I have a Nissan Murano Z51 3.5L CVT 2012Y, love the car except DOWNHILL ENGINE BRAKE CONTROL (AUTO ENGINE BRAKE CONTROL in the CVT. I prefer to control the car myself and I like to use free wheeling to better my gas mileage. I’ve read that this “feature” can be un-programmed by a professional scanner.
Yes, on the Altima/Murano CVT, hill-assist engine braking is a feature that can be turned off.
Here’s the step-by-step using Nissan Consult 3 diagnostic tool.
If you are using a clone, Consult III Plus is a better choice.
Launch Starter in which we select Consult-III :
Press the Connect button :
Choose vehicle model Murano Z51 after 2010.v. and press the Select button :
Confirm the selection with the Confirm button :
Choose Diagnosis :
Select the type of Can- bus according to the configuration, in this case, the very first, and click the Next button :
Click on the tablet:
Choose System Diagnosis :
Click on Transmission and OK :
Moving towards Work Support :
Click on Engine Brake Adj. and Next :
Currently, the braking level is set to 0 :
Click on DWN fro several times, until the level of engine braking changes to Off :
Disclaimer: The tutorial was translated from Russian. Credit to Car-Buster.