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2005-2008 Nissan Xterra Door Panel Removal Procedure

2005-2008 Nissan Xterra Door Panel Removal Procedure

Models:
  • 2005 Nissan Xterra
  • 2006 Nissan Xterra
  • 2007 Nissan Xterra
  • 2008 Nissan Xterra

Instructions

  • 1
    Turn the interior courtesy light OFF.
  • -
    This will prevent the battery from discharging during the procedure.
  • 2
    Roll the window all the way UP.
  • 3
    Remove the arm rest.
  • a
    First, use a plastic trim tool to lift the rear of the arm rest and lift enough to make a small gap as shown in Figure
  • Nissan Xterra Door Panel Removal Procedure
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  • b
    Then pull straight UP to remove it.
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  • Nissan Xterra Door Panel Removal Procedure
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  • 4
    Remove the inside door handle escutcheon (protective cover).
  • a
    At the top, use a pocket screwdriver to make a small gap.
  • b
    Insert a plastic trim tool into the gap.
  • Nissan Xterra Door Panel Removal Procedure
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  • c
    Slide the trim tool to the front and snap the escutcheon out
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  • 5
    For vehicles with manual windows, remove the window crank.
  • a
    Use a hook tool to reach behind the window crank.
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  • b
    Hook the retaining clip and pull it off.
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  • c
    Then remove the crank
  • 6
    Remove the 3 bolts shown in Figure
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  • 7
    Remove the door panel.
  • a
    Use a plastic trim tool to snap loose the door panel clips. First snap loose the bottom, then both sides.
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  • b
    Disconnect the power window switch connector. Only for vehicles with power windows.
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