Nissan/INFINITI Glass Replacement Requirements

Nissan/INFINITI Glass Replacement Requirements

The role of the windshield is a lot more complex than simply allowing a view of the road ahead. It is considered a structural part of the vehicle as it contributes to the strength of the roof and A-pillars. The windshield helps to manage collision energy and has become an integral part of several advanced safety systems.

It is commonly asked; what is required when replacing a windshield? With this question in mind, we will be presenting a series of articles that highlight some of the requirements from various OEMs. Let’s see what Nissan/INFINITI has to say.

The information that we are looking for can be found in vehicle-specific Nissan/INFINITI body repair manuals. For 2016 model year vehicles:

  • Nissan/INFINITI specifies the use of a Genuine Nissan/INFINITI Urethane Adhesive Kit (if available) or equivalent.
  • Be sure to refer to the urethane manufacturer’s directions for curing time specifications, and do not use adhesive after its expiration date.
  • During the installation process, it is important to keep the door glass open until the stationary glass installation is complete. This will help to prevent the sealant from cracking should the doors be opened and closed, causing a pressure change.

As a special caution, vehicles equipped with a forward-facing camera will need to have the camera image calibration performed. More information on this system can be found in the vehicle-specific service manual under Cruise Control & Driver Assistance > DAS Driver Assistance System > Lane Camera Unit.

To access vehicle-specific Nissan stationary glass removal and installation procedures go to: www.nissan-techinfo.com

To access vehicle-specific INFINITI stationary glass removal and installation procedures go to: www.infiniti-techinfo.com

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