Nissan Altima 2007-2012 Service Manual: Overheating cause analysis

Troubleshooting Chart


On-vehicle maintenance


    Cooling system
    Cooling Circuit 1. Cylinder block (RH) 2. Oil cooler 3. Cylinder head (RH) 4. Water pump 5. Radiator 6. Water inlet 7. Thermostat 8. Cylinder head (LH) 9. Cylinder block (LH) Schematic ...

    On-vehicle maintenance
    ENGINE COOLANT System Inspection WARNING: • Never remove the radiator cap when the engine is hot. Serious burns could occur from high pressure coolant escaping from the radiator. • ...

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    Service data and specifications (SDS)
    Idle Speed *: Under the following conditions • A/C switch: OFF • Electric load: OFF (Lights, heater fan & rear window defogger) • Steering wheel: Kept in straight-ahead position Ignition Timing *: Under the following conditions • A/C switch: OFF • Electric l ...

    Servicing air conditioner
    The air conditioner system in your NISSAN vehicle is charged with a refrigerant designed with the environment in mind. This refrigerant does not harm the earth’s ozone layer. Special charging equipment and lubricant is required when servicing your NISSAN air conditioner. Using imprope ...

    Diagnosis system (meter)
    Diagnosis Description SELF-DIAGNOSIS MODE • Odo/trip meter and information display segment operation can be checked in self-diagnosis mode. • Meters/gauges can be checked in self-diagnosis mode. OPERATION PROCEDURE 1. Turn the ignition switch OFF. 2. While pushing the odo/trip ...