Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: P1720 VSS

Description

ECM receives two vehicle speed signals via the CAN communication line. One is sent from "ABS actuator and electric unit (control unit)" via the combination meter, and the other is from TCM (Transmission control module).

ECM uses these signals for engine control.

DTC Logic

DTC DETECTION LOGIC

NOTE:

  • If DTC P1720 is displayed with DTC UXXXX first perform the trouble diagnosis for DTC UXXXX. Refer to EC-161, "DTC Logic".
  •  If DTC P1720 is displayed with DTC P0607, first perform the trouble diagnosis for DTC P0607. Refer to EC-393, "DTC Logic".

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.

2.PERFORM DTC CONFIRMATION PROCEDURE

  1. Start engine.
  2. Drive vehicle at a speed of 20 km/h (12 MPH) or more for at least 5 seconds without depressing the brake pedal.
  3. Check 1st trip DTC.

Diagnosis Procedure

1.CHECK DTC WITH TCM

Check DTC with TCM.

2.CHECK DTC WITH "ABS ACTUATOR AND ELECTRIC UNIT (CONTROL UNIT)"

3.CHECK COMBINATION METER FUNCTION

    P1715 input speed sensor

    P1800 vias control solenoid valve 1