Nissan Z - ZX 1970-1988 Repair Guide

Signal and Marker Lights

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Front Turn Signal and Parking Lights

See Figures 1 and 2

  1. Remove the two cover screws, the lens and the gasket.
  2.  
  3. To remove the bulb, gently push it in, turn it counterclockwise and pull it from the socket.
  4.  
  5. To install the new bulb, reverse the removal procedures.
  6.  

Side Marker Lights
1970-83 MODELS
  1. Remove the two cover screw, the lens and the gasket.
  2.  
  3. To remove the bulb, push it in, turn it counterclockwise and pull it from the socket.
  4.  
  5. To install the new bulb, reverse the removal procedures.
  6.  

1984-88 MODELS

See Figures 3, 4 and 5

  1. Remove lens and the gasket by using a prytool and carefully lifting the assembly away from the panel.
  2.  
  3. Twist the socket to separate the lens and socket.
  4.  
  5. To remove the bulb, pull it from the socket.
  6.  
  7. To install the new bulb, reverse the removal procedures.
  8.  



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Fig. Fig. 1: Twist the socket counterclockwise to remove the bulb and socket assembly from the lens



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Fig. Fig. 2: Depress and twist the bulb counterclockwise to remove



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Fig. Fig. 3: Carefully pry the light assembly away from the panel



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Fig. Fig. 4: Twist the socket to separate from the lens



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Fig. Fig. 5: Pull the bulb out to remove

Rear Turn Signal, Brake and Parking Lights

See Figures 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10

  1. Pull back the rear carpet and lift up the luggage floor center trim.
  2.  
  3. Remove the rear trim cover lid retaining screws.
  4.  
  5. Through the hole in the rear trim, twist the socket counterclockwise and remove the socket with the bulb.
  6.  
  7. To install the new bulb, reverse the removal procedures.
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Fig. Fig. 6: Remove the trim panel retaining screws



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Fig. Fig. 7: When installing the knob, do not force it in place or you could break the piece



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Fig. Fig. 8: Push the panel away to access the lights



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Fig. Fig. 9: Twist the bulb socket out to remove



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Fig. Fig. 10: Depress and twist the bulb counterclockwise to remove

License Plate Light

See Figures 11 and 12



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Fig. Fig. 11: Remove the retaining screws securing the assembly in place



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Fig. Fig. 12: Twist the bulb socket to remove

  1. Remove the retainer screws securing the lens in place.
  2.  
  3. Twist the socket to separate the lens from the bulb.
  4.  
  5. Pull the bulb from the socket to remove.
  6.  
  7. Reverse the removal procedures to install.
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