Nissan Altima 2007-2012 Service Manual: Rear window defogger switch does not light, but rear window defogger operates

Diagnosis Procedure

1. CHECK FRONT AIR CONTROL (REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER SWITCH)

Check that the front air control (rear window defogger switch) is operating normally.

Is the inspection result normal? YES >> Refer to GI-42, "Intermittent Incident".

NO >> Refer to DEF-10, "Diagnosis Procedure".

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    Precaution
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    FM radio reception
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