Nissan/INFINITI Position Statement: Pre- and Post-Repair System Scanning - UPDATE

Figure 1 - Nissan Pre- And Post-Repair Scanning Position Statement.

Nissan/INFINITI updated their position statement on pre- and post-repair scanning. The revised position statement touches on more subjects and gives additional information on the subject.

The Nissan Revised Pre- and Post-Repair Scanning, Calibrations position statement and the Revised Pre- and Post-Repair Scanning, Calibration position statement explain that a pre-repair system scan is recommended on all vehicles: “The presence of increasingly sophisticated and inter-connected technology supports and necessitates the requirement of all Nissan vehicles, having a diagnostic system scan to identify any diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) present, even in cases where there is no identifiable malfunction indicator light (MIL) illuminated on the vehicle’s dashboard.”

DESCRIPTION FOR SEOFigure 2 - INFINITI Pre- And Post-Repair Scanning Position Statement.

However, Nissan/INFINITI has added that all vehicles 2008 and newer are required to have a post-repair scan. Also, 1996-2007 model year vehicles are recomended to have a post-repair scan.

They also say the post-repair scan is to ensure that all DTCs are addressed and can assist in successful calibration.

Nissan/INFINITI finish by listing facts about diagnostics and DTCs, for example, “The proliferation of vehicle control systems has increased the potential number of DTCs beyond the point where dashboard indicators can illuminate for every DTC. The dashboard indicators are intended for driver notifications, NOT vehicle diagnostics.”

You can view Nissan position statements and INFINTI position statements on the RTS website.

For additional Nissan/INFINITI information, check out the following pages:
Nissan OEM Information
INFINITI OEM Information

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