Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: Parking brake switch

Description

The parking brake switch converts the status of the parking brake pedal to an electric signal and transmits it to the combination meter. The combination meter, through CAN communication, transmits the signal to the ABS actuator and electric unit (control unit).

Component Function Check

1.CHECK PARKING BRAKE SWITCH OPERATION

Operate the parking brake and check that the brake warning lamp in the combination meter turns on/off correctly.

Nissan Maxima. .CHECK PARKING BRAKE SWITCH OPERATION

Diagnosis Procedure

1.CHECK PARKING BRAKE SWITCH CIRCUIT

Nissan Maxima. CHECK PARKING BRAKE SWITCH CIRCUIT

  1. Disconnect combination meter connector and parking brake switch connector.
  2. Check continuity between combination meter connector M24 (A) terminal 26 and parking brake switch connector E35 (B) terminal 1.
  3. Check continuity between combination meter harness connector M24 (A) terminal 26 and ground.

Nissan Maxima. CHECK PARKING BRAKE SWITCH CIRCUIT

Nissan Maxima. CHECK PARKING BRAKE SWITCH CIRCUIT

2.CHECK PARKING BRAKE SWITCH

Perform parking brake switch component inspection

Component Inspection

1.CHECK PARKING BRAKE SWITCH

Nissan Maxima. CHECK PARKING BRAKE SWITCH

  1. Turn ignition switch OFF.
  2. Disconnect parking brake switch connector.
  3. Check continuity between parking brake switch terminal 1 and ground.

Nissan Maxima. CHECK PARKING BRAKE SWITCH

    U1000 CAN comm circuit

    VDC off switch