Nissan Altima 2007-2012 Service Manual: Tachometer

 System Diagram

System Description

The tachometer indicates engine speed in revolutions per minute (rpm).

The ECM provides an engine speed signal to the combination meter via CAN communication lines.

Component Parts Location

1. Combination meter M24

2. IPDM E/R E17, E18, E201, F10

3. ECM E10

4. TCM F16

5. BCM M17, M18, M19, M21 (view with instrument panel removed)

6. ABS actuator and electric unit (control unit) E26

7. Fuel level sensor unit and fuel pump (fuel level sensor) B42 (view with rear seat and inspection hole cover removed)

8. Ambient sensor E211 (view of front bumper fascia)

9. Oil pressure switch F41 (QR25DE) (view with engine removed)

10. Oil pressure switch F41 (VQ35DE) (view with engine removed)

11. Parking brake switch M73 (Sedan with M/T and Coupe) (view with center console removed)

12. Parking brake switch E35 (Sedan with CVT) (view with instrument lower cover LH removed)

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