Location of TCM - transmission control module on 00 maxima

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Location of TCM - transmission control module on 00 maxima

Postby bpomps » Sat Jul 05, 2008 4:36 pm

Can someone direct me to the location of the TCM - transmission control module on a 2000 maxima ?

i have another thread where i stated my problem im having with the transmission, just wondering where the TCM is located and if i can replace it myself.


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Re: Location of TCM - transmission control module on 00 maxima (bpomps)

Postby DaveVQ » Sat Jul 05, 2008 5:35 pm

Underneath the center console, in between the two front seats

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Re: Location of TCM - transmission control module on 00 maxima (DaveVQ)

Postby bpomps » Sun Jul 06, 2008 11:14 am

thanks

is it under the armrest or more under where the shifter is ?

i am trying to find one that isnt 500 dollars and id like to switch it out myself - figure its just a few screws, unplug, plug new one in - replace. done

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Re: Location of TCM - transmission control module on 00 maxima (bpomps)

Postby MinisterofDOOM » Sun Jul 06, 2008 11:57 am

Keep an eye on ebay and the classifieds here at NICO. You should be able to find one for MUCH MUCH less than $500. I'd expect more like $100.They're definitely a simple install. A few mounting screws and the harness connection and you're done.

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Re: Location of TCM - transmission control module on 00 maxima (MinisterofDOOM)

Postby bpomps » Sun Jul 06, 2008 12:28 pm

MinisterofDOOM wrote:Keep an eye on ebay and the classifieds here at NICO. You should be able to find one for MUCH MUCH less than $500. I'd expect more like $100.They're definitely a simple install. A few mounting screws and the harness connection and you're done.
thanks - found one ebay - from a ''salvaged'' car --- havent pulled the trigger on it since its '' as it ''

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Re: Location of TCM - transmission control module on 00 maxima (bpomps)

Postby bpomps » Sun Jul 06, 2008 3:55 pm

is there a thread on the removal of the center console here? im searching but im new to the forum and still figuring out where everything is

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Re: Location of TCM - transmission control module on 00 maxima (bpomps)

Postby MinisterofDOOM » Sun Jul 06, 2008 5:14 pm

Here's a diagram:

Pretty simple:Remove the shifter surround trim (it uses metal spring clips so it just pops out). There are two screws beneath it, as the diagram shows. Then the one under the arm rest itself and on the rear of the arm rest support console.

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Re: Location of TCM - transmission control module on 00 maxima (bpomps)

Postby DaveVQ » Sun Jul 06, 2008 5:36 pm

http://www.car-part.com

they are listed for as little as $25, you have to call the junkyard and work out the shipping with them

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Re: Location of TCM - transmission control module on 00 maxima (DaveVQ)

Postby sixteenXnine » Sun Jul 06, 2008 5:41 pm

For that price I should try one and see if it solves my extremely hard and delayed first to second shift. :D

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Re: Location of TCM - transmission control module on 00 maxima (MinisterofDOOM)

Postby bpomps » Sun Jul 06, 2008 8:05 pm

MinisterofDOOM wrote:Here's a diagram:

Pretty simple:Remove the shifter surround trim (it uses metal spring clips so it just pops out). There are two screws beneath it, as the diagram shows. Then the one under the arm rest itself and on the rear of the arm rest support console.
thank you! i did that but didnt see the TCM - i only saw the airbag SRS module directly under the console, between the seats - the TCM - from what i can see is under the center dash/ radio location...at least it looks like it.

thanks for the replies/help - this forum is great !

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Re: Location of TCM - transmission control module on 00 maxi

Postby m.alex.alvarez » Thu Mar 03, 2011 3:48 pm

IM NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE U DO TO YOUR CAR !!

OK I know this is old, but its help me alot so i want to help anyone who is having the same problem...

my 01 maxima was slipping and change gears very un-normal

I went to the Nissan dealership and they told me that my transmission control module "TCM" was bad.

They charge me $120 to look at the car.

They also told me it was going to be $1200 to replace this part !!

no one so i called around and I found the part for only $120 Dollars at the local used auto parts store.

the part number is 31036 4y901 It has a big C1 up top. but this is only for 01 Maxima !!

This are the pics your would not have some many cables i have a gps with amps this is why i have some many cables....

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this part is very easy to remove if you have some what knowlodge about cars. its located right under the Car Stereo

all you need is a flat screw driver and a phillips... BEFORE YOU TAKE OUT THIS PART MAKE SURE U DISCONNECT THE BATTERY

use the flat screw driver to pop the middle console.. then just work ur way up dont break anything everything pops off and its about 10 screws total...

the tcm is under a black little box. u take of the 2 screws and both boxes should come out...

disconnect the old box put the new one in and put everything back together.

once your done. plug the batt back and that should it....

I drove the car around my house and it deff felt like it was shifting a lot smoother. i havent taken it for a long drive to see if its really the cause of the issue which i hope it was......... I well post once i take the drive.....

I hope this info helps some one in need...

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Re: Location of TCM - transmission control module on 00 maxima

Postby Cedric6581 » Wed Jun 10, 2015 4:54 pm

Hello TCM is on the center under the stereo. Hope this helps good luck

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Re: Location of TCM - transmission control module on 00 maxima

Postby NutriaforBreakfast » Thu Jun 11, 2015 9:43 am

You can check the electrical resistance of this module to see if it is spec


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