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:

    Front seat
    Exploded View DRIVER'S SEAT 1. Headrest 2. Headrest holder (locked) 3. Headrest holder (free) 4. Seatback board 5. Seatback assembly 6. Slide cover 7. Seat belt buckle 8. Seat harness 9. Seat cushion heater unit 10. Seat cushion 11. Seat trim 12. Front leg covers 13. Seat cushion fr ...

    Diagnosis system (AV control unit)
    Diagnosis Description DESCRIPTION • Diagnosis function consists of the self-diagnosis mode performed automatically and the CONFIRMATION/ ADJUSTMENT mode operated manually. • Self-diagnosis mode checks for connections between the units constituting this system, analyzes each individual ...

    Satellite radio antenna
    Removal and Installation REMOVAL 1. Lower the headliner at the rear. Refer to INT-20, "Removal and Installation" (coupe) and INT-42, "Removal and Installation" (sedan). 2. Remove the satellite radio antenna nut (A), then disconnect the satellite radio antenna connector ( ...