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Nissan TechNews Summer 2013

Nissan TechNews Summer 2013

Contents Suspension Struts Struts are integral to most Nissan suspension designs. Let’s explore the basic methods of testing and inspecting their operation on the road and in the bay, what to tell potential customers. Creature Comforts Time-saving techniques for technicians whose customers ask for help with Bluetooth pairing of their phones, GPS map updates, using […]

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The Basics of Nissan’s VVEL System

The Basics of Nissan’s VVEL System

Here’s an overview of Nissan’s Variable Valve Event and Lift system.  We’ll look at which Nissan and Infiniti vehicles are equipped with VVEL, how the system functions, and maintenance considerations.

 

March 2012 | Reply More
Nissan TechNews Spring 2012

Nissan TechNews Spring 2012

Contents Beyond the Belt The automotive accessory drive belt is a staple maintenance item. Let’s take a look at the types of drive belts, material structure, adjusting tension, diagnosing problems, and a few tech tips for working with them on a daily basis. Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Lane Departure Prevention, Intelligent Cruise Control, and […]

March 2012 | Reply More
Beyond the Belt

Beyond the Belt

The automotive accessory drive belt is a staple maintenance item. Let’s take a look at the types of drive belts, material structure, adjusting tension, diagnosing problems, and a few tech tips for working with them on a daily basis.

March 2012 | Reply More
Diagnosing P030x Codes

Diagnosing P030x Codes

When a misfire is imperceptible, you may need to use the ECM as your “eyes” and “ears”. Learning to use freeze frame data and pending codes will speed diagnosis and reduce comebacks.

August 2011 | Reply More