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 ...

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    Front door speaker (sedan)
    Description The audio unit sends audio signals to the BOSE speaker amp. The BOSE speaker amp. amplifies the audio signals before sending them to the front door speakers using the audio signal circuits. Diagnosis Procedure 1.HARNESS CHECK 1. Disconnect BOSE speaker amp. connector B121 and ...

    P0850 PNP Switch
    Description When the shift lever position is P or N (CVT), Neutral position (M/T), park/neutral position (PNP) switch is ON. ECM detects the position because the continuity of the line (the ON signal) exists. DTC Logic DTC DETECTION LOGIC DTC CONFIRMATION PROCEDURE 1.INSPECTION START ...

    Cowl top
    Removal and Installation 1. Cowl top seal 2. Cowl top side trim covers 3. Cowl top foam blocks 4. Cowl top A. Clips REMOVAL 1. Remove both the RH and LH wiper arms. Refer to WW-116, "FRONT WIPER ARMS : Removal and Installation". 2. Remove the cowl top side trim covers. 3. ...