Whether your an expert installer or a novice enthusiast with a 1996 Nissan Altima, an automotive wiring diagram can save yourself time and headaches. One of the most time consuming tasks with installing a car alarm, remote car starter, car security system or any mobile electronics is identifying the correct wires for a 1996 Nissan Altima.
The Modified Life staff has put their heads together to create an invaluable resource containing car alarm wiring diagram, remote car starter wiring diagram, car wiring diagram and car security wiring diagram. Feel free to use any car alarm wiring diagram or remote car starter wiring diagram that is listed on Modified Life but keep in mind that all information here is provided “as is” without any warranty of any kind. Use of the wiring information is at your own risk. Always verify all wires, wire colors and diagrams before applying any information found here to your 1996 Nissan Altima.
1996 Nissan Altima Car Alarm and Remote Car Starter Wiring Information
Constant 12V+ Wire: White/Red to White
Constant 12V+ Wire Location: Ignition Switch Harness
Starter Wire (+): Black/Yellow to Black/White
Starter Wire Location: Ignition Switch Harness
Ignition Wire (+): Black/White to Black/Red
Ignition Wire Location: Ignition Switch Harness
2nd Ignition Wire: N/A
2nd Ignition Wire Location: N/A
Accessory Wire: Red to Black/Pink (When doing remote start,This wire must be isolated from the keyswitch with the accessory relay.)
Accessory Wire Location: Ignition Switch Harness
Second Accessory Wire: N/A
Accessory Wire Location: N/A
Door Lock Wire (-): Gray/Blue
Door Lock Wire Location: At door lock timer.
Door Unlock Wire (-): Gray/Red
Door Unlock Wire Location: Black or Green Box (Timer located right of fusebox behind a silver module or up high in the drivers kick behind a silver module, depending on model. Two plugs, white and black. The wires needed to control locks are in the black plug.)
Door Trigger Wire (-): Red/White
Door Trigger Wire Location: Drivers Kick Panel
Dome Supervision Wire: N/A
Dome Supervision Wire Location: N/A
Tachometer Wire: Green
Tachometer Wire Location: Coil or ECU (center dash).
Headlights Wire (+): Red/Blue & Red/Yellow (These colors are for low beam. To catch high beam use red/black (+) and red/green (+).)
Headlights Wire Location: Steering Column
Parking Light Positive Wire (+): Red/Blue
Parking Light Positive Wire Location: Steering Column
Parking Light Negative Wire (-): N/A
Parking Light Negative Wire Location: N/A
Trunk/Hatch Pin Wire (-): Red
Trunk/Hatch Pin Wire Location: At Right Hinge (Also found at the theft warning system in the drivers kick behind the ABS control unit if equipped with factory security.)
Hood Pin Wire (-): Yellow/Black
Hood Pin Wire Location: At hood pin (Also found at the theft warning system in the drivers kick behind the ABS control unit if equipped with factory security.)
Trunk/Hatch Release Wire (+): N/A
Trunk/Hatch Release Wire Location: N/A
Factory Alarm Arm Wire: Light Green/Red
Factory Alarm Arm Wire Location: Harness from driver door.
Factory Alarm Disarm Wire (-): Green/Yellow
Factory Alarm Disarm Wire Location: Harness from driver door.
Horn Trigger Wire (-): Green/White
Horn Trigger Wire Location: Steering Column
Brake Wire (+): Red/Green
Brake Wire Location: Brake Pedal Switch