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2010-2011 Nissan Altima Sedan Front Pillar Finisher Removal Procedure

2010-2011 Nissan Altima Sedan Front Pillar Finisher Removal Procedure

Models:
  • 2010 Nissan Altima
  • 2011 Nissan Altima
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Instructions

  • 2010-2011 Nissan Altima Sedan Front Pillar Finisher Removal Procedure
  • 1
    Remove the front body side welt
  • 2010-2011 Nissan Altima Sedan Front Pillar Finisher Removal Procedure
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  • 2
    Snap loose both clips by carefully prying with a suitable tool where shown in Figure
  • CAUTION
    The lower clip will not completely snap loose. Attempting to completely snap loose by force may damage the finisher. Continue to Step 3 for proper removal.
  • 2010-2011 Nissan Altima Sedan Front Pillar Finisher Removal Procedure
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  • 3
    Unfasten the lower clip from the front pillar finisher (finisher) with a suitable tool.
  • 2010-2011 Nissan Altima Sedan Front Pillar Finisher Removal Procedure
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  • 2010-2011 Nissan Altima Sedan Front Pillar Finisher Removal Procedure
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  • 4
    Tip the top of the finisher inward, and then pull out
  • 2010-2011 Nissan Altima Sedan Front Pillar Finisher Removal Procedure
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  • 5
    Remove the lower clip from the “A” pillar by pinching and then flipping upward
  • 2010-2011 Nissan Altima Sedan Front Pillar Finisher Removal Procedure
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  • Re-install Front Pillar Finisher

  • 6
    Insert the lower clip on the finisher
  • 2010-2011 Nissan Altima Sedan Front Pillar Finisher Removal Procedure
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  • 7
    Re-install the finisher by inserting its locator tabs into their slots
  • 2010-2011 Nissan Altima Sedan Front Pillar Finisher Removal Procedure
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  • 2010-2011 Nissan Altima Sedan Front Pillar Finisher Removal Procedure
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  • 8
    Align the lower and upper clips into their slots, and then press both into place
  • 2010-2011 Nissan Altima Sedan Front Pillar Finisher Removal Procedure
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  • 9
    Re-install the front body side welt.
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