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:

    P0603 ECM Power supply
    Description Battery voltage is supplied to the ECM even when the ignition switch is turned OFF for the ECM memory function of the DTC memory, the air-fuel ratio feedback compensation value memory, the idle air volume learning value memory, etc. DTC Logic DTC DETECTION LOGIC DTC CONFIRMAT ...

    P0043, P0044 HO2S3 heater
    Description SYSTEM DESCRIPTION The ECM performs ON/OFF control of the heated oxygen sensor 3 heater corresponding to the engine speed, amount of intake air and engine coolant temperature. OPERATION DTC Logic DTC DETECTION LOGIC DTC CONFIRMATION PROCEDURE 1.PRECONDITIONING If DTC C ...

    P0461 fuel level sensor
    Description The fuel level sensor is mounted in the fuel level sensor unit. The sensor detects a fuel level in the fuel tank and transmits a signal to the combination meter. The combination meter sends the fuel level sensor signal to the ECM through CAN communication line. It consists of ...