Nissan Altima Owners Manual: Before starting the engine

● Make sure the area around the vehicle is clear.

● Check fluid levels such as engine oil, coolant, brake fluid, and windshield-washer fluid as frequently as possible, or at least whenever you refuel.

● Check that all windows and lights are clean.

● Visually inspect tires for their appearance and condition. Also check tires for proper inflation.

● Lock all doors.

● Position seat and adjust head restraints.

● Adjust inside and outside mirrors.

● Fasten seat belts and ask all passengers to do likewise.

● Check the operation of warning lights when the ignition switch is pushed to the ON position. See “Warning/indicator lights and audible reminders” in the “Instruments and controls” section of this manual.

    NISSAN vehicle immobilizer system
    The NISSAN Vehicle Immobilizer system will not allow the engine to start without the use of the registered key. If the engine fails to start using a registered key (for example, when interferenc ...

    Starting the engine
    1. Apply the parking brake. 2. Move the shift lever to P (Park) or N (Neutral). P (Park) is recommended. The starter is designed not to operate if the shift lever is in any of the driving pos ...

    Other materials:

    Power steering solenoid valve
    Description • Power steering solenoid valve controls the power steering oil pressure in the gear housing assembly. Diagnosis Procedure 1.CHECK POWER STEERING SOLENOID VALVE SIGNAL 1. Start engine. 2. Check voltage between power steering control unit harness connector M59 terminal 1 ...

    Starting system
    Wiring Diagram - Coupe Wiring Diagram - Sedan ...

    Lan system circuit
    Description SYMPTOM: Mode door motor, intake door motor and/or air mix door motor does not operate normally. Diagnosis Procedure DIAGNOSIS PROCEDURE FOR LAN CIRCUIT 1.CHECK POWER SUPPLY FOR DOOR MOTORS 1. Press ignition switch ON. 2. Check voltage between front air control connector M37 ...