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How To Replace Rear Door Stop 02-06 Nissan Altima

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  1. step : Removing the Door Panel (0:31)
    • Pry off the trim piece inside the door pull with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Remove the Phillips head screw inside the door pull
    • Pry up the window switch panel with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Disconnect the window switch wiring harness
    • Pry off the trim piece inside the door handle with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Remove the Phillips head screw inside the door handle
    • Remove the Phillips head screw inside the door cup
    • Pry out the door panel with a door panel
    • Lift the door panel up and off
    • Disconnect the latch cables from the door handle
  2. step : Removing the Door Check Strap (1:48)
    • Remove the three 10mm bolts from the door check strap
    • Remove the screws from the speaker if necessary
    • Pull off the speaker if necessary
    • Pull the door check out through the door
  3. step : Installing the Door Check Strap (2:27)
    • Feed the door check into place through the door
    • Insert the three 10mm bolts into the check strap
    • Put the speaker into place if necessary
    • Insert the screws into the speaker if necessary
  4. step : Reinstalling the Door Panel (2:52)
    • Connect the latch cables to the door handle
    • Lift the door panel into place
    • Push in the door panel clips
    • Insert the Phillips head screw inside the door cup
    • Insert the Phillips head screw inside the door handle
    • Push on the trim piece inside the door handle
    • Connect the window switch wiring harness
    • Push on the switch panel
    • Insert the Phillips head screw inside the door pull
    • Push on the trim piece inside the door pull

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Hi, I'm Don from 1A Auto. I hope this how-to video helps you out, and next time you need parts for your vehicle, think of 1AAuto.com. Thanks.

In this video, we're going to show you how to replace a rear door check on this 2003 Nissan Altima, and we do this on the passenger side but it's the same process on the driver side. The only tools that you're going to need for this are a flat blade screwdriver, a Phillips screwdriver, and a 10mm socket and ratchet.

In your pull cup here, there is a small little screw cover, just pry that out, and remove that Phillips screw that's under there. Now, carefully pry up your switch panel. Then, disconnect the window switch by pushing on the tab on the harness. Behind your door handle, there's this little panel. You want to remove that, and then remove the Phillips screw in there and then the one in this pull cup. Once those are removed, just pull out along the edges of the door panel to separate the clips on the back, and then lift the door panel up and off. On the back of the door panel, are these two cables, you want to pull them out of the door. Push them forward and disconnect them.

Now, your door check is located right here and it's held in with three 10mm bolts, and we'll just fast forward as Don removes those. Once the bolt is removed, you can just reach in to your door and pull the door check right out. Just a quick note on this step: if you do have an upgraded sound system, you may have to remove a speaker from the door which is usually two or three screws.

Install your new one. Feed it back into the door, back into place, and just replace those three 10mm bolts. We'll just fast forward as Don puts them in by hand and then tightens them up with a socket and a ratchet.

Now to reconnect them, you want to clip them in, push them forward, and then push them back into the door. Now, put your door panel up onto the window sill and push it down and then hit around the edges to reactivate those clips, and make sure your window switch harness comes through. Now, we'll fast forward here, as Don replaces the Phillips screw on the pull cup and the Phillips screw behind the door handle, and replaces that little cover. Now, reconnect your window switch and push the switch panel down into place, and replace that other Phillips screw in the pull cup and the screw cover that goes over it, and you're all set.

We hope this video helps you out. Brought to you by www.1AAuto.com, your source for quality replacement parts and the best service on the Internet. Please feel free to call us toll-free, 888-844-3393. We're the company that's here for you on the Internet and in person.

Tools needed for replacement:

    Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver
  • Phillips Head Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 10mm Socket


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