Nissan Altima 2007-2012 Service Manual: Basic inspection

DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR WORKFLOW

Work Flow

OVERALL SEQUENCE

DETAILED FLOW

1.INTERVIEW FOR MALFUNCTION

Find out what the customer's concerns are.

>> GO TO 2

2.SYMPTOM CHECK

Verify the symptom from the customer's information.

>> GO TO 3

3.BASIC INSPECTION

Check the operation of each part. Check that any concerns occur other than those mentioned in the customer interview.

>> GO TO 4

4.SELF-DIAGNOSIS WITH CONSULT-III

Perform the self-diagnosis with CONSULT-III. Check that any DTC is detected.

Is any DTC detected? YES >> GO TO 5

NO >> GO TO 6

5.TROUBLE DIAGNOSIS BY DTC

Perform the trouble diagnosis for the detected DTC. Specify the malfunctioning part.

>> GO TO 9

6.FAIL-SAFE ACTIVATION CHECK

Determine if the customer's concern is related to fail-safe activation.

Does the fail-safe activate? YES >> GO TO 7

NO >> GO TO 8

7.SYSTEM DIAGNOSIS

Perform the system diagnosis for the system in which the fail-safe activates. Specify the malfunctioning part.

>> GO TO 9

8.SYMPTOM DIAGNOSIS

Perform the symptom diagnosis. Specify the malfunctioning part.

>> GO TO 9

9.MALFUNCTION PART REPAIR

Repair or replace the malfunctioning part.

>> GO TO 10

10.REPAIR CHECK (SELF-DIAGNOSIS WITH CONSULT-III)

Perform the self-diagnosis with CONSULT-III. Verfied that no DTCs are detected. Erase all DTCs detected prior to the repair. Verify that DTC is not detected again.

Is any DTC detected?

YES >> GO TO 5

NO >> GO TO 11

11.REPAIR CHECK (OPERATION CHECK)

Check the operation of each part.

Does it operate normally? YES >> Inspection End

NO >> GO TO 3

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