Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: Control system

System Diagram

System Description

The CVT senses vehicle operating conditions through various sensors. It always controls the optimum shift position and reduces shifting and lock-up shocks.

TCM FUNCTION

The function of the TCM is to:

  •  Receive input signals sent from various switches and sensors.
  •  Determine required line pressure, shifting point, and lock-up operation.
  •  Send required output signals to the step motor and the respective solenoids.

INPUT/OUTPUT SIGNAL OF TCM

Component Parts Location

  1.  CVT shift selector assembly (Manual mode select switch and manual mode position select switch)
  2.  Secondary speed sensor
  3.  CVT unit harness connector
  4.  TCM
  5.  Accelerator pedal position (APP) sensor
  6.  Stop lamp switch
  7.  Shift positioner indicator Manual mode indicator DS mode indicator
  8.  Paddle shifters

Component Description

TRANSAXLE ASSEMBLY

EXCEPT TRANSAXLE ASSEMBLY

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    Lock-up and select control system
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    Other materials:

    Instrument Panel
    Vent Headlight/fog light/turn signal switch Supplemental front-impact air bag. Horn Meters and gauges. Warning and indicator lights. Vehicle information display Paddle shifters (if so equipped) Wiper and washer switch Audio controls*.  Navigation controls* Hazard warning ...

    Center speaker
    Removal and Installation REMOVAL Remove the center speaker grille, using a suitable tool. Remove the center speaker screws (A). Pull out the center speaker (1), disconnect the harness connector from the center speaker and remove. INSTALLATION Installation is in the reverse order ...

    Vehicle security system
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