Nissan Altima 2007-2012 Service Manual: Control system

System Diagram

System Description

The CVT senses vehicle operating conditions through various sensors. It always controls the optimum shift position and reduces shifting and lock-up shocks.

CONTROL SYSTEM OUTLINE

The function of the TCM is to: • Receive input signals sent from various switches and sensors.

• Determine required line pressure, shifting point, and lock-up operation.

• Send required output signals to the step motor and the respective solenoids.

INPUT/OUTPUT SIGNAL OF TCM

*1: Input by CAN communications.

*2: If these input and output signals are different, the TCM triggers the fail-safe function.

Component Parts Location - Coupe

1. Control device assembly (Manual mode select switch and manual mode position select switch)

2. Accelerator pedal position (APP) sensor

3. Secondary speed sensor

4. CVT unit harness connector

5. TCM

6. Battery

7. Shift position indicator Manual mode indicator

Component Parts Location - Sedan

1. Control device assembly (Manual mode select switch and manual mode position select switch)

2. Accelerator pedal position (APP) sensor

3. Secondary speed sensor

4. CVT unit harness connector

5. TCM

6. Battery

7. Shift position indicator Manual mode indicator

Component Description

TRANSAXLE ASSEMBLY

EXCEPT TRANSAXLE ASSEMBLY

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