Sunday, December 16, 2012

2003 Nissan Pathfinder Cabin Air Filter Replacing

Nissan Pathfinder Cabin Air Filter Removal Procedure


Earlier models before year 1999 , there was no cabin air filter.


The air filters are located behind the glovebox


Step 1: First open glove box, remove the stringer on side, simple step

nissan glove box


Step 2: Flip down the 2 lower plastic pins, then yank them toward center. Pull harder and both pins should be out completely.

golvebox pathfinder


glovebox disassembly


Step 3: Now after that remove 2 screws and get that plastic wood panel out of the way.

pathfinder nissan glovebox



Step 4: There are in total 7 screws,remove all 7 screws.

remove screws


Step 5: There are 2 side screws,other then remove 2 more side screws

nissan vehicle glovebox


Step 6: While for the if 1st time disassembly,where everything is intact removing this panel, need to use some force to remove it out...be careful and pull it out.

replacing nissan glovebox


Step 7....Location of glovebox panel should be down.

car glovebox diagram


Step 8:  Now here don't get panic.Be slow and first remove glove box light fixture, snap and pull, may be check the bulb as well.If its blown,then replace the bulb.Many a time here in these step the bulb gets cracked in pieces while removing glow plug panel out. So be slow.

light fixture glove box


Step 9: Now once these is done,you will see the FAN AMP and the In Cabin Filter.Part number 2 and 3 marked.

cabin filter removal


Now unplug fan amp wire plug connector,

Then remove 2 screws. The AMP should be about to slide out without any trouble.
After that remove filter clip at the bottom. Slide the lower panel 1st, then the upper panel.


See the Cabin Air filter removal diagram shown:-----

nissan cabin filter




These details will help.
Thanks.


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