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Nissan Rogue Electrical Fuse Replacement Guide
How to replace a blown electrical fuse in a 1st generation 2008-2013 Nissan Rogue SUV with photo illustrated steps.

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Fuse Box Under Intake
Black Plastic Air Intake
Pry Up Center of Fastener
This automotive "how-to" guide was specifically written to assist owners of the 1st generation (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, & 2013) Nissan Rogue in checking and replacing a blown electrical fuse in the engine bay or passenger compartment fuse blocks.

Owners of other Nissan or Infiniti vehicles such as the Versa, Cube, Sentra, Altima, LEAF, Maxima, Juke, Murano, Xterra, Pathfinder, Armada, Quest, Frontier, Titan, 370Z, G37, M37, EX37, FX37, JX35, and QX56 may also find these DIY instructions to be helpful.

Assortment boxes of new low profile mini blade fuses in a variety of amperage ratings can be purchased at Wal-Mart, Pep Boys, Advance Auto Parts or online at Amazon.

The only tool needed to access the engine bay fuse panel is a small flathead screwdriver.

A black plastic fuse puller tool is included on the passenger compartment fuse block.

Remove Pop Rivet
3 Fasteners Removed
Pry Out Air Intake
The engine bay fuse block is located at the back right corner of the engine bay closest to the driver's seat.

In order to access the fuse block, you'll need to remove the air intake tube by removing three black plastic fasteners.

Gently pry up the center of the fasteners first and then pull them straight out.

Then move to the upper part of the air intake tube where it enters the air cleaner box and gently pry them apart.

Set the air intake aside in a safe place.

Air Intake Removed
Engine Bay Fuse Block
Release Four Clips
The rectangular black plastic fuse block is held in place by four clips with two at the front and two at the rear.

Use the flathead screwdriver to gently pull them away from the fuse block.

Pull Tab Away
Fourth Clip Released
Lift Out Block & Turn Over
Once all four fasteners clips have been released, you can carefully lift the entire fuse block out of its housing.

Turn over the panel to view the fuses.


Interior Fuse Cover
Pull Out Fuse Block Cover
Interior Fuse Panel
Move to the driver's seat and pull off the rectangular access panel just in front of the driver's knee.

Pull the access cover straight off.

The black plastic fuse puller tool is located at the bottom left of the passenger compartment fuse panel.

Black Fuse Puller Tool
Pinch End - Grab Fuse
Pull Old Fuse Straight Out
Take out the fuse puller tool and pinch the end to open the jaws.

Place the jaws of the tool over the fuse that you want to check or replace and pull it straight it out.

Hold Fuse Up To Light
Push In New Fuse
Fuse Diagram On Cover

To check if the old fuse is "blown" or has been "short circuited" hold it up near a light.

If the thin metal bar inside the fuse appears to be intact, it is most likely still good.

But since new fuses are so inexpensive, it should still be replaced as part of your electrical issue troubleshooting steps.

If the metal strip in the translucent plastic middle section of the fuse appears to be broken, the fuse is blown and must be replaced with one of the same amperage rating (e.g. "5", "10", "15", "20").

Push the new low profile mini blade fuse straight in to the block.

Push Cover In Place
Turn Over & Lower Block
Push Down To Secure Clips
Line up the interior fuse block cover and snap it back in to place.

Turn over the engine bay fuse block and lower it in to the housing.

Push on the fuse block to secure the four fasteners clips.

Re-Insert Air Intake Tube
Insert 3 Plastic Fasteners
Air Intake Tube Replaced
Re-insert the end of the air intake tube in to the air box and replace the three black plastic pop rivet fasteners.

For more, check out my other Nissan Rogue Repair & Maintenance Guides.

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