Nissan TechNews

Electrical Issues Case Studies

All of us have to be aware of the sensitive nature of the rolling computer complex that represents today’s vehicles.

The Nissan LEAF e-Pedal

The Nissan LEAF combines hydraulic braking, regenerative braking, and traditional accelerator technology into one device: the e-Pedal. You’ll have to keep the system calibrated so key components can function together.

Getting to the Bottom of it — with the Fuel Tank

The fuel tank is an integral part of engine performance, emissions control, and, safety systems. Problems are rare, but can be real head scratchers.

Differences in Servicing Nissan R-1234yf A/C Systems

New A/C systems vs R-134a in service equipment, handling of the R-1234yf refrigerant, and a few extra minutes for enhanced leak detection steps.

The Comeback Code

What do you do when the code keeps coming back and just won’t die? Let’s look at some common mistakes and how to get those codes to go away for good.

Nissan TechNews March 2019

In this issue: Keep the Fuel Flowing; Nissan Sectioning Repair Tips; Starting with the Starter; Fluid Advancements

Nissan LEAF Collision Repair Training from I-CAR®

I-CAR® Nissan LEAF® Technologies & Repair Considerations class covers sectioning structural components, ultra high strength steel, ADAS and…

Fluid Advancements: R-1234yf and Dynamic Oil Change Intervals

R-1234yf and Dynamic Oil Change Intervals

Starting with the Starter

Step one; start the engine and allow to idle… it won’t start? Now it’s time to start with step zero — the starter. It now requires more advanced diagnostics and a few cool new tricks. Let’s take a look at modern and classic starting circuit diagnostics.

Misfire Diagnosis

Misfire Diagnosis

Since the very beginnings of the internal combustion engine, there have been misfires.  It could be argued that during development, the misfire actually precluded actual combustion!

Nissan Power Window Control Repair

Nissan Power Window Control Repair

Nissan power windows now include Auto-Up and Anti-Pinch features that must be initialized after any event or repair procedure that interrupts power supply to the power window system. Initialization is easy, and information about the procedure and when to use it is available in your Nissan service manual.

Pre- and Post-Repair Scanning for Better Collision Repair Results

Pre- and Post-Repair Scanning for Better Collision Repair Results

There is a surprisingly long list of ways in which failing to perform pre- and post-repair scans can ruin a collision technician’s day. Read on for examples of how scanning for trouble codes can assist with diagnosis of both collision-related and repair-induced problems.

Understanding Nissan Differential Gear Ratios

Understanding Nissan Differential Gear Ratios

There is a lot of confusion in the industry regarding differential gear ratios. Some Nissan trucks may have one of more than five different gear ratios. Fortunately there are many ways of determining gear ratios, and this article will teach you how to determine them economically and efficiently.

Don’t Sweat the Summer Diagnosing Nissan HVAC Issues

Don’t Sweat the Summer Diagnosing Nissan HVAC Issues

As Summer arrives, we must be prepared for increased demand for air conditioning repairs. We’ll focus on getting the necessary information from Nissan’s TechInfo website, using the CONSULT III plus and addressing compressor issues.

No-Start Diagnosis from the Driver’s Seat

No-Start Diagnosis from the Driver’s Seat

Sometimes it pays to be lazy. We’re not suggesting that it’s a good idea to avoid working towards your goals; we’re only saying that it’s sometimes better to work smarter, not harder.

TSB Corner – Winter 2016

TSB Corner – Winter 2016

Nissan Technical Service Bulletins to help make diagnosing and servicing Nissan vehicles a little easier.