Nissan Altima Owners Manual: Most common factors contributing to vehicle corrosion

● The accumulation of moisture-retaining dirt and debris in body panel sections, cavities, and other areas.

● Damage to paint and other protective coatings caused by gravel and stone chips or minor traffic accidents.

    Environmental factors influence the rate of corrosion
    Moisture Accumulation of sand, dirt and water on the vehicle body underside can accelerate corrosion. Wet floor coverings will not dry completely inside the vehicle and should be removed for dry ...

    Other materials:

    Fuel pump
    Description *: ECM determines the start signal status by the signals of engine speed and battery voltage. The ECM activates the fuel pump for several seconds after the ignition switch is turned ON to improve engine start ability. If the ECM receives a engine speed signal from the camshaft ...

    Rear window defogger switch
    Description • The rear window defogger is operated by turning the rear window defogger switch ON. • Turns the indicator lamp in the rear window defogger switch ON when operating the rear window defogger. Component Function Check 1. CHECK REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER SWITCH FUNCTION Check th ...

    Compass display (if so equipped)
    This unit measures terrestrial magnetism and indicates the direction of the vehicle’s heading. With the ignition switch placed in the ON position, press the button as described in the chart below to activate various features of the automatic anti-glare rearview mirror. For information ...