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How to change lock cylinder on 09 altima glove box

Bought a replacement glove box and need to swap out key cylinder

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  • grant120 Oct 31, 2012

    How do I get the old Cylinder out? There is no visable screw or retainer clip.

  • Jamie Alton
    Jamie Alton Nov 01, 2012

    Can you please post a video or photo's of the inner and outer glove box? 

  • grant120 Nov 01, 2012

    I can take pictures or a video, but I do not see a way to do it in this forum. I could email it or send you a DropBox link .

  • jorges
    jorges Jan 16, 2014

    morning, i need change cylinder lock my altima 2008 , how do help me plaese....thanks

  • jorges
    jorges Jan 16, 2014

    cylinder lock off glove box


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