Nissan Altima 2007-2012 Service Manual: Function diagnosis

NOISE, VIBRATION, AND HARSHNESS (NVH) TROUBLESHOOTING

NVH Troubleshooting - Engine Noise

1. Camshaft bearing noise

2. Piston pin noise

3. Piston slap noise

4. Main bearing noise

5. Connecting rod bearing noise

6. Drive belt noise (Sticking/Slipping)

7. Drive belt noise (Slipping)

8. Water pump noise

9. Timing chain and chain tensioner noise

10. Tappet noise

A. Valve

B. Valve mechanism

C. Rotation mechanism

D. Drive belt

E. Timing chain

Use the Chart Below to Help You Find the Cause of the Symptom

1. Locate the area where noise occurs.

2. Confirm the type of noise.

3. Specify the operating condition of engine.

4. Check specified noise source. Repair or replace the identified part as necessary.

A: Closely related

B: Related

C: Sometimes related —: Not related

    Preparation
    Special Service Tool The actual shapes of Kent-Moore tools may differ from those of special service tools illustrated here. Commercial Service Tool ...

    Other materials:

    P0340 CMP Sensor (phase)
    Description The camshaft position sensor (PHASE) senses the retraction of camshaft (INT) to identify a particular cylinder. The camshaft position sensor (PHASE) senses the piston position. When the crankshaft position sensor (POS) system becomes inoperative, the camshaft position sensor (PHAS ...

    Fuel pump
    Description *: ECM determines the start signal status by the signals of engine speed and battery voltage. The ECM activates the fuel pump for several seconds after the ignition switch is turned ON to improve engine start ability. If the ECM receives a engine speed signal from the camshaft ...

    Auto operation does not operate but manual operates normally (driver side)
    Diagnosis Procedure 1. PERFORM INITIALIZATION PROCEDURE Perform initialization procedure. Refer to PWC-295, "ADDITIONAL SERVICE WHEN REPLACING CONTROL UNIT : Special Repair Requirement". Is the inspection result normal? YES >> GO TO 2 NO >> Repair or replace the ma ...