Nissan Altima Owners Manual: Brake pad wear indicators

The disc brake pads on your vehicle have audible wear indicators. When a brake pad requires replacement, a high pitched scraping or screeching sound will be heard when the vehicle is in motion. The noise will be heard whether or not the brake pedal is depressed. Have the brakes checked as soon as possible if the wear indicator sound is heard.

Under some driving or climate conditions, occasional brake squeak, squeal or other noise may be heard. Occasional brake noise during light to moderate stops is normal and does not affect the function or performance of the brake system.

Proper brake inspection intervals should be followed. For more information regarding brake inspections, see the appropriate maintenance schedule information in the “NISSAN Service and Maintenance Guide”.

    Self-adjusting brakes
    Your vehicle is equipped with self-adjusting brakes. The front and rear disc-type brakes self-adjust every time the brake pedal is applied. WARNING See a NISSAN dealer for a brake system check ...

    Fuses
    Two types of fuses are used. Type A is used in the fuse boxes in the engine compartment. Type B is used in the passenger compartment fuse box. Type A fuses are provided as spare fuses. They a ...

    Other materials:

    P0500 VSS
    Description The vehicle speed signal is sent to the combination meter from the “ABS actuator and electric unit (control unit)” via the CAN communication line. The combination meter then sends a signal to the ECM via the CAN communication line. DTC Logic DTC DETECTION LOGIC NOTE: • I ...

    Diagnosis system (BCM)
    Diagnosis Description BCM CONSULT-III FUNCTION CONSULT-III performs the following functions via CAN communication with BCM. SYSTEM APPLICATION BCM can perform the following functions for each system. NOTE: It can perform the diagnosis modes except the following for all sub system selecti ...

    Refrigeration system
    Component 1. Heater and cooling unit assembly 2. High-pressure pipe 3. High-pressure A/C service valve 4. Junction pipe 5. High-pressure flexible hose 6. Condenser and liquid tank 7. Air deflector RH (QR25DE shown, VQ35DE similar) 8. Air deflector LH (QR25DE shown, VQ35DE similar) 9. R ...