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Nissan Sentra Service Manual: Basic inspection

Diagnosis and repair workflow

Trouble diagnosis flow chart

Trouble diagnosis procedure


Trouble diagnosis procedure

Interview with customer

Interview with the customer is important to detect the root cause of can communication system errors and to understand vehicle condition and symptoms for proper trouble diagnosis.

Points in interview

Notes for checking error symptoms:

Example: Circuit between ECM and the combination meter is judged normal if the customer indicates tachometer functions normally.

Inspection of vehicle condition


Inspection of vehicle condition

Check whether the symptom is reproduced or not.

Note:

Do not turn the ignition switch off or disconnect the battery cable while reproducing the error. The error may temporarily correct itself, making it difficult to determine the root cause.

Check of can system type (how to use can system type specification chart)

Determine can system type based on vehicle equipment.

Note:

CAN System Type Specification Chart (Style A)

Note:

Can system type is easily checked with the vehicle equipment identification information shown in the chart.

Can system type specification chart (style b)


Can system type specification chart (style b)

Note:

Can system type is easily checked with the vehicle equipment identification information shown in the chart.

Create interview sheet


Create interview sheet

Fill out the symptom described by the customer, vehicle condition, and can system type on the interview sheet.

Interview sheet (example)

Detect the root cause


Detect the root cause

Can diagnosis function of consult detects the root cause.

System description
System Can communication system Can communication system : system description CAN (Controller Area Network) is a serial communication line for real time application. It is an on-vehicle multiplex ...

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Other materials:

Control cable
Exploded View Control cable Lock plate Transaxle assembly Bracket A Bracket B CVT shift selector assembly Manual lever Grommet Removal and Installation INSTALLATION CAUTION: Always apply the parking brake before performing removal and installation. Apply the p ...

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 ...

License plate lamp
Removal and Installation REMOVAL Remove the license lamp finisher. Refer to EXT-44, "Removal and Installation". Disconnect the harness connector (A) from the license plate lamp (1). Release pawl and remove. : Pawl INSTALLATION Installation is in the reverse order of ...

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