Nissan Altima Owners Manual: Special winter equipment

It is recommended that the following items be carried in the vehicle during winter:

● A scraper and stiff-bristled brush to remove ice and snow from the windows and wiper blades.

● A sturdy, flat board to be placed under the jack to give it firm support.

● A shovel to dig the vehicle out of snowdrifts.

● Extra washer fluid to refill the windshieldwasher fluid reservoir.

    Tire equipment
    1. SUMMER tires have a tread designed to provide superior performance on dry pavement. However, the performance of these tires will be substantially reduced in snowy and icy conditions. If you o ...

    Driving on snow or ice
    WARNING ● Wet ice (32°F, 0°C and freezing rain), very cold snow or ice can be slick and very hard to drive on. The vehicle will have much less traction or “grip” under these condition ...

    Other materials:

    Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) system
    The Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) system uses various sensors to monitor driver inputs and vehicle motion. Under certain driving conditions, the VDC System helps to perform the following functions: ● Controls brake pressure to reduce wheel slip on one slipping drive wheel so power is tr ...

    Precaution
    Supplemental Restraint System SRS "AIR BAG" and "SEAT BELT PRE-TENSIONER" Service The Supplemental Restraint System such as “AIR BAG” and “SEAT BELT PRE-TENSIONER”, used along with a front seat belt, helps to reduce the risk or severity of injury to the driver and ...

    Disassembly and assembly
    FRONT COIL SPRING AND STRUT Disassembly and Assembly DISASSEMBLY 1. Install Tool to strut and secure it in a vise. Tool number : ST35652000 ( — ) CAUTION: When installing Tool, wrap a shop cloth around strut to protect it from damage. 2. Slightly loosen piston rod lock nut. WARNING: ...