Nissan Altima Owners Manual: Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) fluid

CAUTION

● Use only Genuine NISSAN CVT Fluid NS-3. Do not mix with other fluids.

● Using transmission fluid other than Genuine NISSAN CVT Fluid NS-3 will damage the CVT, which is not covered by the warranty.

When checking or replacement of CVT fluid is required, we recommend your NISSAN dealer for servicing.

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