The Infamous U1000 Code: A Study in Nissan Network Diagnostics

It is often a moment of considerable discomfort for many technicians when faced with the message on their scanner, “No...

2017 Infiniti Q50 Misfire Code

What is causing the misfire and the steps we're going to take to fix the problem. https://youtu.be/QHRqLWahCrk

The Case of the Reluctant Titan

It appeared to be a textbook case of strangulation. But not so fast….. Harry looked up from the morning paper as a new...

Nissan MAF Sensors: Overview, Operation, Service, Diagnostics & Performance

The Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor provides critical data to the ECM for calculating cylinder air charge and engine load....

Nissan Intelligent Key Problems? Nissan Symptom Tables Are Your Friend.

Problems with remote keyless entry, door handle request switch, push-button ignition switch, and remote engine start can each be symptoms of intelligent key configuration and signal transmission faults. Nissan symptom tables set you on the most efficient diagnostic path.

Nissan Charging Systems

The electrical systems on today’s vehicles are extremely important. With multiple networks connecting a wide range of electronic control modules, their reliance on a well-functioning electrical system is crucial.

Diagnosing Nissan Ignition System Problems with CONSULT III Plus and an Oscilloscope

Fundamentals of the ignition coil haven’t changed much, but the approach to diagnosing an ignition problem today has been enhanced by utilizing some of the advanced tools we’ll be talking about in this article.

Nissan Electronic Automatic Transmission (EAT) Diagnosis and Valve Body Replacement: Part Two

In this month’s article, Transmission Diagnosis and Valve Body Replacement Part Two, we continue the discussion of transmission diagnostics and replacement from Part One, with a focus on the relearning functions and steps required to successfully complete a transmission repair or replacement on Nissan vehicles.

Nissan Electronic Automatic Transmission (EAT) Diagnosis and Valve Body Replacement, Part One

Electrical diagnostic methodology involved with the transmission’s sensors and control solenoids and the general procedures required for successful replacement of the valve body assembly in a Nissan CVT vehicle.

The Power of CONSULT-iii Plus

The Power of CONSULT-iii Plus

Nissan has developed the next generation of its CONSULT scan tools to work with its next generation of vehicles.  For model year 2011 and beyond, the CONSULT-III plus will be necessary for diagnosis.

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Nissan Timing Chain Replacement: Gravy or Gristle?

Nissan Timing Chain Replacement: Gravy or Gristle?

Timing chain service on Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be satisfying and profitable. A minor mistake may require a complete repeat of the job, which can take more than a day on some models. A major mistake may damage the engine, leading to great expense.

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Diagnosing HID Headlight Failure – Let There Be (More) Light

Diagnosing HID Headlight Failure – Let There Be (More) Light

Diagnosing HID headlight failure requires more than just the part number of the bulb. We’ll cover the advanced systems involved in HID headlight operation and beam control, as well as some logical diagnostic strategies that may help in catching intermittent or difficult problems.

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Rubber Rules: Safe Tire Repairs

Rubber Rules: Safe Tire Repairs

An improperly-repaired tire can lead to more than just customer inconvenience —  it can result in a sudden failure with life-threatening consequences,  not only for the vehicle’s occupants, but also for everyone sharing the road.

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