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Revision: 2005 August 2005 350Z
Trouble Diagnoses with Battery/Starting/Charging System Tester AKS0098Z
NOTE:
To ensure a complete and thorough diagnosis, the battery, starter and alternator test segments must be done
as a set from start to finish.
Before starting, perform the preliminary inspection. Refer to SC-26, "
PRELIMINARY INSPECTION" .
1. Turn off all loads on the vehicle electrical system.
2. Perform battery and starting system test with Battery/Starting/
Charging system tester.
3. Press ?ENTER? to begin the charging system test.
4. Start engine.
5. Press ?ENTER? until ?LOADS OFF REV ENGINE 5 SEC? is dis-
played.
6. Raise and hold the engine speed at 1,500 to 2,000 rpm for about
5 seconds, then return the engine to idle.
Once the increase in engine rpm is detected, press ?ENTER? to
continue.
NOTE:
? If after 30 seconds an increase in engine idle speed is not
detected, ?RPM NOT DETECTED? will display.
? Some engines may have a higher idle initially after starting,
particularly when the engine is cold. The tester may detect
this without any other action being taken. If this occurs, con-
tinue on with the testing process. The final results will not be affected.
7. The tester now checks the engine at idle and performs the
DIODE/RIPPLE check.
8. When complete, the tester will prompt you to turn on the follow-
ing electrical loads.
? Heater fan set to highest speed. Do not run the A/C or wind-
shield defroster.
? Headlamp high beam
? Rear window defogger
NOTE:
Do not run the windshield wipers or any other cyclical loads.
9. Press ?ENTER? to continue.
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Nissan 350Z Workshop Maunual 2005 (39) Summary of Content

CHARGING SYSTEMSC-23CDEFGHIJLMABSCRevision: 2005 August 2005 350ZTrouble Diagnoses with Battery/Starting/Charging System Tester AKS0098ZNOTE:To ensure a complete and thorough diagnosis, the battery, starter and alternator test segments must be doneas a set from start to finish.Before starting, perform the preliminary inspection. Refer to SC-26, "PRELIMINARY INSPECTION" .1. Turn off all loads on the vehicle electrical system.2. Perform battery and starting system test with Battery/Starting/Charging system tester.3. Press ENTER to begin the charging system test.4. Start engine.5. Press ENTER until LOADS OFF REV ENGINE 5 SEC is dis-played.6. Raise and hold the engine speed at 1,500 to 2,000 rpm for about5 seconds, then return the engine to idle.Once the increase in engine rpm is detected, press ENTER tocontinue.NOTE: If after 30 seconds an increase in engine idle speed is notdetected, RPM NOT DETECTED will display. Some engines may have a higher idle initially after starting,particularly when the engine is cold. The tester may detectthis without any other action being taken. If this occurs, con-tinue on with the testing process. The final results will not be affected.7. The tester now checks the engine at idle and performs theDIODE/RIPPLE check.8. When complete, the tester will prompt you to turn on the follow-ing electrical loads. Heater fan set to highest speed. Do not run the A/C or wind-shield defroster. Headlamp high beam Rear window defoggerNOTE:Do not run the windshield wipers or any other cyclical loads.9. Press ENTER to continue.SEL417XSEL418XSEL419XSEL420X