Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: Malfunction indicator lamp
The Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) is located on the combination meter.
The MIL will illuminate when the ignition switch is turned ON without the engine running. This is a bulb check.
When the engine is started, the MIL should turn off. If the MIL remains illuminated, the on board diagnostic system has detected an engine system malfunction.
For details, refer to EC-135, "DIAGNOSIS DESCRIPTION : Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL)".
Component Function Check
1.CHECK MIL FUNCTION
- Turn ignition switch ON.
- Check that MIL illuminates.
Check that DTC UXXXX is not displayed.
2.CHECK COMBINATION METER FUNCTION
3.CHECK INTERMITTENT INCIDENT