper window regulator bolts (B)

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  5. Reconnect the power window switch to raise/lower the door glass until the door glass bolts (A) can be seen.

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    Fig. Reconnect the power window switch to raise/lower the door glass until the door glass bolts (A) can be seen

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  7. Disconnect the window motor connector (A).

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    Fig. Disconnect the window motor connector (A)

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  9. Raise the door glass and hold with a suction lifter (A).

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    Fig. Raise the door glass and hold with a suction lifter (A)

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  11. Remove the door glass bolts (A).

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    Fig. Remove the door glass bolts (A)

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  13. Remove the door glass bolts and the door module assembly.
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  15. Check the regulator assembly for the following items. If a malfunction is detected, replace or grease it.

    Excessive cable wear
     
    Wire wear
     
    Regulator deformation or regulator channel deformation (A)

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    Fig. Inspect for regulator channel deformation (A)

     
    Apply grease for each sliding part. Apply grease at the application points (A) as shown.

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    Fig. Apply grease for each sliding part. Apply grease at the application points (A) as shown

     

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To install:

  1. Installation is in the reverse order of removal.
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  3. Perform the system initialization:
    NOTE
    If any of the following work has been done, initialize the system:



    Electric power supply to power window switch or motor is interrupted by blown fuse or disconnecting battery cable, etc.
     
    Removal and installation of the regulator assembly.
     
    Removal and installation of the motor from the regulator assembly.
     
    Removal and installation of the harness connector of the power window switch.
     
    Operate the regulator assembly as a unit.
     
    Removal and installation of the door glass.
     
    Removal and installation of the door glass run.
     

    1. After installing each component to the vehicle, follow the steps below.
    2.  
    3. Disconnect the negative battery terminal or disconnect power window switch harness connector temporarily, then reconnect after at least 1 minute.
    4.  
    5. Turn ignition switch ON.
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    7. Open the window fully by operating the power window switch. (Exclude this procedure if the window is already fully opened)
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    9. Fully raise the power window switch in up direction (auto close position) and hold, keep holding the switch even when window is completely closed and then release after 3 second has passed.
    10.  
    11. Inspect of the anti-pinch system function.
      NOTE
      Initialization may be cancelled with continuous opening and closing operation. In this case, initialize the system.

    12.  

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  5. inspect the function of the anti-pinch system, as follows:
    1. Fully open the door glass.
    2.  
    3. Place a wooden piece (wooden hammer handle etc.) at near fully closed position.
    4.  
    5. Carry out fully closing operation with auto up switch.
      WARNING
      Do not inspect with pinching a part of worker's body, a hand etc. Work carefully not to be pinched. Check that auto up function is normal before inspection following the system initialization. Check that the glass reverses without pinching the wooden piece, is lowered approx.150 mm (5.91 in) or for 2 seconds and then stops. The glass should not be raised with power window main switch operated while it is reversing or lowering.

    6.  

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  7. Perform a fitting inspection:
    1. Make sure the glass is securely set into the glass run groove.
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    3. Lower the glass slightly [approx. 10 to 20 mm (0.39 to 0.79 in)] and make sure the clearance to the sash is parallel. If the clearance between the glass and sash is not parallel, loosen the regulator mounting bolts, guide rail mounting bolts, and glass and guide rail mounting bolts to adjust the glass position.

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      Fig. Exploded view of the front window regulator and related components

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Switch

Specific to:

Nissan Altima 2007-2008

  1. Remove the power window main switch finisher by carefully prying it off. There are 3 pawls holding it in place.

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    Fig. Remove the power window main switch finisher by carefully prying it off. There are 3 pawls (dotted circles) holding it in place

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  3. Remove the power window main switch (1) from the power window main switch finisher (2) using a flat-head screwdriver (A), or suitable prytool.
    WARNING
    Do not fold the pawl of power window main switch finisher.


    NOTE
    The same procedure is also performed for front power window switch (passenger side) and rear power window switch (LH & RH).



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    Fig. Remove the power window main switch (1) from the power window main switch finisher (2) using a flat-head screwdriver (A), or suitable prytool

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  5. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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Window Motor & Regulator
Front Door

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. Remove the bolt hole covers.
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  5. Remove the upper door module assembly bolts and the upper window regulator bolts.
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  7. Reconnect the power window switch to raise/lower the door glass until the door glass bolts can be seen.

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    Fig. Reconnect the power window switch to raise/lower the door glass until the door glass bolts (A) can be seen

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  9. Remove the door glass bolts.
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  11. Raise the door glass and hold with a suction lifter.

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    Fig. Raise the door glass and hold with a suction lifter (A)

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  13. Disconnect the window motor connector.

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    Fig. Disconnect the window motor connector (A)

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  15. Remove the door module assembly.

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    Fig. Exploded view of window regulator

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To install:

  1. Installation is in the reverse order of removal.
  2.  
  3. Check the regulator assembly for the following items

    If a malfunction is detected, replace or grease it.
     
    Wire wear
     
    Regulator deformation
     
    Grease condition for each sliding part
     

  4.  
  5. Apply multi-purpose grease at the locations shown.

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    Fig. Apply multi-purpose grease at the locations shown

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Rear Door

Specific to:

Nissan Altima 2009-2010

  1. Remove the rear door finisher. Refer to Interior section for Door Trim Panel Removal and Installation.
  2.  
  3. Remove the plastic vapor barrier, being careful not to tear/damage it.
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  5. Temporarily reconnect the power window switch to the door harness.
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  7. Operate the power window switch to raise/lower the door window until the glass mounting bolts can be seen.

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    Fig. Operate the power window switch to raise/lower the door window until the glass mounting bolts (A) can be seen

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  9. Remove the door glass bolts.
  10.  
  11. Raise up the door glass and hold with a suction lifter.

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    Fig. Raise up the door glass and hold with a suction lifter (A)

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  13. Disconnect the window motor connector.
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  15. Remove the window regulator bolts and remove the window regulator from the rear door panel.

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    Fig. Remove the window regulator bolts (A) and remove the window regulator from the rear door panel

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To install:

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Fig. Exploded view of rear door window regulator

  1. Installation is in the reverse order of removal.
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  3. After installation, inspect and adjust as necessary.
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Window Switch

Specific to:

Nissan Altima 2009-2010

  1. Remove the power window main switch finisher.
  2.  
  3. Power window main switch is removed from power window main switch finisher using a suitable tool.
    CAUTION
    Do not fold the pawl of power window main switch finisher.


    NOTE
    The same procedure is also performed for front power window and door lock/unlock switch RH, and rear power window switch (LH & RH).



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    Fig. Power window main switch (1) is removed from power window main switch finisher (2) using a suitable tool (A)

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To install:

  1. Installation is in the reverse order of removal.
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