Step 2: Pry and remove the trim panel near the side mirror mount.
Step 3: Pry and lift the power window control panel. Disconnect the wiring harness (1) from the underside of the panel.
Step 4: Pry and open the screw cover (1) inside the interior door pull. Loosen and remove the Phillips screw (1).
Step 5: Lift and remove the door pull cup.
Step 6: Pry and remove the interior door handle's bezel.
Step 7: You can now pull and remove the interior door panel from the door frame.
A series of clips secures the door panel to the frame. You will hear these clips "pop"┬Ł as you pull outward, releasing them.
Step 8: To reattach the interior door panel, simply reverse the removal process.
Using a FIRM, but not too firm, strike near each retaining clip, "snapping"┬Ł them into place. Reconnect the power window switch's wiring harness (1), reattach the interior door handle's bezel, and tighten the Phillips screws.
These Part Change / Installation Instructions Apply to
01 2001, 00 2000, 99 1999, 98 1998 Nissan Altima Front Door Panel (Interior) Replacement Instructions