Nissan Altima Owners Manual: Exterior and interior lights

*1 Always check with the Parts Department at a NISSAN dealer for the latest


*1 Always check with the Parts Department at a NISSAN dealer for the latest parts information.

*2 See a NISSAN dealer for assistance.

1. Front map light


1. Front map light
2. Headlamp assembly
3. Park/ Turn signal light 4. Fog light (if so equipped)/ Day time running light (Canada only) 5. Step light
6. Door mirror turn signal light (if so equipped)
7. Personal light
8. High-mount stoplight
9. Trunk light
10. Spoiler-mount stop light 11. Rear combination light 12. License plate light

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.

Personal light


Personal light

Use a cloth 1 to protect the housing.

Rear combination light

Bulb replacement requires the removal of the rear combination light assembly. If replacement is required, see your NISSAN dealer.

Trunk light


Trunk light

    Park/turn signal lights
    1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. 2. Remove the fasteners A ; carefully pull back the front fender protector. 3. Rotate the bulb B counterclockwise and pull out to remove. ...

    Wheels and tires
    If you have a flat tire, see “Flat tire” in the “In case of emergency” section of this manual. ...

    Other materials:

    Air flow charts
    The following charts show the button and dial positions for MAXIMUM AND QUICK heating, cooling or defrosting. The air recirculation button should always be in the OFF position for heating and defrosting. ...

    B1065 – B1068, B1070 – B1073 passenger airbag module
    Description DTC B1065 – B1068, B1070 – B1073 PASSENGER AIR BAG MODULE The passenger air bag module is dual stage and wired to the air bag diagnosis sensor unit. The air bag diagnosis sensor unit will monitor for opens and shorts in detected lines to the passenger air bag module. ...

    ASCD Brake switch
    Description When the brake pedal is depressed, ASCD brake switch is turned OFF and stop lamp switch is turned ON. ECM detects the state of the brake pedal by those two types of input (ON/OFF signal). Refer to EC-1090, "System Diagram" for the ASCD function. Component Function C ...