I have a 2007 nissan altima, I am getting condensation in right rear light housing, first, how do I remove plastic clips that hold trunk walls to get to the light without ruining them, and suggestons on fixing condensation. Also I am looking for a brake pedal pad for my car and cannot find 2007 altima on line. Thanks so much for your help.
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Re: condensation in light housing
You won't be able to get the condensation out of the lamps. The light assemblies are sealed and only have a small hole where ther bulbs go in as well as a small vent. The condensation is normal and will come and go. Even if you put a new light assmebly on the car you could still get the condensation. Go to the dealer for the brake pedal pad.
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Hi, are you up for a bit of troubleshooting? If yes, use a test light or voltmeter to check for voltage to the coil. Your test light clip or negative voltmeter probe should go to engine ground. The coil positive is on the black distributor wire with a white stripe. If there is not a good 12 volts with the key on, try disconnecting the external condenser. If that restores power to the coil, replace the condenser. If not, the problem may be the ignition switch.
If you have power to the coil, the problem may be the crankshaft position sensor. The sensor is on the transmission housing right at the flywheel/flexplate and has a brown and a black wire with a red stripe. Remove the connector and check the resistance of the sensor with an ohmmeter. Sensor resistance should be 432-528 ohms @ 77°F (25°C). Please let me know if you have questions and thanks for using FixYa.
open trunk and pull back cover remove three 8mm nuts and then with a plastic spoon place on outside of car between light and quater panel with a little pressure pry with spoon while pulling backwards on light assemble
just did it last week take a big screw driver (flat head)put it about one inch from the side push under plastic housing turn to apply pressure in the upwards direction youll see there is 2 plastic prongs going down it to the dash turn applt pressure while pushing forward,do the same to other side thers only 2 pieces holding it down in the back remember turn the screwdriver youll see the clips you ust push the clipsm forward in order to release it from dash its fairly simple.
Rear Bumper: Service and Repair
Removal and Installation
1. Remove the LH and RH rear combination lamps.
2. Remove both the rear wheels and tires.
3. Remove the LH and RH splash shields.
4. Remove the rear bumper fascia clips and screws, then remove the rear bumper fascia.
5. Remove the rear energy absorbing foam.
6. Remove the rear bumper reinforcement.
7. Remove the rear bumper supports.
Installation is in the reverse order of removal.
If your sure the starter is bad than buy a new one. or find a local dealer that rebuilds parts. it is held in with a couple bolts on the bell housing.
Starter is on the bottom right hand (passenger side)Put the car on a ramps, support with jack stands and block the rear wheels. Disconnect your negative battery lead Disconnect your starter's electrical leads- one is a plastic clip. push the top in and it should slide apart. Some models are just held on with nuts. remove top and bottom bolts from starter housing. They are long bolts that pass through the starter housing into the engine block. Starter drops down, so don't let it hit you in the face. Installation is just the reverse of the above steps. Very easy to do, but tight japanese engines make for some knuckle scraping. the top bolt is the problem. You might have to disconnect some of the plastic air intake conduits to allow for easier access. A friend with skinny arms helps. Popeye would be helpless. Cost should be around $200 for a rebuilt starter.
There is a round plastic clip on the verticle carpet cover which must first be removed to access the back of the tail light assembly. Squeeze the back side of the clip and pull on the front of the clip until it snaps out. There are then two 5/16 nuts which must be removed. These are hidden by plastic wiring brackets which must be removed from the nut shaft. The light assembly can then be removed - note that there are two allignment posts attached to the assembly which slide thru slots on the out-side of the assembly. Carefully pull or pry backward to remove the assembly from the body of the car. Here you may access the back of the affected bulb. Simply turn to the left and remove/replace the bulb.