Sentra 2007

Bumpers

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Removal & Installation



Front

Specific to:

Nissan Sentra 2007-2012


NOTE
Bumper fascia is made of resin. Do not apply strong force to it, and be careful to prevent contact with oil.

  1. Remove the front grille.
  2.  
  3. Remove the screws at front edge of front fender protectors to reposition out of the way (RH/LH).
  4.  
  5. Remove the clips and splash shields (RH/LH).
  6.  
  7. Remove the screws, clips and engine undercover.
  8.  
  9. Remove upper screws (RH/LH) from front bumper fascia at front fender.
  10.  
  11. Pull the outboard edge of front bumper fascia away from vehicle to disengage from the bumper side retainer.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the front bumper components



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    Fig. Pull the outboard edge of front bumper fascia away from vehicle to disengage from the bumper side retainer

  12.  
  13. Disconnect fog lamp harness connectors (RH/LH), if equipped.
  14.  
  15. Remove the front bumper fascia.
  16.  
  17. Remove the screws and fog lamp assemblies (RH/LH), if equipped from bracket.
  18.  
  19. Remove the clips and energy absorber.
  20.  
  21. Remove the clips and radiator air guides.
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  23. Remove the retaining pin (RH/LH) at lower edge, then remove the bolts and bumper reinforcement.
  24.  
  25. Remove bumper side retainer (RH/LH) from front fender.
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To install:


NOTE
Bumper fascia is made of resin. Do not apply strong force to it, and be careful to prevent contact with oil.

  1. Install bumper side retainer (RH/LH) to front fender.
  2.  
  3. Install the bolts and bumper reinforcement, then install the retaining pin (RH/LH) at lower edge.
  4.  
  5. Install the clips and radiator air guides.
  6.  
  7. Install the clips and energy absorber.
  8.  
  9. Install the screws and fog lamp assemblies (RH/LH), if equipped to bracket.
  10.  
  11. Install the front bumper fascia.
  12.  
  13. Connect fog lamp harness connectors (RH/LH), if equipped.
  14.  
  15. Push the outboard edge of front bumper fascia toward the vehicle to engage to the bumper side retainer.
  16.  
  17. Install upper screws (RH/LH) to front bumper fascia at front fender.
  18.  
  19. Install the screws, clips and engine undercover.
  20.  
  21. Install the clips and splash shields (RH/LH).
  22.  
  23. Install the screws at front edge of front fender protectors to reposition (RH/LH).
  24.  
  25. Install the front grille.
  26.  
  27. Aim the fog lamps.

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    Fig. Front bumper component adjustments



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    Fig. Front bumper adjustments-non SE-R models (1 of 2)



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    Fig. Front bumper adjustments-non SE-R models (2 of 2)



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    Fig. Front bumper adjustments-All SE-R models

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Rear

Specific to:

Nissan Sentra 2007-2012

  1. Open trunk lid.
  2.  
  3. Release the clips and remove rear trunk plate.
  4.  
  5. Remove rear combination lamp assemblies (RH/LH).
  6.  
  7. Remove the clips, then remove rear fender protectors (RH/LH).
  8.  
  9. Remove rear bumper fascia lower clips and upper screws (RH/LH).
  10.  
  11. Release rear bumper side retainer from rear bumper fascia, pulling outward to disengage.

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    Fig. Release rear bumper side retainer (1) from rear bumper fascia, pulling outward to disengage.

  12.  
  13. Remove rear bumper fascia upper clips and screws.
  14.  
  15. Release rear bumper upper retainer, then pull rear bumper fascia rearward and remove.

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    Fig. Release rear bumper upper retainer (1), then pull rear bumper fascia rearward and remove

  16.  
  17. Remove the clip and energy absorber block, then release the tabs and remove energy absorbing plastic from rear bumper reinforcement.
  18.  
  19. Remove the bolts and rear bumper reinforcement.
  20.  
  21. Release the pawls and remove the rear bumper side retainers (RH/LH).

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    Fig. Exploded view of the rear bumper components

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To install:

  1. Engage the pawls and install the rear bumper side retainers (RH/LH).
  2.  
  3. Install the bolts and rear bumper reinforcement.
  4.  
  5. Install the clip and energy absorber block, then engage the tabs and install energy absorbing plastic to rear bumper reinforcement.
  6.  
  7. Engage rear bumper upper retainer, then push rear bumper fascia forward and install.
  8.  
  9. Install rear bumper fascia upper clips and screws.
  10.  
  11. Engage rear bumper side retainer to rear bumper fascia, pushing inward to engage.
  12.  
  13. Install rear bumper fascia lower clips and upper screws (RH/LH).
  14.  
  15. Install the clips, then install rear fender protectors (RH/LH).
  16.  
  17. Install rear combination lamp assemblies (RH/LH).
  18.  
  19. Engage the clips and install rear trunk plate.
  20.  
  21. Close trunk lid.

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    Fig. Rear bumper component adjustments (1 of 2)



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    Fig. Rear bumper component adjustments (2 of 2)

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