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infiniti G37 paddle shifter Installation


Paddle Shifter Installation for Infiniti G37's


The following instructions walk through the installation of OEM paddle shifters which were available on Journey models with Sport Package. These steps can be used for all Infiniti G37 coupe, sedans, and convertibles. Additionally, these steps can be used on 2007 - 2008 Infiniti G35 sedans.

NOTE: Before odering the kit you should check and validate your vehicle is prewired for paddle shifters. While the majority of supported vehicles are pre-wired there have been cases where they were found not to be. Follow steps 1-10 as part of this validation process before ordering.
Parts Supplied By:

infiniti g37 OEM parts sales service


Tools needed: phillips screwdriver, small flat head screwdriver, ratchet w/10mm socket, and patience


g37 paddle shifter installation Step 1. Remove Steering Column Cover Start by turning steering wheel 90* to right from center position. Remove tab covering screw with small flat tip screw driver and then remove screw with phillips screw driver

g37 paddle shifter installation Step 2. position steering wheel to the left from center 90* and remove tab and screw using same process in step one.

g37 paddle shifter installation Step 3: Remove the small trim piece underneath steering column by gently pulling down and towards front of vehicle

g37 paddle shifter installation

g37 paddle shifter installation
Step 4: Remove the screws from underneath cover in step 3 and remove bracket. Put aside for reinstallation

g37 paddle shifter installation Step 5: Remove the final screw from underneath steering colum bottom cover as shown

g37 paddle shifter installation Step 6: Pull the top half of the steering column cover up but don't completely remove. Piece will be used again.

g37 paddle shifter installation

g37 paddle shifter installation
Step 7: Turn steering wheel from center 180* left or right and pull bottom steering cover down from section closest to steering wheel. This will require a little effort. Then slowly remove the bottom section so you can access the electronic tilt fucntion plug.

g37 paddle shifter installation Step 8. Unplug harness for tilt function

g37 paddle shifter installation

g37 paddle shifter installation
Step 9. There are small push tabs that hold the tilt switch in place, activate those tabs and remove switch and put to the side for reinstallation

g37 paddle shifter installation

g37 paddle shifter installation
Step 10. Time to reveal the harness plugs for paddle shifter

g37 paddle shifter installation

g37 paddle shifter installation

g37 paddle shifter installation
Step 11. Install paddle shifter on each side using (1) 6mm nut (1) 6mmx10mm bolt (not supplied)




g37 paddle shifter installation

g37 paddle shifter installation
Step 12. Install new steering wheel cover pieces beginning with bottom section, **reuse top section from step 6**. You will also need (1) 12mm trim screw similar to the (3) you removed when taking off the old covers. The (1) screw that was removed from bottom cover can be utilized. If you don't have another one lying around, the pieces will stand intact without. Remember to turn steering wheel 180* left or right from center to begin installing bottom cover.

g37 paddle shifter installation

g37 paddle shifter installation
Step 13. Install left side cover, be sure to insert the tilt switch and plug harness in. Also be sure to position the tilt switch in the right configuration so the functions move the steering wheel the direction you move the switch.

g37 paddle shifter installation Step 14. Install right side cover

g37 paddle shifter installation

g37 paddle shifter installation

g37 paddle shifter installation
Step 15. NOw position the top half so the (2) trim screws you removed in steps 1 & 2 can be put back into place.

g37 paddle shifter installation

g37 paddle shifter installation
Step 16. Replace the bracket and trim piece that was removed from step 3 & 4.

g37 paddle shifter installation Step 17. Enjoy your new paddle shifters!! *Graphite paddles in Stone interior**





Disclaimer: The author will not be held responsible nor held liable for any damages due to these instructions. Anyone following these directions are doing so at their own risk. This Documentation may not be distributed without the authors consent.

 
 

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