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 automotive diagnostic equipment.
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 III Plus diagnostic tool.
If you are using a clone, Consult III Plus is a better choice.
Launch Starter in which we select Consult-III :
Choose vehicle model Murano Z51 after 2010.v. and press the Select button :