The metal panel will now be free for careful separation with the door, though it may need a little prising off of the door as it can stick around its edges. As simple as it sounds, the owner's manual is the best place to start for bulb replacement instructions… The Fairlady name comes from Japan, back in the early 70's when the first Datsun 240Z's were coming off the boat in America Mr. These hold the motor firmly in position, but don't worry about the motor falling as it's also held in by cables and won't go anywhere. The cable needs to be able to stretch from the carbon brush to its terminal with slack so that the brush can move deeper into its housing as it periodically wears away. Do this with a spanner or socket wrench. Now find and unclip the white connector at the top right of the door that feeds the window motor. This is because every single time you push the button to roll your window up and down your Nissan 350Z Window Motor needs to act.
Remove the metal door panel and store somewhere safe. £15 spent in total on desolder braid, new solder, lithium grease and the brushes. Roars less, but still very noisy. Nissan needs to fix our nightmare. It's held in by clips at the front and on the 2 longest edges. Generally timing belts replacements are in the range from 30000 to 100000 kilometers, you will not do any harm if replacing sooner, especially if the car was not used for a long time. Cheers Chubbs All hail eyedee, I've had my Zed for just under a month now and lo and behold what should happen the other day but my drivers side window failed on me.
Not good for so little use I reckon. As I know you will not need to charge a battery if your charging system is working right but if you leave your lights on or whatever just go to any auto zone and they will charge it for you in about a hour i know that because i work there but anyways also you can check your fluid level in the battery in any 350z. K himself Father of the Z car was outside pulling off the designation name plate Fairlady. Also make sure the window motor cable is fed through it's hole and that's it. I'm sure i read somewhere that Nissan charged £600 for their motors, Autolec got me a new i presume pattern one for £265-00. Next up and in order to completely remove the metal panel you need to remove the 2 gold hex screws with large washers, and the 2 gold hex nuts without washers that are holding the window guides in place.
The outer door card is now ready for removal. Worst case it will pop the metal clip which holds the center of the cloth top to it it is the length of the bar and spot welded to it off. Remove those screws with a Posi Driver and the motor will be free and ready for repair. It's this mess that can stop the window working. Looks like a particularly helpful thread with excellent pics, if you look into it far enough. I'm lucky in that i have a 3 month warranty but on making the phone call they directed me to Murley Nissan-Warwick and looking through the dealer satisfaction list thank god for such a helpful article i couldn't have been pointed to a more incompetant and unhelpful dealer. Whatever you do with your car door at this point remember that the glass is not in its runners.
I live in a place of extreme heat and dust at times and it becomes difficult to drive the vehicle due to this problem. You'll probably be amazed how dirty it all is! The filter is a tall silver canaster that sometimes is wraped in insulation. Sorry to dig up old posts, but I'm hoping this new addition will be of interest to some people and hopefully useful too. Second attempted repair 7,720 miles. So it's a good idea at this stage to check that the brushes do actually need replacing very likely and rant just filthy dirty therefore stopping the required electrical contact. I should get the Zed back tomorrow as the motor will take a couple of days to be delivered. Since 1918, Dorman Products has supplied the automotive aftermarket with high-quality replacement parts, hardware and fasteners.
Do this with a spanner or socket wrench. Use your hands only to carefully pop the door card off of the door. In order to completely remove the metal panel you just need to pop the two remaining plastic clips through the door card that are supporting the lower electrics cable that connects to the window switch. I thought I'd provide a quick guide to 350Z window motor repair. Thanks for a fantastic welcome at the hotel on saturday. I'll post another message after they have done the work and i've had a good look round the car as i'm sure there are members in the midlands who could benefit from a competent reasonably priced electrical specialist.
It's been a year and a half since I began this topic, but having only just gotten round to repairing my Z! It may have been easy to remove, but now that there's 2 new brushes in the way it can take a few attempts to get the magnetic driver back in place. You'll find 2 screws beneath the trim which can be taken off with a posi screw driver, or a socket wrench with a no. This window motor is made of premium quality materials for long service life and dependability. Posted on Oct 08, 2009. Though they might not be crucially important parts such as your car's brakes, the minor segments of your car can be key to getting the maximum enjoyment out of the car or truck you direct so much money and energy on. The next screw's hidden behind the door release lever. Window Motor Repair Begin by removing the 3 gold screws that hold the metal cover in place.
Permanent solution is to repair the elastic sooner than later before it wrecks havoc with the whole frame and motor. It's easily done by just twisting the cables and lifting up and out of their brackets. The cluster can then be removed to the outside of the car with a wiggle or two. Underneath it is a single screw that can be removed with a posi driver or a socket with extension. Now continue to replace everything on the door by reversing the steps shown above.
So the best way to distinguish a Fairlady is Right hand drive. Your Nissan 350Z Window Motor raises and lowers the window glass on vehicles that feature power windows. Carefully get a blade or flat head driver between it and the door card and pop it out. When your window regulator or motor begins to give in you might notice the window will roll down unusually slower, at times it might not roll down all the way, and sometimes you will be unable to get the window to roll down at all. The door card should now be completely free so carefully store it somewhere till it gets put back later. They are 100 percent load and computer tested under actual on-car simulated conditions to guarantee proper function and assembled with precise lubrication to ensure quiet operation, long life, and peak efficiency. The next job is to remove the 3 gold hex screws that are located in the middle of the door panel.
It's held against the door by 6 or 7 plastic circle clips. That Nissan in the garage was put together using care and expertise; it ought to have new components of a similar high level of value. See product for application and installation details. Note: the bulb does not twist out, it… you have raise car to gain access from underneath. Pull the lever toward you as if opening the door and you'll see a curved plastic cover with a rubber stop bung sat within it. This was done to keep the Fairlady name in Japan. Most vehicle owners have never had the chance to roll down their windows with a crank handle due to the fact that their vehicles have been fitted with power windows.