Sentra 2008

Trunk Lid

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Alignment



Specific to:

Nissan Sentra 2007-2012

Longitudinal and lateral clearance adjustment

  1. With the striker released, loosen the trunk lid hinge nuts and close the trunk lid.
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  3. Make the lateral clearance and the clearance to the rear window glass equal. Then open the trunk lid to tighten the nuts.
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Surface height adjustment

  1. Loosen the striker bolts. Raise the striker to the top position, and temporarily tighten the upper bolt.
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  3. Close the trunk lid lightly and adjust the surface height. Then open the trunk lid and tighten the striker bolts.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the trunk lid fitting adjustment components

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Removal & Installation



Specific to:

Nissan Sentra 2007-2012

  1. Remove the trunk lid finisher. Refer to Trim & Ornamentation in the Body Section
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  3. Remove the trunk lid wire harness.
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  5. Remove the nuts and the trunk lid assembly.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the trunk lid assembly (1), nuts (a) components

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To install:

  1. Install the nuts and the trunk lid assembly.
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  3. Install the trunk lid wire harness.
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  5. Install the trunk lid finisher. Refer to Trim & Ornamentation in the Body Section
    NOTE
    After installing, apply touch-up paint (body color) to the head of the hinge nuts.

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