Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: L terminal circuit (short)

Description

The terminal "L" circuit controls the charge warning lamp. The charge warning lamp turns ON when the ignition switch is set to ON or START. When the generator is providing sufficient voltage with the engine running, the charge warning lamp turns off. If the charge warning lamp illuminates with the engine running, a malfunction is indicated.

Diagnosis Procedure

1.CHECK "L" TERMINAL CIRCUIT (SHORT)

  1. Turn ignition switch OFF.
  2. Disconnect generator connector.
  3. Turn ignition switch ON.

2.CHECK HARNESS CONTINUITY (SHORT CIRCUIT)

  1. Turn ignition switch OFF.
  2. Disconnect the battery cable from the negative terminal.
  3. Disconnect combination meter connector.
  4. Check continuity between the combination meter harness connector and ground.

Nissan Maxima. CHECK HARNESS CONTINUITY (SHORT CIRCUIT)

    L terminal circuit (open)

    Wiring diagram