Nissan Pathfinder 1996-05

Door Glass & Regulator

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Window Motor & Regulator
Removal & Installation
1996-97 Models

This procedure is not available from the manufacturer at this time. Please refer to the accompanying illustrations for component locations.

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Fig. Door panel removal and installation-models with Type -A- door



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Fig. Door panel removal and installation (1 of 2)-models with Type -B- door



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Fig. Door panel removal and installation (2 of 2)-models with Type -B- door



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Fig. Front window regulator and related components-1996-97 models



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Fig. Rear window regulator and related components-1996-97 models

1998-04 Models
With Type A Door

NOTE
Note that the step numbers correspond with the numbers in the door panel illustration.

  1. Remove inside handle escutcheon.
  2.  
  3. Remove door armrest. (Front door only)
  4.  
  5. Remove power window switches, then disconnect the connectors.
  6.  
  7. Remove door finisher cover. (Rear door only)
  8.  
  9. Remove bolts securing door panel.
  10.  
  11. Remove clips securing door panel.
  12.  
  13. Lift out door panel.

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    Fig. Door panel removal and installation-models with Type -A- door

  14.  
  15. Temporarily reconnect the power window switch and negative battery cable.
  16.  
  17. Operate the power window main switch to raise/lower the door window until the glass bolts can be seen.
  18.  
  19. Remove the inside seal.
  20.  
  21. Remove the glass bolts.

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    Fig. Remove the glass bolts

  22.  
  23. Raise the front door glass and hold it in place with suitable tool.
  24.  
  25. Disconnect the harness connector from the regulator assembly.
  26.  
  27. Remove the bolts and the regulator assembly.

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    Fig. Window regulator

  28.  
  29. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
  30.  

With Type B Door

NOTE
Note that the step numbers correspond with the numbers in the door panel illustration.

  1. For the front door, remove the inside handle escutcheon.
  2.  
  3. For the front door, remove the power window switch, then disconnect the connectors.
  4.  
  5. For the front door, remove the door armrest.
  6.  
  7. For the front door, remove the bolts securing the door panel.
  8.  
  9. For the front door, pull on door finisher to remove clips from door panel and remove door finisher, then disconnect glass hatch and fuel lid opener switch connector.
  10.  
  11. For the rear door, remove inside handle escutcheon.
  12.  
  13. For the rear door, remove power window switch, then disconnect the connector.
  14.  
  15. For the rear door, remove door armrest cap.
  16.  
  17. For the rear door, remove bolts securing door panel.
  18.  
  19. For the rear door, pull on door finisher to remove clips from door panel and remove door panel.

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    Fig. Door panel removal and installation (1 of 2)-models with Type -B- door



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    Fig. Door panel removal and installation (2 of 2)-models with Type -B- door

  20.  
  21. Temporarily reconnect the power window switch and negative battery cable.
  22.  
  23. Operate the power window main switch to raise/lower the door window until the glass bolts can be seen.
  24.  
  25. Remove the inside seal.
  26.  
  27. Remove the glass bolts.

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    Fig. Remove the glass bolts

  28.  
  29. Raise the front door glass and hold it in place with suitable tool.
  30.  
  31. Disconnect the harness connector from the regulator assembly.
  32.  
  33. Remove the bolts and the regulator assembly.

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    Fig. Window regulator

  34.  
  35. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
  36.  

2005 Models
Front Door
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Carefully pry out the power window/door lock switch assembly and detach the harness connectors.
  4.  
  5. Remove the pull handle escutcheon.
  6.  
  7. Remove the pull handle cover and remove screw.
  8.  
  9. Unfasten the screws, then lift armrest upward to release clips and remove armrest.
  10.  
  11. Detach the connector and remove the memory seat switch (if equipped).
  12.  
  13. Disconnect the lock cable and handle cable from door handle assembly.
  14.  
  15. Release clips and remove door panel.

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    Fig. Front door panel removal and installation

  16.  
  17. Remove pull handle/lock lever assembly.
  18.  
  19. Temporarily reconnect the power window switch and negative battery cable.
  20.  
  21. Operate the power window main switch to raise/lower the door window until the glass bolts can be seen.
  22.  
  23. Remove the inside seal.
  24.  
  25. Remove the glass bolts.

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    Fig. Remove the glass bolts

  26.  
  27. Raise the front door glass and hold it in place with suitable tool.
  28.  
  29. Disconnect the harness connector from the regulator assembly.
  30.  
  31. Remove the bolts and the regulator assembly.

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    Fig. Window regulator

  32.  

To install:

  1. Install the regulator assembly, as follows.
    NOTE
    The regulator and motor bolts should be final tightened to 50 inch lbs. (5.7 Nm). The glass mounting bolts should be final tightened to 54 inch lbs. (6 Nm).

    1. Loosely install the top rear regulator bolt to use along with the temporary holds on the window motor to install the assembly in the door.
    2.  
    3. Install the top front regulator bolt.
    4.  
    5. Install the bottom front regulator bolt.
    6.  
    7. Install the bottom rear regulator bolt.
    8.  
    9. Tighten the top rear regulator bolt.
    10.  
    11. Install the top window motor bolt.
    12.  
    13. Install the lower window motor bolt
    14.  
    15. Install the rear window motor bolt.
    16.  

  2.  
  3. Connect the harness connector to the regulator assembly.
  4.  
  5. Lower the glass and ensure that it is in both the front and rear glass channels. Tighten glass bolts.
  6.  
  7. Check the glass for proper fit.
  8.  
  9. Connect the negative battery cable.
  10.  
  11. On the driver-s side door, reset the motor as follows:
    1. Raise the glass to the top position.
    2.  
    3. While pressing and holding the reset switch, lower the glass to the bottom position.
    4.  
    5. Release the reset switch. Verify that the reset switch returns to the original position, if not, pull the switch using suitable tool.
    6.  
    7. Raise the glass to the top position.
      WARNING
      Do not operate the glass automatically to raise the glass to the top position.

    8.  

  12.  
  13. Install the inside seal.
  14.  
  15. Installation of the door panel is the reverse of the removal procedure.
  16.  

Rear Door
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Carefully pry out the power window/door lock switch assembly and detach the harness connectors.
  4.  
  5. Remove screw behind pull handle cover, then remove the cover.
  6.  
  7. Remove pull handle escutcheon.
  8.  
  9. Remove screws behind armrest, then lift upward to release clips and remove armrest.
  10.  
  11. Release the clips and remove rear door panel. Disconnect the rear door tweeter before removing the door panel.
  12.  
  13. Unfasten the retainers and connector and remove the door lock actuator.
  14.  
  15. Remove the inside seal.
  16.  
  17. Temporarily reconnect the power window switch.
  18.  
  19. Remove the glass run from the partition glass.
  20.  
  21. Operate the power window switch to raise/lower the door window until the glass bolts can be seen.
  22.  
  23. Remove the partition sash bolt (lower) and screw (upper) to remove the sash.
  24.  
  25. Remove the bolts and the glass.
  26.  
  27. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. Tighten the glass bolts to 50 inch lbs. (5.7 Nm). Check the glass alignment.

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    Fig. Rear door panel removal and installation

  28.  

Window Switch
Removal & Installation
1996-04 Models
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the power window switch, then disconnect the connectors.
  4.  
  5. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
  6.  

2005 Models
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Carefully pry out the power window/door lock switch assembly and detach the harness connectors.
  4.  
  5. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
  6.  

 
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