Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: Pedal vibration or abs operation sound occurs

Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual / Brakes / Brake control system / Symptom diagnosis / Pedal vibration or abs operation sound occurs

Diagnosis Procedure

CAUTION: Under the following conditions, ABS is activated and vibration is felt when brake pedal is lightly depressed (just place a foot on it).However, this is normal.

  •  When shifting gears
  •  When driving on slippery road
  •  During cornering at high speed
  •  When passing over bumps or grooves [at approximately 50 mm (1.97 in) or more]
  •  When pulling away just after starting engine [at approximately 10 km/h (6 MPH) or higher]

1.SYMPTOM CHECK 1

Check if there is pedal vibration or operation sound when the engine is started.

2.SYMPTOM CHECK 2

Check symptoms when electrical component (headlamps, etc.) switches are operated.

3.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.

4.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.

    ABS function does not operate

    Vehicle jerks during VDC/TCS/ABS control