Car Alarm and Remote Car Starter Wiring Diagram – 2002 Nissan Maxima


Whether your an expert installer or a novice enthusiast with a 2002 Nissan Maxima, 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 2002 Nissan Maxima.

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 2002 Nissan Maxima.

2002 Nissan Maxima Car Alarm and Remote Car Starter Wiring Information

12V Wire (+): green
12V Wire Location: ignition harness

Starter Wire (+): black/red or black/white
Starter Wire Location: ignition harness

Starter 2 Wire: black/blue
Starter 2 Wire Location: ignition harness

Ignition Wire (+): black/red (smaller wire)
Ignition Wire Location: ignition harness

2nd Ignition Wire: None
2nd Ignition Wire Location: None

3rd Ignition Wire: None
3rd Ignition Wire Location: None

Accessory Wire: red/yellow
Accessory Wire Location: white/blue

Accessory 2 Wire: white/blue
Accessory 2 Wire Location: ignition harness

Tachometer Wire: white/green
Tachometer Wire Location: instrument cluster

Door Lock Wire (-): orange/black
Door Lock Wire Location: driver door module

Door Unlock Wire (-): orange/blue
Door Unlock Wire Location: driver door module

Door Trigger Wire (-): Find lt. green for the drivers door in pin 1, red/blue for the passenger front door in pin 2, and red/white for the rear doors in pin 3. Use all 3 wires and diode isolate each.
Door Trigger Wire Location: keyless entry module [2]

Dome Supervision Wire: use door trigger
Dome Supervision Wire Location: None

Left Headlight Wire (-): green/yellow
Right Headlight Wire (-): blue/black
Headlights Wire Location: headlight switch

Parking Lights Positive Wire (+): Red/Blue
Parking Lights Positive Wire Location: Drivers Kick Panel [2]

Parking Lights Negative Wire (-): Light Blue
Parking Lights Negative Wire Location: Headlight Switch

Wipers Low Wire (-): blue
Wipers High Wire (-): blue/black
Wipers Wire Location: steering column

Left Front Window (Up/Down) Wire: blue – green
Left Front Window (Up/Down) Wire Location: drivers window switch

Right Front Window (Up/Down) Wire: blue – green
Right Front Window (Up/Down) Wire Location: passenger window switch

Left Rear Window (Up/Down) Wire: yellow – red
Left Rear Window (Up/Down) Wire Location: drivers kick panel

Right Rear Window (Up/Down) Wire: green/white – green
Right Rear Window (Up/Down) Wire Location: drivers kick panel

Trunk/Hatch Pin Wire (-): puple/yellow
Trunk/Hatch Pin Wire Location: pin 13 at SECU [1]

Hood Pin Wire (-): Yellow/Red
Hood Pin Wire Location: pin 6 at SECU [1]

Trunk/Hatch Release Wire (+): blue
Trunk/Hatch Release Wire Location: pin 16 at SECU [1]

Factory Alarm Arm Wire: arms with lock
Factory Alarm Arm Wire Location: None

Factory Alarm Disarm Wire (-): disarms with unlock
Factory Alarm Disarm Wire Location: None

Horn Wire (-): green/white
Horn Wire Location: steering column

Brake Wire (+): red/green
Brake Wire Location: brake switch or drivers kick

Door Motor Lock Wire: gray
Door Motor Lock Wire Location: pin 54 at SECU [1]

Door Motor Unlock Wire: white/black
Door Motor Unlock Wire Location: pin 55 at SECU [1]

Disarm Wire: green/yellow
Disarm Wire Location: pin 56 at SECU [1]

Disarm No Unlock Wire (-): none
Disarm No Unlock Wire Location: none

This vehicle has an immobilizer system that needs to be bypassed during remote start operation.

[1] The SECU (Smart Entrance Control Unit) is located to the passengers side of the steering column.
[2] Can also find red/green or red/yellow at fuse box.
[4] Requires a high-current ground for activation.
[5] Located on the rear of the instrument cluster in the white plug. Do not start the car with the cluster unplugged. Can also find the white/green at the ECM located in the front of the center console on the transmission hump. The wiring is easily reached by removing the panel just to the front of the center console on the passenger side. DO NOT UNPLUG THE ECM.
[6] Located on the rear of the instrument cluster in the 20 pin brown plug. Do not start the car with the cluster unplugged. Can also find the wire at the ECM.
[7] These wires are high current negative, must use relays.
[8] Meter these wires while turning the key in the driver door. Unlock requires a double pulse.

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