Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: System description
- Charging system
- Power generation voltage variable control system
System Diagram System Description The generator provides DC voltage to operate the vehicle's electrical system and to keep the battery charged. The voltage output is controlled by the IC regulator.
System Diagram System Description Power generation variable voltage control system has been adopted. By varying the voltage to the generator, engine load due to power generation of the generator is reduced and fuel consumption is decreased. NOTE: When any malfunction is detected in the power generation variable voltage control system, power generation is performed according to the characteristic of the IC regulator in the generator. Component Description Component part Description Battery current sensor The battery current sensor is installed on the battery cable at the negative terminal.