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.

Solving Power Window Woes

Solving Power Window Woes

Where to start with diagnosing faulty window behaviors, how to troubleshoot window-related problems that develop as a result of other repairs, and how to properly QC check a vehicle.

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No-Clue No-Start

No-Clue No-Start

Let’s take a look at no-start diagnostics when, by all accounts, the engine should be running fine. The laws of physics still apply so let’s think outside the box and solve that mystery no-start.

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Spotting and Repairing Flood Damage

Spotting and Repairing Flood Damage

Tips on how to spot a flood-damaged vehicle, and ways that an extensive pre-repair damage assessment could present opportunities for an above-average repair estimate.

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Ins and Outs of Oxygen Sensors

Ins and Outs of Oxygen Sensors

These clever devices optimize engine performance, fuel economy, and emission control. Understanding how they work and how they wear out will assure that they report accurate information to the ECM.

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The Mysterious Misfire

The Mysterious Misfire

When things do go wrong, the knowledge required to repair a problem is more advanced than ever. Let’s take a look at those hard to find run-ability problems.

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4×4 vs. AWD

4×4 vs. AWD

Look at the differences and see if we can better understand the Nissan four wheel drive and all wheel drive systems, how to tell them apart and, most importantly, where to look when something goes wrong.

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