Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: The braking distance is long

Diagnosis Procedure

CAUTION: The stopping distance on slippery road surfaces might be longer with the ABS operating than when the ABS is not operating.

1.CHECK FUNCTION

Turn ignition switch OFF and disconnect ABS actuator and electric unit (control unit) connector to deactivate ABS. In this condition, check stopping distance. After inspection, connect connector.

2.CHECK WHEEL SENSOR AND SENSOR ROTOR

Check the following:

  • Wheel sensor installation for damage.
  • Sensor rotor installation for damage.
  • Wheel sensor connector connection.
  • Wheel sensor harness inspection.

3.CHECK ABS WARNING LAMP DISPLAY

Make sure that the ABS warning lamp is turned off after the ignition switch is turned ON or when driving.

    Unexpected pedal reaction

    ABS function does not operate