Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: Pre-inspection for diagnostic

Pre-Inspection for Multi-System Diagnostic

The engine start function, door lock function, power distribution system and NATS-IVIS/NVIS are closely related to each other. Narrow down the system in question by performing this inspection to identify which system is malfunctioning. For example, the vehicle security system can operate only when the door lock and power distribution system are operating normally.

1.CHECK DOOR LOCK OPERATION

Check the door lock for normal operation with the Intelligent Key and door request switch.

Successful door lock operation with the Intelligent Key and request switch indicates that the remote keyless entry receiver and inside key antenna required for engine start are functioning normally.

2.CHECK ENGINE STARTING

Check that the engine starts when the Intelligent Key is inserted into the key slot.

3.CHECK POWER SUPPLY INDICATOR SWITCHING

Press push-button ignition switch and check that the position indicator switches from LOCK, through ACC to ON.

4.CHECK VEHICLE SECURITY SYSTEM

Check the vehicle security system for normal operation. Refer to SEC-7, "Vehicle Security Operation Check".

Vehicle Security Operation Check

1.INSPECTION START

Turn ignition switch "OFF" and remove Intelligent Key from key slot.

NOTE:

Before starting operation check, open front windows.

2.CHECK SECURITY INDICATOR LAMP

  1. Lock doors using Intelligent Key or mechanical key.
  2. Check that security indicator lamp illuminates for 30 seconds.

3.CHECK ALARM FUNCTION

  1. After 30 seconds, security indicator lamp will start to blink.
  2. Open any door before unlocking with Intelligent Key or mechanical key, or open trunk lid without Intelligent Key or mechanical key.

4.CHECK ALARM CANCEL OPERATION

Unlock any door or open trunk lid using Intelligent Key or mechanical key.

    Diagnosis and repair workflow

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