Nissan Altima Owners Manual: Capacities and recommended fuel/lubricants

The following are approximate capacities. The actual refill capacities may be slightly different. When refilling, follow the procedure described in the Maintenance and do-it-yourself section to determine the proper refill capacity.

*1: For further details, see Engine oil and oil filter recommendations in


*1: For further details, see Engine oil and oil filter recommendations in this section.

*2: Use only Genuine NISSAN CVT Fluid NS-3. Using transmission fluid other than Genuine NISSAN CVT Fluid NS-3 will damage the CVT, which is not covered by the NISSAN new vehicle limited warranty.

*3: Use of a power steering fluid other than Genuine NISSAN E-PSF will prevent the power steering system from operating properly.

*4: Available in mainland USA through a NISSAN dealer.

*5: For further details, see Air conditioner system refrigerant and oil recommendations in this section.

*6: For further details, see Engine oil in the Maintenance and do-it-yourself section of this manual.

*7: NISSAN recommends Genuine NISSAN Ester Oil available at a NISSAN dealer. As an alternative to this recommended oil, SAE 5W-30 or SAE 10W-30 conventional petroleum oils may be used and meet all specifications and requirements necessary to maintain the New Vehicle Limited Warranty.

*8: See your NISSAN dealer for service.

*9: As an alternative to this recommended oil, SAE 5W-30 conventional petroleum oils may be used and meet all specifications and requirements necessary to maintain the New Vehicle Limited Warranty.

Fuel recommendation
Use unleaded regular gasoline with an octane rating of at least 87 AKI (Anti-Knock Index) number (Research octane number 91). CAUTION ● Using a fuel other than that specified could adversel ...

Other materials:

Front passenger side power window alone does not operate
Diagnosis Procedure 1. CHECK POWER WINDOW AND DOOR LOCK/UNLOCK SWITCH RH Check power window and door lock/unlock switch RH. Refer to PWC-108, "FRONT POWER WINDOW SWITCH : Component Function Check". Is the inspection result normal? YES >> GO TO 2 NO >> Repair or repla ...

On-vehicle maintenance
M/T OIL Draining 1. Start engine and let it run to warm up transaxle oil. 2. Stop engine and remove the drain plug to drain the oil. 3. Install the drain plug with a new gasket to the transaxle case. Tighten the drain plug to the specified torque. Refer to TM-28, "Exploded View" ...

Owners Manual/Service Manual order information
Genuine NISSAN Service Manuals for this model year and prior can be purchased. A genuine NISSAN Service Manual is the best source of service and repair information for your vehicle. This manual is the same one used by the factorytrained technicians working at NISSAN dealerships. Genuine NI ...