Sentra 2008

Steering Angle Sensor

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Adjustment Of Steering Angle Sensor Neutral Position



Specific to:

Nissan Sentra 2007-2012

After removing/installing or replacing ABS actuator and electric unit (control unit), steering angle sensor, steering and suspension components which affect wheel alignment or after adjusting wheel alignment, be sure to adjust neutral position of steering angle sensor before running vehicle.


NOTE
Adjustment of steering angle sensor neutral position requires CONSULT.

  1. Stop vehicle with front wheels in straight-ahead position.
  2.  
  3. Connect CONSULT to data link connector on vehicle, and turn ignition switch ON (do not start engine).
  4.  
  5. Touch -ABS-, -WORK SUPPORT- and -ST ANGLE SENSOR ADJUSTMENT- on CONSULT screen in this order.
  6.  
  7. Touch -START-.
    NOTE
    Do not touch steering wheel while adjusting steering angle sensor.

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  9. After approximately 10 seconds, touch -END-. (After approximately 60 seconds, it ends automatically.)
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  11. Turn ignition switch OFF, then turn it ON again.
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  13. Run vehicle with front wheels in straight-ahead position, then stop.
  14.  
  15. Select -DATA MONITOR-, -SELECTION FROM MENU-, and -STR ANGLE SIG- on CONSULT screen. Then check that -STR ANGLE SIG- is within 0±2.5 deg. If value is more than specification, repeat steps 1 to 5.
  16.  
  17. Erase memory of ABS actuator and electric unit (control unit) and ECM.
  18.  
  19. Turn ignition switch to OFF.
  20.  

Removal & Installation



Specific to:

Nissan Sentra 2007-2012

  1. Remove the spiral cable. Refer to Air Bags (Supplemental Restraint System) in the Chassis Electrical Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the screws and release the clips remove the steering angle sensor from the spiral cable.

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    Fig. Remove the screws (A) and release the clips (B) remove the steering angle sensor (1) from the spiral cable (2).

  4.  

To install:


NOTE
Reset the neutral position of the steering angle sensor.


NOTE
Any time the steering angle sensor is removed and installed or replaced, you must reset the neutral position of the steering angle sensor.

  1. Install the screws and engage the clips. Install the steering angle sensor to the spiral cable.
  2.  
  3. Install the spiral cable. Refer to Air Bags (Supplemental Restraint System) in the Chassis Electrical Section.
  4.  

 
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