Nissan Altima Owners Manual: Fuel gauge
The gauge indicates the approximate fuel level in the tank.
The gauge may move slightly during braking, turning, acceleration, or going up or down hills.
The gauge needle returns to 0 (Empty) after the ignition switch is placed in the OFF position.
The low fuel warning light comes on when the amount of fuel in the tank is getting low.
Refill the fuel tank before the gauge registers 0 (Empty).
The indicates that the
fuel-filler door is located on the driver’s side of the vehicle.
● If the vehicle runs out of fuel, the
Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) may come on. Refuel as soon as possible.
After a few driving trips. the
light should turn off. If the light remains on after a few driving trips, have the vehicle inspected by a NISSAN dealer.
● For additional information, see “Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL)” later in this section.
IPDM-E branch line circuit
Diagnosis Procedure INSPECTION PROCEDURE 1.CHECK CONNECTOR 1. Turn the ignition switch OFF. 2. Disconnect the battery cable from the negative terminal. 3. Check the terminals and connectors of the IPDM E/R for damage, bend and loose connection (unit side and connector side). Is the in ...
Parking lamp circuit
Description The IPDM E/R (intelligent power distribution module engine room) controls the tail lamp relay based on inputs from the BCM over the CAN communication lines. When the tail lamp relay is energized, power flows through fuses 46 and 47, located in the IPDM E/R. Power then flows to th ...
Can communication circuit
Diagnosis Procedure INSPECTION PROCEDURE 1.CONNECTOR INSPECTION 1. Turn the ignition switch OFF. 2. Disconnect the battery cable from the negative terminal. 3. Disconnect all the unit connectors on CAN communication system. 4. Check terminals and connectors for damage, bend and loose con ...