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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:

Ground
Ground distribution Main harness Engine room harness Engine control harness Body harness ...

Changing wheels and tires
Tire rotation NISSAN recommends rotating the tires every 7,500 miles (12,000 km). See “Flat tire” in the “In case of emergency” section of this manual for tire replacing procedures. As soon as possible, tighten the wheel nuts to the specified torque with a torque wrench. Wheel ...

Power supply and ground circuit
Bcm (body control system) (with intelligent key system) BCM (BODY CONTROL SYSTEM) (WITH INTELLIGENT KEY SYSTEM) : Diagnosis Procedure Regarding Wiring Diagram information, refer to BCS-51, "Wiring Diagram". 1.CHECK FUSES AND FUSIBLE LINK Check that the following fuses and fusible link ...

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