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Nissan Sentra Service Manual: Work Flow


STEP

DESCRIPTION

STEP 1

Get detailed information about the conditions and the environment when the incident occurred.

The following are key pieces of information required to make a good analysis:

WHAT

Vehicle Model, Engine, Transmission/Transaxle and the System (i.e. Radio).
WHEN

Date, Time of Day, Weather Conditions, Frequency.
WHERE

Road Conditions, Altitude and Traffic Situation.
HOW

System Symptoms, Operating Conditions (Other Components Interaction).

Service History and if any After Market Accessories have been installed.

STEP 2

Operate the system, road test if necessary.

Verify the parameter of the incident.

If the problem cannot be duplicated, refer to “Incident Simulation Tests”.

STEP 3

Get the proper diagnosis materials together including:
  • Power Supply Routing
  • System Operation Descriptions
  • Applicable Service Manual Sections
  • Check for any Service Bulletins

Identify where to begin diagnosis based upon your knowledge of the system operation and the customer comments.

STEP 4

Inspect the system for mechanical binding, loose connectors or wiring damage.

Determine which circuits and components are involved and diagnose using the Power Supply Routing and Harness Layouts.

STEP 5

Repair or replace the incident circuit or component.
STEP 6

Operate the system in all modes. Verify the system works properly under all conditions. Make sure you have not inadvertently created a new incident during your diagnosis or repair steps.
Service information for electrical incident
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Control Units and Electrical Parts
PRECAUTIONS Never reverse polarity of battery terminals. Install only parts specified for a vehicle. Before replacing the control unit, check the input and output and functions of the compo ...

Other materials:

Precaution for Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) "AIR BAG" and "SEAT BELT PRE-TENSIONER"
The Supplemental Restraint System such as “AIR BAG” and “SEAT BELT PRE-TENSIONER”, used along with a front seat belt, helps to reduce the risk or severity of injury to the driver and front passenger for certain types of collision. Information necessary to service the system ...

Symptom diagnosis
Squeak and rattle trouble diagnoses Work Flow CUSTOMER INTERVIEW Interview the customer if possible, to determine the conditions that exist when the noise occurs. Use the Diagnostic Worksheet during the interview to document the facts and conditions when the noise occurs and any custome ...

Main line between dlc and av circuit
Diagnosis procedure 1.Check harness continuity (open circuit) Turn the ignition switch off. Disconnect the battery cable from the negative terminal. Disconnect the following harness connectors. ECM AV control unit Check the continuity between the data link connector and the av ...

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