Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: Shift position indicator circuit

Description

  •  TCM sends position indicator signals to combination meter via CAN communication line.

  •  The selector lever position is indicated on the shift position indicator.

Component Function Check

1.CHECK SHIFT POSITION INDICATOR

CAUTION: Always drive vehicle at a safe speed.

  1.  Start engine.

  2.  Check that correct selector lever position ("P", "R", "N", "D") is displayed as selector lever is moved into each position.

Diagnosis Procedure

1.CHECK INPUT SIGNALS

With CONSULT

  1.  Start engine.

  2.  Select "RANGE" in "Data Monitor" and read out the value.

  3.  Check that correct selector lever position ("P", "R", "N", "D") is displayed as selector lever is moved into each position.

  4.  Drive vehicle in the manual mode, and confirm that the actual gear position and the meter's indication of the position mutually coincide when the selector lever is shifted to the "UP (+ side)" or "DOWN (- side)" side (1st ⇔ 6th gear).

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