Nissan Sentra/Pulsar/NX 1982-1996 Repair Guide

Diagnosis and Testing

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See Figures 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16



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Fig. Fig. 1: ASCD diagnostic procedure 1 (1 of 2)-1991-94 Sentra



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Fig. Fig. 2: ASCD diagnostic procedure 1 (2 of 2)-1991-94 Sentra



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Fig. Fig. 3: ASCD diagnostic procedures 2 and 3-1991-96 Sentra



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Fig. Fig. 4: ASCD diagnostic procedure 4-1991-96 Sentra



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Fig. Fig. 5: ASCD diagnostic procedure 5-1991-94 Sentra



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Fig. Fig. 6: ASCD diagnostic procedure 6-1991-94 Sentra



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Fig. Fig. 7: ASCD diagnostic procedure 7-1991-94 Sentra



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Fig. Fig. 8: ASCD diagnostic procedure 8-1991-94 Sentra



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Fig. Fig. 9: ASCD electrical component inspection-1991-94 Sentra



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Fig. Fig. 10: ASCD diagnostic procedure 1 (1 of 2)-1995-96 Sentra



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Fig. Fig. 11: ASCD diagnostic procedure 1 (2 of 2)-1995-96 Sentra



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Fig. Fig. 12: ASCD diagnostic procedure 5-1995-96 Sentra



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Fig. Fig. 13: ASCD diagnostic procedure 6-1995-96 Sentra



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Fig. Fig. 14: ASCD diagnostic procedure 7-1995-96 Sentra



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Fig. Fig. 15: ASCD diagnostic procedure 8-1995-96 Sentra



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Fig. Fig. 16: ASCD electrical component inspection-1995-96 Sentra

SERVICE PRECAUTIONS




CAUTION
If equipped with an air bag system, the system must be fully disabled before performing repairs, following all safety precautions. Failure to disarm the system could result in personal injury and/or property damage.



Never disconnect any electrical connection with the ignition switch ON unless instructed to do so in a test.
 
Always wear a grounded wrist static strap when servicing any control module or component labeled with a Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) sensitive device symbol.
 
Avoid touching module connector pins.
 
Leave new components and modules in the shipping package until ready to install them.
 
Always touch a vehicle ground after sliding across a vehicle seat or walking across vinyl or carpeted floors to avoid static charge damage.
 
Never allow welding cables to lie on, near or across any vehicle electrical wiring.
 
Do not allow extension cords for power tools or drop lights to lie on, near or across any vehicle electrical wiring.
 
Do not operate the cruise control or the engine with the drive wheels off the ground unless specifically instructed to do so by a test procedure.
 

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Control Switch (Steering Wheel Mounted)
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Disable the SRS (air bag system).
  4.  
  5. Remove the steering wheel cover and air bag from the steering wheel.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the wiring connector from the cruise control switch.
  8.  
  9. Remove the cruise control switch from the steering wheel.
  10.  
  11. Installation is the reverse of removal.
  12.  

Control Switch (Main Switch)

The Cruise Control Main Switch is located on the dashboard to the left of the steering wheel.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Using a small, flat-bladed screwdriver, carefully pry out the main switch assembly from the dashboard.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the main switch electrical connector and remove the switch from the vehicle.
  6.  
  7. Installation is the reverse of removal.
  8.  

Speed Sensor
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect wiring harness from the speed sensor.
  4.  
  5. Remove the speed sensor from the transaxle housing.
  6.  
  7. Installation is the reverse of removal.
  8.  

CRUISE CONTROL CABLE ADJUSTMENT



See Figures 17 and 18

  1. Loosen the control cable locknut and tighten the adjusting nut until the throttle lever starts to move.
  2.  
  3. From this position, turn back the adjusting nut 1 / 2 to 1 turn and secure the cable locknut.
  4.  
  5. Torque the cruise control cable locknut to 69-87 inch lbs. (8-10 Nm).
  6.  



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Fig. Fig. 17: Cruise control (ASCD) cable adjustment-1991-94 Sentra



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Fig. Fig. 18: Cruise control (ASCD) cable adjustment-1995-96 Sentra

 
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