Nissan Altima 2007-2012 Service Manual: Basic inspection

DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR WORKFLOW

Work Flow

DETAILED FLOW

1.OBTAIN INFORMATION ABOUT SYMPTOM

Interview the customer to obtain as much information as possible about the conditions and environment under which the malfunction occurred.

>> GO TO 2

2.CHECK SYMPTOM

• Check the symptom based on the information obtained from the customer.

• Check to see if any other malfunctions are present.

>> GO TO 3

3.CHECK CONSULT-III SELF-DIAGNOSIS RESULTS

Connect CONSULT-III and perform “SELF-DIAGNOSIS”. Refer to MWI-38, "CONSULT-III Function (METER/ M&A)".

Are self-diagnosis results normal? YES >> GO TO 4

NO >> Repair or replace the malfunctioning parts, GO TO 5

4.NARROW DOWN MALFUNCTIONING PARTS THROUGH SYMPTOM DIAGNOSIS

Perform symptom diagnosis and repair or replace the identified malfunctioning parts.

>> GO TO 5

5.FINAL CHECK

5.FINAL CHECK Check that the warning buzzer in the combination meter operates normally.

Does it operate normally? YES >> Inspection End.

NO >> GO TO 1

    Other materials:

    Precaution
    HANDLING PRECAUTIONS FOR PLASTICS Precautions For Plastics 1. When repairing and painting a portion of the body adjacent to plastic parts, consider their characteristics (influence of heat and solvent) and remove them if necessary or take suitable measures to protect them. 2. Plastic par ...

    Recommended fluids and lubricants
    Fluids and Lubricants 1: For further details, see “Engine Oil Recommendation”. *2: Using automatic transmission fluid other than Genuine NISSAN CVT Fluid NS-2 will damage the CVT, which is not covered by the NISSAN new vehicle limited warranty. *3: DEXRONTM VI type ATF or Canada NIS ...

    Audible reminders
    Brake pad wear warning The disc brake pads have audible wear warnings. When a disc brake pad requires replacement, it makes a high pitched scraping sound when the vehicle is in motion, whether or not the brake pedal is depressed. Have the brakes checked as soon as possible if the warning sou ...