Where are the fuses located in a 2012 Nissan Altima? The main fuse box is located under the hood. Open the hood and locate the fuse box. Open the fuse box cover (press the tabs and lift it up). Pull the fuses one by one (or check the schematic) and check them. Replace any blown fuses with one of the same rating. The secondary fuse box.. 2007-2012 Nissan Altima Blown Fuse Replacement Guide With Engine Bay Fuse Box: Front Retaining Clip: Release Fuse Box Clip: This automotive "how-to" guide was specifically written to assist owners of the 4th generation 2007 to 2012 Nissan Altima in replacing a blown fuse in either the engine bay or the passenger compartment fuse boxes.