Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: System description

  • Meter system
  • METER SYSTEM : System Diagram METER SYSTEM : System Description COMBINATION METER Speedometer, odo/trip meter, tachometer, fuel gauge, water temperature gauge and information display are controlled by the unified meter control unit, which is built into the combination meter. Warning and indicator lamps are controlled by the unified meter control unit and by components connected directly to the combination meter. Digital meter is adopted for odo/trip meter.* *The record of the odometer is kept even if the battery cable is disconnected. The record of the trip meter is erased when the battery cable is disconnected.

  • Compass
  • Description DESCRIPTION With the ignition switch in the ON position, and the mode (N) switch ON, the compass display will indicate the direction the vehicle is heading. Vehicle direction is displayed as follows: N: north E: east S: south W: west ZONE VARIATION SETTING PROCEDURE The difference between magnetic north and geographical north can sometimes be great enough to cause false compass readings. This difference is known as variance. In order for the compass to operate properly (accurately) in a particular zone, the zone variation must be calibrated using the following procedure. Zone Variation Chart Determine your location on the zone map. Turn the ignition switch to the ON position.

  • Diagnosis system (meter)
  • Diagnosis Description SELF-DIAGNOSIS MODE Odo/trip meter and information display segment operation can be checked in self-diagnosis mode. Meters/gauges can be checked in self-diagnosis mode. OPERATION PROCEDURE Turn the ignition switch OFF. While pushing the odo/trip meter switch, turn the ignition switch ON again. Push the odo/trip meter switch at least 3 times within 7 seconds after the ignition switch is turned ON. The unified meter control unit is turned to self-diagnosis mode. All the segments on the odo/trip meter illuminate. Dots in all segments of information display LCD (1) flash alternately. NOTE: If any of the segments are not displayed, replace the combination meter.

Basic inspection

Meter system