Nissan Altima 2007-2012 Service Manual: 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 meter switch, turn the ignition switch ON again.

3. Push the odo/trip meter switch at least 3 times within 7 seconds after the ignition switch is turned ON.

4. The unified meter control unit is turned to self-diagnosis mode.

• All the segments on the odo/trip meter illuminate.

• Dots in all segments of information display LCD (1) flash alternately.

NOTE: If any of the segments are not displayed, replace the combination meter. Refer to MWI-176, "Removal and Installation".

5. Push the odo/trip meter switch. Each meter/gauge should indicate as shown in the figure.

CONSULT-III Function (METER/M&A)

CONSULT-III can display each diagnostic item using the diagnostic test modes shown following.

SELF-DIAG RESULTS

Display Item List

Refer to MWI-95, "DTC Index".

DATA MONITOR

Display Item List

NOTE: Some items are not available due to vehicle specification.

*: The monitor will indicate “OFF” even though the brake warning lamp is on if either of the following conditions exist.

• The parking brake is engaged

• The brake fluid level is low

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    U1000 CAn comm circuit
    Description CAN (Controller Area Network) is a serial communication line for real time application. It is an on-vehicle multiplex communication line with high data communication speed and excellent malfunction detection ability. Many electronic control units are equipped onto a vehicle, and ...

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