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 tweeter
Removal and Installation REMOVAL 1. Remove the front pillar finisher. Refer to INT-15, "Removal and Installation" (coupe) and INT-36, "Removal and Installation" (sedan). 2. Remove tweeter speaker grille. Refer to IP-12, "Removal and Installation". 3. Remove t ...

Control device
Exploded View 1. Control lever knob 2. Lock pin 3. Knob cover 4. Control device selector plate 5. Control device assembly Removal and Installation REMOVAL 1. Remove the center console assembly. Refer to IP-12, "Removal and Installation". 2. Disconnect the control cable from ...

P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305, P0306 Misfire
DTC Logic DTC DETECTION LOGIC When a misfire occurs, engine speed will fluctuate. If the engine speed fluctuates enough to cause the crankshaft position (CKP) sensor (POS) signal to vary, ECM can determine that a misfire is occurring. The misfire detection logic consists of the following t ...