Please refer to the DIY on how to bake and open your headlights first, you will need to get the housing pieces out of the headlight to paint them. The only way to do that is to bake them. How To Bake And Open Your Headlight
** DIY disclaimer: I am in no way, shape, or form, responsible for any damage (to the car, part, wiring or your person) that may occur in the process of completing this mod. **
Source Credit: Maxima.org member thealliance43
Here's Your basic 09 mirror. From here you take a small (tiny) flat head screw driver and take off the face plate. There is just clips, no screws holding it in.
Just a quick write-up on Tail Light Removal
As always be careful and take your time. I am not responsible if you damage anything.
1. Remove the carpet lining. This involves removing several "push pin" things. It's pretty straight forward if you look at it.
2. Remove the wire holder clips from the bolts:
Disclaimer : I take no responsibility for harm done to individuals or components as a result of this installation or misuse of this information. If you have read over the following tutorial and are still uncomfortable completing this installation, CONTACT ME and I will help answer your questions or try to direct you to an experienced installer who can assist you.
What you need:
09 Nissan Maxima
LED bulbs size 194/168
Butterknife (manual says to use a screwdriver w/ cloth but I don't recommend it, it left dents on my first install)