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.

Nissan Fuel Injector Diagnosis

Nissan Fuel Injector Diagnosis

An injector can cause symptoms ranging from a slight decrease in efficiency and emissions to a total misfire. Here’s how fuel injectors work, how to test them for failure, and some diagnostics that can save time.

Repairing High Strength Steels

Repairing High Strength Steels

An update on stronger steels, how they are used in Nissan vehicles and what every collision facility should know about the latest advances in body materials and how to repair them.

Charging System Diagnosis

Charging System Diagnosis

When a customer comes to your shop with a possible charging system problem, the inspection should involve more than just checking the voltage across the battery terminals with the engine running.

Unlocking the Mysteries of Keyless Entry Systems

Unlocking the Mysteries of Keyless Entry Systems

We’ll explore the different implementations of keyless entry, as well as their dependent systems, take a look at the most common malfunction scenarios, and discuss logical diagnostics.

Attack  HVAC!

Attack HVAC!

The main components of Nissan HVAC systems , and some helpful diagnostic tips and strategies.

Timing Is Everything

Timing Is Everything

An overview of how two popular engines control the timing of their camshafts, including timing chains, tensioners, guides, and sprockets.