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:

    Drive belt
    QR25DE eng 1. Crankshaft pulley 2. Drive belt Automatic tensioner 3. Water pump pulley 4. Alternator 5. Air conditioner WARNING Be sure the ignition switch is placed in the OFF or LOCK position before servicing drive belt. The engine could rotate unexpectedly. 1. Visually inspect the be ...

    Electrical load signal
    Description The electrical load signal (Headlamp switch signal, rear window defogger switch signal, etc.) is transferred via the CAN communication. Component Function Check 1.CHECK REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER SWITCH FUNCTION 1. Turn ignition switch ON. 2. Connect CONSULT-III and select “DATA MO ...

    P1551, P1552 battery current sensor
    Description The power generation voltage variable control enables fuel consumption to be decreased by reducing the engine load which is caused by the power generation of the generator. The battery current sensor is installed to the battery cable at the negative terminal. The sensor measures t ...