Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: P0011, P0021 IVT control

DTC Logic

DTC DETECTION LOGIC

NOTE: If DTC P0011 or P0021 is displayed with DTC P0075, P0081, first perform the trouble diagnosis for DTC P0075, P0081.

Nissan Maxima. DTC DETECTION LOGIC

DTC CONFIRMATION PROCEDURE

1.PRECONDITIONING

If DTC Confirmation Procedure has been previously conducted, always perform the following before conducting the next test.

  1. Turn ignition switch OFF and wait at least 10 seconds.
  2. Turn ignition switch ON.
  3. Turn ignition switch OFF and wait at least 10 seconds.

TESTING CONDITION: Before performing the following procedure, confirm that battery voltage is between 10 V and 16 V at idle.

2.PERFORM DTC CONFIRMATION PROCEDURE-I

With CONSULT

  1. Turn ignition switch ON and select "DATA MONITOR" mode with CONSULT.
  2. Start engine and warm it up to the normal operating temperature.
  3. Maintain the following conditions for at least 6 consecutive seconds. Hold the accelerator pedal as steady as possible.

Nissan Maxima. PERFORM DTC CONFIRMATION PROCEDURE-I

CAUTION: Always drive at a safe speed.

  1. Stop vehicle with engine running and let engine idle for 10 seconds.
  2. Check 1st trip DTC.

With GST

Follow the procedure "With CONSULT" above

3.PERFORM DTC CONFIRMATION PROCEDURE-II

With CONSULT

  1. Maintain the following conditions for at least 20 consecutive seconds

Nissan Maxima. PERFORM DTC CONFIRMATION PROCEDURE-II

CAUTION: Always drive at a safe speed.

  1. Check 1st trip DTC.

With GST

Follow the procedure "With CONSULT" above.

Diagnosis Procedure

1.CHECK OIL PRESSURE WARNING LAMP

Nissan Maxima. CHECK OIL PRESSURE WARNING LAMP

  1. Start engine.
  2. Check oil pressure warning lamp and confirm it is not illuminated.

2.CHECK INTAKE VALVE TIMING CONTROL SOLENOID VALVE

3.CHECK CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENSOR (POS)

4.CHECK CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSOR (PHASE)

5.CHECK CAMSHAFT (INTAKE)

Nissan Maxima. CHECK CAMSHAFT (INTAKE)

Check the following.

  • Accumulation of debris on the signal plate of camshaft rear end
  • Chipping signal plate of camshaft rear end

6.CHECK TIMING CHAIN INSTALLATION

Check service records for any recent repairs that may cause timing chain misalignment.

7.CHECK LUBRICATION CIRCUIT

8.CHECK INTERMITTENT INCIDENT

Component Inspection

1.CHECK INTAKE VALVE TIMING CONTROL SOLENOID VALVE-I

Nissan Maxima. CHECK INTAKE VALVE TIMING CONTROL SOLENOID VALVE-I

  1. Disconnect intake valve timing control solenoid valve harness connector.
  2. Check resistance between intake valve timing control solenoid valve terminals as per the following.

Nissan Maxima. CHECK INTAKE VALVE TIMING CONTROL SOLENOID VALVE-I

2.CHECK INTAKE VALVE TIMING CONTROL SOLENOID VALVE-II

Nissan Maxima. CHECK INTAKE VALVE TIMING CONTROL SOLENOID VALVE-II

  1. Remove intake valve timing control solenoid valve
  2. Provide 12 V DC between intake valve timing control solenoid valve terminals 1 and 2, and then interrupt it. Check that the plunger moves as shown in the figure.

CAUTION: Never apply 12 V DC continuously for 5 seconds or more.

Doing so may result in damage to the coil in intake valve timing control solenoid valve.

NOTE: Always replace O-ring when intake valve timing control solenoid valve is removed.

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