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:

    P1551, P1552 Battery current sensor
    Description The power generation voltage variable control enables fuel consumption to be decreased by reducing the engine load which is caused by the power generation of the generator. The battery current sensor is installed to the battery cable at the negative terminal. The sensor measures ...

    On board refueling vapor recovery (ORVR)
    Description From the beginning of refueling, the air and vapor inside the fuel tank go through refueling EVAP vapor cut valve and EVAP/ORVR line to the EVAP canister. The vapor is absorbed by the EVAP canister and the air is released to the atmosphere. When the refueling has reached the ...

    Oil pan and oil strainer
    Removal and Installation 1. Oil level gauge guide 2. Oil pan, upper 3. Cylinder block 4. Oil filter 5. Oil strainer 6. Drain plug 7. Oil pan, lower 8. Rear plate cover 9. O-ring A. To oil pan, lower REMOVAL WARNING: To avoid the danger of being scalded, never drain the engine oil when ...