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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Nissan 240SX AUTOMOBILES

Nissan -> Manual A/C & Heater System Diagnosis & Testing -> A/C Component Diagnosis & Testing -> A/C Relay -> A/C Switch -> Blower Resistor -> Dual Pressure Switch -> Fan Switch -> Fast Idle Control Device -> High Pressure Switch -> Low Pressure Switch -> Recirculation Switch -> Thermal Control Amplifier -> Thermal Protector -> Triple Pressure Switch
Vehicle: 1996 Nissan 240SX 2.4 L4 GAS

Components described may be found in both manual A/C and Automatic Temperature Control systems. Refer to appropriate "Automatic Temperature Control System Diagnosis & Testing" system for diagnosis and testing of components unique to that system. Refer to the appropriate for additional information.

A/C Relay

Check continuity as shown in Fig. .

A/C Switch
  • Disconnect wiring harness connector to switch and check continuity with ohmmeter.
  • Meter should indicate continuity as shown in Figs. through .
Blower Resistor
...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Nissan 240SX AUTOMOBILES

DRUM BRAKES -> BRAKE SERVICE -> Altima -> Maxima -> Pathfinder & Pickup -> Quest -> Sentra, NX 1600, NX 2000 & 200SX
Vehicle: 1996 Nissan 240SX 2.4 L4 GAS

Altima

  • Raise and support rear of vehicle, then remove rear wheel.
  • Fully release parking brake.
  • Remove brake drum, if drum is hard to remove, proceed as follows:
    • Remove plug from rear side of backing plate.
    • Using a suitable tool, push stopper towards backing plate to gain clearance between brake shoe and drum as shown in Fig. .
    • Install two bolts into outside of brake drum as shown in Fig. , then gradually tighten the two bolts until drum separates from the brake shoes.
  • Push in shoe hold-down pins from behind backing plate, Fig. .
  • Pull out brake shoes.
  • Using pliers, remove lower...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Nissan 240SX AUTOMOBILES

Nissan/Datsun -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Except Armada, Murano, Titan & 350Z, 2006-02 Altima, 2000-06 Maxima & Sentra -> Fuel System Pressure Relief -> Removal & Installation
Vehicle: 1996 Nissan 240SX 2.4 L4 GAS

Fuel System Pressure Relief

  • On all models except 1990-96 300ZX, remove the fuel pump fuse from the fuse panel.
  • On 1990-96 300ZX, disconnect the fuel pump relay, located behind the lefthand side kick panel.
  • On all models, start and run the engine until it stalls.
  • After the engine stalls, crank two or three times to ensure all fuel pressure is relieved.
  • On all models except 1990-96 300ZX, turn the ignition Off, then install the fuel pump fuse.
  • On 1990-96 300ZX, turn the ignition Off, then connect the fuel pump relay.

Removal &...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Nissan 240SX AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Nissan 240SX 2.4 L4 GAS

  • Remove wheel bearing lock nut. Tie rod does not need to be disconnected from steering knuckle. Suspend steering knuckle with wire so as not to stretch brake hose. Do not pull or twist brake hose.
  • Remove clip and separate brake hose from strut.
  • Remove strut lower mounting bolts.
  • Separate drive shaft from steering knuckle by lightly tapping it. If it is hard to remove, use a puller. When removing drive shaft, cover boots with shop towel to prevent damage to them.
  • Remove right drive shaf...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Nissan 240SX AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Nissan 240SX SE 2.4 L4 GAS

  • Remove engine undercover.
  • Remove drive belt from alternator.
  • Disconnect harness co...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Nissan 240SX AUTOMOBILES

Nissan -> Automatic Transmission (AT) Check Engine Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1996 Nissan 240SX SE 2.4 L4 GAS

The Automatic Transmission (AT) Check lamp will be illuminated for approximately 2 seconds when the ignition switch is placed in the on position as a bulb check and then go Off. If it remains lit or comes on at any other time, a malfunction in the a...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Nissan 240SX AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 1996 Nissan 240SX 2.4 L4 GAS

Inlet

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container by loosening drain plug of radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp at heater core.
  • Remove hose from heater core.
  • Reposition hose clamp at heater pipe.
  • Remove hose from heater pipe.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure ...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Nissan 240SX AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Nissan 240SX 2.4 L4 GAS

  • Loosen lock nut on power steering pump.
  • Loosen adjusting bolt on power steering pump.
  • Remove wa...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1996 Nissan 240SX AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 1996 Nissan 240SX cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Speed Control Components Diagram for 1996 Nissan 240SX  2.4 L4 GASSpeed Control Components Diagram for 1996 Nissan 240SX 2.4 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Horn Relay
  • Stop Lamp Switch
  • Park/Neutral Position Switch
  • ASCD Hold Relay
  • ASCD Main Switch
  • EVAP Canister Diagram for 1996 Nissan 240SX  2.4 L4 GASEVAP Canister Diagram for 1996 Nissan 240SX 2.4 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Tank
  • EVAP Control System Pressure Sensor
  • EVAP Canister Vent Control Valve
  • Vacuum Cut Valve Bypass Valve
  • EVAP Canister
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1996 Nissan 240SX AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1996 Nissan 240SX cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1996 Nissan 240SX  2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Nissan 240SX 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • ASCD Hold Relay
  • ASCD Main Switch
  • Automatic Speed Control Device (ASCD) Lamp
  • Shift Lock Brake Switch
  • 1996 Nissan 240SX  2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Nissan 240SX 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Ignition Switch
  • Air Bag Diagnosis Sensor Unit
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1996 Nissan 240SX AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1996 Nissan 240SX cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: A/C SYSTEM O-RING SEAL LEAKS
    Vehicle: 1996 Nissan 240SX SE 2.4 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Heating, A/C, Ventilation, Defogger
  • Document: WINDSHIELD CRACKING
    Vehicle: 1996 Nissan 240SX SE 2.4 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Glass, Doors, Hood, Decklid, Tailgate, Liftgate, Locks
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1996 Nissan 240SX AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1996 Nissan 240SX cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 1996 Nissan 240SX cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 1996 Nissan 240SX cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 1996 Nissan 240SX cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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