Nissan Altima: Exterior and interior lights - Lights - Maintenance and do-it-yourself - Nissan Altima Owners ManualNissan Altima: Exterior and interior lights

Coupe

Coupe

1. Mirror-mounted turn signal light (if so equipped)
2. Interior light
3. Map light
4. Headlamp assembly
5. Fog light (if so equipped)
6. Step light
7. High-mount stoplight
8. Trunk light
9. License plate light
10. Rear combination light

Sedan

Sedan

1. Rear map light
2. Front map light
3. Step light
4. Headlamp assembly
5. Fog light (if so equipped)
6. High-mount stoplight (if so equipped)
7. Trunk light
8. Spoiler mounted stoplight (if so equipped)
9. Rear combination light
10. License plate light
11. Mirror-mounted turn signal light (if so equipped)

Replacement procedures

Replacement procedures

All other lights are either type A, B, C or D. When replacing a bulb, first remove the lens, light and/or cover.

Indicates bulb installation Indicates bulb removal

Indicates bulb installation

Step light

Step light

Use a cloth 1 to protect the housing.

Map light

Map light

Use a cloth to protect the housing.

Personal light (if so equipped)

Personal light (if so equipped)

Use a cloth 1 to protect the housing.

Interior light

Interior light

Use a cloth 1 to protect the housing.

Rear combination light

Rear combination light

To access the bulbs in the rear combination light:

1 Remove the fasteners. Carefully push back the carpet.

2 Remove the 2 nuts and pull out the rear combination light.

3 Rotate the bulb(s) counterclockwise and pull out to remove:

A Turn signal light

B Sidemarker light

C Tail/stop light

D Backup light

Trunk light

Trunk light

    Front park/turn/sidemarker light
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