Nissan Altima Owners Manual: Controls

Fan control dial

The fan control dial turns the fan on and off, and controls fan speed.

Air flow control buttons

The air flow control buttons allow you to select the air flow outlets.

MAX A/C -  Air flows from center and side vents with maximum cooling.

vents. - Air flows from center and side
vents.

and side  - Air flows from center
and side vents and foot outlets.

outlets. - Air flows mainly from foot
outlets.

outlets and - Air flows from defroster
outlets and foot outlets.

defroster - Air flows mainly from
defroster outlets.

Temperature control dial

The temperature control dial allows you to adjust the temperature of the outlet air. To lower the temperature, turn the dial to the left. To increase the temperature, turn the dial to the right.

Air recirculation b


Air recirculation b

On position (Indicator light on):

Interior air is recirculated inside the vehicle.

Press the when: button to the ON position
when:
● driving on a dusty road.

● to prevent traffic fumes from entering passenger compartment.

● for maximum cooling when using the air conditioner.

Off position (Indicator light off):

Outside air is drawn into the passenger compartment and distributed through the selected outlet.

Use the off position or normal heater or air conditioner operation.

Air conditioner button


Air conditioner button

Start the engine, turn the fan control dial to the desired position and press the button to turn on the air conditioner. The indicator light comes on when the air conditioner is operating.

To turn off the air conditioner, press the button again.

The air conditioner cooling function operates only when the engine is running.

Rear window and outside mirror (if so equipped) defroster switch

For more information about the rear window and outside mirror (if so equipped) defroster switch, see Rear window and outside mirror defroster switch in the Instruments and controls section of this manual.

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