Nissan Maxima 1993-1998 Repair Guide

Flasher Unit and Relays

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The combination flasher relay is located under the dash panel, next to the center console near the Automatic Speed Control Device (ACSD) control box. If the turn signals operate in only one direction, a bulb is probably burned out. If they do not operate in either direction, a bulb on each side may be burned out, or the flasher may be defective.

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See Figures 1 through 10



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Fig. Fig. 1: The flasher is located next to the ACSD control unit under the dash panel on the driver side of the vehicle



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Fig. Fig. 2: Relays are found in various locations, usually within the engine compartment. The relay cover identifies each relay function



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Fig. Fig. 3: To remove a relay, use a small metal pick to depress the tab ...



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Fig. Fig. 4: ... then pull the relay from the base

  1. Remove the passenger compartment fuse and relay box cover, noting which position the flasher unit occupies.
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  3. Unplug and discard the flasher.
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  5. Inspect the box terminals and clean if corroded. If any terminals are damaged, replace the terminals.
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  7. Plug in a new flasher of the same type.
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  9. Operate the turn signals and hazard lights. Check for proper operation.
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Fig. Fig. 5: Engine compartment electrical unit locations on 1993-94 models



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Fig. Fig. 6: Interior area electrical unit locations on 1993-94 models



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Fig. Fig. 7: Trunk area electrical unit locations on 1993-94 models



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Fig. Fig. 8: Engine compartment electrical unit locations on 1995-98 models



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Fig. Fig. 9: Interior area electrical unit locations on 1995-98 models



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Fig. Fig. 10: Trunk area electrical unit locations on 1995-98 models

 
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