Nissan Maxima 1993-1998 Repair Guide

Tail Light Lens

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 and 2

  1. Remove the nuts which secure the tail light lens to the body.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Remove the nuts from the studs which secure the lens to the body

  1. Remove the bulb holder which attaches to the tail light.
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  3. Carefully pull the tail light from the vehicle. If necessary, use a heat gun to soften the butyl sealant.
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Fig. Fig. 2: It may take some force to remove the lens; do not pry on the light, as it may crack

To install:
  1. Apply new butyl sealant to the new lens.
  2.  
  3. Install the tail light. Tighten the nuts securely, but don't overtighten them.
  4.  
  5. Install the bulb holder to the tail light.
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