How to Change Headlight Nissan Quest

Vehicle: nissan/quest   2011-____ (RE52)
Difficulty: ⚫⚫⚫⚪⚪
DIY Cost:
Est. Time: 2 hours

In this guide, you will learn how to replace the headlight on Nissan Quest. This guide is applicable to model years: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017

What you will need


  1. Remove the front bumper cover. You will need to remove the front grill and two screws that secure the front bumper to the fender. NISSAN QUEST FRONT BUMPER REMOVAL
  2. There are also several plastic retaining clips that attach the front bumper to the wheel liner and bottom splash shield. HOW TO REMOVE FRONT BUMPER AND HEADLIGHT ON NISSAN QUEST
  3. All these will need to be removed to get to the bumper either partially loose or completely removed.
  4. Watch a short video that shows what bolts you need to remove. 
  5. Unplug the electrical connector from the headlight. You can either remove each socket individually or simply unplug the wire harness that comes and connects to the headlight socket. unplug headlight wire harness
  6. Remove headlight bolts. Now you should have access to the Nissan headlight and all the bolts. nissan front bumper removal
  7. Remove all four 10mm bolts that secure the Nissan Quest headlight to the body. remove nisan quest headlight
  8. Remove the bolt at the side of the headlight as well. NISSAN QUEST HEADLIGHT BOLT LOCATIONS
  9. Remove headlight from the vehicle. 

  10. Install the new headlight in reverse order. 

The new headlight needs to be aligned after installation. 

By YOUCANIC Automotive Experts
Aug 2020