Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: Front wiper does not operate

Description

The front wiper does not operate under any operation conditions

Diagnosis Procedure

1. CHECK WIPER RELAY OPERATION

IPDM E/R AUTO ACTIVE TEST

  1. Start IPDM E/R auto active test. Refer to PCS-11, "Diagnosis Description".
  2. Check that the front wiper operates at the LO/HI operation.

CONSULT ACTIVE TEST

  1. Select "FRONT WIPER" of IPDM E/R active test item.
  2. While operating the test item, check front wiper LO/HI operation and OFF.

LO : Front wiper LO operation<>
HI : Front wiper HI operation<>
OFF : Stop the front wiper.

2. CHECK FRONT WIPER MOTOR FUSE

  1. Turn the ignition switch OFF.
  2. Check that the front wiper motor fuse 30A (No. 55, located in the IPDM E/R) is not blown

3. CHECK FRONT WIPER MOTOR (GND) OPEN CIRCUIT

Nissan Maxima. CHECK FRONT WIPER MOTOR (GND) OPEN CIRCUIT

  1. Turn the ignition switch OFF.
  2. Disconnect front wiper motor.
  3. Check continuity between front wiper motor harness connector
    and ground.

Nissan Maxima. CHECK FRONT WIPER MOTOR (GND) OPEN CIRCUIT

4. CHECK FRONT WIPER MOTOR OUTPUT VOLTAGE

CONSULT ACTIVE TEST

  1. Turn the ignition switch OFF.
  2. Disconnect front wiper motor.
  3. Turn the ignition switch ON.
  4. Select "FRONT WIPER" of IPDM E/R active test item.
  5. While operating the test item, check voltage between IPDM E/R
    harness connector and ground.

5. CHECK FRONT WIPER REQUEST SIGNAL INPUT

CONSULT DATA MONITOR

Nissan Maxima. CHECK FRONT WIPER REQUEST SIGNAL INPUT

  1. Select "FR WIP REQ" of IPDM E/R "DATA MONITOR" item.
  2. Switch the front wiper switch to HI and LO.
  3. While operating the front wiper switch, check the monitor status.

Nissan Maxima. CHECK FRONT WIPER REQUEST SIGNAL INPUT

6. CHECK COMBINATION SWITCH (WIPER AND WASHER SWITCH)

Perform the inspection of the combination switch (wiper and washer switch).

Nissan Maxima. CHECK COMBINATION SWITCH (WIPER AND WASHER SWITCH)

    Front wiper and washer system symptoms

    Normal operating condition