Nissan Altima 2007-2012 Service Manual: The parking brake release warning continues sounding, or does not sound

Description

• The parking brake warning buzzer sounds continuously during vehicle travel though the parking brake is released

• The parking brake warning buzzer does not sound at all even though driving the vehicle with the parking brake applied.

Diagnosis Procedure

1. CHECK PARKING BRAKE WARNING LAMP

1. Start the engine.

2. Check the operation of the brake warning lamp by operating the parking brake.

Is the inspection result normal? YES >> Replace the combination meter. Refer to MWI-176, "Removal and Installation".

NO >> GO TO 2

2. CHECK PARKING BRAKE SWITCH SIGNAL CIRCUIT

Perform inspection of the parking brake switch signal circuit. Refer to MWI-49, "Diagnosis Procedure".

Is the inspection result normal? YES >> GO TO 3

NO >> Repair or replace harness.

3. CHECK PARKING BRAKE SWITCH UNIT

Perform a unit inspection for the parking brake switch. Refer to MWI-50, "Component Inspection".

Is the inspection result normal? YES >> Replace the combination meter. Refer to MWI-176, "Removal and Installation".

NO >> Replace the parking brake switch.

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