Nissan Pathfinder 1996-05

Locks & Lock Systems

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Power Door Locks



Door Lock Switch
Removal & Installation
1996-04 Models
  1. Carefully remove the power door lock switch, then disconnect the connectors.
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2005 Models
  1. Carefully pry out the power window/door lock switch assembly and detach the harness connectors.
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Removal & Installation
Door Lock Motor
1996-04 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.
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  11. Remove clips securing door panel.
  12.  
  13. Lift out door panel.
  14.  
  15. Remove the retainers, detach the connector and remove the door lock actuator.
  16.  
  17. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.

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



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    Fig. Location of the door lock actuator-front door shown

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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.
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  15. For the rear door, remove door armrest cap.
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  17. For the rear door, remove bolts securing door panel.
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  19. For the rear door, pull on door finisher to remove clips from door panel and remove door panel.
  20.  
  21. Remove the retainers, detach the connector and remove the door lock actuator.
  22.  
  23. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.

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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. Location of the door lock actuator-front door shown

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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.
  16.  
  17. Remove pull handle/lock lever assembly.
  18.  
  19. Unfasten the retainers and connector and remove the door lock actuator.
  20.  
  21. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.

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    Fig. Front door panel removal and installation

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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. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.

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    Fig. Rear door panel removal and installation

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