Nissan Altima Owners Manual: Measurement of weights

Secure loose items to prevent weight shifts that could affect the balance of your vehicle. When the vehicle is loaded, drive to a scale and weigh the front and the rear wheels separately to determine axle loads. Individual axle loads should not exceed either of the gross axle weight ratings (GAWR). The total of the axle loads should not exceed the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR). These ratings are given on the vehicle certification label. If weight ratings are exceeded, move or remove items to bring all weights below the ratings.

    Loading tips
    ● The GVW must not exceed GVWR or GAWR as specified on the F.M.V.S.S./C.M.V.S.S. certification label. ● Do not load the front and rear axle to the GAWR. Doing so will exceed the GVWR ...

    Towing a trailer
    Do not tow a trailer with your vehicle. FLAT TOWING Towing your vehicle with all four wheels on the ground is sometimes called flat towing. This method is sometimes used when towing a vehicle beh ...

    Other materials:

    Optical sensor
    Description The optical sensor converts the outside brightness (lux) to voltage and transmits the optical sensor signal to the BCM. Component Function Check 1.CHECK OPTICAL SENSOR SIGNAL BY CONSULT-III 1. Turn the ignition switch ON. 2. Select "OPTICAL SENSOR" of BCM (HEAD LAMP ...

    S Terminal circuit
    Description The output voltage of the generator is controlled by the IC regulator at terminal “3” (S) detecting the input voltage. Terminal “3” circuit detects the battery voltage to adjust the generator output voltage with the IC regulator. Diagnosis Procedure 1.CHECK VOLTAGE REG ...

    Hazard warning flasher switch
    Push the switch on to warn other drivers when you must stop or park under emergency conditions. All turn signal lights flash. WARNING ● If stopping for an emergency, be sure to move the vehicle well off the road. ● Do not use the hazard warning flashers while moving on the hig ...