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 washer nozzle
     Removal and Installation REMOVAL 1. Remove the cowl top cover For Sedan Refer to EXT-39, "Removal and Installation". For Coupe Refer to EXT-18, "Removal and Installation" 2. Push washer nozzle tab (A), to release the washer nozzle (1) from the cowl top cover, then di ...

    Trunk room trim & trunk lid finisher
    Exploded View TRUNK ROOM TRIM 1. Upper trunk finisher 2. Trunk lid finisher 3. Trunk side finisher (RH) 4. Trunk floor carpet 5. Trunk side finisher (LH) 6. Trunk spacer (LH) 7. Spare tire cover 8. Trunk net rear 9. Trunk spacer (RH) 10. Trunk rear finisher 11. Trunk net side Remo ...

    Ignition timing
    Description This describes how to check the ignition timing. For the actual procedure, follow the instructions in “BASIC INSPECTION”. Special Repair Requirement 1.CHECK IGNITION TIMING 1. Attach timing light to No. 1 igniton coil (1) wire as shown. 2 : Timing light 2. Check ignition ...