Nissan Maxima VII (A35) (2008-2014)
Depending on the year of manufacture, the attachment points may vary slightly.
-open the hood.
-under the hood we take out six caps that secure the upper part of the front bumper and trim (the trim can not be removed).
-above the headlights, unscrew one screw on each side that secures the bumper to the fenders through the clips. Now these latches need to be pulled out (just pull on them).
-from the bottom, unscrew the twelve screws that secure the engine protection and fender liner.
-turn the wheels, depending on which side we will disassemble.
-in the wheel arches, we release the fender liner (front).
-for the fender liner, unscrew one screw on each side (spun up) that attach the corners to the wings.
-we release the latch in the wings (pull the corners of the bumper towards you).
-we release the clips under the hood.
-with an assistant, gently pull the bumper forward (be careful not to break the wires).
-disconnect the connectors from the electrical equipment (if any).
-open the trunk lid.
-we release the side trim of the trunk.
-from the trunk, unscrew the nuts and remove the rear lights (hold on the latches, pull towards you).
-under the rear lights, unscrew the two screws and take out the two pistons.
-from the side of the bottom we take out the seven caps that secure the lower part.
-in the wheel arches, we release the fender liner (rear).
-for the fender liner, unscrew one screw on each side (spun up) that attach the corners of the bumper to the wings.
-we release the latch in the wings (pull the corners towards you).
-with an assistant, gently pull the bumper back (look behind the wires).
-disconnect electrical connectors (if any).