Nissan Altima Owners Manual: Fuel gauge

The gauge indicates the approximate fuel level

The gauge indicates the approximate fuel level in the tank.

The gauge may move slightly during braking, turning, acceleration, or going up or down hills.

The gauge needle returns to 0 (Empty) after the ignition switch is placed in the OFF position.

The low fuel warning light comes on when the amount of fuel in the tank is getting low.

Refill the fuel tank before the gauge registers 0 (Empty).

The fuel-filler door is indicates that the
fuel-filler door is located on the driver’s side of the vehicle.


● If the vehicle runs out of fuel, the Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) may
Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) may come on. Refuel as soon as possible.

After a few driving trips. the light
light should turn off. If the light remains on after a few driving trips, have the vehicle inspected by a NISSAN dealer.

● For additional information, see “Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL)” later in this section.

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