Nissan Altima 2007-2012 Service Manual: Component diagnosis

On board diagnostic (OBD) System
Diagnosis Description INTRODUCTION The ECM has an on board diagnostic system, which detects malfunctions related to engine sensors or actuators. The ECM also records various emission-related d ...

Trouble diagnosis - specification value
Description The specification (SP) value indicates the tolerance of the value that is displayed in “SPEC” of “DATA MONITOR” mode of CONSULT-III during normal operation of the Engine Contr ...

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Drive belts
Checking Drive Belts WARNING: Inspect the drive belt only when the engine is stopped. • Make sure that the stamp mark of drive belt auto-tensioner is within the usable range. NOTE: • Check the drive belt auto-tensioner indicator (notch) when the engine is cold. • When the new d ...

Diagnosis and repair workflow
Work Flow INTRODUCTION The TCM receives a signal from the vehicle speed sensor, PNP switch and provides shift control or lock-up control via CVT solenoid valves. The TCM also communicates with the ECM by means of a signal sent from sensing elements used with the OBD-related parts of the C ...

Replacement operations
Description This section is prepared for technicians who have attained a high level of skill and experience in repairing collision- damaged vehicles and also use modern service tools and equipment. Persons unfamiliar with body repair techniques should not attempt to repair collision-damaged v ...